“Year of the Dragon” opening: On Jan. 9, Gump’s in San Francisco hosted a party to present its seasonal collection of Asian-inspired fine art, ceramics and decorative accents. The display continues through Feb. 26.
Ballet fans kick off season
San Francisco Ballet Benefactor Party: On Jan. 13, supporters of the ballet gathered in honor of the new season, which opens Thursday with a gala performance at the War Memorial Opera House. Athena and Timothy Blackburn hosted the party at their home; members of the gala committee were among those in attendance.
Disney museum welcomes new CEO
Walt Disney Family Museum open house: On Jan. 10, supporters of the museum, located in San Francisco’s Presidio, honored the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer Gabriella Caliccho, who has returned to the Bay Area arts scene after serving as director of the Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis.