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Past Event

The Colors of Holi Gala

Mar 4 2023

Seattle Asian Art Museum

Entire Building

7 PM – 11:59 PM

Celebrate Holi, India’s Festival of Colors by joining SAM for The Colors of Holi Gala at the stunning Asian Art Museum. This lavish and colorful celebration benefits SAM’s South Asian programs with an evening you won’t soon forget.

  • Delicious Indian fare by Thaal

  • Beats by DJ Kapil

  • Festive performances by Sonia Keshwani, Apoorva, Rangeela Dance Co., and UW Kahaani Dance

  • Intimate tours of SAM’s collection

  • Henna painting

  • Fortunetelling

  • And much more!

Celebrated at the onset of spring, Holi symbolizes the victory of good over evil and fills the days with colors of joy, prosperity, and peace. The Colors of Holi Gala is a major fundraising event for SAM. All proceeds benefit SAM's artistic, educational, community engagement, and South Asian programs.

Suggested Attire: Festive Indian Attire/Holi-inspired colors.

This is a 21 and over only event. Tickets include all food, drink, and entertainment.

We have a very fun and festive evening in store! Please note that there will be no throwing of colors at the event.


$350 per person

Includes one ticket to the Colors of Holi Gala, a special behind-the-scenes experience at the Asian Art Museum, and an additional donation to SAM.

$250 per person

Includes one ticket to the Colors of Holi Gala

All but $75 per ticket is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Tickets are non-refundable, but can be converted to a donation to SAM.

Sponsorship opportunities are available!

Enjoy exclusive benefits and support art, education and community by becoming a sponsor of the Colors of Holi Gala. Starting at $1,500, sponsorships bring you and your guests special benefits and access. Call 206.654.3217 for more information about how you can contribute to this celebration.

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Major Sponsors
IACS - Indian American Community Services
Rish Tandon and Neha Krishna

Supporting Sponsors
Sudeep and Seema Bharati
Rajeev and Shalini Misra
Rajeev and Ranjini Rajan
Mala and Suri Raman
Satya and Rao Remala
Geeta and Hemant Vyas
Ajay Wadhawan and Mandira Virmani
Minee and Malay Verma

Partner Sponsors
Rupal Mehta
Kavitha Ramakrishnan and Anand Eswaran
Smita and Harold Soans
Akila and S. Somasegar Family Foundation
Dilip Wagle and Darshana Shanbhag

Community Partner

Seattle Art Museum respectfully acknowledges that we are on Indigenous land, the traditional territories of the Coast Salish people. We honor our ongoing connection to these communities past, present, and future.

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