Solstice Splendor: A Celebration of Artistic Expression

Saturday, June 22, 5:30-10 pm

Your presence is requested for an enchanting evening under a celestial canopy at the Expression Ball, a fundraising gala for di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art. 

The Expression Ball is a fusion of imagination, art, nature, and individuality, set amidst the stunning backdrop of di Rosa’s galleries and sculpture gardens. Put your artistry and style on the red carpet to honor the power of creativity and the boundless potential of the human spirit. 

Dream it. Style It. Design It. Flaunt It.

A sculpture of a deer with collaged elements amidst a colorful landscape

Get ready for an evening of creativity at Expression Ball, a fundraiser for di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art. At Expression Ball fashion meets philanthropy in the most captivating and inclusive way possible. The guests are the showstoppers, and the runway is wherever they stand. Join us!

Event Schedule

5:30 pm  Red Carpet and Gallery Preview

6-8 pm    Artistry & Aperitivos: Napa and Sonoma’s finest wineries and restaurants present a culinary palette

8-9 pm    Fashion Show, Live Auction, Fund a Need

9-10 pm  Dancing under the stars

Get Tickets

$500 per person

$5,000 Table for Ten

For ticket inquiries please contact Molly Constanza at or (707) 226-5991 x43.

For sponsorship inquiries please contact Andrea Saenz at or (707) 226-5991 x22.

Where to Stay and Play while in Wine Country

Details to come!

Expression Ball Organizing Committee

Honorary Chair Jock McDonald

Chair Christopher Barefoot

di Rosa Executive Director and Chief Curator Kate Eilertsen

Action Committee for the Arts Monica Barrows, Wendy Carolo, Anjelica De Vere, Michelle Egan, Suzanne Groth, Chris Kajani, Gwen McGill

Honorary Committee Members David Gallulo, Rick Swig


Culinary Angèle, Elaine Bell, Mustard’s Grill, Oakville Grocery, Q Restaurant and Bar, Valley

Wineries Alpha Omega, Bouchaine, Chimney Rock, Donum, Far Niente, Groth