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Gala Fundraiser to Save Endangered Elephants

September 23, 2022

Join us for a fun evening of films, art, and delicious food to save Asian elephants!
Sangita Iyer, an award-winning journalist, filmmaker and biologist, will be speaking on the human/elephant conflict in India. She will be showing two of her National Geographic elephant short films and doing a book signing for her best-selling book, Gods in Shackles. Amy Burkman will be doing a live art performance! There will be wine, appetizers, cupcakes and a silent auction. This is a fundraiser for Voice for Asian Elephants Society, founded by Sangita and endorsed by Dr. Jane Goodall: www.vfaes.org.
VIP Meet and Greet with Sangita Iyer: 5:30pm-6:00pm, plus Lush Gift Bag and Gods in Shackles DVD: $95
General Admission: 6:00pm $75
Funds raised during the gala will help build railroad sensors to protect elephants from tragedies caused by speeding trains in India. By employing indigenous people, VFAES is creating a peaceful coexistence between people and elephants of West Bengal.

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Date:   September 23, 2022

MOPA@SDMA is open Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.


Welcome to the Museum of Photographic Arts at The San Diego Museum of Art!

As of July 1, 2023, the Museum of Photographic Arts and The San Diego Museum of Art have merged to become one unified institution. The Museum of Photographic Arts is now the Museum of Photographic Arts at The San Diego Museum of Art (MOPA@SDMA).

MOPA@SDMA remains a pay-what-you wish museum open Thursdays through Sundays 11:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.

We look forward to seeing you soon!