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Palace at 4am • Plug In ICA • A costumed ball and dance party

October 26, 2019 at10:00 pm - October 27, 2019 at3:00 am


Please join Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art for an evening of music, dancing and extravagant folly.

Who knows what could happen in The Palace at 4 am?

What: The Palace at 4 am • a costumed ball & dance party
When: Saturday, October 26, 2019, | 10 pm until late
Where: The abandoned Bay basement (450 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, MB)
Ball Ticket: $20 early bird until Sept 8; $25 regular

Join us on Saturday, October 26, 2019, for a costume ball and dance party in the abandoned Bay Basement. Celebrate the best of contemporary art and support Plug In ICA. Revel in an enchanted space and be prepared to dance the night away. This costumed event will create a safe, positive and unforgettable evening where you’ll want to indulge!

The famed Swiss sculptor Alberto Giacometti’s trace-like sculpture The Palace at 4 a.m. from 1932 was created in homage to a lost love. It is a small and delicate work that imparts the confounding bounds of love as well as the fragility of an intense love affair, capturing the tension between the incomprehensible strength of a fresh bond and the shattering weakness of its potential rupture. The “palace” is the place of residence of a person with wealth, power, social standing, and importance. In both of the above examples that place of importance is shifted onto other entities: love and art. We embrace these reinventions of the palace! The palace is a place that is fragile, a place that can be stormed and broken, a place where anything can happen, a place for worship, love and art. Who knows what could happen in The Palace at 4 am?

This is a fundraising event! The proceeds raised from this event will keep us FREE and accessible to all. As an Institute of Contemporary Art, our mandate is to provide dynamic programming free to all with a commitment to education. All contributions go directly towards programming, ensuring Plug In ICA continues to provide world-class exhibitions, events, lectures, online projects and education programs.

• The Palace at 4 am | 10 pm to late
Ball Ticket: $20 Early Bird until Sept 8; $25 regular
Abandoned Bay Basement • 450 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0E7
•To purchase tickets:
1) Call Plug In ICA during office or gallery hours at (204) 942-1043
2) Visit the Plug In ICA Art Book Shop during gallery hours at 460 Portage Ave
3) Purchase tickets online: https://shop.plugin.org/products/the-palace-at-4am-ticket-a-costumed-ball-dance-party?_pos=1&_sid=ac2bb1360&_ss=r
4) Email: gala@plugin.org

For media inquiries please contact gala@plugin.org

Ball: For Sponsorship Opportunities please contact: Angela@plugin.org. All sponsorship packages include tickets to a Chandelier Dinner

Costume Policy
We’d like to remind everyone attending that costumes inappropriately representing other people’s struggles, such as poverty, violence, racism, or disability are not welcome. Plug In ICA reserves the right to deny entry or ask attendees to leave who are wearing culturally inappropriate and insensitive costumes. If you are unsure what this means please view the links below. (Thank you to QPOC, Winnipeg for sharing the first two of these links).





October 26, 2019 at10:00 pm
October 27, 2019 at3:00 am
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