OMA Rising Gala | October 28, 2023

We had an incredible night under the bewitching allure of the Hunter's Moon for our annual OMA Rising 2023 Gala on October 28, 2023, set amidst the stunning surroundings of The Seabird Resort. Thank you for an unforgettable evening. which celebrated art, creativity, and community alongside friends, civic leaders, and fellow art lovers, significantly contributed to making it a truly memorable and successful event.

We are profoundly thankful for the role everyone played in the success of the OMA Rising Gala! Your support will continue to fuel breathtaking exhibitions, arts education, and the myriad of costs it takes to run a museum.

Enjoy photos from the evening.

Signature OMA Entertainment


Experience the timeless energy of Entertainment Cafe complete with towering dragons, forest creatures, and more mysterious beings. Be captivated by their spellbinding performances and let the magic unfold throughout the night.


Live Music


From rock to pop, dance the night away to The Ivy League.

Gala After Party

After Party is from 8:00-11:00pm

Join us under the Hunter's Moon at OMA Rising  Gala After Party. Walk into an atmosphere inspired by the nighttime sky—hypnotic performances, cosmic dessert selections, and stellar live music by The Ivy League. Dress in your artfully elegant attire and celebrate under the moonlight.

After Party Admission: $75

Be an OMA Rising Sponsor


We invite you to celebrate the illuminating growth that OMA is experiencing as an institution on the rise. This is a wonderful time to acknowledge OMA's radiating influence in the cultural sphere of the Southern California region and to show your support for OMA's continued ascension.
With sponsorship of the 2023 OMA Gala, you or your company can become a part of the OMA journey.
Read A Message From Our Director
View Our Sponsorship Levels

Make Your Sponsorship Online


Mail Your Sponsorship

Thank you for your support for the coming 2024 year. Please mail your support to Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92057. If you need further assistance, please send an email to

Book A Staycation at OMA's Host Venue, The Seabird Resort


Live the ultimate expression of life merging with art and book a staycation!
Host venue and sponsoring partner, The Seabird Resort, are pleased to offer Gala attendees a pre- and post- discounted lodging rate of $239 + discounted parking of $20 (reduced from $44), with a waived resort fee ($46 value). 
Use these discount codes to book your luxury stay at either The Seabird Resort and Mission Pacific Hotel, two of Oceanside's luxury beachfront hotels.

Rudy and Elizabeth Van Hunnick

Colleen O'Harra, Esq. and Jerry Harder

Pam and Paul Kelly

Bruce and Ann Mortland

Marilyn Agredano

Joe and Lani Curtis

Ellen Speert and Paul Henry

Ruth Jameson

Barbara Dean Jones

Cheryl Weiner

Regina Wilson

Thank You To Our Additional Sponsors

Paula Doss

Helen Frey

Richard and Andrea Mandel

Tanya and Frank Sallustro

MiraCosta College Foundation

Thank You To Our Gala Underwriters

Champagne - Robin J. Lipman

Band - Robin J. Lipman

Signature Drink - Marty and Mary Rombotis

Decor and Table Centerpieces - Cathy Crowser and Terri Zimdars

Valet - Jazzercise

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