Celebrate Vassar Events


All are invited to reconnect with classmates, meet other Vassar alums, parents, and friends, and enjoy inspiring conversations over dinner.


Have a question? See our list of frequently asked questions and answers.



Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Boston, MA

Museum of Fine Arts

Registration is now full for this event.
Join the Boston waitlist.
View the Boston event details.

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Chicago, IL

Art Institute of Chicago

Register for the Chicago event.

Friday, October 20, 2023

Seattle, WA

Chihuly Garden and Glass

Registration is now full for this event.
Join the Seattle waitlist.
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Sunday, October 22, 2023

Portland, OR

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

Register for the Portland event.


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Fearlessly Consequential: A Campaign for Our Collective Future is the name of Vassar’s $500 million comprehensive campaign. Learn more about the campaign.

  • There is no cost to attend the event. However, all alums may participate in the campaign at any level and are encouraged to participate in the Vassar Fund (including Generation Vassar, Reunion Class Giving) and the Brewer’s Fund as part of the campaign.

  • Scroll to the top of this page to access links to register for each event location.

    Immediately after registering, you will receive a confirmation email from Vassar College Special Events & Programs with the Subject line of “RSVP Confirmation—Celebrate Vassar—Event Location.” If you do not receive this confirmation email, please contact celebratevassar@vassar.edu so that we may assist you.

    Within 48 hours of the event, you will receive a QR code that will be scanned upon your arrival. Please bring this QR code with you to the event (either printed or electronically), as it is required at check-in and grants entry into the venue.

  • Yes! In the “Event Contact” section of your confirmation email, you will see a link labeled “Edit your registration.” Please click/tap it and follow the subsequent directions.

  • Please feel free to bring one guest with you. The event is for all attendees and their guests over the age of 18. Please register your guest when you register for the location you plan to attend.

  • There will be a check-in table within the main entrance of each venue. Please remember to bring your QR code with you and have it ready upon arrival for scanning.

  • There is no formally outlined dress code, so please come dressed as you like. Business casual attire is most commonly worn by attendees but feel free to sport whatever makes you feel most comfortable.

  • There is an alternate dinner option that accommodates vegan (VE), vegetarian (VG), gluten free (GF), dairy free (DF), egg free (EF), sugar free (SF), and nut free (NF) needs.

  • The evening typically consists of cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres, followed by a seated dinner during which President Elizabeth Bradley will deliver her remarks. The celebration concludes with a conversation between moderator Deputy to the President and Secretary of the Board of Trustees Wes Dixon, a Vassar student, and Vassar professor.

  • All venues are accessible by Uber/Lyft, public transport, and personal cars. Additionally, the parking lots have designated spots for vehicles with handicapped stickers or license plates. Lot parking is not validated and there are no available vouchers. Please refer to each individual event landing page for more detailed parking information.

  • All event venues are ADA compliant. Each main entrance is barrier free, and the entire building is accessible to individuals using standard-size wheelchairs. All floors are accessible by elevator. Furthermore, if you have a personal care attendant (PCA) who will accompany you, please let us know by emailing their name to celebratevassar@vassar.edu so that we may provide them with a name tag and organize seating arrangements accordingly.

  • This is an inclusive campaign celebration for which all Vassar parents, alums, and community members are welcome to attend. We can’t wait to see you!


Past Events


Friday, February 3, 2023

Pérez Art Museum

Thank you to all who attended!
Watch the video of the Miami event
View pictures from the Miami event

Friday, March 10, 2023

San Francisco
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Thank you to all who attended!
View pictures from the San Francisco event

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Los Angeles
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Thank you to all who attended!
View pictures from the Los Angeles event

Friday, May 5, 2023

Washington, D.C.
The REACH at the Kennedy Center

Thank you to all who attended!
View pictures from the Washington, D.C. event

Thursday, May 11, 2023

New York City
Museum of Modern Art

Thank you to all who attended!
View pictures from the New York City event

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Philadelphia, PA
Barnes Foundation

Thank you to all who attended!
Pictures will be posted soon.

Questions? Email us at celebratevassar@vassar.edu.