Friday Nights at the de Young

Guest Talk: "Ten Years That Shook the City" by Chris Carlsson, San Francisco Historian

Delany, 10th at Folsom Street
April 24, 2015 - 7:30pm8:00pm

Chris Carlsson will present stories of San Francisco's tumultuous 1970s, when vital social movements saved the Mission, forced the city to build the Yerba Buena Gardens and hundreds of senior housing units around Moscone Center, fought to save the I-Hotel, created a pulsing mural movement, ensured the hilltop open spaces that still grace our city, and much more. Founder of Shaping San Francisco and its co-director for the past 20 years, Carlsson is a fount of knowledge about local history and will answer queries from people in attendance.

April 24, 2015 - 7:30pm

Live Music and Performances by ¡La Milonga de Escocia! and Trio Garufa

Photo courtesy of TangoCalifa
May 8, 2015 - 6:00pm8:30pm

Celebrate the exhibition Botticeili to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland with Argentine tango! Participate or watch the performance in Wilsey Court, where ¡La Milonga de Escocia! and Trio Garufa will recreate the atmosphere of grand tango dance halls in Buenos Aires.

Set times
6:45–7:15 pm
7:45–8:15 pm

May 8, 2015 - 6:00pm

Friday Nights at the de Young: The Grand Ceilidh presented in partnership with the Caledonia Club of San Francisco

Friday Nights 2014
May 29, 2015 - 5:00pm8:45pm

Friday Nights at the de Young presents the Grande Ceilidh in partnership with the Caledonia Club of San Francisco to bid a fond farewell to Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland.

All the Aces by Ben Venom. Hand-made quilt with recycled fabric, 2014. 95" x 105"
Kimball Education Gallery
6:00 pm

Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm
de Young | Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio
Artist Reception Friday Night, May 29, 6–8:30 pm: Join us in celebrating the artist’s residency with light refreshments

Thrill of It All

May 29, 2015 - 5:00pm

Friday Nights at the de Young

Friday Night 2014
May 22, 2015 - 5:00pm8:45pm

Join us on Friday Night for live music, a guest lecture by Alexander Nemerov, Carl and Marilynn Thoma Provostial Professor in the Arts and Humanities at Stanford University, and art-making for all ages.

All the Aces, Ben Venom
Kimball Education Gallery
6:00 pm

Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm
de Young | Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio
Artist Reception Friday Night, May 29, 6–8:30 pm: Join us in celebrating the artist’s residency with light refreshments

Thrill of It All

John Constable, Vale of Dedham
Koret Auditorium
7:15 pm

How can a painting visualize a fleeting moment on earth? Maybe it is impossible, but romantic poets and painters such as John Constable sought to describe these moments of lived experiences.

Alexander Nemerov is the Carl and Marilynn Thoma Provostial Professor in the Arts and Humanities at Stanford University.

May 22, 2015 - 5:00pm

Guest Lecture: "Christopher Brown and the Bay Area Influence" By Christopher Brown, artist

Christopher Brown, Eighty-Second Street
May 15, 2015 - 7:15pm8:00pm

In conjunction with the exhibition Richard Diebenkorn Prints: Celebrating an Acquisition, artist Christopher Brown will speak about his artistic practice in relation to that of Richard Diebenkorn as well as other Bay Area artists of his (and slightly later) generation including David Park, Elmer Bischoff, Joan Brown, Wayne Thiebaud, and Robert Bechtle.

May 15, 2015 - 7:15pm

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