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Friday Nights at the de Young: EXPAND: 18th Annual New Generations Student Showcase

Bay Bridge painting

Design by Lillian Liu, UC Davis

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Koret Auditorium

Join us for this dynamic three-day event, a juried showcase of visual art, film, museum object talks, music, and performance art by university and college art and art history students, inspired by the permanent collection of the de Young as well as the following special exhibitions:

  • The Bay Bridge: A Work in Progress, 1933–1936
  • Modern Nature: Georgia O'Keeffe and Lake George
  • "A book like hundred flower garden:" Walasse Ting's 1¢ Life

Friday Nights at the de Young, April 11, 6–8:45 pm
Performance, film and visual art on display with DJ music

Saturday, April 12, 9:30 am–5:15 pm
University of San Francisco Undergraduate Art History Symposium, 1–3:30 pm, Koret Auditorium

Sunday, April 12–13, 9:30 am–5:15 pm
UC Berkeley Object Talks, permanent collection galleries

Ticket Information

This showcase is in the "free zone" of the museum and open to everyone. Free general admission Friday, April 11, 6–8:45 pm for college and university students and faculty with ID. Special exhibition tickets are required at all times to visit Modern Nature: Georgia O'Keeffe and Lake George.


The Season Sponsor of Friday Nights at the de Young is Hanson Bridgett. Additional support is provided by the Winifred Johnson Clive Foundation and the San Francisco Auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museums. The media sponsor is the San Francisco Bay Guardian.

Contact Information
Gregory Stock
Georgia O'Keeffe Petunias
7:00 pm

Enjoy the festivities of Friday Nights at the de Young along with a pre-reserved spot on a docent led tour of Modern Nature: Georgia O’Keeffe & Lake George.

Package includes the tour, an exhibition ticket, and a complimentary beverage (choice of beer, wine, or non-alcoholic selection). Tours begin promptly at 7 pm. Discounts may not apply.

Wilsey Court
6:30 pm

La Gente is a Bay Area-based international recording group led by singer-songwriter Rafael Bustamante Sarria. The group has created their own unique multilingual blend of reggae, cumbia, hip-hop, salsa, rock, and world music. They perform a high-energy dance party and have cultivated a large, loyal, and diverse following.