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Friday Nights at the de Young: Mixed Music Fusion

Broken Shadows Family Band

Broken Shadows Family Band. Photo by Myles Boisen

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Wilsey Court

Tonight the de Young presents fresh music sounds of the Broken Shadows Family Band, led by Darren Johnston.

Ticket Information

Friday Nights at the de Young public programs are free of charge. Tickets are required to view permanent collection galleries and the special exhibitions.


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

Contact Information
Public Programs
(415) 750-7694
Artwork by Adela Akers
Kimball Education Gallery
6:00 pm

Celebrate the residency of August Artist-in-Residence Adela Akers and her installment Traced Memories. Light refreshments served.

Buchanan Court
6:00 pm

Every week, Friday Night at the de Young offers art making to encourage everyone, of all ages, to tap into their creativity.

Broken Shadows Family Band.
Wilsey Court
6:30 pm

The Oakland-based Broken Shadows Family Band is an all-star cast of musicians from divergent backgrounds. Musical ingredients in their family recipe include Western European, classical Arabic, Slavic choral, and Americana music as well as sounds from Macedonia, Ethiopia, classic jazz, and R&B. They’ve created a truly unique sound, balancing the old with the new, telling human stories over grooves that beg to be danced to.

visitors looking at Robert Rauschenberg painting
Herbst Exhibition Galleries
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 Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert & Jane Meyerhoff Collection.

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.