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Friday Nights at the de Young: Modernism

Roy Lichtenstein Statue of Liberty painting

Roy Lichtenstein, Painting with Statue of Liberty, 1983. Oil and Magna on canvas. National Gallery of Art, Washington, collection of Robert and Jane Meyerhoff. © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein

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Tonight's public programs celebrate and reflect the themes seen in the special exhibition Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection.

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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 Winifred Johnson Clive Foundation and the San Francisco Auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museums. The media sponsor is the San Francisco Bay Guardian.

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Public Programs
(415) 750-7694
art making at the de young
Museum Lobby
6:00 pm

Create a mixed-media project inspired by modernism. Every week, Friday Night at the de Young offers art making to encourage everyone, of all ages, to tap into their creativity.

Piazzoni Murals Room
6:00 pm

Learn to make classic cocktails of the 1960s, Mad Men-style (for guests 21 and over, with limited availability).

photograph of artist
Kimball Education Gallery
6:00 pm

Charismatic Expressions of Microscopic World
June 4–29, 2014 | Kimball Education Gallery
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, plus Friday nights until 8:45 pm

Martini Brothers. Photo by Laurie Gordon.
Wilsey Court
6:30 pm

Modernism Music Series, Part II: Swing and Cocktails

Enjoy live music of the ‘50s and ‘60s by the Martini Brothers.

image of Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's
Koret Auditorium
6:30 pm

A lonely, struggling writer becomes enchanted with his neighbor, an independent young woman with a penchant for high fashion and wild parties who strives to be a high-climbing socialite. But he soon uncovers the vulnerability she has at heart. Starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard.