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Friday Nights at the de Young: San Francisco Pride and Anthony Friedkin: The Gay Essay, Hosted by Honey Mahogany

Drag queen Jean Harlow

Anthony Friedkin, Jean Harlow, Drag Queen Ball, Long Beach, 1971, from the series The Gay Essay. Gelatin silver print. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, anonymous gift

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Enjoy the festivities of Friday Nights with events celebrating San Francisco Pride and special exhibition Anthony Friedkin: The Gay Essay.

Join Friday Nights at the de Young on June 13, July 11, August 8, September 12, and October 10 to celebrate special exhibition Anthony Friedkin: The Gay Essay, on view at the de Young June 14, 2014–January 11, 2015, with thoughtful programs curated by the Friedkin | Haring Public Programs Community Advisory Committee.

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

Create a mixed-media project inspired by the photographs of Anthony Friedkin and the Anti-Bully Project, led by CJ Grossman. Every week, Friday Night at the de Young offers art-making to encourage everyone, of all ages, to tap into their creativity.

The Whoa Nellies
Wilsey Court
6:30 pm

Celebrate Pride Month with live music, and dance the night away in classic sixties and seventies style.

5:45 DJ Neel N. Kizmiaz
6:30 Honey Mahogany
6:40-7:20 Whoa Nellies
7:20-7:40 DJ Neel N Kizmiaz
7:40-7:45 Honey Mahogany
7:45-8:40 Whoa Nellies

black gay men
Koret Auditorium
7:15 pm

Frameline presents Tongues Untied, the acclaimed account of Black gay life by Emmy Award-winning director Marlon T. Riggs. Using poetry, personal testimony, rap, and performance (featuring poet Essex Hemphill and others), Tongues Untied describes the homophobia and racism that Black gay men often face.