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
This event is expired.
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.
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.
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.