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"APACHELYPSE Now," by Douglas Miles, Global Fellow and February 2017 Artist-in-Residence

Douglas Miles, Apache Leadership, 2016
February 1, 2017February 26, 2017

Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm
Reception: Saturday, February 25, 3–5 pm

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The de Young Global Fellows program, made possible with the generous support from The Christensen Fund, invites indigenous artists from around the world to activate the museum as a space where important cultural connections can be forged and historic collections can be enlivened through interactions with the public. Douglas Miles is the 2016-17 de Young Global Fellow, and will be working with the de Young and a number of partnering organizations from mid-January through mid-March 2017. Through Kua`aina Associates he will connect and engage with Bay Area based Native American artists and community at the beginning of the year, serve as the de Young Museum’s Artist-in-Residence in February 2017, and work with the 509 Cultural Center and Luggage Store Gallery in March 2017.

"Objects to Remember You By: An Index of Sentiment," by Kija Lucas, September 2017 Artist-in-Residence

Kija Lucas, Objects to remember You By: An Index of Sentiment, Shelf #8, 2015. Archival pigment print, dimensions variable.
September 6, 2017October 1, 2017

Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm; Fridays until 8:45 pm
Artist Reception: Friday, September 29, 6–8:30 pm

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The Artist Studio program is made possible with major support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ Museums for America program.

"Face Looking Both Ways", by Marshall Elliott, August 2017 Artist-in-Residence

Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm; Fridays until 8:45 pm Artist Reception: Friday, August 25, 6–8:30 pm  During his residency, Marshall Elliott continues his investigation into the endangered plant species Presidio manzanita, relating historical research to reflections on contemporary concerns and the potential of future change. Visitors are invited to see Elliott’s work in progress, as well as contribute their own reflections on what has disappeared and what is about to vanish, to create a community-based inquiry
August 2, 2017September 3, 2017

Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm; Fridays until 8:45 pm
Artist Reception: Friday, August 25, 6–8:30 pm

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The Artist Studio program is made possible with major support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ Museums for America program.

"Tools and Implements: Traps, lures, and decoys", by Whitney Lynn, June 2017 Artist-in-Residence

Whitney Lynn, Lure no. 049, 2016. Vintage fur, bronze hook, 2 x 1.5 in.
June 7, 2017July 2, 2017

Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm; Fridays until 8:45 pm
Artist Reception: Friday, June 30, 6–8:30 pm

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The Artist Studio program is made possible with major support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ Museums for America program.

"The Space Between", by Ferris Plock and Kelly Tunstall, March 2017 Artists-in-Residence

Kelly Tunstall & Ferris Plock, Second Line, 2016
March 1, 2017April 2, 2017

Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm
Artist Reception: Saturday, March 25, 3–5 pm

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Artist Program 

The Artist Studio program is made possible with major support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ Museums for America program.

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