Wilsey Court

Live Music by Kevin Coelho

Kevin Coelho
April 24, 2015 - 6:30pm8:30pm

Set times
6:30–7:20 pm
7:40–8:30 pm

Kevin Coelho stands out as jazz’s preeminent rising B3 star. At 18, he’s already apprenticed with several organ heavyweights, including Tony Monaco and Wil Blades, and released two widely acclaimed albums, 2012’s Funkengruven and 2013’s Turn It Up, which critic Ted Gioia hailed as one of the year’s best CDs.

April 24, 2015 - 6:30pm

University of California, Berkeley Graduate Student Gallery Talks

April 26, 2015 - 2:00pm3:00pm

Art History graduate students from UC Berkeley have researched objects from the de Young collections and will present their findings in the galleries.

Participants: Elizabeth McFadden discussing pair of children's stockings (ca. 1892); Kristen Kido discussing Flanged cylinder vessel with the god K'awiil (600–850); and Susan Eberhard discussing Miguel Covarrubias' The Fauna and Flora of the Pacific and Cornelia Parker's Anti-Mass (2005)

April 26, 2015 - 2:00pm

University of California, Berkeley Graduate Student Gallery Talks

April 26, 2015 - 12:30pm1:30pm

Art History graduate students from UC  Berkeley have researched objects from the de Young collections and will present their findings in the galleries.

Participants: Sarah Cowen dicussing Jose Benito Ortega's Cristo (Crucifix) (ca. 1880–1907); Andrew Sears discussing Joshua Johnson's Letitia Grace McCurdy (ca 1800–1802); Alexandra Courtois discussing  William Michael Harnett's Study of a Pipe and Other Objects (1874); and Grace Harpster discussing Beth Lipman's Candlesticks, Books, Flowers, and Fruit (2010)

April 26, 2015 - 12:30pm

Live music by City Opera SF

José Hernández and Jennifer Muhawi
May 1, 2015 - 6:30pm7:45pm

City Opera SF (COSF) returns to the de Young, delivering a lively program of popular opera and longtime classics. Artfully complementing the current exhibition Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland, COSF artists Tenor José Hernández and Soprano Jennifer Muhawi will perform selections from La Boheme, Carmen, La Traviata as well as other Italian, French, and classical scores.

May 1, 2015 - 6:30pm

Live Music and Performances by ¡La Milonga de Escocia! and Trio Garufa

Photo courtesy of TangoCalifa
May 8, 2015 - 6:00pm8:30pm

Celebrate the exhibition Botticeili to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland with Argentine tango! Participate or watch the performance in Wilsey Court, where ¡La Milonga de Escocia! and Trio Garufa will recreate the atmosphere of grand tango dance halls in Buenos Aires.

Set times
6:45–7:15 pm
7:45–8:15 pm

May 8, 2015 - 6:00pm

Friday Nights at the de Young: The Grand Ceilidh presented in partnership with the Caledonia Club of San Francisco

Friday Nights 2014
May 29, 2015 - 6:00pm8:30pm

Friday Nights at the de Young presents the Grande Ceilidh in partnership with the Caledonia Club of San Francisco to bid a fond farewell to Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland. Entertainment for the evening will feature performances by the Prince Charles (Caledonian Club of San Francisco) Pipe BandSt.

art-making
Buchanan Court
6:00 pm

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

All the Aces by Ben Venom. Hand-made quilt with recycled fabric, 2014. 95" x 105"
Kimball Education Gallery
6:00 pm

Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm
de Young | Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio
Artist Reception Friday Night, May 29, 6–8:30 pm: Join us in celebrating the artist’s residency with light refreshments

Thrill of It All

Parker, Anti-Mass, 2005
Koret Auditorium
7:00 pm

"Left Coast goes to the de Young" presents new works by Jean Ahn, Nick Benavides, Jonathan Hollan, Emily Koh, Mei-Fang Lin, and Ryan Suleiman.

May 29, 2015 - 6:00pm

Friday Nights at the de Young

Friday Night 2014
May 22, 2015 - 6:00pm8:30pm

Join us on Friday Night for live music, a guest lecture by Alexander Nemerov, Carl and Marilynn Thoma Provostial Professor in the Arts and Humanities at Stanford University, and art-making for all ages.

All the Aces, Ben Venom
Kimball Education Gallery
6:00 pm

Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm
de Young | Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio
Artist Reception Friday Night, May 29, 6–8:30 pm: Join us in celebrating the artist’s residency with light refreshments

Thrill of It All

art-making
Buchanan Court
6:00 pm

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

John Constable, Vale of Dedham
Koret Auditorium
7:15 pm

How can a painting visualize a fleeting moment on earth? Maybe it is impossible, but romantic poets and painters such as John Constable sought to describe these moments of lived experiences.

Alexander Nemerov is the Carl and Marilynn Thoma Provostial Professor in the Arts and Humanities at Stanford University.

May 22, 2015 - 6:00pm

Live Scottish Dancing and Music by the Red Thistle Dancers

Red Thistle Dancers
April 17, 2015 - 6:30pm8:30pm

Friday Nights at the de Young presents the Red Thistle Dancers, a traditional Scottish dance group based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Red Thistle performs a variety of Scottish dances, including Scottish country dancing.

Performance Schedule

6:30–6:50 pm

Break

7:30–7:50 pm

Audience participation starting at 8 pm

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Friday Nights at the de Young: B-bop, Prints, and Quilts!

Friday Night 2014
May 15, 2015 - 6:00pm8:30pm

Friday Nights at the de Young are after-hours art happenings that include a mix of live music, dance and theater performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demonstrations, hands-on art activities, and exhibition tours. Local artists conduct drop-in workshops, debut new commissions, display their art in the Kimball Education Gallery, and take part in conversations about the creative process. The café offers a delicious prix-fixe menu and specialty cocktails, and the Hamon Tower observation level is open until 8 pm.

All the Aces by Ben Venom. Hand-made quilt with recycled fabric, 2014. 95" x 105"
Kimball Education Gallery
6:00 pm

May 6–31
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, plus Friday Nights 6–8:30 pm
de Young | Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio

art-making
Buchanan Court
6:00 pm

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

Christopher Brown, Eighty-Second Street
Koret Auditorium
7:15 pm

In conjunction with the exhibition Richard Diebenkorn Prints: Celebrating an Acquisition, artist Christopher Brown will speak about his artistic practice in relation to that of Richard Diebenkorn as well as other Bay Area artists of his (and slightly later) generation including David Park, Elmer Bischoff, Joan Brown, Wayne Thiebaud, and Robert Bechtle.

May 15, 2015 - 6:00pm

Friday Nights at the de Young: Tango & "Botticelli to Braque"!

Friday Night-2014 season finale
May 8, 2015 - 6:00pm8:30pm

Friday Nights at the de Young celebrates the special exhibition Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland, Argentine style! Join us for live music and tango performances by ¡La Milonga de Escocia! and Trio Garufa. FAMSF Director Dr. Colin B. Bailey will present an overview of the exhibition in the Koret Auditorium.

"All the Aces" by Ben Venom
Kimball Education Gallery
6:00 pm

May 6–31
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, plus Friday Nights 6–8:30 pm
de Young | Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio
Artist Reception Friday Night, May 29, 6–8:30 pm: Join us in celebrating the artist’s residency with light refreshments

Thrill of It All

art-making
Buchanan Court
6:00 pm

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

Photo courtesy of TangoCalifa
Wilsey Court
6:00 pm

Celebrate the exhibition Botticeili to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland with Argentine tango! Participate or watch the performance in Wilsey Court, where ¡La Milonga de Escocia! and Trio Garufa will recreate the atmosphere of grand tango dance halls in Buenos Aires.

Set times
6:45–7:15 pm
7:45–8:15 pm

May 8, 2015 - 6:00pm

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