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de Young Art & Architecture Tour Package

April 25, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm
May 9, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm
May 23, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm
June 6, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm
June 20, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm
July 18, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm
August 1, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm
August 15, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm
August 29, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm
September 12, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm
September 26, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm

Enjoy a visit to the de Young with a pre-reserved spot on a docent led tour covering the museum’s rich history, its stunning architecture, and a selection of the masterpieces it holds.

Price includes the tour, a general admission ticket, and 20% off in the Museum Café.

Tours begin promptly at 2 pm. Discounts may not apply.

June 6, 2015 - 2:00pm

Friday Nights at the de Young: Cultural Encounters celebrating "Embodiments: Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture" from the Richard Scheller Collection and "J.M.W Turner: Painting Set Free"

Eyema byeri (the image of the ancestor), figure from a reliquary assemblage
June 26, 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.

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.

Onye and the Messengers
Wilsey Court
6:30 pm

Onye and The Messengers are a 7 piece Afro Groove Dance Band. Under the inspiration of renowned Nigerian percussionist and performer, Onye Onyeamechi, amazingly diverse professional musicians collaborate, compose, and play music that is a celebration of body and soul. 

Turner, Snow Storm—Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth
Koret Auditorium
7:15 pm

Friday Nights at the de Young presents ART/FILM: Mr. Turner Up Close. A Fine Arts Museums and San Francisco Film Society Collaboration.

Join us for a lively discussion on how art is portrayed in film with SFFS Director Noah Cowan and FAMSF Curator-in-Charge of European Paintings Esther Bell. The discussion will feature clips from Mr. Turner, (2014, 150 minutes) and J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free.

June 26, 2015 - 6:00pm

Friday Nights at the de Young Celebrates "J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free"

Turner, Snow Storm—Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth
June 19, 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.

Astor & Pollux
Kimball Education Gallery
6:00 pm

Open Studio Hours
June 3–28, 2015
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, plus Friday Nights until 8:30 pm

Raw Shack (Musical Game Piece) 7–8 pm
Musicians including Bill Wolter, Ayla Xander Dozier, Shireen Amini, Gregory Hagan, Tina Fagnani, and Sheila Bosco perform Feeney's fast-paced and fun improvisational game piece, Raw Shack. Musicians have to quickly interpret written instructions on cue cards. 

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.

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Snow Storm—Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth, exhibited 1842
Wilsey Court
6:00 pm

Dave Dunning of Legend Theatrical will feature a contemporary light installation in Wilsey Court that draws inspiration from the use of color and motion in J. M. W. Turner's work.

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Peace—Burial at Sea, exhibited 1842
Koret Auditorium
7:15 pm

Sam Smiles will present the themes of the special exhibition J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free, namely that Turner was an audacious artist but also keenly engaged with the events and technological developments of early Victorian Britain.

June 19, 2015 - 6:00pm

Friday Nights at the de Young: Revisiting South of Market: A Multigenerational Conversation about Change in the Bay Area

Janet Delaney, Merchantile Building, Mission at Third Street, 1980
June 12, 2015 -
6:00pm8:30pm

Friday Nights at the de Young, in partnership with the Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley, presents three unique programs that celebrate and respond to Janet Delaney: South of Market, currently on view at the de Young. The events occur on June 5, 12, and July 17.

June 12, 2015: Part 2 - Keeping San Francisco Alive: A Frank Conversation

Astor & Pollux
Kimball Education Gallery
6:00 pm

Open Studio Hours
June 3–28, 2015
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, plus Friday Nights until 8:30 pm

Music Inspired by Art 7–8 pm
Composer Gabriela Lena Frank will give a discussion and performance about Ira Arca, an artwork she commissioned from Feeney. Other musicians including Bill Wolter and Wally Scharold will play short vignettes inspired by Feeney's Musical Anatomy artworks.

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.

Inspired by Janet Delaney: South of Market, the art table activity will feature a community map of San Francisco. Draw your favorite destinations, memorable places, and community spaces to the map. Watch the map grow and change throughout the night!

Friday Night 2014
Wilsey Court
6:30 pm

Join a dozen organizations—advocacy groups, civic agencies, and arts organizations—in creating a place where we can discuss ideas and strategies about how to sustain cities and the arts.

Janet Delaney, Second at Market Street, 1986
Koret Auditorium
7:15 pm

A panel discussion across sectors about policies and logistical issues of sustaining the city and its culture. Moderated by Shannon Jackson, Director, Arts Research Center, UC Berkeley.

Photo by Asta Karalis
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.

June 12, 2015 - 6:00pm

Friday Nights at the de Young: Revisiting South of Market: A Multigenerational Conversation about Change in the Bay Area

Delaney, Merchantile Buildling, Mission at Third Street
June 5, 2015 -
6:00pm8:30pm

Friday Nights at the de Young, in partnership with the Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley, presents three unique programs that celebrate and respond to Janet Delaney: South of Market, currently on view at the de Young. The events occur on June 5, 12, and July 17.

June 5: Part 1 - 

San Francisco: Looking back as we look forward
Astor & Pollux
Kimball Education Gallery
6:00 pm

Open Studio Hours
June 3–28, 2015
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, plus Friday Nights until 8:30 pm

Ambient Soundscape 7–8 pm
Join musicians & sound artists Jennifer Hutson, Elise Youssoufian, Gregory Hagan, and Robert Usher as they create a peaceful soundscape for gallery visitors to wade in. Instruments include singing bowls, overtone singing, shruti box, tuning forks, and more. 

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.

DJ Lamont
Wilsey Court
6:30 pm

DJ Lamont will be spinning music from the era of Janet Delaney's photographs (1978–mid-1980s).

Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco
Hamon Education Tower—9th Floor
6:30 pm

Gary Kamiya reads from his book Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco. The reading is followed by a book-signing.

Janet Delaney, Longtime Neighbors, Langton at Folsom Street
Gallery 12
6:30 pm

Stories of San Francisco as told by individuals photographed in Janet Delaney's work.

Schedule

6:30–7:15 pm
Gallery 12

8–8:30 pm
Various locations, TBD

Janet Delaney, View of the Financial District from South of Market Street, 1980
Koret Auditorium
7:15 pm

Janet Delaney in conversation with Seth Curcio about her exhibition Janet Delaney: South of Market and the photographic history of San Francisco.

Seth Curcio is an associate director at Pier 24 Photography. He is the founder of the online arts publication Daily Serving, and writes regularly about contemporary art and photography.

June 5, 2015 - 6:00pm

Performance by Saint Andrew's Noble Order of Royal Scots

Saint Andrew's Guild
May 29, 2015 -
6:55pm7:05pm

Join us in paying homage to Mary Queen of Scots and hold court at the deYoung during the festivities on Friday May 29.

Saint Andrew’s Guild is a non-profit educational group. The Guild travels to schools and Scottish Festivals to bring to life the Court of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland as it was in the year 1562.

May 29, 2015 - 6:55pm

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.

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