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Live Music by pianist Alex Conde with Special Musical Guests

Alex Conde Sextet
April 15, 2016 -
6:30pm8:30pm

Spanish-born, jazz-flamenco pianist Alex Conde carves a distinct musical path through bebop language and authentic Andalusian rhythms. His latest work, Descarga for Monk (2015) placed Conde among the best album lists of prestigious international publications such as Downbeat, All About Jazz, Cadance, and Latin Jazz Network. KQED acknowledged this album, featuring a unique application of flamenco rhythms to Monk's jazz standards, as one of the Top Ten Bay Area jazz releases of 2015.

Friday Nights at the de Young presents "Portraits"

Friday Nights
April 29, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm

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.

Members-Only Sale
9:30 am

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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 Santos Sextet
Wilsey Court
6:30 pm

Universal Elegance–Caribbean Roots: A Musical Homage to the Genius of Oscar de la Renta

Oscar de le Renta, evening dress, 2014, Duchesse satin and velvet with "Oscar de la Renta" signature, private collection. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images.)
Koret Auditorium
7:15 pm

For decades, Oscar de la Renta was the quintessential American designer, creating everything from stylish ready-to-wear daywear to the most opulent evening couture. Dressing everyone from debutantes and First Ladies to executives and rock stars, de la Renta kept pace with the ever-evolving roles of women in the west. Brad Rosenstein, program producer for the Presidio Trust, independent scholar, and curator takes us on a dazzling visual journey through de la Renta's unique blend of contemporary fashion with a timeless and ecstatic sense of beauty.

Friday Nights at the de Young presents "Sun-Drenched Sanctuary"

tower
April 22, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm

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.

Chad Hasegawa, Keith Haring, 2015.
Kimball Education Gallery
1:00 pm

April 6–May 1, 2016
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm plus Fridays April 15, 22, 29 until 8:45 pm
de Young | Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio
Reception Friday April 29, 2016, 6–8:30 pm

20th Annual De Young Student Showcase
Piazzoni Murals Room
5:00 pm

Join us for this dynamic three-day event at the de Young, including a juried showcase of visual art and film with museum object talks, an art history symposium, music, and performance by university and college art and art history students, inspired by the theme, Sanctuary, and by the de Young's permanent collections and special exhibitions.

Mixed Media 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.

Join us at the art table for a mixed media collaging project inspired by the work of New Generations University and College Student Showcase participants.

La Gente
Wilsey Court
6:30 pm

La Gente is a San Francisco-baesd international recording group led by singer-songwriter Rafael Bustamante Sarria. The group has created a unique multilingual blend of Cumbia, Reggae, Hip-Hop, Salsa, and World Music. They independently released their fourth studio album, Borderless, in January 2016 featuring Deuce Eclipse from Bang Data and Zion-I. They have also released several live recordings and two DVDs.

Opening Night of Season 12: Friday Nights at the de Young presents "Worlds of Unimaginable Beauty"

Friday Nights
April 15, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm

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.

Chad Hasegawa, Keith Haring, 2015
Kimball Education Gallery
1:00 pm

April 6–May 1, 2016
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm plus Fridays April 15, 22, 29 until 8:45 pm
de Young | Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio
Reception Friday April 29, 2016, 6–8:30 pm

Image: James Turrell, Three Gems, ca. 2005. Concrete, plaster, stone, and LED lighting. FAMSF, foundation purchase, gift of Barbro and Bernard A. Osher, 2003.68. Photography by FAMSF
Barbro Osher Sculpture Garden
5:00 pm

Visit James Turrell's Three Gems in the Osher Sculpture Garden during its optimal viewing time—at night!

In 2014, artist James Turrell (b. 1943) contacted the Museums to review Three Gems, the “skyspace” sited in a grass-covered hill in the Osher Sculpture Garden. The work was approaching its tenth anniversary at the de Young, having been installed during the opening of the museum’s new building in 2005.  

Mixed Media 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.

Create your own personal fan for Flamenco night!

Matadorable
Wilsey Court
6:00 pm

Emcee Jef Valentine, aka Matadorable, will keep the Flamenco party going!

Alex Conde Sextet
Wilsey Court
6:30 pm

Spanish-born, jazz-flamenco pianist Alex Conde carves a distinct musical path through bebop language and authentic Andalusian rhythms. His latest work, Descarga for Monk (2015) placed Conde among the best album lists of prestigious international publications such as Downbeat, All About Jazz, Cadance, and Latin Jazz Network. KQED acknowledged this album, featuring a unique application of flamenco rhythms to Monk's jazz standards, as one of the Top Ten Bay Area jazz releases of 2015.

Versailles '73 film cover
Koret Auditorium
6:45 pm

As a complement to the exhibition Oscar de la Renta: The Retrospective, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco present a screening of the acclaimed documentary, Versailles ‘73: American Runway Revolution (2012).

Docent Tour: "Printed Stories"

Saul Steinberg American, The Museum (H.C.), 1972
January 16, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
January 23, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
January 30, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
February 6, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
February 13, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
February 20, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
February 27, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
March 5, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
March 12, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
March 19, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
March 26, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
April 2, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
April 16, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
April 23, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
April 30, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
May 7, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
May 14, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
May 21, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
May 28, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
June 4, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
June 11, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
June 18, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
June 25, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
July 2, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
July 9, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm

Printed Stories presents a selection of modern and contemporary prints from the Anderson Collection of Graphic Arts into which narratives—whether or not they were intended by the artists—might be read or construed. Through the artists’ textual and visual prompts, the exhibition encourages the viewer’s imagination to roam freely, filling in the narrative spaces suggested by the prints on view.

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