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Friday Nights at the de Young: Electric Couture

Friday Night 2014
November 6, 2015 -
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.

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.

Yarrow Slaps, Shop Life, 2015.
Kimball Education Gallery
6:00 pm

November 4–29, 2015
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm plus Friday Nights until 8:30 pm
de Young | Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio
Artist Reception Friday Night, November 27, 6–8:30 pm: Join us in celebrating the artist’s residency with light refreshments

Dark Garden Unique Corsetry
Wilsey Court
6:30 pm

Explore the eclectic, exciting atmosphere of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition while enjoying exotic entertainment. Wear your own corset or don a Dark Garden original for a photographic souvenir. Dance to the sounds of electro swing while sipping scintillating spirits.

Electric Fashion
Koret Auditorium
7:15 pm

Christine Suppes and Frederic Aranda, authors of Electric Fashion, in conversation with Jill D'Alessandro, curator of costume and textile arts at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

A book signing will immediately follow the lecture. Books available for purchase at Museum Store.

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Docent Tour: "Exploring Contemporary Art and Craft"

Flora Mace, and Joey Kirkpatrick, Fruit Still Life, 1997
October 3, 2015 -
1:30pm2:30pm
October 10, 2015 -
1:30pm2:30pm
October 17, 2015 -
1:30pm2:30pm
October 24, 2015 -
1:30pm2:30pm
October 31, 2015 -
1:30pm2:30pm
November 7, 2015 -
1:30pm2:30pm
November 14, 2015 -
1:30pm2:30pm
November 21, 2015 -
1:30pm2:30pm
November 28, 2015 -
1:30pm2:30pm
December 5, 2015 -
1:30pm2:30pm
December 12, 2015 -
1:30pm2:30pm
December 19, 2015 -
1:30pm2:30pm
December 26, 2015 -
1:30pm2:30pm
January 2, 2016 -
1:30pm2:30pm
January 9, 2016 -
1:30pm2:30pm
January 16, 2016 -
1:30pm2:30pm
January 23, 2016 -
1:30pm2:30pm
January 30, 2016 -
1:30pm2:30pm
February 6, 2016 -
1:30pm2:30pm
February 13, 2016 -
1:30pm2:30pm
February 20, 2016 -
1:30pm2:30pm
February 27, 2016 -
1:30pm2:30pm
March 5, 2016 -
1:30pm2:30pm
March 12, 2016 -
1:30pm2:30pm
March 19, 2016 -
1:30pm2:30pm
March 26, 2016 -
1:30pm2:30pm

Join a museum docent for a tour on contemporary art and craft.

February 13, 2016 - 1:30pm

Docent Tour: "Prints at the Fair"

Elizabeth Colwell, The Great Pine
October 10, 2015 -
12:30pm1:30pm
October 17, 2015 -
12:30pm1:30pm
October 24, 2015 -
12:30pm1:30pm
October 31, 2015 -
12:30pm1:30pm
November 7, 2015 -
12:30pm1:30pm
November 14, 2015 -
12:30pm1:30pm
November 21, 2015 -
12:30pm1:30pm
November 28, 2015 -
12:30pm1:30pm
December 5, 2015 -
12:30pm1:30pm
December 12, 2015 -
12:30pm1:30pm
December 19, 2015 -
12:30pm1:30pm
December 26, 2015 -
12:30pm1:30pm
January 2, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm
January 9, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm

Prints at the Fair is a companion exhibition to Jewel City: Art from San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exposition. Thousands of prints were exhibited during the exposition in 1915, including a display of more than two thousand impressions from the United States.

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Live Music By Kugelplex

Kugelplex
October 9, 2015 -
6:30pm8:30pm

Kugelplex is California’s rockin’-est purveyor of klezmer and old-world party music. Formed in 2001, the group plays wild, soulful dance music at events throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, and beyond. Kugelplex has performed with Joan Baez, the Oakland Symphony, the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, and Frank London (founder of the Klezmatics) and many other artists.

Kugelplex:

Jason Ditzian (clarinet)

Dan Cantrell (accordion)

Lila Sklar (violin)

Eric Perney (bass)

Michael Pinkham (Percussion)

Max Baloian (guitar, enthusiasm)

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Live Music by Ben Ahn

Ben Ahn
October 16, 2015 -
6:30pm8:30pm

Back by popular demand! Live Music by Ben Ahn.

In 1915, the `ukulele made its introduction to the continental United States at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. To celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the event, musician Ben Ahn will take the audience on a journey across time and genre on the musical instrument America has come to love. Listen and see how the `ukulele has evolved with music, as this show will have a taste of tunes for every generation.

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Ink on Skin Showcase

Sulu'ape Keone Nunes and Keli'i Makua
October 2, 2015 -
8:10pm8:40pm

Sulu'ape Keone Nunes, Kawika Au, Keli'i Makua, and guest tattoo artists show their designs in a tattoo showcase featuring works on skin and clothing. Guest artists include: Lomani Gaunavinaka; Humble Beginnings Tattoo (Sef Samatua, Chris Gonzalez, and Melissa Manuel); Andrew Kealoha; John Palega; and Soul Signature Tattoo (Joel Albanez and C.J. Gopez).

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