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Artisan Trunk Show: Stacy King

Artisan Trunk Show: Stacy King
April 7, 2016 -
9:30am5:15pm

In celebration of Bouquets to Art at the de Young, the Museum Stores are pleased to present a six-day series of Artisan Trunk Shows featuring local jewelry designers. Each day from Tuesday, April 5—Sunday, April 10, a different artisan will present unique, handcrafted wares. Museum members receive a 10% discount on all purchases.

Thursday's featured artisan is Stacy King, founder of Lulu Designs. Based in Mill Valley, CA, artisan Stacy King creates sophisticated, handcrafted jewelry inspired by organic beauty.

Artisan Trunk Show: Pam Wiston

Artisan Trunk Show: Pam Wiston
April 6, 2016 -
9:30am5:15pm

In celebration of Bouquets to Art at the de Young, the Museum Stores are pleased to present a six-day series of Artisan Trunk Shows featuring local jewelry designers. Each day from Tuesday, April 5th—Sunday, April 10th, a different artisan will present unique, handcrafted wares. Museum members receive a 10% discount on all purchases.

Live Music of the Caribbean, Central, and South America by La Gente

La Gente
April 22, 2016 -
6:30pm8:30pm

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.

Friday Nights at the de Young

Friday Nights
August 5, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm
August 12, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm
August 19, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm
August 26, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm
September 2, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm
September 9, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm
September 16, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm
September 23, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm
September 30, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm
October 7, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm
October 14, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm
October 21, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm
October 28, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm
November 4, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm
November 11, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm
November 18, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm
November 25, 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.

Friday Nights at the de Young presents "Fiercely Fabulous"

Friday Nights
May 13, 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.

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.

Tiffanie Turner, Dutch Study 1
Kimball Education Gallery
6:00 pm

May 4–29, 2016
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, Fridays until 8:45 pm
de Young | Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio
Artist Reception: Friday May 27, 2016, 6–8:30 pm

Mr. David and Juanita More! Photo by Shot In The City.
Koret Auditorium
6:00 pm

Mr. David has been a prolific costumer and couturier for over four decades. Visit the Koret Auditorium to view a looping slideshow of Mr. David's most infamous designs.

Mr. David and Juanita More! Photo by Shot In The City.
Wilsey Court
7:30 pm

Mr. David has been a prolific costumer and couturier for over four decades. Born and raised in New York City, he infiltrated the exclusive, avant-garde nightlife of the 1980s East Village and became a cornerstone to the fashion intelligentsia, both local and international. Throughout his time in New York City, Mr. David created garments and complete looks for famous personalities. Mr. David left the fashion world and headed to San Francisco. In 1992, he discovered his greatest muse, Juanita More!. Over the past two decades, Juanita has become synonymous with style and fashion.

Friday Nights at the de Young presents "In the Spotlight"

Friday Nights
May 6, 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.

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 mini fashion designs on clothespin "models" using scrap fabric, colored thread, and more!

Photo: Tiffanie Turner, Dutch Study 1
Kimball Education Gallery
6:00 pm

May 4–29, 2016
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, Fridays until 8:45 pm
de Young | Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio
Artist Reception: Friday May 27, 2016, 6–8:30 pm

Lumio
6:00 pm

Meet the Designer Max Gunawan in the de Young Museum Store. Gunawan is a renowned San Francisco-based designer of the international award-winning Lumio and Mini-Lumio+, which are best-sellers in the museum store. Gunawan was recently on Shark Tank and has made appearances at other museums such as the Pompidou Center, Paris, MoMA, NY and Red Dot Museum, Singapore among other notable locations.

Orange and metallic striped silk chiffon, raspberry silk gauze. Spring1982. Image courtesy of Kent State University Museum.
Wilsey Court
6:00 pm

This magical evening will immerse guests in the rich global influences that inspired Oscar de la Renta’s designs. In Wilsey Court, video and audio will swirl throughout the space with flavors from Spain to China, while live performances by Fat Chance Belly Dance and Alafia Dance Ensemble will highlight the evening. A range of international costume pieces will be available for guests to try on and be photographed in against a choice of green screen backgrounds, putting them inside de la Renta’s world via a photo booth by LiveImage.

Behind-the-scenes fitting with Oscar de la Renta, Spring 2013.  Image courtesy of Oscar de la Renta LLC.
Piazzoni Murals Room
6:00 pm

This magical evening will immerse guests in the rich global influences that inspired Oscar de la Renta’s designs. In Wilsey Court, video and audio will swirl throughout the space with flavors from Spain to China, while live performances by Fat Chance Belly Dance and Alafia Dance Ensemble will highlight the evening. A range of international costume pieces will be available for guests to try on and be photographed in against a choice of green screen backgrounds, putting them inside de la Renta’s world via a photo booth by LiveImage.

the lost ones. Image courtesy of Liz Harvey
Herbst Exhibition Galleries, Wilsey Court
6:00 pm

Herbst Exhibition Galleries: 6–7 pm

Wilsey Count/Buchanan Court: 7–8:30 pm

men of the cloth cover
Koret Auditorium
6:10 pm

Film Screening: Men of the Cloth, documentary film by Vicki Vasilopoulos, followed by a panel discussion.

Viewing begins promptly at 6:30 pm, panel discussion to follow.
Please arrive early as we honor Wilkes Bashford’s contributions as a fashion leader to San Francisco. The Honorable Willie Brown will accept the honor in memory of Wilkes Bashford.

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

Double your discount! Members receive 20% off regularly-priced merchandise at all museum store locations.

Shop the sale online 24 hours at shop.famsf.org.

Not a member? Join online at shop.famsf.org or call today.

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.

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