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Opening-Day Celebration: "Modern Nature: Georgia O'Keeffe and Lake George"

lake with reflection of mountains
February 15, 2014 - 12:00pm3:00pm

Opening-Day Celebration featuring live music of the early 20th century, art making for families, and an afternoon talk by exhibition curator Erin Coe

WILSEY COURT
noon–3pm 
Live music of the early 20th century with Americana Orchestra
Art making for all
 

KORET AUDITORIUM
1pm Guest Lecture: Georgia O’Keeffe’s Modern Nature, Erin Coe, Chief Curator, The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY

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Docent Tour: "The Bay Bridge: A Work in Progress, 1933–1936"

building the Bay Bridge in the 1930s
February 2, 2014 - 12:30pm
February 9, 2014 - 12:30pm
February 16, 2014 - 12:30pm
February 23, 2014 - 12:30pm
March 2, 2014 - 12:30pm
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April 6, 2014 - 12:30pm
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April 20, 2014 - 12:30pm
April 27, 2014 - 12:30pm
May 4, 2014 - 12:30pm
May 11, 2014 - 12:30pm
May 18, 2014 - 12:30pm
May 25, 2014 - 12:30pm
June 1, 2014 - 12:30pm
June 8, 2014 - 12:30pm

Join a museum docent for this tour of the de Young's latest photography exhibition.

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Docent Tour: "From Gallery to Garden: Sculpture at the de Young"

de Young Museum
January 2, 2014 - 12:30pm
January 8, 2014 - 12:30pm
January 15, 2014 - 12:30pm
January 22, 2014 - 12:30pm
January 29, 2014 - 12:30pm
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February 26, 2014 - 12:30pm
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March 26, 2014 - 12:30pm
April 2, 2014 - 12:30pm
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April 16, 2014 - 12:30pm
April 23, 2014 - 12:30pm
April 30, 2014 - 12:30pm
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May 21, 2014 - 12:30pm
May 28, 2014 - 12:30pm
June 11, 2014 - 12:30pm
June 18, 2014 - 12:30pm
June 25, 2014 - 12:30pm
July 2, 2014 - 12:30pm
July 9, 2014 - 12:30pm
July 16, 2014 - 12:30pm
July 23, 2014 - 12:30pm
July 30, 2014 - 12:30pm
August 6, 2014 - 12:30pm
August 13, 2014 - 12:30pm
August 20, 2014 - 12:30pm
August 27, 2014 - 12:30pm
September 3, 2014 - 12:30pm
September 10, 2014 - 12:30pm
September 17, 2014 - 12:30pm
September 24, 2014 - 12:30pm

Tours include Osher Sculpture Garden, weather permitting.

August 27, 2014 - 12:30pm

Docent Tour: "In Pursuit of Excellence: American Decorative Arts"

19th-century mantlepiece
January 2, 2014 - 12:30pm
January 7, 2014 - 12:30pm
January 14, 2014 - 12:30pm
January 21, 2014 - 12:30pm
January 28, 2014 - 12:30pm
February 4, 2014 - 12:30pm
February 11, 2014 - 12:30pm
February 18, 2014 - 12:30pm
February 25, 2014 - 12:30pm
March 4, 2014 - 12:30pm
March 11, 2014 - 12:30pm
March 25, 2014 - 12:30pm
April 1, 2014 - 12:30pm
April 8, 2014 - 12:30pm
April 15, 2014 - 12:30pm
April 22, 2014 - 12:30pm
April 29, 2014 - 12:30pm
May 6, 2014 - 12:30pm
May 13, 2014 - 12:30pm
May 20, 2014 - 12:30pm
May 27, 2014 - 12:30pm
June 3, 2014 - 12:30pm
June 10, 2014 - 12:30pm
June 17, 2014 - 12:30pm
June 24, 2014 - 12:30pm
July 1, 2014 - 12:30pm
July 8, 2014 - 12:30pm
July 22, 2014 - 12:30pm
July 29, 2014 - 12:30pm
August 5, 2014 - 12:30pm
August 12, 2014 - 12:30pm
August 19, 2014 - 12:30pm
August 26, 2014 - 12:30pm
September 2, 2014 - 12:30pm
September 9, 2014 - 12:30pm
September 16, 2014 - 12:30pm
September 23, 2014 - 12:30pm
September 30, 2014 - 12:30pm

Join a museum docent for a tour of the American decorative arts collection.

September 2, 2014 - 12:30pm

de Youngsters: A Bigger Family Party

Still from The Jugglers, 2012
January 10, 2014 - 5:30pm9:00pm

5:30 pm Early Admission
6–9 pm General Admission

Join the Fine Arts Museums for the de Youngsters’ inaugural fundraising event held in conjunction with David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition. The de Youngsters are a new member support group spearheading family-friendly initiatives at the Museums. All proceeds raised at A Bigger Family Party will support initiatives to make the Museums more accessible to families.

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Live Performances by Atelier Emmanuel and Gregangelo and Velocity Circus

November 15, 2013 - 5:30pm8:30pm

Wilsey Court is the site of a high-fashion runway glittering with Bulgari images where guests pose with movie star lookalikes and strut down the catwalk, their images captured in classic Bulgari style. Dozens of lucky guests are welcomed into our styling chairs to have hair and makeup transformed in a matter of minutes by the master stylists of Atelier Emmanuel. At the evening’s climax, a fashion show of cutting-edge women’s wear, hosted by Brad Rosenstein, spotlights the designs of Nika Tang, Cindy Quach, and Feijing Song + Erica Kim, alumna of the Academy of Art University’s School of Fashion.

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Soundscape: F'kir (Dream Shovel)

October 18, 2013 - 6:00pm8:15pm

Soundscape by F'kir (Dream Shovel) with a live performance from 6 to 6:30 pm.

This soundscape will accompany you as you begin your sensory explorations around the de Young.

Dream Shovel, composer and musician, is a producer and DJ who blends bass culture, renegade psychedelic techno, and ambient soundscape, using music to move the audience in a journey through darkness, recognition, and heart.

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Performance: Behind the Scenes at the Movies

November 15, 2013 - 6:30pm8:30pm

This evening promises to be spectacular as we turn the Piazzoni Murals Room into Behind the Scenes at the Movies, with Atelier Emmanuel serving up amazing hairstyles and makeup for visitors. Gregangelo and Velocity Circus delight with their Glamour Dress-up Booth, accessorizing guests with jewels and tiaras. Mingle with the doppelgängers of Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn, Sophia Loren, and other celebrities and enjoy luscious fashions created by students at the Academy of Art University. The fashion show is created by Brad Rosenstein.

Come as your favorite film icon!

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