Friday Nights at the de Young, Nov 16

Friday Nights at the de Young. Photo credit: Agency Moanalani Jeffrey
November 16, 2018 - 5:00pm8:30pm

Join us for the return of Friday Nights at the de Young! This special Fall season runs for nine Fridays from September 28–November 23. All Friday nights will feature reduced admission to the special exhibition Contemporary Muslim Fashions, and free admission to the main-level galleries. Advance tickets to the exhibition are recommended and can be purchased below.

On Friday, November 16, we welcome all ages to our Friday Nights with an emphasis on our youth community.

Guest Lecture: "Arts of Immediacy and Experience: Sharing Paul Gauguin's Journeys," by James Housefield

Paul Gauguin, "Tahitian Woman with a Flower," 1891
November 29, 2018 - 1:00pm2:30pm

James Housefield is Associate Professor of Design History, Theory, and Criticism at UC Davis, whose research and teaching analyze art and design since the late eighteenth century. He is completing a monograph on the interaction of modern art, design, and science, tentatively titled, Playing with Earth and Sky: Popular Sciences of Astronomy & Geography and the Work of Marcel Duchamp.

Guest Lecture: "Explosion of Styles: America Between the Wars," by Lauren Kroiz

George Grosz, "Lower Manhattan," 1934. 
November 29, 2018 - 10:00am11:30am

Lauren Kroiz is an associate professor in the history of art department at UC Berkeley. Kroiz focuses on modern art in the United States and is interested in the history and theory of photography and new media, race and ethnic studies, and the relationships between regionalism, nationalism, and globalism.

Guest Lecture: "Positive Exposure," by Rick Guidotti

Rick Guidotti
November 1, 2018 - 1:00pm2:30pm

Rick Guidotti, an award-winning photographer, has spent the past eighteen years collaborating internationally with advocacy organizations / NGOs, medical schools, universities, and other educational institutions to effect a sea-change in societal attitudes towards individuals living with genetic, physical, behavioral, or intellectual difference; his work has been published in newspapers, magazines and journals as diverse as Elle, GQ, People, the American Journal of Medical Genetics, The Lancet, Spirituality and Health, Washington Pos

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