Lee Bruno is a journalist and author. A book signing will follow the lecture.
Colleen Terry is assistant curator for the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Emily Jennings is manager of School and Teacher Programs at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Friday Nights at the de Young
Chef's Table Prix Fixe Dinner for Groups
New this summer! Experience Friday Nights at the de Young in a whole new way with a group tour and Chef’s Table dinner package for 10 to 15 guests. Enjoy a special family-style menu prepared by the Museum Café chef, Jason Smith. Reservations required.
Special Exhibition Tour and Dinner: $90 per guest
Dinner Only: $60 per guest, includes general admission to the permanent collection galleries from 5–8:30 pm
(prices inclusive of tax and tip)
A fascinating guide to the iconography—symbols, attributes, and allegories—that artists have used to identify their subjects, illustrate stories, and communicate deeper meanings.
Explore the distinctive art, culture, and history of Hawai‘i with the first exhibition of Hawaiian featherwork on the US mainland, developed in partnership with the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Honolulu.
During the Fifth Annual SOME THING Tiara Sensation Pageant, our contestants will show their talents and abilities using their artistry to woo the audience and persuade the judges to crown one of them the next Tiara Sensation of San Francisco.
SOME THING is a weekly party that allows us to explore, open, and redefine drag performance through traditional lipsynch, dance, livesinging, vaudevillian antics, and the creation of new personas (regardless of race, gender, or color).
Gillian Forrester is senior curator of prints and drawings at the Yale Center for British Art and works on 18th-, 19th-, 20th- and 21st-century visual cultures of Britain and the former British Empire. Her publications include Turner’s Drawing Book: The Liber Studiorum (Tate, London, 1996) and Rebecca Salter: Into the Light of Things (Yale University Press, 2011).
Classically-trained violist Christen Lien performs original compositions on viola that are a beautiful and dark fusion of East and West musical traditions, with classical and postmodern influences, and acoustic and electronic sounds. Using guitar effect processors and multiple looping pedals as her tools, Lien performs dynamic and emotive concerts as she constructs compositions layer by layer for her audiences, creating hybrid music and expressive performance art.