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Live music by Brazil Beat and special guests

Sarah Cabral, Alex Calatayud, and Eva Scow of Brazil Beat with Klaus Mueller and Scott Thompson
August 26, 2016 - 6:30pm

Longtime collaborators Sarah Cabral, Alex Calatayud, and Eva Scow present their project Brazil Beat. With a focus on the jazz music of Brazil, the group traverses between classics from the 1950s, 60s, and 70s while mixing in a uniquely contemporary repertoire. Special guests include New York City-based pianist Klaus Mueller and long-time collaborator and Bay Area rock star Scott Thompson on bass.

James Turrell's "Three Gems" open during Friday Nights!

James Turrell, Three Gems, ca. 2005
August 26, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm

Visit James Turrell's Three Gems in the Osher Sculpture Garden during its optimal viewing time—at sunset! Open 5–8:45 pm.

In 2014, artist James Turrell (b. 1943) contacted the Museums to refurbish Three Gems, a site-specific “skyspace” located in a grass-covered hill in the Osher Sculpture Garden. The work was approaching its tenth anniversary at the de Young, having been installed during the opening of the new building in 2005.  

James Turrell's "Three Gems" open during Friday Nights!

James Turrell, Three Gems, ca. 2005
August 19, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm

Visit James Turrell's Three Gems in the Osher Sculpture Garden during its optimal viewing time—at sunset! Open 5–8:45 pm.

In 2014, artist James Turrell (b. 1943) contacted the Museums to refurbish Three Gems, a site-specific “skyspace” located in a grass-covered hill in the Osher Sculpture Garden. The work was approaching its tenth anniversary at the de Young, having been installed during the opening of the new building in 2005.  

James Turrell's "Three Gems" open during Friday Nights!

James Turrell, Three Gems, ca. 2005
August 12, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm

Visit James Turrell's Three Gems in the Osher Sculpture Garden during its optimal viewing time—at sunset! Open 5–8:45 pm.

In 2014, artist James Turrell (b. 1943) contacted the Museums to refurbish Three Gems, a site-specific “skyspace” located in a grass-covered hill in the Osher Sculpture Garden. The work was approaching its tenth anniversary at the de Young, having been installed during the opening of the new building in 2005.  

Friday Nights at the de Young: California Brazil Camp part 2

Friday Night guests, performers, and staff pose in Wilsey Court. Photo by Adrian Arias
August 26, 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.

James Turrell, Three Gems, ca. 2005
Barbro Osher Sculpture Garden
5:00 pm

Visit James Turrell's Three Gems in the Osher Sculpture Garden during its optimal viewing time—at sunset! Open 5–8:45 pm.

In 2014, artist James Turrell (b. 1943) contacted the Museums to refurbish Three Gems, a site-specific “skyspace” located in a grass-covered hill in the Osher Sculpture Garden. The work was approaching its tenth anniversary at the de Young, having been installed during the opening of the new building in 2005.  

Chris Johanson, Untitled, 2016. Print
Piazzoni Murals Room
6:00 pm

Live printmaking demonstration with Paulson Bott Press.

See founder and master printer, Pam Paulson, along with printers Alexander Groshong and Angela Weinberg, print two small etchings designed by artist Chris Johanson.

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.

Sarah Cabral, Alex Calatayud, and Eva Scow of Brazil Beat with Klaus Mueller and Scott Thompson
Wilsey Court
6:30 pm

Longtime collaborators Sarah Cabral, Alex Calatayud, and Eva Scow present their project Brazil Beat. With a focus on the jazz music of Brazil, the group traverses between classics from the 1950s, 60s, and 70s while mixing in a uniquely contemporary repertoire. Special guests include New York City-based pianist Klaus Mueller and long-time collaborator and Bay Area rock star Scott Thompson on bass.

Friday Nights at the de Young: California Brazil Camp part 1

Friday Night guests, performers, and staff pose in Wilsey Court. Photo by Adrian Arias
August 19, 2016 -
5:05pm8:45pm

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.

James Turrell, Three Gems, ca. 2005
Barbro Osher Sculpture Garden
5:00 pm

Visit James Turrell's Three Gems in the Osher Sculpture Garden during its optimal viewing time—at sunset! Open 5–8:45 pm.

In 2014, artist James Turrell (b. 1943) contacted the Museums to refurbish Three Gems, a site-specific “skyspace” located in a grass-covered hill in the Osher Sculpture Garden. The work was approaching its tenth anniversary at the de Young, having been installed during the opening of the new building in 2005.  

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.

Chico Pinheiro. Photo by Ze Gabriel
Wilsey Court
6:30 pm

Born in São Paulo, guitarist, composer, and arranger Chico Pinheiro is considered one of the most expressive artists of Contemporary Brazilian Music. He returns to the de Young for the 7th year with his trio featuring Celso Alberti on drums, Scott Thompson on bass, and Chico Pinheiro on guitar.

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