Doing and Viewing Art

Doing and Viewing Art
April 15, 2017 -

Children ages 4 to 12 are invited on a guided tour of a current exhibition or the permanent collection, followed by a studio workshop led by professional teaching artists. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Takes place from 10–11:30 am and 12:30–2 pm. Both sessions are open to the public.

April 15      A Day in the Sculpture Garden
April 22      Arctic Play
April 29      Fun with Furniture

"Summer of Love" Panel Discussion and Book Signing

"The Summer of Love Experience" exhibition catalogue
May 6, 2017 -

Curators Jill D'Alessandro (curator of Textile Arts, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco) and Colleen Terry (assistant curator for the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco) in conversation with Joel Selvin and Dennis McNally, contributing authors to the catalogue for The Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion, and Rock & Roll.

"Summer of Love" Poetry Celebration with SFSU

San Francisco State University Cafeteria, 1967. Photo by Jeffrey Blankford
April 15, 2017 -

de Young curator Julian Cox will lead a tour of the exhibition The Summer of Love Experience, along with exciting young poets from San Francisco State University, whose words will evoke the vibrant cultural shift emerging in the Haight in the summer of 1967. After the tour, join the poets for a special reading in the Koret Auditorium. Participating poets are: Fisayo Adeyeye, Lara Coley, Keith Donnell, Lisa Alden, Simon Crafts, Hollie Hardy, and Brad Penner.

Guest Lecture: "Joan Brown: In Living Color", by Jan Wurm

Joan Brown, "Noel and Bob", 1964
April 6, 2017 -

Jan Wurm is an artist, art educator, and Exhibitions Director and Curator of Art at the Richmond Art Center. Jan has taught painting and drawing and lectured in California and Europe. She has organized and facilitated lecture series, symposia, and a mentoring program. Her interest in a forum for contemporary art has fueled her passion for curating, public programs, and documentation. As an artist, Jan has exhibited internationally and her work is in museum collections in the United States and Europe.


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