Docent Lecture: "From Here to Eternity: Honoring Our Ancestors in Africa, Oceania, and the Americas", by Martha Walker

Limestone of Stela with Queen lx Mutal Ahaw
January 11, 2015 - 2:15pm3:15pm

How and why do we remember our ancestors? Do we know who they are? This presentation starts to answer those questions as it explores how African, Mesoamerican, and Oceanic cultures revere their ancestors through art.

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Docent Lecture: "California Treasures: Women Who Make a Difference", by Kay Payne

Portrait of Dorothy Spreckels Munn
January 11, 2015 - 1:00pm2:00pm

This intriguing lecture, featuring painting, sculpture, and photography, celebrates a multitude of remarkable women: community leaders, activists, entertainers, artists, entrepreneurs, and politicians. These exceptional women come from every walk of life, serving on the front lines—and they are treasures who make an enormous contribution to California.

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Interactive Timeline of the History of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic by Papergirl SF

AIDS Timeline by Papergirl SF.
November 21, 2014 - 6:00pm8:30pm

The HIV/AIDS pandemic has had an indelible impact on individuals and communities around the world, the effects of which are personified in the life and work of Keith Haring, who died of an AIDS-related illness on February 16, 1990, at the age of 31. Compiled with the assistance of Magnet SF and the SF AIDS Foundation, this participatory HIV/AIDS timeline provides a glimpse into the stories, suffering, and victories of humanity during the past three decades, and invites museum goers to add their own stories, memories, and hopes for the future.

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Live Performance by Marga Gomez

Marga Gomez performing at the de Young in July 2014. Photo by Robbie Sweeny
November 14, 2014 - 6:30pm8:30pm

Join us for a provocative evening with GLAAD award-winning comedian and performance artist Marga Gomez.

Marga Goemz is a GLAAD award winner and triple winner of the San Francisco Bay Guardian’s “Best of The Bay Comedian Award.” She is also one of the first openly lesbian comedians in the nation. Armistead Maupin has called Marga Gomez "Astonishing!" Robin Williams praised Marga as “a Lesbian Lenny Bruce.”

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