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Between Life and Death: Robert Motherwell's Elegies in Bay Area Collections

Gallery 11
September 5, 2015March 6, 2016

Mounted in celebration of the centennial of the artist’s birth, this one-room exhibition presents thirteen works by the pioneering Abstract Expressionist Robert Motherwell (1915–1991) from his seminal series Elegies to the Spanish Republic. The exhibition features the Fine Arts Museums’ painting At Five in the Afternoon (1950), one of the earliest works in the series, as well as prints from the artist’s books in the Achenbach collections.

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Entry to this exhibition is included with general admission to the museum.

Adults $10, seniors 65+ $7, students with current ID $6, youths 13–17 $6, members and children 12 and under free. Prices subject to change without notice.

Robert Motherwell, At Five in the Afternoon, 1950. Oil on hardboard. Courtesy the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Bequest of Josephine Morris

Robert Motherwell, At Five in the Afternoon, 1950. Oil on hardboard. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Bequest of Josephine Morris

"ART/FILM: Mr. Turner Up Close" with Noah Cowan and Esther Bell

June 26, 2015 -
7:15pm8:15pm

Friday Nights at the de Young presents ART/FILM: Mr. Turner Up Close, a Fine Arts Museums and San Francisco Film Society collaboration.

Join us for a lively discussion on how art is portrayed in film with San Francisco Film Society Director Noah Cowan and FAMSF Curator-in-Charge of European Paintings Esther Bell. The discussion will feature clips from Mr. Turner, (2014, 150 minutes) and J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free.

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Mixed-Media Art-Making Station with Evan Moring

art-making
June 12, 2015 -
6:00pm8:30pm

Every week, Friday Nights at the de Young offers art-making activities to encourage everyone of all ages to tap into their creativity.

Inspired by Janet Delaney: South of Market, the art table activity will feature a community map of San Francisco. Draw your favorite destinations, memorable places, and community spaces to the map. Watch the map grow and change throughout the night!

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Mixed-Media Art-Making Station with Anneliese Salgado

art-making
June 5, 2015 -
6:00pm8:30pm

Every week, Friday Nights at the de Young offers art-making activities to encourage everyone of all ages to tap into their creativity.

This week's art project focuses storytelling and documentation as it relates to Janet Delaney’s use of the photograph as a method of sharing the landscape of a city in transition. We will design and assemble San Francisco Field Guides that are meant to be taken out into the city and used as a tool for individual reflection, documentation, and understanding.

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de Young Art & Architecture Tour Package

April 25, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm
May 9, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm
May 23, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm
June 6, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm
June 20, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm
July 18, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm
August 1, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm
August 15, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm
August 29, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm
September 12, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm
September 26, 2015 -
2:00pm3:00pm

Enjoy a visit to the de Young with a pre-reserved spot on a docent led tour covering the museum’s rich history, its stunning architecture, and a selection of the masterpieces it holds.

Price includes the tour, a general admission ticket, and 20% off in the Museum Café.

Tours begin promptly at 2 pm. Discounts may not apply.

July 18, 2015 - 2:00pm

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