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Special Panel Discussion | Kael Alford and Thorne Anderson

April 5, 2013 -
7:00pm8:30pm

Bullets and Tea: Journalists and Iraqis recount the war in Iraq 10 years later
A panel discussion with Kael Alford, Thorne Anderson, and Farah Muhsin

Photojournalists Kael Alford and Thorne Anderson discuss their reporting of the war in Iraq with Farah Muhsin, an Iraqi living in the Bay Area. In a conversational setting, the three will tell stories of Saddam-era Iraq: the bombing, invasion, occupation, militias, and mercenaries, and daily life in the cafés, streets, and bridal salons of Iraq.

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"Another World," presented in association with the San Francisco Bay Guardian | Friday Nights at the de Young

Make Drag, Not War
April 5, 2013 -
5:00pm8:45pm

In collaboration with the The San Francisco Bay Guardian, Veteran Artist presents "Another World," featuring scenes from Make Drag, Not War. Also, veteran artists Combat Paper and Iraq Veterans Against the War.

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 Friday Nights prix-fixe menu and specialty cocktails, and the observation tower is open until 8:00 p.m. Artist Fellows, Artists-in-Residence, curators, scholars, and arts educators all play an active role in making Friday Nights an engaging museum experience for all.

6:00 pm

Personal Letters: Expressing Ourselves through a Mixed-Media Dialogue
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1:00–5:00 p.m., plus Fridays 6-8:45 p.m.

de Young Artist-in-Residence Susan Tonkin Riegel is a mixed-media artist who loves the language of symbols and archetypes. Her spontaneous and intuitive process records glimpses of her personal life and dreams.

7:00 pm

Bullets and Tea: Journalists and Iraqis recount the war in Iraq 10 years later
A panel discussion with Kael Alford, Thorne Anderson, and Farah Muhsin

Photojournalists Kael Alford and Thorne Anderson discuss their reporting of the war in Iraq with Farah Muhsin, an Iraqi living in the Bay Area. In a conversational setting, the three will tell stories of Saddam-era Iraq: the bombing, invasion, occupation, militias, and mercenaries, and daily life in the cafés, streets, and bridal salons of Iraq.

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Special Lecture | "The Engaging Gaze: Portraiture from Leonardo to Vermeer"

April 19, 2013 -
7:00pm8:30pm

"The Engaging Gaze: Portraiture from Leonardo to Vermeer," Sunnie Evers

What transforms a painting into a celebrity?  Leonardo¹s Mona Lisa and Vermeer¹s Girl with a Pearl Earring each create a dynamic visual relationship that engages the viewer in a series of unanswered questions.

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April Artist-in-Residence: Susan Tonkin Riegel

April 3, 2013April 28, 2013

Personal Letters: Expressing Ourselves through a Mixed-Media Dialogue
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1:00–5:00 p.m., plus Fridays 6-8:45 p.m.

de Young Artist-in-Residence Susan Tonkin Riegel is a mixed-media artist who loves the language of symbols and archetypes. Her spontaneous and intuitive process records glimpses of her personal life and dreams.

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Artist Program 

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The Artist Studio program is a part of FAMSF’s Cultural Encounters initiative designed to attract new and diverse audiences to the Museums and provide exposure to emerging artists. Supported in part by Genuus.com.

April Artist-in-Residence: Susan Tonkin Riegel

April 3, 2013 -
1:00pm5:00pm
April 4, 2013 -
1:00pm5:00pm
April 6, 2013 -
1:00pm5:00pm
April 7, 2013 -
1:00pm5:00pm
April 10, 2013 -
1:00pm5:00pm
April 11, 2013 -
1:00pm5:00pm
April 13, 2013 -
1:00pm5:00pm
April 14, 2013 -
1:00pm5:00pm
April 17, 2013 -
1:00pm5:00pm
April 18, 2013 -
1:00pm5:00pm
April 20, 2013 -
1:00pm5:00pm
April 21, 2013 -
1:00pm5:00pm
April 24, 2013 -
1:00pm5:00pm
April 25, 2013 -
1:00pm5:00pm
April 27, 2013 -
1:00pm5:00pm
April 28, 2013 -
1:00pm5:00pm

Personal Letters: Expressing Ourselves through a Mixed-Media Dialogue
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1:00–5:00 p.m., plus Fridays 6-8:45 p.m.

de Young Artist-in-Residence Susan Tonkin Riegel is a mixed-media artist who loves the language of symbols and archetypes. Her spontaneous and intuitive process records glimpses of her personal life and dreams.

This event is expired.

From the Exotic to the Mystical: Textile Treasures from the Permanent Collection

May 4, 2013August 4, 2013

Drawn from the Museums’ extensive collection of textile arts, this delightful selection represents 15 centuries of textile arts and includes finely detailed English embroideries, playful Spanish laces, magnificent tapestries, and a set of elaborate French ecclesiastical vestments from the reign of Louis XIV. Allegorical imagery serves as the overarching theme of the exhibition, which further explores the subjects of exoticism, mythology, religious symbolism, and the fantasized animal world.

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The Audience of the Emperor

J. B. Blin de Fontenay, G. L. Vernansal, Baptiste Monnoyer, Phillipe Behagle Atelier (maker), The Audience of the Emperor (or The Chinese Prince's Audience), 1722–1723. France, Beauvais. Wool, silk; tapestry weave. 125 x 198 inches. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Roscoe and Margaret Oakes Collection. 59.49.1 

17th Annual New Generations Student Showcase | Friday Nights at the de Young

Everyday Worlds: Interiors and Exteriors
April 19, 2013 -
5:00pm8:45pm

College and university students were invited by the de Young New Generations Student and Faculty Advisory Committee to submit proposals of visual art, film, music, or performance art inspired by the special exhibitions and the permanent collection at the de Young. View their work at the de Young, only on April 19.

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 Friday Nights prix-fixe menu and specialty cocktails, and the observation tower is open until 8 pm. Artist Fellows, Artists-in-Residence, curators, scholars, and arts educators all play an active role in making Friday Nights an engaging museum experience for all.

6:00 pm

Personal Letters: Expressing Ourselves through a Mixed-Media Dialogue
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1:00–5:00 p.m., plus Fridays 6-8:45 p.m.

de Young Artist-in-Residence Susan Tonkin Riegel is a mixed-media artist who loves the language of symbols and archetypes. Her spontaneous and intuitive process records glimpses of her personal life and dreams.

7:00 pm

"The Engaging Gaze: Portraiture from Leonardo to Vermeer," Sunnie Evers

What transforms a painting into a celebrity?  Leonardo¹s Mona Lisa and Vermeer¹s Girl with a Pearl Earring each create a dynamic visual relationship that engages the viewer in a series of unanswered questions.

This event is expired.

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