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Friday Nights at the de Young: Celebrating "Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection"

Roy Lichtenstein painting
June 6, 2014 - 6:00pm8:30pm

Celebrate the weekend opening of the de Young's new special exhibition Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection, open June 7, with live music, an art history lecture, and art-making for everyone.

Members are invited to join us for member preview hours of special exhibition Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection during the evening.

art making at the de young
Museum Lobby
6:00 pm

Create a mixed-media project inspired by modernism. Every week, Friday Night at the de Young offers art making to encourage everyone, of all ages, to tap into their creativity.

Wilsey Court
6:30 pm

Modernism Music Series, Part I: Live jazz of the fifties and sixties by Ed Ivey and Friends

Period attire of the fifties is appreciated and encouraged.

Roy Lichtenstein painting
Koret Auditorium
7:00 pm

Inaugural Robert and Daphne Bransten Lecture: Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection
Harry Cooper, Curator and Head of Modern Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Artful Discoveries

docent leading a tour
July 24, 2014 - 1:00pm2:00pm

Artful Discoveries is a program for individuals with early-stage dementia and their family members or care partners. Artful Discoveries is interactive and a chance to join others in looking and talking about art—no previous experience required!  Specially trained museum docents will highlight themes, artists, and exhibitions in the museum’s galleries.

Artful Discoveries

Docent leading a tour
July 8, 2014 - 1:00pm2:00pm

Artful Discoveries is a program for individuals with early-stage dementia and their family members or care partners. Artful Discoveries is interactive and a chance to join others in looking and talking about art—no previous experience required!  Specially trained museum docents will highlight themes, artists, and exhibitions in the museum’s galleries.

Artful Discoveries

docent leading a tour
May 29, 2014 - 1:00pm2:00pm

Artful Discoveries is a program for individuals with early-stage dementia and their family members or care partners. Artful Discoveries is interactive and a chance to join others in looking and talking about art—no previous experience required!  Specially trained museum docents will highlight themes, artists, and exhibitions in the museum’s galleries.

Golden Gate Park Event Traffic April 19 and 20

Please note: Visitors to the de Young may be impacted by multiple events taking place throughout Golden Gate Park on Saturday and Sunday, April 19–20, 2014. With increased traffic to Golden Gate Park visitors are encouraged to allow for extra time to park and enter the museum. Parking may be congested and limited in the Concourse Garage and museum adjacent street parking with enhanced parking enforcement.

Thu, 04/17/2014
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Textile Arts Council Lecture: "Lampung Imagery, Textile Iconography of South Sumatra", by Thomas Murray

lampit ritual mat
June 14, 2014 - 10:00am

The Lampung District in south Sumatra is home to the most celebrated textile tradition of the Indonesian Archipelago. This is an area known at its core for ancient Austronesian megaliths, Bronze Age decorative influences, and the great cultural impulse of the Buddhist/Hindu state of Srivijaya. A millennium ago, there also washed upon its shores a cosmopolitan world of ideas and trade goods from China, India, Arabia, and Europe in exchange for prized Lampung pepper.

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