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"Sum Total: Learning Math through Art" Teacher Workshop

Gerhard Richter, "Strontium", 2004
January 21, 2017 -
9:00am4:00pm

Work with other Bay Area educators to learn how key middle school math concepts align with the de Young’s collections. The program will include specific lesson plans and strategies for touring the galleries as self-guided groups. Lessons were developed by classroom math teachers in collaboration with museum staff and University of San Francisco math faculty as part of the Fusion Project. The program is designed for teachers of grades 6–8. Note date change from February 4 & 11.

James Turrell's "Three Gems" open during Friday Nights!

James Turrell, Three Gems, 2005
October 7, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm

Visit James Turrell's Three Gems in the Osher Sculpture Garden during its optimal viewing time—at sunset! Open 5–8:45 pm.

In 2014, artist James Turrell (b. 1943) contacted the Museums to review Three Gems, a site-specific “skyspace” located in a grass-covered hill in the Osher Sculpture Garden. The work was approaching its tenth anniversary at the de Young, having been installed during the opening of the new building in 2005. 

"Danny Lyon: Message to the Future" Teacher Workshop

Danny Lyon, "Tesca, Cartagena, Colombia", 1966
December 10, 2016 -
9:00am4:00pm

A leading figure in the American street photography movement of the 1960s, Lyon has distinguished himself by the personal intimacy he establishes with his subjects and the inventiveness of his practice. Themes of the exhibition include social and political issues as well as the welfare of individuals considered by many to be on the margins of society. This workshop will include educator resources, gallery-viewing prompts, a contextual presentation, and time to share ideas with colleagues. This program is ideal for teachers of K–5 and high school.

"Frank Stella: A Retrospective" Teacher Workshop

Frank Stella, "Lac Laronge III", 1969
November 19, 2016 -
9:00am4:00pm

Featuring 50 large-scale works, including paintings, wall-mounted reliefs, and three-dimensional sculptures, this exhibition offers a captivating opportunity to develop vocabulary, interpretive skills, and appreciation of artistic process. This workshop will include educator resources, gallery- viewing prompts, a contextual presentation, a studio activity, and time to share ideas with colleagues. This program is ideal for teachers of K–5 and high school.

Friday Nights at the de Young: Dance with Fire: Halloween Dance Party (Costumes Encouraged!)

Friday Nights at the de Young
October 28, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm

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 prix-fixe menu and specialty cocktails, and the Hamon Tower observation level is open until 8 pm.

James Turrell, Three Gems, ca. 2005
Barbro Osher Sculpture Garden
5:00 pm

Visit James Turrell's Three Gems in the Osher Sculpture Garden during its optimal viewing time—at sunset! Open 5–8:45 pm.

In 2014, artist James Turrell (b. 1943) contacted the Museums to review Three Gems, a site-specific “skyspace” located in a grass-covered hill in the Osher Sculpture Garden. The work was approaching its tenth anniversary at the de Young, having been installed during the opening of the new building in 2005.

Sasha Petrenko, (RE)PLACE, video still, 2014
Kimball Education Gallery
6:00 pm

October 5–30, 2016
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, Fridays until 8:45 pm
de Young | Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio
Artist Reception: Friday October 28, 2016, 6–8:30 pm
                

Buchanan Court
6:00 pm

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

Bruno and Michelle Solis
Textiles Gallery
6:00 pm

Bruno and Michelle Solis have been dancing for over four years together and are currently teaching Forró and Samba de Gafieira in Berkeley at Brasarte. 

Come dance in a traditional Northeastern Brazilian style!

Wilsey Court
7:00 pm

Forró and Bahian Carnaval Music by Dandara Odara and the Pragandaia Band.

Jay MacDonell. Image courtesy of Pilchuck Glass School
Koret Auditorium
7:00 pm

Pilchuck: A Dance with Fire (2015, 75 min)

Filmmaker John Forsen and writer-producer Gary Gibson (with 18 Emmys between them) created this feature-length Emmy Award winning documentary that tells the story of how a small art school an hour north of Seattle became the premiere glass art center in the world and fueled an art movement.

Friday Nights at the de Young: Artistic Revolution is Everywhere

Friday Nights at the de Young
October 14, 2016 -
5:00pm8:45pm

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 prix-fixe menu and specialty cocktails, and the Hamon Tower observation level is open until 8 pm.

Sasha Petrenko, (RE)PLACE, video still, 2014
Kimball Education Gallery
1:00 pm

October 5–30, 2016
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, Fridays until 8:45 pm
de Young | Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio
Artist Reception: Friday October 28, 2016, 6–8:30 pm
                 

James Turrell, Three Gems, 2005
Barbro Osher Sculpture Garden
5:00 pm

Visit James Turrell's Three Gems in the Osher Sculpture Garden during its optimal viewing time—at sunset! Open 5–8:45 pm.

In 2014, artist James Turrell (b. 1943) contacted the Museums to review Three Gems, a site-specific “skyspace” located in a grass-covered hill in the Osher Sculpture Garden. The work was approaching its tenth anniversary at the de Young, having been installed during the opening of the new building in 2005. 

Piazzoni Murals Room
6:00 pm

SF Open Studios, the oldest and largest open studios program in the country, is an annual, month-long art happening in October and November that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their studios.

Wilsey Court
6:30 pm

Live music celebrating revolutionary artists Ludwig van Beethoven and David Bowie by The Beethoven Symphony also known as Classical Revolution. Classical Revolution celebrates their 10th anniversary and performs the complete Beethoven Symphonies in various venues around the Bay Area, including at Friday Nights at the de Young, where they perform Symphony No. 7 in A Major and renditions of revolutionary David Bowie, featuring local guest musicians.

Koret Auditorium
7:00 pm

Labyrinth (1986, 101 minutes) is a fantasy film directed by Jim Henson, executive produced by George Lucas, and based upon conceptual designs by Brian Froud. The film revolves around 15 year-old Sarah's (Jennifer Connelly) quest to reach the center of an enormous otherworldly maze to rescue her infant brother Toby, who has been kidnapped by Jareth, the Goblin King (David Bowie).

Film Screening: "Popol Vuh: The Creation Myth of the Maya", by Patricia Amlin

Video still from Popol Vuh: The Creation Myth of the Maya, by Patricia Amlin
October 20, 2016 -
10:30am11:30am

Popol Vuh is a corpus of mytho-historical narratives of the Postclassic K'iche' kingdom in modern-day Guatemala's western highlands. The title translates to "book of the community", "book of counsel", or, more literally as "book of the people". Popol Vuh's prominent features are its creation myth, its diluvian suggestion, its epic tales of the hero twins Hunahpú and Xbalanqué, and its genealogies.

The tale of Hunahpú and Xbalanqué has been rendered in this hour-long animated film by Patricia Amlin.

Guest Lecture: "African Art at the de Young", by Lizetta LeFalle-Collins

Figure of an ancestor or deity, 1027–1209
October 27, 2016 -
10:30am12:00pm

Lizzetta LeFalle-Collins, PhD, Co-Principal of LeFalle/Collins Projects L/CP is an art historian, curator, and writer. Since 1991, she has organized exhibitions for museums nationwide as well as for international biennials. She is the founding curator of both the visual art at the California African American Museum (CAAM) in Los Angeles and the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) in San Francisco and has authored and contributed to numerous exhibition catalogues, brochures, and scholarly journals.

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