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Prix-Fixe Menu

de Young Café
June 14, 2013 -
5:00pm8:15pm

A special prix-fixe menu is offered at the de Young Café beginning at 5 pm. Grab-and-go items are also available until café closes at 8:15 pm.

Art Making for All

Art making for all
June 14, 2013 -
6:00pm8:30pm

Hands-on art making in celebration of the permanent collections and more! These projects help visitors of all ages get up close and personal with the artistic process. Join our museum teaching artists to create an artwork of your own to take home.

"Spring into Summer Swing Fling" Dance Class and Live Music

June 14, 2013 -
6:00pm8:30pm

"Spring into Summer Swing Fling" features Cynthia Glinka—On the Dance Floor, vocalist Jonathan Poretz, and the Fil Lorenz Septet, a Basie-style mini big band, performing songs made famous by Frank Sinatra; Dean Martin; Sammy Davis, Jr.; Bobby Darin; and Tony Bennett for your dancing pleasure.

6–6:30 pm: Dance class with Cynthia Glinka

6:30–8:30 pm: Dance party

Friday Nights at the de Young | Swing into Summer

Cynthia Glinka
June 14, 2013 -
5:00pm8:45pm

Put on your dancing shoes and dance the night away with Cynthia Glinka, vocalist Jonathan Poretz, and the Fil Lorenz Septet.

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 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.

de Young Café
5:00 pm

A special prix-fixe menu is offered at the de Young Café beginning at 5 pm. Grab-and-go items are also available until café closes at 8:15 pm.

6:00 pm

"Spring into Summer Swing Fling" features Cynthia Glinka—On the Dance Floor, vocalist Jonathan Poretz, and the Fil Lorenz Septet, a Basie-style mini big band, performing songs made famous by Frank Sinatra; Dean Martin; Sammy Davis, Jr.; Bobby Darin; and Tony Bennett for your dancing pleasure.

6–6:30 pm: Dance class with Cynthia Glinka

6:30–8:30 pm: Dance party

Art making for all
6:00 pm

Hands-on art making in celebration of the permanent collections and more! These projects help visitors of all ages get up close and personal with the artistic process. Join our museum teaching artists to create an artwork of your own to take home.

6:00 pm

Drainage, running water, steam, sewage treatment, pumping stations, fire-suppression systems, backflow-protection valves, emergency backup water supplies—many of these systems are hidden in plain sight behind closed doors, in basements, or beneath manhole covers that we have walked across countless times.

6:00 pm

Get a sneak preview of some of the many notable art projects in progress right now for Burning Man 2013. You will hear from artists who are making revolutionary works of art, often in radically collaborative ways. Some have been creating work for the inhospitable tabula rasa of Nevada's Black Rock Desert for many years, and will be sharing their "war" stories.

Prix Fixe Menu

de Young Café
June 7, 2013 -
5:00pm8:15pm

A special prix fixe menu is offered at the de Young Café beginning at 5 pm. Grab-and-go items are also available until café closes at 8:15 pm.

Art Making for All

Art making for all
June 7, 2013 -
6:00pm8:30pm

Hands-on art making in celebration of the permanent collections and more! These projects help visitors of all ages get up close and personal with the artistic process. Join our museum teaching artists to create an artwork of your own to take home.

María Volonté: Blue Tango Tour

June 7, 2013 -
6:30pm8:30pm

A collaboration between celebrated Argentine tango singer María Volonté and California harmonica player Kevin Carrel Footer, the Blue Tango Tour is a groundbreaking exploration of the emotional and musical crossroads between tango and the blues. This globe-trotting duo celebrates the deep spiritual bond between two musical genres born in desire and marginality, often censored yet always resurgent, and that speak directly to our hungry souls.

Friday Nights at the de Young | Milonga at the de Young

June 7, 2013 -
5:00pm8:45pm

Tonight's theme, Milonga at the de Young, features live music by Grammy nominee María Volonté: Blue Tango Tour.

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 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.

de Young Café
5:00 pm

A special prix fixe menu is offered at the de Young Café beginning at 5 pm. Grab-and-go items are also available until café closes at 8:15 pm.

Art making for all
6:00 pm

Hands-on art making in celebration of the permanent collections and more! These projects help visitors of all ages get up close and personal with the artistic process. Join our museum teaching artists to create an artwork of your own to take home.

6:00 pm

Drainage, running water, steam, sewage treatment, pumping stations, fire-suppression systems, backflow-protection valves, emergency backup water supplies—many of these systems are hidden in plain sight behind closed doors, in basements, or beneath manhole covers that we have walked across countless times.

6:30 pm

A collaboration between celebrated Argentine tango singer María Volonté and California harmonica player Kevin Carrel Footer, the Blue Tango Tour is a groundbreaking exploration of the emotional and musical crossroads between tango and the blues. This globe-trotting duo celebrates the deep spiritual bond between two musical genres born in desire and marginality, often censored yet always resurgent, and that speak directly to our hungry souls.

The Art of Bulgari: La Dolce Vita & Beyond, 1950–1990

September 21, 2013February 17, 2014

Since its founding in Rome in 1884, Bulgari has become synonymous with innovation and luxury in jewelry design. The jeweler is famous for mixing semiprecious stones with diamonds, mounting ancient coins in gold jewelry, and creating easy-to-wear pieces made with unusual color combinations.

Location 

This exhibition is organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco in collaboration with Bulgari.

Curator's Circle
Mr. and Mrs. Carl F. Pascarella

Benefactor’s Circle
Mrs. George Hopper Fitch
Dr. Alan R. Malouf
Wells Fargo

Patron's Circle
Jeri Dexter

Media Sponsor
7x7 Magazine

Opening Events: Lead Sponsor

Maserati USA

Bulgari sapphire pendant

Sautoir, 1969. Platinum with sapphires and diamonds. Chain: 74 x 1 cm. Pendant/brooch: 4.9 x 4.9 cm. Formerly in the collection of Elizabeth Taylor. Bulgari Heritage Collection, inv. 6675 N2170 © Antonio Barrella Studio Orizzonte

Bulgari sapphire pendant

Angel Island Immigration Station Experience with Chinese Historical Society of America Museum

May 11, 2013 -
1:00pm5:00pm

de Young Artist Fellow Lenora Lee and collaborating artists and partners take up residence in the Artist Studio as they prepare and present works in progress throughout the month.

The Escape and Rescued Memories: New York Stories are two new performances that incorporate dance, music, media design, text, and film to shed light on the experiences of women immigrants to the United States in the early twentieth century.

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