Pioneer of Studio Glass (2010, 24 minutes)
Take a fascinating look at the 1962 Toledo Workshop, where Harvey Littleton and Dominick Labino first experimented with making glass outside of the factory setting.
This showing is made possible by the Art Alliance of Contemporary Glass.
From the San Francisco Ballet Archives: The Nureyev Tapes
Introduced by Muriel Marffre, Executive Director, Museum of Performance and Design
The Muppet Show (1977, Season 2, Episode 13), featuring Rudolf Nureyev
Swan Lake (1967), featuring Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn
Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev star in this Vienna Stage Ballet production of the Tchaikovsky ballet, with John Lanchbery conducting the Vienna Symphony.
Romeo and Juliet, performed by The Royal Ballet, featuring Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn (1966, 124 minutes)
This film captures the greatest dance partnership of our century, Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn, at the peak of each dancer's career.
Two film screenings featuring Rudolf Nureyev
Nureyev's "Don Quixote" (1973, 127 min.)
Rudolf Nureyev and Robert Helpmann are thrilling in this Australian Ballet production that also stars Lucette Aldous, Ray Powell, and Francis Croese.
3:15–4:45 p.m. (2005, 92 min.)
Roland Petit: "Le Jeune Homme et la Mort" and "Carmen," Opera National de Paris
The Perfect Partnership: Fonteyn and Nureyev (2005, 90 minutes)
Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev represent perhaps the greatest partnership in the history of ballet. Their most acclaimed performances are presented on DVD, tracing their shared path in ballet from its glorious inception in 1962 (in Giselle at Covent Garden), to its grand finale some 17 years later. The program includes rare, behind-the-scenes footage of both dancers.
Tours start at the "Docent Tour Starts Here" sign in front of the exhibition, on the second level of the museum. All visitors must purchase a special exhibition ticket in order to participate on the tour.
Tours start at the "Docent Tour Starts Here" sign in front of the coat check room, near the exhibition entrance on the lower level of the museum.
All visitors must purchase a special exhibition ticket and sign up at the information desk in order to participate on the tour.
The magic of season 8 of Friday Nights culminates through the talent and wonder of Gregangelo & Velocity Circus. Travel back to the age of Impressionism, hang out with Jean Paul Gaultier’s sailors, meet a dandy from Victorian England, or practice your ballet positions with dancers inspired by Rudolf Nureyev. Relive the exquisite 2012 exhibitions of the Legion of Honor and de Young Museum with this final installment of Friday Nights.