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Family Dance Workshops with San Francisco Ballet

November 10, 2012 -
10:00am11:00am
December 8, 2012 -
10:00am11:00am
January 12, 2013 -
10:00am11:00am

Saturdays, December 8, and January 12, 10–11 a.m.

Instructors of the San Francisco Ballet Center for Dance Education will lead participants through an introductory dance experience. Designed for children age 5–14 and their parents or guardians; these dance workshops explore the basics of ballet and creative movement experience, inspired by the ballet The Nutcracker. All workshops will take place in the Piazzoni Murals Room. (Pre-registration is required.)
 

Friday Nights at the de Young | Art Making for Everyone with Museum Artists

November 2, 2012 -
6:00pm8:30pm
November 9, 2012 -
6:00pm8:30pm
November 16, 2012 -
6:00pm8:30pm
November 23, 2012 -
6:00pm8:30pm

Every week, Friday Nights at the de Young offers hands-on art-making for everyone! Museum artists create a themed project every week for all to enjoy! Be creative and take your own creation home with you.

Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a parent.

Special Multimedia Presentation | “From Tutu to Haute Couture: Costume and the Ballet”

Red ballet shoes
November 2, 2012 -
7:00pm8:30pm

Independent curator Brad Rosenstein will give a multimedia presentation, “From Tutu to Haute Couture: Costume and the Ballet,” which combines a brief history of ballet costume with more specific examples from Rudolf Nureyev: A Life in Dance. The program will culminate in a fashion show of costumes from the archives of San Francisco Ballet, modeled by San Francisco Ballet School Trainees.

The Frescoes of San Francisco: An Interactive Map

November Artist-in-Residence Javier Manrique explores the art of the fresco in the Artist Studio at the de Young and throughout the city of San Francisco. Take a self-guided tour of the city's famous frescoes and then visit Manrique in the Artist Studio as he engages the public in conversations and art projects focusing on the fine art of the fresco. Click on the pins for more information about each fresco and its site.

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"Fresco-Painting an Orthodox Church": Presentation by Father Patrick and Father Moses of Saint Gregory of Sinai Monastery

November 10, 2012 -
3:00pm5:00pm

Fresco-Painting an Orthodox Church

This presentation shows the process of fresco painting in Orthodox Churches as practiced in the 21st century. Father Patrick and Father Moses of Saint Gregory of Sinai Monastery are engaged in the painting of Saint Seraphim's Orthodox Church in Santa Rosa, California, and also the Church of Saint-Germain d'Auxerre and Sainte-Marie-Madeleine in Vézelay, France. They will show images and video clips of their work in progress, discuss the iconographic programs of the churches, and hold a question-and-answer session. 

"Teotihuacan Murals: A Lasting Legacy," a talk with Lesley Bone, Head Objects Conservator and Javier Manrique, November Artist-in-Residence

November 3, 2012 - 2:00pm

"Teotihuacan Murals: A Lasting Legacy," a talk with Lesley Bone, Head Objects Conservator for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and Javier Manrique, November Artist-in-Residence

Gallery 3 (Teotihuacan murals gallery)

The 2012 Elizabeth and Lewis K. Land Memorial Lecture: "Wisdom and Power: Old Age in Ancient Mesoamerican Art"

November 3, 2012 -
10:00am12:00pm

Friends of Ethnic Art presents the 2012 Elizabeth and Lewis K. Land Memorial Lecture
"Wisdom and Power: Old Age in Ancient Mesoamerican Art"
by Simon Martin, Associate Curator, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

San Francisco Ballet Partnership with Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

The de Young and San Francisco Ballet are proud to partner on special programs and events in celebration of the special exhibition Rudolf Nureyev: A Life in Dance, on view October 6, 2012–February 17, 2013.

Upcoming SF Ballet and de Young Partnership Events

October 5

Members-only Preview Hours and VIP Room
de Young; 1–8:45 pm (VIP room 5:30–8:30 pm)

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