Cultural Encounters: Friday Nights at the de Young presents Erik Jekabson Quartet + Strings, Closing Reception for Ken Holden, and the de Young Poetry Series

April 23, 2010 - 5:00pm8:45pm

On Friday nights, the entire museum is open until 8:45 p.m. Friday Nights at the de Young offers a variety of interdisciplinary arts programs, including live music, poetry, films, dance, tours, and lectures. The café is open with a special Friday Nights dinner menu, and a no-host cocktail bar is serving drinks. There are art making activities for everyone. Programs are subject to change.

Wilsey Court
6:30–7:15 and 7:45–8:30 p.m.

Cultural Encounters: Friday Nights at the de Young presents New Generation—Celebrating Americana Art and Culture: Past and Present

April 16, 2010 - 5:00pm8:45pm

On Friday nights, the entire museum is open until 8:45 p.m. Friday Nights at the de Young offers a variety of interdisciplinary arts programs, including live music, poetry, films, dance, tours, and lectures. The café is open with a special Friday Nights dinner menu, and a no-host cocktail bar is serving drinks. There are art making activities for everyone. Programs are subject to change.

Cultural Encounters: Friday Nights at the de Young presents Discarded to Divine and Fishtank Ensemble

April 9, 2010 - 5:00pm8:45pm

On Friday nights, the entire museum is open until 8:45 p.m. Friday Nights at the de Young offers a variety of interdisciplinary arts programs, including live music, poetry, films, dance, tours, and lectures. The café is open with a special Friday Nights dinner menu, and a no-host cocktail bar is serving drinks. There are art making activities for everyone. Programs are subject to change.

April Artist-in-Residence: Ken Holden

April 7, 2010 - 1:00pm5:00pm
April 8, 2010 - 1:00pm5:00pm
April 9, 2010 - 1:00pm5:00pm
April 10, 2010 - 1:00pm5:00pm
April 11, 2010 - 1:00pm5:00pm
April 14, 2010 - 1:00pm5:00pm
April 15, 2010 - 1:00pm5:00pm
April 16, 2010 - 1:00pm5:00pm
April 17, 2010 - 1:00pm5:00pm
April 18, 2010 - 1:00pm5:00pm
April 21, 2010 - 1:00pm5:00pm
April 22, 2010 - 1:00pm5:00pm
April 23, 2010 - 1:00pm5:00pm
April 24, 2010 - 1:00pm5:00pm
April 25, 2010 - 1:00pm5:00pm

Every month the museum invites artists to install and demonstrate their art form at the de Young. This interactive program enables visitors to meet artists and gives the artists an opportunity to work with the public. Artists working in various media are encouraged to apply.

Artists are on site Wednesday–Sunday, 1:00–5:00 p.m. (until 8:45 p.m. on Fridays through November 26, 2010).

Visual Interpretations in Photography

Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay Voucher Redemption

Questions?

Please email voucher@famsf.org or call 415.750.3612, Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm. All calls and emails will be returned within one business day. Vouchers cannot be redeemed by phone or email.

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Group Visits

To Reserve Group Tickets

Reservations are accepted by contacting the group sales office at groupsales@famsf.org or by calling 415.750.3620.

Groups are welcome at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco!

Both the de Young museum and Legion of Honor offer unique experiences for groups of all kinds. Visit a special exhibition, explore our extensive permanent collection, discover the architecture and gardens, and enjoy both casual and fine dining. It's a great place for groups to meet and learn about fine arts.

What is a Group?

A group is 10 or more people.

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de Young Museum Store

de Young Store Hours

Tuesdays–Sundays
9:30 am–5:15 pm

Fridays (see dates)
9:30 am–8:45 pm

Contact

415.750.3642
museumstores@famsf.org

Located on the de Young’s main concourse and lower levels, the de Young Museum Store offers a vast array of art books and museum publications, distinctive decorative objects, jewelry, and home accessories, along with textiles, posters, prints, stationery, and educational children’s books and toys, all related to the museum’s permanent collections of American painting and decorative arts, art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, textiles, photography, and works on paper.

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Tours

For More Information
School Group Tours
415.750.2603
schooltours@famsf.org

College Tours
415.750.3528
cinaba@famsf.org

Access Tours and Programs
415.750.7645
TTY 415.750.3509
tbrown@famsf.org

Adult Tours
groupsales@famsf.org
415.750.2636

FAMSF Docents Website
www.famsfdocents.info

Enhance your visit to the Museum with a tour of our permanent collection or special exhibition galleries. There are three tour options available for your enjoyment. Choose from a self-guided audio tour; one of our daily, public docent tours; or book a private, docent-led tour for your group of 10 or more.

Please note, we do not allow tours conducted by persons other than Museum staff or docents without prior written approval.

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Museum Policies

The following policies apply to the museum’s indoor and outdoor areas:

Standard-size backpacks are allowed. All bags, purses, and backpacks larger than 8" h x 8" w x 5" d must be carried by hand. To ensure the safety of the collection, the museum does not permit visitors to carry bags on their backs in the galleries. Bags larger than an average carry-on (approximately 41”) are not allowed in the museum and cannot be checked at the museum’s coat-check facilities. Small carry-ons may be stored at coat-check based on availability.

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de Young Café

de Young Café Hours

Tuesday–Sunday: 9:30 am–4:30 pm
Lunch menu 11 am–3:30 pm

Reservations not accepted.

Contact Information

415-750-2613

Take a break from viewing the exhibitions with a meal or snack at the Museum Cafés, which feature a variety of dining options created by McCalls Catering & Events, San Francisco’s leading purveyor of exceptional catering and museum dining.

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