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Access Day: "Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert & Jane Meyerhoff Collection"

Painting with Statue of Liberty and Flin Flon IV
August 11, 2014 - 10:00am3:00pm

Access Days feature extra accessible parking spaces, extra seating inside and outside the exhibition, portable large-print editions of exhibition labels, docent-led tours, audio tours (free for visitors with low-vision or who are blind), and printed versions of the audio tour script. Wheelchairs, folding stools, ASL interpretation (requested two weeks in advance), and materials in alternative formats are available upon request.

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August 11, 2014 - 10:00am

Performance by Las Chicas de Esta Noche

July 11, 2014 - 6:30pm8:30pm

Las Chicas de Esta Noche—Lulu Ramirez, Persia, and Vicky Jimenez—will delight museum visitors with their dance performances, singing, lip-synching, and gorgeous costumes while comedian Marga Gomez lights up the stage with her insights and brilliant humor. 

This event is organized in collaboration with René Yañez, co-founder of Galería de la Raza, curator, and activist.

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Art Bar

painting detail
July 25, 2014 - 6:00pm8:30pm

Every week in July, mix art into your life at our Art Bar. Tonight's special menu includes:

Tools of the Trade: Experiment with artist tools used to make paints. 

Concoctions: Make your own art concoction. Contribute to a community mural inspired by tonight's theme and artist Favianna Rodriguez.

Conversation Station: Exchange ideas with fellow Friday Nighters. Tonight's theme is "MEX-I-AM." Who are you?

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Art Bar

art making
July 18, 2014 - 6:00pm8:30pm

Every week in July, mix art into your life at our Art Bar. Tonight's special menu includes:

Creativity Challenge: Challenge your mind with open-ended tasks and activities that inspire you to see things in a new way. Use paper and tape to create artwork in the style of Barnett Newman.

Conversation Station: Exchange ideas with fellow Friday Nighters on "What makes you dance?"

Tools of the Trade: Experiment with artist tools. Strike a dance pose!

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Art Bar

art making
July 11, 2014 - 6:00pm8:30pm

Every week in July, mix art into your life at our Art Bar. Tonight's special menu includes:

Creativity Challenge: Challenge your mind with open-ended tasks and activities. Stand up! Tell us your best joke.

Conversation Station: Exchange ideas with fellow Friday Nighters about humor and stereotypes.

Concoctions: Make your own art concoction. Create a flag or pennant to cheer on your favorite World Cup team!

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Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland

Herbst Special Exhibition Galleries
March 7, 2015May 31, 2015

Spanning more than 400 years of artistic production, this exhibition includes works by many of the greatest painters from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. Some, including Sandro Botticelli’s Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child (ca. 1490), have never before been seen in the United States. This presentation includes 55 works from the three institutions that form the National Galleries of Scotland: the Scottish National Gallery, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

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Ticket Information 

Tickets go on sale to museum members October 21 at 9 am, and to the public beginning October 28 at 9 am.

Adults $20–$24, seniors 65+ $17–$20, students with current ID $16–$20, youths 6–17 $10–$14, members and children 5 and under free. Prices subject to change without notice.

Save $1 per ticket with advance online purchase. Prices in your online shopping cart reflect the automatic savings.

This exhibition is organized by the National Galleries of Scotland.  

Director’s Circle

Cynthia Fry Gunn and John A. Gunn

Botticelli painting of The Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child on left and painting on man skating by Henry Raeburn on right

L: Sandro Botticelli, The Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child, ca. 1490. Tempera and gold on canvas. Scottish National Gallery. R: Henry Raeburn, Reverend Robert Walker, Skating on Duddingston Loch, ca.1795. Oil on canvas. Scottish National Gallery

Botticelli to Bracque National Gallery of Scotland

August Artist-in-Residence: Adela Akers, "Traced Memories"

Gold Inside by Adela Akers
August 22, 2014 - 6:00pm

Traced Memories
August 6–31
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, plus Friday nights until 8:45 pm
Artist Reception Friday, August 29, 6–8:30 pm: Join us in celebrating the artist’s residency with light refreshments.

Textile artist Adela Akers is moving her studio to the de Young. Visitors to the new studio will learn how each choice in her art-making process contributes to the unique character and quality of her work.

August 22, 2014 - 6:00pm

August Artist-in-Residence: Adela Akers, "Traced Memories"

Artwork by Adela Akers
August 15, 2014 - 6:00pm

Traced Memories
August 6–31, 2014
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, plus Friday nights until 8:45 pm
Artist Reception Friday, August 29, 6–8:30 pm: Join us in celebrating the artist’s residency with light refreshments.

Textile artist Adela Akers is moving her studio to the de Young. Visitors to the new studio will learn how each choice in her art-making process contributes to the unique character and quality of her work.

August 15, 2014 - 6:00pm

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