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Doing and Viewing Art

May 3, 2014 - 12:30pm2:00pm

Ages 4–12. Family tours are followed by related hands-on art projects led by professional artists. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult. 

10–11:30 am:  General public
12:30–2 pm:  Museum members only

Saturday, May 3 Patterns across Cultures

Upcoming

Doing and Viewing Art

May 3, 2014 - 10:00am11:30am

Ages 4–12. Family tours are followed by related hands-on art projects led by professional artists. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult. 

10–11:30 am: General public
12:30–2 pm: Museum members only

Saturday, May 3 Patterns across Cultures

Upcoming

Guest Lecture: "More Than Meets the Eye: Language in the Visual Arts," by Leslie Ross

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April 25, 2014 - 7:00pm8:00pm

Dr. Leslie Ross, professor and chair of Art History at Dominican University of California, will explore the relationship between written texts and visual images in the history of art from ancient to modern times through a wide-ranging and thought-provoking series of selected examples from diverse cultures and geographic areas. Her focus will be on the use of words as art and in art, from the obvious to the elusive, the puzzling to the profound. 

Presentation: "The Bay Lights," Ben Davis, Illuminate the Arts

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April 18, 2014 - 6:00pm8:00pm

The Bay Lights is the world’s largest LED light sculpture, 1.8 miles wide and 500 feet high. Inspired by the Bay Bridge’s 75th anniversary, its 25,000 white LED lights are individually programmed by artist Leo Villareal to create a never repeating, dazzling display through March 2015 across the western span of the Bay Bridge.

Artwear at the de Young

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May 3, 2014 - 9:30am4:30pm

Celebrate six years of handcrafted wearable art at the de Young. Meet 16 Bay Area artisans and shop one-of-a-kind collections at the premier shopping event of the spring. Wares on view will include apparel, accessories, necklaces, earrings, and more. The event is held in the Piazzoni Murals Room at the de Young and admission is free. Members receive a 10% discount on all purchases. 

Artwear at the de Young

fancy necklace
May 2, 2014 - 9:30am8:15pm

Celebrate six years of handcrafted wearable art at the de Young. Meet 16 Bay Area artisans and shop one-of-a-kind collections at the premier shopping event of the spring. Wares on view will include apparel, accessories, necklaces, earrings, and more. The event is held in the Piazzoni Murals Room at the de Young and admission is free. Members receive a 10% discount on all purchases. 

Friday Night O'Keeffe Tour Package

Georgia O'Keeffe Petunias
April 4, 2014 - 7:00pm
April 11, 2014 - 7:00pm
April 18, 2014 - 7:00pm
April 25, 2014 - 7:00pm
May 2, 2014 - 7:00pm

Enjoy the festivities of Friday Nights at the de Young along with a pre-reserved spot on a docent led tour of Modern Nature: Georgia O’Keeffe & Lake George.

Package includes the tour, an exhibition ticket, and a complimentary beverage (choice of beer, wine, or non-alcoholic selection). Tours begin promptly at 7 pm. Discounts may not apply.

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