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Jewel City: Art from San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exposition, Educator Workshop

Joseph Raphael, Spring Winds, ca. 1914
October 24, 2015 -

Jewel City reassembles more than 200 works of art that were displayed at the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, including paintings, sculptures, prints, and photographs. The centennial celebration of this world’s fair, which showcased innovations, industries, and the arts, features examples illustrating the era’s range of artistic styles and movements.

October 24, 2015 - 9:00am

Visual Thinking Strategies and the Common Core: A Discussion with Philip Yenawine

de Young Museum
November 7, 2015 -

Philip Yenawine, former director of education at New York’s Museum of Modern Art and coauthor of the Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) curriculum, will explore the connections between VTS and the Common Core standards for English language arts. Through guided discussions, Yenawine will demonstrate how VTS can, in alignment with the Common Core, produce growth in students’ critical thinking. After the program, he will sign copies of his latest book, Visual Thinking Strategies: Using Art to Deepen Learning Across Disciplines.

November 7, 2015 - 11:00am

Friday Nights at the de Young: A Night of Pure Dazzle

Friday Nights at the de Young
September 25, 2015 -

Friday Nights at the de Young are after-hours art happenings that include a mix of live music, dance and theater performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demonstrations, hands-on art activities, and exhibition tours. Local artists conduct drop-in workshops, debut new commissions, display their art in the Kimball Education Gallery, and take part in conversations about the creative process. The Café offers a delicious prix-fixe menu and specialty cocktails, and the Hamon Tower observation level is open until 8 pm.

Buchanan Court
6:00 pm

Every week, Friday Nights at the de Young offers art-making activities to encourage everyone of all ages to tap into their creativity.

SOME THING Tiara Sensation Pageant
Wilsey Court
6:30 pm

During the Fifth Annual SOME THING Tiara Sensation Pageant, our contestants will show their talents and abilities using their artistry to woo the audience and persuade the judges to crown one of them the next Tiara Sensation of San Francisco.

SOME THING is a weekly party that allows us to explore, open, and redefine drag performance through traditional lipsynch, dance, livesinging, vaudevillian antics, and the creation of new personas (regardless of race, gender, or color).

September 25, 2015 - 5:00pm


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