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Artful Discoveries happening in the galleries
May 12, 2015 -
1:00pm2:15pm

Artful Discoveries is an interactive program for individuals with early-stage dementia and their care giver to join others in looking and talking about art—no previous experience is required. Specially trained museum docents will highlight themes, artists, and exhibitions in the museum’s galleries.

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Access Day: "Jewel City: Art from San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition"

Joseph Raphael, Spring Winds
November 9, 2015 -
10:00am3:00pm

Access Days feature extra blue 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 that are blind), and printed versions of the audio tour script. Wheelchairs, folding stools, ASL interpretation (request two weeks in advance), and materials in alternative formats are available upon request.

November 9, 2015 - 10:00am

Access Day: "J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free"

Joseph Mallord William Turner, The Pass of the Splügen: Sample Study, ca. 1841–1842
August 10, 2015 -
10:00am3:00pm

Access Days feature extra blue 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 that are blind), and printed versions of the audio tour script. Wheelchairs, folding stools, ASL interpretation (request two weeks in advance), and materials in alternative formats are available upon request.

August 10, 2015 - 10:00am

Friday Nights at the de Young: Cultural Encounters celebrating "Embodiments: Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture" from the Richard Scheller Collection and "J.M.W Turner: Painting Set Free"

Eyema byeri (the image of the ancestor), figure from a reliquary assemblage
June 26, 2015 -
6:00pm8:30pm

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.

art-making
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.

Onye and the Messengers
Wilsey Court
6:30 pm

Onye and The Messengers are a 7 piece Afro Groove Dance Band. Under the inspiration of renowned Nigerian percussionist and performer, Onye Onyeamechi, amazingly diverse professional musicians collaborate, compose, and play music that is a celebration of body and soul. 

Turner, Snow Storm—Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth
Koret Auditorium
7:15 pm

Friday Nights at the de Young presents ART/FILM: Mr. Turner Up Close. A Fine Arts Museums and San Francisco Film Society Collaboration.

Join us for a lively discussion on how art is portrayed in film with SFFS Director Noah Cowan and FAMSF Curator-in-Charge of European Paintings Esther Bell. The dicussion will feature clips from Mr. Turner, (2014, 150 minutes) and J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free.

June 26, 2015 - 6:00pm

Friday Nights at the de Young Celebrates "J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free"

Turner, Snow Storm—Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth
June 19, 2015 -
6:00pm8:30pm

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.

art-making
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.

Turner, Snow Storm—Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth
Wilsey Court
6:00 pm

The Bay Lights will light up Wilsey Court drawing inspiration from the use of color and motion in J. M. W. Turner's paintings.

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Peace—Burial at Sea, exhibited 1842
Koret Auditorium
7:15 pm

Sam Smiles will present the themes of the special exhibition J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free, namely that Turner was an audacious artist but also keenly engaged with the events and technological developments of early Victorian Britain.

June 19, 2015 - 6:00pm

Friday Nights at the de Young: Revisiting South of Market: A Multigenerational Conversation about Change in the Bay Area

Janet Delaney, Merchantile Building, Mission at Third Street
June 12, 2015 -
6:00pm8:30pm

Friday Nights at the de Young in partnership with the Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley presents three unique programs that celebrate and respond to Janet Delaney: South of Market currently on view at the de Young. The events occur on June 5, 12, and July 17.

June 12, 2015: Part 2 - Keeping San Francisco Alive: A Frank Conversation

art-making
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.

Friday Night 2014
Wilsey Court
6:30 pm

Join a dozen organizations—advocacy groups, civic agencies, and arts organizations—in creating a place where we can discuss ideas and strategies about how to sustain cities and the arts.

Musical Arts Quartet
Wilsey Court
6:30 pm

Live music by Musical Art Quintet featuring Jory Fankuchen, violin; Anthony Blea, violin; Charith Premawardhana, viola; Lewis Patzner, cello; Sascha Jacobsen, bass; and special guests.

Delaney, Second at Market Street
Koret Auditorium
7:15 pm

A panel discussion across sectors about policies and logistical issues of sustaining the city and its culture. Moderated by Shannon Jackson, Director, Arts Research Center, UC Berkeley.

June 12, 2015 - 6:00pm

Friday Nights at the de Young: Revisiting South of Market: A Multigenerational Conversation about Change in the Bay Area

Delaney, Merchantile Buildling, Mission at Third Street
June 5, 2015 -
6:00pm8:30pm

Friday Nights at the de Young in partnership with the Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley presents three unique programs that celebrate and respond to Janet Delaney: South of Market currently on view at the de Young. The events occur on June 5, 12, and July 17.

June 5: Part 1 - 

San Francisco: Looking back as we look forward
Astor & Pollux
Kimball Education Gallery
6:00 pm

June 3–June 28, 2015
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, plus Friday Nights until 8:30 pm
de Young | Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio
Artist Reception Friday Night, June 26, 6–8:30 pm

art-making
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.

DJ Lamont
Wilsey Court
6:30 pm

DJ Lamont will be spinning music from the era of Janet Delaney's photographs (1978–mid-1980s).

Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco
Hamon Education Tower—9th Floor
6:30 pm

Gary Kamiya reads from his book Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco. The reading is followed by a book-signing.

Janet Delaney, Longtime Neighbors, Langton at Folsom Street
Gallery 12
6:30 pm

Stories of San Francisco as told by individuals photographed in Janet Delaney's work.

Schedule

6:30–7:15 pm
Gallery 12

8–8:30 pm
Various locations, TBD

Delaney, View of the Financial District from South of Market Street
Koret Auditorium
7:15 pm

Janet Delaney in conversation with Seth Curcio, Associate Director of Pier 24 Photography, about her exhibition Janet Delaney: South of Market and the photographic history of San Francisco.

June 5, 2015 - 6:00pm

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