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.
Every week, Friday Nights at the de Young offers art-making activities to encourage everyone of all ages to tap into their creativity.
Spanish-born, jazz-flamenco pianist Alex Conde carves a distinct musical path through bebop language and authentic Andalusian rhythms. His latest work, Descarga for Monk (2015) placed Conde among best album lists of prestigious international publications such as Downbeat, All About Jazz, Cadance, and Latin Jazz Network. KQED acknowledged this album, featuring a unique application of flamenco rhythms to Monk's jazz standards, as one of the Top Ten Bay Area jazz releases of 2015.