Docent Tour: "On the Grid: Textiles and Minimalism"

Buddhist altar cloth (uchishiki), early 19th century
July 28, 2016 -
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On the Grid: Textiles and Minimalism presents a broad range of textile traditions from around the world that share many of the same aesthetic choices ascribed to Minimalist works. This exploration underscores the universality of the movement’s underlying design principles, which include regular, symmetrical, or gridded arrangements; repetition of modular elements; direct use and presentation of materials; and an absence of ornamentation.

Docent Tour: Art and Architecture: Highlights of the de Young

Mel Ramos, Superman, 1962
January 1, 2017 -
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Join a museum docent on a tour of museum highlights.

Textile Arts Council Lecture: "Hmong Story Cloths: A Historical and Cultural Understanding"

Dr. Linda Gerdner
April 22, 2017 -
10:00am12:00pm

Story cloths originated during a pivotal time in the history of a specific cohort of Hmong people from Laos. During confinement in refugee camps in Thailand, Hmong women applied their superior needlework skills to create a new art form. These embroidered story cloths visually convey lived experiences and cultural heritage. Following the closure of the last refugee settlement, story cloths have become a dying art. Dr. Linda Gerdner has been collecting story cloths for over two decades, with a discerning eye for quality of stitches and diversity of content.

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de Young Artist Studio

Every month the museum invites artists to install and demonstrate their art form at the de Young. This interactive program enables visitors to meet artists and gives the artists an opportunity to work with the public. Artists working in various media are encouraged to apply.

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"APACHELYPSE Now," by Douglas Miles, Global Fellow and February 2017 Artist-in-Residence

Douglas Miles, Apache Leadership, 2016
February 1, 2017February 26, 2017

Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm
Reception: Saturday, February 25, 3–5 pm

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The de Young Global Fellows program, made possible with the generous support from The Christensen Fund, invites indigenous artists from around the world to activate the museum as a space where important cultural connections can be forged and historic collections can be enlivened through interactions with the public. Douglas Miles is the 2016-17 de Young Global Fellow, and will be working with the de Young and a number of partnering organizations from mid-January through mid-March 2017. Through Kua`aina Associates he will connect and engage with Bay Area based Native American artists and community at the beginning of the year, serve as the de Young Museum’s Artist-in-Residence in February 2017, and work with the 509 Cultural Center and Luggage Store Gallery in March 2017.

"Objects to Remember You By: An Index of Sentiment," by Kija Lucas, September 2017 Artist-in-Residence

Kija Lucas, Objects to remember You By: An Index of Sentiment, Shelf #8, 2015. Archival pigment print, dimensions variable.
September 6, 2017October 1, 2017

Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm; Fridays until 8:45 pm
Artist Reception: Friday, September 29, 6–8:30 pm

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The Artist Studio program is made possible with major support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ Museums for America program.

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