King & Faith Conversation with Dr. Charles H. Long

Dr. Charles H. Long
January 13, 2018 - 1:00pm2:00pm

Dr. Long is a historian of religion and Professor Emeritus of the University of California, Santa Barbara.

The King & Faith lectures are designed to create a space for critique, analysis, and questions regarding assumptions about King and faith, King and community, and King and society, and to ignite a greater dialogue and program action that will infuse “where we go from here.”

Gallery Talks on "Revelations: Art from the African American South"

Lonnie Holley (b. 1950 ), Him and Her Hold the Root, 1994.
January 13, 2018 - 11:00am3:30pm

Tour Revelations with museum docents or chat with community representatives about the artwork. 

11am–3pm          | Community representatives are stationed throughout the galleries.

12:30pm              | Docent tour - meet at exhibition entrance
 

Join scholars (in Gallery 17) as they share connections to the artworks:

Community Songs of the Western Hemisphere: San Francisco to Teotihuacan

January 20, 2018 - 2:00pm3:30pm

Community Songs of the Western Hemisphere: San Francisco to Teotihuacan
Featuring Kim Shuck, with Leticia Hernandez, and Sandra Garcia Rivera

Kim Shuck is a poet, visual artist, and educator. She is the author of four books and has won awards in the US and Britain. Her artwork has been displayed on four continents. She is currently the seventh poet laureate of San Francisco.

de Youngsters 2018 Art Party

de Youngsters
January 19, 2018 - 6:00pm9:00pm

Begin 2018 with an evening of creativity and conviviality at the fifth annual de Youngsters Art Party, on Friday, January 19. All proceeds from this family-friendly fundraiser supports services (such as providing scholarships to Summer Art Camp and art supplies for free Saturday workshops), wayfinding, and free programs for children and their caregivers at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Come put the art in party at this dynamic event!

Textile Arts Council Lecture: "African-Print Textiles in Ghana: ‘Popular’ Fashion, Cosmopolitan Style"

Madam Theresah Osei, African-print trader, in her downtown shop
February 10, 2018 - 10:00am11:00am

African-print fashion—fashions based on the colorful, boldly patterned ‘African-print’ cloth produced especially for the West and Central African consumers for over a century—encapsulates the historical depth and contemporary complexity of Africa’s globalizing relationships with the larger world.  In the opening decades of the twenty-first century, African-print fashion has become an increasingly globalized and dynamic terrain, with significant changes taking place both in style and in the nature of African-print cloth itself.

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