"In the Hour of Chaos: The Untold Story of Rev. Martin Luther King, Sr.", Film Screening

In the Hour of Chaos film about Martin Luther King, Sr.
January 13, 2018 - 2:30pm4:15pm

The life and trials of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr. ("Daddy King"), father of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. Set against a backdrop of sociopolitical intrigue and anarchy spanning three generations of the King family, In the Hour of Chaos goes behind-the-scenes of America's major domestic conflicts and gives provocative information about the African American Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Directed by Bayer Mack.

107 min., 2016

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!


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