This spring, join us on the “plein” for season 9 of Friday Nights at the de Young and celebrate the museum’s collections along with Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis and Rembrandt’s Century.
Art-making for all
Hands-on art making in celebration of our current Dutch-related exhibitions! This age-inclusive project helps everyone get up close and personal to the artistic process. Join our museum artists in creating a project of your own to take home.
Kimball Education Gallery
Susan Tonkin Riegel
Wilsey Court & Piazzoni Murals Room
8th Annual Discarded to Divine Fashion Showcase in partnership with St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco
Join us for this popular event where designers (students and professionals) showcase beautifully designed and cutting-edge fashions from discarded clothing. This year’s creative inspiration will focus on Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis. For more information about Discarded to Divine go online to www.discardedtodivine.org/
Personal Letters: Expressing Ourselves through a Mixed-Media Dialogue
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1:00–5:00 p.m., plus Fridays 6-8:45 p.m.
de Young Artist-in-Residence Susan Tonkin Riegel is a mixed-media artist who loves the language of symbols and archetypes. Her spontaneous and intuitive process records glimpses of her personal life and dreams.
Proust + Vermeer
(Dir. Richard Voorhees, 30 mins., in French with English subtitles)
Arguably the greatest French writer of the 20th century, Marcel Proust was a huge admirer of Vermeer, and he wove many observations about the painter into his novel À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time, or Remembrance of Things Past) Some are laughable and some profound.