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Another World, presented in association with the San Francisco Bay Guardian | Friday Nights at the de Young

Make Drag, Not War

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In collaboration with the The San Francisco Bay Guardian, Veteran Artist presents "Another World," featuring scenes from Make Drag, Not War. Also, veteran artists Combat Paper and Iraq Veterans Against the War.

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 Friday Nights prix-fixe menu and specialty cocktails, and the observation tower is open until 8:00 p.m. Artist Fellows, Artists-in-Residence, curators, scholars, and arts educators all play an active role in making Friday Nights an engaging museum experience for all.

Art Making for All
Museum Lobby
6–8:30 p.m.
Hands-on art making in celebration of our current exhibits! This project invites everyone of all ages get up close and personal to the artistic process. Join our museum artists in creating a project of your own to take home.

Ticket Information

Public programs are free and open to the public.

Tickets are required (advance purchase highly recommended) for the special exhibitions Girl With a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis and Rembrandt's Century. Please click the button below for online reservations, which must be purchased at least 24 hours in advance. Please call the museum at 415.750.3600 for on-site purchase availability.


Education programs for Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis are supported in part by a grant from The Netherland-America Foundation. The Fine Arts Museums’ Cultural Encounters programs are made possible through the generous support of The Hearst Foundations and The Winifred Johnson Clive Foundation. The Artist Fellows program is part of Cultural Encounters and is also supported by major grants from The James Irvine Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services/Museums for America. Thanks to our media sponsor the San Francisco Bay Guardian.

Contact Information
Gregory Stock
6:00 pm

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.

7:00 pm

Bullets and Tea: Journalists and Iraqis recount the war in Iraq 10 years later
A panel discussion with Kael Alford, Thorne Anderson, and Farah Muhsin

Photojournalists Kael Alford and Thorne Anderson discuss their reporting of the war in Iraq with Farah Muhsin, an Iraqi living in the Bay Area. In a conversational setting, the three will tell stories of Saddam-era Iraq: the bombing, invasion, occupation, militias, and mercenaries, and daily life in the cafés, streets, and bridal salons of Iraq.

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