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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
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.
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.
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.