Fiesta Friday Nights at the de Young Presents Velocity Circus, El Cafe Peetnik, and Artist Salon

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Come early and enjoy the galleries! Friday Night programming begins at 6:00 p.m.

Wilsey Court
6:30–8:30 p.m. Live performances by Gregangelo and Velocity Circus

Velocity: Neocircus Sojourns in Blue and Red and a Master's Four "isms"
With a prolific body of work from the iconic artist as a fount of inspiration, Gregangelo & Velocity Circus applies it’s unique perspective to reframe the essence of his art in a spectacular and visceral experience for the de Young audience. Acrobats, contortionists, and vibrant characters will dance, balance on each other, and play through the transcendent arias of contemporary masterpieces. Defying preconceived notions about human limitations Gregangelo & Velocity Circus shares wonderment that is both point-blank and expansive.

Hands-on art making
6:00–8:30 p.m. Meet our museum artists and create your own piece of art to take home in celebration of the special exhibition Picasso.

In Piazzoni Murals Room
6:00–8:30 p.m.
El Cafe Peetnik: Enjoy samplings and tastings of teas and coffees from your local coffee shop, Peet's.

In Koret Auditorium
7:00–7:30 p.m., 7:45–8:15 p.m. (two showings, limited seating, first come, first served)
Documentary, "Matisse and Picasso" (25 min.)

In Kimball Artist Studio/ Artist Salon 
6:30–8:30 p.m.
Intersection for the Arts's resident theater company Campo Santo shares Open Process showings from the upcoming Block by Block, featuring scenes and dance from Felonious with guest dance groups.

Ticket Information

Programs are free. Museum and special exhibition admission required to visit the galleries. For more information on membership, please click here.

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Gregory Stock