Spring Has Sprung! Opening Night of Season 9 | Friday Nights at the de Young

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Mads Tolling Quartet

This spring, join us for season 9 of Friday Nights at the de Young and celebrate the museum’s collections as well as the special exhibitions Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis and Rembrandt’s Century.

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 pm. 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.

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 are only available at least 24 hours in advance. Please call the museum at 415.750.3600 for on-site purchase availability.


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Contact Information

Gregory Stock
gstock@famsf.org

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.

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