We open Season 11 of Friday Nights at the de Young with a celebration of the special exhibition Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland and the annual Bouquets to Art exhibition.
Every week, Friday Nights at the de Young offers art-making activities to encourage everyone of all ages to tap into their creativity.
Bagpipe performances greet Friday Nights visitors from 5:45–6:45 pm in Diller Court.
Jeff Campbell has 30+ years of piping experience. He performs a medley of up-beat tunes in traditional highland attire. Campbell has performed with six-time Grammy winning group, The Chieftains. He studied under World Champion Pipe Major Donald Shaw Ramsay, B.E.M. and has played with the San Francisco Irish, Alameda Sheriffs, Dunvegan, Seattle Clansmen, and Diablo Highlanders pipe bands.
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm
Friday Nights at the de Young presents the Red Thistle Dancers, a traditional Scottish dance group based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Red Thistle performs a variety of Scottish dances, including Scottish country dancing.
Audience participation starting at 8 pm
Esther Bell, Curator-in-Charge of European Painting at FAMSF presents a lecture on the special exhibition Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland.