Orange Nights: Food & Flowers | Friday Nights at the de Young
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de Young Museum | 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA
Friday, May 24, 2013
Orange Nights: Food & Flowers | Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park
On Friday, May 24, 2013, the theme of the night will celebrate the Netherlands as a world leader in agricultural production and horticulture, highlighting Dutch expertise and innovation in urban agriculture, sustainable practices, greenhouse technology, and more.
Friday Nights at the de Young Schedule | May 24, 2013
- Live Jazz with Paulien (Wilsey Court)
Dutch musicians Paulien (vocals) and Gérard Brikkenaar van Dijk (piano), as well as David Hughes (bass) and Jamey Tate (drums), plus Dutch design light installation from Artecnica
- Game consoles inviting visitors to engage with a specially curated selection of Dutch games, organized by Dutch Game Garden (Museum Lobby)
- Flower displays from the Sun Valley Group of Northern California–based Dutch flower growers (Cafe)
7-8 pm: Special Lecture | Urban Agriculture (Koret Auditorium)
Learn about urban agricultural practices in the Netherlands and the Bay Area with Jan Eelco Jansma of Wageningen University and Eli Zigas of the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Center (SPUR).
6-8 pm: Art Making for All (Lobby)
Hands-on art making in celebration of the current Dutch-related exhibitions. These projects help visitors of all ages get up close and personal with the artistic process. Join the museum teaching artists to create an artwork of your own to take home.
6-8:45 pm: Open Process by Artist Fellow Lenora Lee (Kimball Education Gallery)
De Young Artist Fellow Lenora Lee and collaborating artists and partners take up residence in the Artist Studio as they prepare and present works in progress throughout the month. The Escape and Rescued Memories: New York Stories are two new performances that incorporate dance, music, media design, text, and film to shed light on the experiences of women immigrants to the United States in the early 20th century.