Friday Nights at the de Young: African Diaspora & Gaultier | GG Park
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de Young Museum | 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA
Friday Nights at the de Young offers a variety of interdisciplinary arts programs, including live music, poetry, films, dance, tours, talks and more. Season Eight is every Friday night from March 30 – November 23, 2012.
This weekly after-hours art “happening” changes every week, but typically includes a mix of live music, dance performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demonstrations, special performances, hands-on art activities and more. Plus the observation tower is open until 8:15pm.
July 20, 2012: African Diaspora & Gaultier
This evening focuses on Africa featuring traditional African Manding music with song and dance in Wilsey court and her American descendants.
Artist Demonstration by Artist-in-Residence Alumnus Ramekon O’Arwisters and hands-on art making for everyone.
Koret Auditorium | 7:00 p.m.
Special Lecture: “Love Letters” that celebrates Aaron Douglas, one of the pioneers of the Harlem Renaissance movement by Artist Fellow Collaborator C. Derrick Jones of aerial troupe Catch Me Bird and Douglas’ nephew.
About Friday Nights at the De Young
Friday Nights at the de Young offers a variety of free interdisciplinary arts programs, including live music, poetry, films, dance, tours, and lectures every Friday night. The above listed activities for “Friday Nights at the de Young” are free and located in the public spaces of the museum. But please note that even on Friday nights, the museums’ galleries are not free and require a regular admission ticket.