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Friday Nights at the de Young: Swing Music & Ballet Fashion | Golden Gate Park
Friday Nights at the de Young is a free weekly after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces.
The event has a new theme every week, but typically includes an eclectic mix of live music, dance performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demos, hands-on art activities, and more. Plus, the observation tower is open until 8 pm.
All activities on Friday nights are free and open to the public, but sadly, if you want to visit the museum’s galleries, regular admission charges still apply.
Friday Nights at the de Young
Fridays, April 17–November 27, 2015 | 5-8:45 pm
de Young Museum, Golden Gate Park, SF
November Artist in Residence:
Frescomania puts the ancient art of fresco center stage, inspired by the Teotihuacan murals on view in the de Young Art of the Americas galleries.
6:30pm Wilsey Court
Chaude Symphonie, directed by Rebecca Roudman
A high-energy evening that dances from toe-tapping swing to breathtaking virtuosity, this family-friendly concert has something for everyone.
7:00pm Koret Auditorium
Independent curator Brad Rosenstein will give a multimedia presentation, “From Tutu to Haute Couture: Costume and the Ballet,” which combines a brief history of ballet costume with more specific examples from Rudolf Nureyev: A Life in Dance. The program will culminate in a fashion show of costumes from the archives of San Francisco Ballet, modeled by San Francisco Ballet School Trainees.
*Programs are free and open to the public, but does not include admission to the museum's galleries
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Submitted by Rena