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Friday Nights: Ballroom Dance & Glass Blowing Lecture | de Young
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 8:15 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 | 5 to 8:45 pm
de Young Museum, Golden Gate Park, SF
November Artist in Residence: Javier Manrique
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
The San Francisco Ballet’s Center for Dance Education is offering an opportunity for museum visitors to learn ballroom dancing. Bring your dance shoes and be ready to channel the Fred Astaire or Ginger Rogers inside of you.
7pm Koret Auditorium
Special Lecture in conjunction with Reflections: Celebrating 50 Years of the Studio Glass Movement by studio glass pioneer Marvin Lipofsky, with an introduction by FAMSF assistant curator of American art, Emma Acker.
*Programs are free and open to the public, but does not include admission to the museum's galleries
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