Tenderloin Museum 1-Year Anniversary Celebration
In celebration of their one year anniversary on July 16th the Tenderloin Museum be open for free from 10 am-9 pm with free hourly programming from 1-8 pm.
The first year has been exceptional because of all the incredible partnerships forged with other museums, non-profit organizations, artists, local businesses, and our neighbors. The first anniversary will be spent celebrating those partnerships.
They’ll be hosting the Asian Art Museum, the California Historical Society, and Larkin Street Services Youth Art Program, among many others.
Tenderloin Museum – One Year Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, July 16, 2016 | 10a to 9p
Tenderloin Museum, 398 Eddy St., SF
- 1 pm Youth Magic Class with Magician Mike Della Penna
Mike will begin with a performance followed by a short teach-in session where attendees will learn to perform a few simple, yet powerful magic effects to amaze friends, family, or even an audience! For Tenderloin youths & our SF & Bay Area neighbors, for ages 8-98
- 2 pm Asian Art Museum
A storyteller from the Asian Art Museum will delight visitors with a short story from the Rama Epic recounting the struggle of Prince Rama. His epic has been a prime subject for visual and performing arts, literature, and religious thought in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia
- 3 pm Larkin Street Youth Services – Vocal Chords
Youth Choir at Larkin Street’s Youth Arts Program
- 4 pm California Historical Society
Billy Jennings, founder of the Black Panther Archive and former Black Panther will discuss the history and impact of the Black Panther Party in City of San Francisco and show small portions of his archive
- 5 pm Don Herron on Dashiell Hammett
Discussion about the famous American author dubbed the “Grandfather of Noir” and his close relationship to the Tenderloin
- 6 pm Skywatchers
Tenderloin residents celebrate a resistance to oppression and affirm their community through music, dance and spoken word
- 7 pm Café Society SF
A night of contemporary jazz with Tenderloin-based Cafe Society featuring vocalist Tomas Jay with the Dave Austin trio, and special guest vocalists
- 8 pm Aunt Charlie’s Dream Queens Revue Drag Show
Queens Donna Personna, Collette LeGrande & the TL Museum’s own Cruzin d’Loo will dazzle us with drag performances