Friday Nights at de Young: Live Music & Art Making | Golden Gate Park
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de Young Museum | 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA
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Friday, October 3, 2014
Friday Nights at the de Young | Fall 2018Artist Demonstration by Kelvin Ming YoungPiazzoni Murals Room6:00 pm
Kelvin Ming Young will demonstrate his painting process, starting with raw canvas, and applying paint with various staining, dripping, and other techniques.Mixed-Media Art-Making Stations and Art BarBuchanan Court6:00 pm
Every week, Friday Night at the de Young offers art making to encourage everyone, of all ages, to tap into their creativity.“Mother Maguey: The Gift of Life” by Artist-in-Residence Viviana ParedesKimball Education Gallery6:00 pm
An artist interested in the intersections of culture and environmental issues, Viviana Paredes is fascinated with the iconic maguey (agave), its mythology, and its many uses. Found throughout the Americas, the maguey has provided the staples of life necessary for human existence for thousands of years. People throughout the Americas use its many medicinal properties, granting the plant mythical powers in myths and stories told through the ages.Live Music by Jon JangWilsey Court6:30 pm
To mark the centennial of the California Alien Land Law of 1913, which denied certain populations the right to own land, Jon Jang has been commissioned to compose Oyama Canon in D, a multi-movement work that pays tribute to the Issei (first-generation Japanese immigrants to America) and their contributions to agricultural development in California, as well as their struggle to resist racist alien land laws.