“Making Scenes” Nightclub Night: Friday Nights at the de Young | SF
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de Young Museum | 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA
Submitted by the Event Organizer
Friday Nights at the de Young is a free after-hour “happening” that changes every week but typically includes a mix of live music, poetry, films, dance and talks. Season Eight is every Friday night from March 30 – November 23, 2012.
Walk in and experience all public programs for free. But to view the permanent collection or special exhibitions, admission tickets are required.
Friday Nights at the de Young | April 27, 2012
2012 Artist Fellow Monique Jenkinson (aka Fauxnique) celebrates Jean Paul Gaultier: From Sidewalk to Catwalk with Making Scenes and brings the nightclub to the museum, curating a Friday Night at the de Young packed with the creative energy of San Francisco’s club scenes.
- Kids get to dress drag queens – The evening begins at the hands on art-making table in which child-led teams embellish outfits for drag luminaries, resulting in a wondrous fashion parade
- Club Cultures History Lecture Series – Waiyde Palmer, longtime artist, activist, bartender, and self-proclaimed club-crawler will give a talk on the history of queer club cultures in SF and beyond.
- Our People – Fauxnique creates a dance/installation inspired by the work of Jean Paul Gaultier – his icons, fetishes, and light-hearted, humanistic irreverence.
- The vivacious and extremely talented Tim Carr sings a live set of seriously danceable electro-pop.
- DJ, style maven and Gracious Grande Dame of the club scene Juanita More spins a collection of hot soul, house and disco to finish the party