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Friday Nights at the de Young: Velocity Circus, "Orsay 2!" by curator Lynn Orr, and reception for Kearny Street Workshop

September 24, 2010 - 5:00pm8:45pm

Gregangelo and Velocity Circus
6:00–8:30 p.m. Mingle with a menagerie of delightful new-world/old-world Parisian characters amidst a cabaret café ambience.
"Orsay 2!"
6:00–8:30 p.m. Special lecture by Lynn Orr, Curator in Charge, European Art
Hands-on art making for everyone, with Mademoiselle Kim
6:00–8:30 p.m. Build a Parisian café facade.
Reception for September Artists-in-Residence Kearny Street Workshop

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Cultural Encounters: Friday Nights at the de Young and the San Francisco Bay Guardian present "Intuitive Impressions" and Mission Muralismo

September 3, 2010 - 5:00pm8:45pm

San Francisco Bay Guardian presents "Intuitive Impressions"
6:00–8:45 p.m. Sign up for intuitive tarot and palm readings as well as henna by Holistic Henna
DJ Schmeejay
6:00–7:00 and 8:00–8:30p.m. KUSF host of Radiodrome
Gaucho
7:00–8:00 p.m. Gypsy jazz sextet inspired by the music of Django Reinhardt
Mission Muralismo Film Series Part Two
organized by Annice Jacoby in partnership with Precita Eyes Muralists

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Symposium: "Against the Grain: California Scholars Look at Impressionism"

May 22, 2010 - 10:00am5:00pm

"Against the Grain: California Scholars Look at Impressionism” analyzes and celebrates the contribution of California universities to the study of 19th- and 20th-century painting, including French Impressionism. Since World War II, major graduate programs in art history have been created at most of the great public and private universities in California, making the state one of the most important intellectual centers in the world for art history of the modern era.

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About the Artist Studio Program

Applying to the Program

To apply to be an Artist-in-Residence, please send the following items:

  • Letter of interest
  • Resume, education background, teaching experience, awards, gallery showings and/or exhibitions, etc.
  • Photographs or digital images of work
  • A detailed proposal of plans for a residency and description of process
  • Description of possible interactive projects for the public

Send to: Renee Baldocchi
Coordinator of Public Programs
de Young Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118

The next round of applications are due by October 1, 2014 for selection in 2015 and 2016.  Artists under consideration will be contacted for an interview. Letters of acceptance and non-acceptance will be sent after the review process.

Bringing working artists into the museum setting, giving the community access to the artistic process

What is the Artist Studio/Demonstration Program?

This program enables museum visitors to meet artists and gives artists an opportunity to work with the public. By watching an artist work, talking with an artist, and engaging in art-making activities, visitors will learn more about various techniques and processes, thus gaining a greater understanding and appreciation for the art on view at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

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Ticket Donations from the de Young and the Legion of Honor

Each year the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (de Young and Legion of Honor) receives hundreds of requests for ticket donations to support fundraising efforts by non-profit organizations in the greater San Francisco Bay Area.

Ticket donations will operate as follows: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco will donate four (4) complimentary general admission tickets upon request to each non-profit organization [501(c)(3)] that directly benefits children’s education.

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July Artist-in-Residence Maggie Malloy: Stones, Bones, Locks, and Boxes

July 1, 2009August 2, 2009

Ceramic artist Malloy explores the concept "earth plus mud plus fire makes stone" with a hands-on interactive project. Museum visitors are invited to create surface finishes on "stone" objects to be used in an installation as an offering to our ancestors. Visitors will work with prepared bisque ware, wet clay, and slip-cast molds.

Closing Reception Friday, July 31, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

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The Artist Studio program is supported by the Fleishhacker Foundation. Thank you to Nobilo Wines for their in-kind support.

February Artist-in-Residence: Ann Weber

May 8, 2010May 16, 2010

Young at Art

The Young at Art festival, a collaboration between FAMSF and the San Francisco Unified School District, celebrates the creativity of local youth in the visual and performing arts. For more information, contact Ariana Bayer at 415-750-3522 or abayer@famsf.org.

Friday, May 14
6:00–8:30 p.m.
Reception in the Kimball Education Gallery


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