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Floral Design Demonstration: Laura Dowling, "Flower Inspirations in the Natural Style"

Laura Dowling
March 19, 2014 - 1:30pm

Laura Dowling is chief floral designer at the White House, a position she assumed in October 2009. In this position, she manages decor and flowers for a broad range of events, including state dinners, parties, and receptions, as well as creating flowers for the White House state rooms, the East Wing and West Wing offices, and the private residence. She works in the “new garden” style, a romantic style of flower arranging with free-flowing lines of vines and flowers emanating from a classical bouquet.

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July Artist-in-Residence: Joshua Margolis

Clay robot
July 2, 2014August 3, 2014

The Monsters and Robots Project: A Visual Dialog
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, plus Fridays 6–8:45 pm

Location 
Artist Program 

The Artist Studio program is a part of FAMSF’s Cultural Encounters initiative designed to attract new and diverse audiences to the Museums and provide exposure to emerging artists. Supported in part by Genuus.com.

The Artist Studio program is made possible with major support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ Museums for America program.

April Artist-in-Residence: Tim Roseborough

April 2, 2014May 4, 2014

Contenda: A Visual Quiz Event

April 2–May 4, 2014 | de Young, Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio

Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, plus Friday nights until 8:45 pm

Location 
Artist Program 

The Artist Studio program is a part of FAMSF’s Cultural Encounters initiative designed to attract new and diverse audiences to the Museums and provide exposure to emerging artists. Supported in part by Genuus.com.

The Artist Studio program is made possible with major support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services' Museum for America program.

January Artist-in-Residence: John Zaklikowski

John Zaklikowsi, The Postmodern Prometheus
January 8, 2014February 2, 2014

Culture and Physics Collide

 

Gallery Hours
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm

Join January artist-in-residence John Zaklikowski as he explores the connections between art and science. Zaklikowski will delve into projects and utilize art materials aimed at the study of perception and optical illusions, and the interplay of art, science, literature, and cultural studies. A number of his large-scale assemblages and other works will be on view in the gallery.

Location 
Artist Program 

The Artist Studio program is a part of FAMSF’s Cultural Encounters initiative designed to attract new and diverse audiences to the Museums and provide exposure to emerging artists. Supported in part by Genuus.com.

Special Holiday Hours

de Young Museum
December 23, 2013 - 9:30am5:00pm

The de Young will be open on Monday, November 11 (Veterans Day); Monday, December 23; Monday, December 30; and Monday, May 26 (Memorial Day), from 9:30 am to 5:15 pm.

The museum will be open on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11. General admission to the de Young is free for all veterans and active military personnel with military ID on Veterans Day. 

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Lecture: "'Scrape the Willow until It Sings': The Words and Work of Basket Maker Julia Parker", by Deborah Valoma

October 12, 2013 - 10:00am12:00pm

The Textile Arts Council is proud to present a lecture by artist, professor, and author Deborah Valoma, longtime acquaintance of master basket maker Julia Parker (Coast Miwok/Kashaya Pomo). Nine years ago Valoma began recording her conversations with Parker, and from these emerged the recently published book Scrape the Willow until It Sings: The Words and Work of Basket Maker Julia Parker (Heyday).

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Doing and Viewing Art

November 23, 2013 - 12:30pm2:00pm

Ages 4–12. Family tours are followed by related hands-on art projects led by professional artists. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult. 

Note new times, both at the de Young

  • 10–11:30 am: General public 
  • 12:30–2 pm: Museum members only

 Saturday, November 23: A Feast for the Eye

Upcoming

  • Saturday, December 7: Wintry Wonders
  • Saturday, December 14: Holiday Art

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