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Friday Nights at the DeYoung May and June 2014 Schedule

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The DeYoung Museum in San Francisco continues the current season of their program Friday Nights at the DeYoung, with two events closing out the month of May, and four more in June.

This Friday, Friday Nights at the DeYoung will be in the theme of the Brazilian tradition of the Carnaval. Features will include art making station, where visitors can make Carnaval inspired art projects, live music by the band SambaDá, and a screening of the 1959 film Black Orpheus. Then on May 30th, the focus turns to the best and brightest of the San Francisco Bay Area. Features for this event will include an artist demonstration by artist fellow Ian Kuali’I, and live music by Awesöme Orchestra Collective.

The first two Friday Nights events in the month of June focuses on two upcoming exhibitions opening soon. June 6th celebrates the opening of the exhibition Modernism from the National Gallery of Art, while June 13th celebrates the opening of Anthony Friedkin: The Gay Essay. Features for both events include live music (including one by RuPaul’s Drag Race star Honey Mahogany), mixed media art-making stations, and a screening.

On June 20th, Friday Nights at the DeYoung presents Black History: The Visions Series Finale. This is a continuation of a film program which DeYoung has hosted, commemorating the contributions make by African and African-American artists. June 27th returns to the subject of modern art. Features for both include film screenings and live music.

Log on to deyoung.famsf.org for more information.

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