For the month of September, the Friday Nights at the DeYoung program at the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco. It begins on the 5th with Modernist Movement, which is in conjunction with the exhibition Modernism from the National Gallery of Art, currently on view until October 12th. The program will present arts and musicians, who explore the notions of modernism, while paying homage to it throughout the museum’s indoor and outdoor spaces. Events include an aural installation from composer Luciano Chessa on the Hamon Education Tower, and an art installation titled Faces of Water from artist Moses Hacmon.
Next on September 12th, is an Evening Organized by Artist Fellow Lexa Walsh. This will be an evening of music and film, highlighting Oakland artists and musicians, who were regular performers at the former Heinz Afterworld Lounge. Events include live music from the music and art project Daniel Popsicle, and a film screening of the documentary First Friday.
Then on September 18th, it’s a Tribute to the Cockettes, a celebration of the legendary San Francisco theater troupe, celebrating the exhibition Anthony Friedkin: The Gay Essay currently on view. The night features a screening of the title documentary. The celebration of the Friedkin exhibition continues with the feature of Tiara Sensation on September 26th. Features for that night include the fourth annual Tiara Sensation Pageant.
All programs include an appearance from DeYoung’s Artist-in-Residence Adele Crawford, and mixed media art making stations. Log on to deyoung.famsf.org for more information.