Friday Nights at the de Young: Jazz & Native American Poetry

Fri Nov 16, 2012
de Young Museum
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Native American Poetry Series, organized by Kim Shuck, featuring readings by Lance Henson, Duane BigEagle, and John Berry, with Wally Oji Johnson on flute.


Join us for season 8 of Friday Nights at the de Young, after-hours art “happenings” (5–8:45 p.m.) that include a mix of live music, dance performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demonstrations, special performances, hands-on art activities and exhibition tours.

Each evening has a unique theme and ties in with the special exhibitions and permanent collections at the de Young. Local artists conduct drop-in workshops, debut new commissions, display their art in the Kimball Education Gallery, and take part in artist/curator conversations about the creative process.

The café offers a delicious Friday Nights menu and specialty cocktails, and the observation tower is open until 8 pm. Artist Fellows, Artists-in-Residence, curators, scholars, and arts educators all play an active role in making Friday Nights an engaging museum experience for all.

Walk in and experience all public programs free! To view the permanent collection or special exhibitions, admission tickets are required.


  1. de Young Museum
    50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA