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Art after School for First Graders

Art after school
October 9, 2013 - 4:00pm5:30pm
October 16, 2013 - 4:00pm5:30pm

Art after School offers an in-depth exploration of world cultures through the museum's extensive collections of art from Africa, Mesoamerica, Oceania, and North America. Through careful observation and engaging art activities, these classes explore the connections between the visual arts, language arts, and social studies.

Class meets twice: October 9 & 16, 4–5:30 p.m.

Friday Nights at the de Young: Past Discoveries and Future Relics

October 18, 2013 - 5:00pm8:45pm

Past Discoveries and Future Relics is an evening of sensory exploration revealing hidden worlds of experience in and around the de Young. Tonight's public programs are presented in partnership with Black Rock Arts Foundation and in celebration of the Urbanauts, de Young Artist Fellows Sean Orlando and Matthew Passmore.

Director Colin B. Bailey

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Photo by Randy Dodson, © FAMSF

Colin B. Bailey became the Director of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco in June 2013. He oversees the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park and the Legion of Honor in Lincoln Park.

Prior to his arrival in California, Bailey served as Deputy Director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator at The Frick Collection in New York. He had been Deputy Director and Chief Curator at the National Gallery of Canada, Senior Curator at the Kimbell Art Museum in Ft. Worth, and held curatorial posts at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the J. Paul Getty Museum earlier in his career.

A Conversation with Diane B. Wilsey, President of the Board of Trustees and Colin B. Bailey, Director Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

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Q: Ms. Wilsey, in looking for a new director for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, you conducted an extensive international search. How do you feel now with Colin B. Bailey selected and a new era dawning for the Fine Arts Museums?

Jean Paul Gaultier in Conversation with Suzy Menkes

On March 24, 2012, Suzy Menkes, fashion editor for the International Herald Tribune, and Jean Paul Gaultier met in the de Young's Koret Auditorium to discuss the designer's career in conjunction with the special exhibition The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk.

Thank you to SFGov TV for providing streaming access and video production for the conversation.

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