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Organ Concert

July 10, 2010 - 4:00pm4:30pm

The Legion of Honor's Skinner organ is the world's only indoor/outdoor organ. View extraordinary art as you listen to a free concert.

Robert Gurney plays Ives, Anderson, Sousa.

Free after museum admission

Organ concerts & restoration are made possible by The Joseph G. Bradley, Jr. Charitable Foundation.

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Organ Concert

July 3, 2010 - 4:00pm4:30pm

The Legion of Honor's Skinner organ is the world's only indoor/outdoor organ. View extraordinary art as you listen to a free concert.

David Hegarty presents a pops concert of Hollywood film music, Broadway medleys, and light classics.

Organ concerts & restoration are made possible by The Joseph G. Bradley, Jr. Charitable Foundation.

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Degas and Chamberdance

August 1, 2010 - 12:00pm2:00pm

Join us for this exciting collaboration between Jeremy Sutton (portraying Edgar Degas) and Chamberdance, a San Francisco–based youth dance company. This collaboration includes a live art demonstration in Gallery 10 and a dance performance in Florence Gould Theater inspired by Edgar Degas and the Impressionist Paris: City of Light exhibition.

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Doing & Viewing Art and Big Kids/Little Kids

September 25, 2010 - 2:00pm3:30pm
October 2, 2010 - 2:00pm3:30pm
October 9, 2010 - 2:00pm3:30pm
October 16, 2010 - 2:00pm3:30pm
October 23, 2010 - 2:00pm3:30pm
October 30, 2010 - 2:00pm3:30pm
November 6, 2010 - 2:00pm3:30pm
November 13, 2010 - 2:00pm3:30pm
November 20, 2010 - 2:00pm3:30pm

Doing and Viewing Art (ages 7-12) and Big Kids/Little Kids (ages 4-6). 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.

September 25: Curvy Creations for a Palace

October 2: Gods and Goddesses

October 9: Talking Hands (By Rodin)

October 16: Japanesque: The Japanese Print in the Era of Impressionism

October 23: Japanesque: The Japanese Print in the Era of Impressionism

November 6: Delicate Dishes and Decorations

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Debussy Birthday Bash with Classical Revolution

August 22, 2010 - 12:00pm2:00pm

Classical Revolution presents a Debussy Birthday Bash with a program featuring:
Syrinx for Solo Flute (1913)
Sonata for Harp, Flute, and Viola (1915)
Danses Sacrée et Profane for Harp and String Quartet (1904)
String Quartet in G minor, opus 10 (1893)

Marina Roznitovsky, harp; Dorothy Wu, flute; Rachel Noyes, violin; Jory Fankuchen, violin; Charith Premawardhana, viola; Samsun van Loon, cello; Alden F. Cohen, bass.

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Artist Demonstration by Javier Manrique

August 15, 2010 - 12:00pm3:30pm

During the era revealed in the special exhibition Impressionist Paris: City of Light, photography was making an impact on the way images were being reproduced and seen. Displaced as the industry standard for reproductive purposes, printmaking was then freed up to find a new place as an art form. Photographer and printmaker Javier Manrique demonstrates the basic principles of printmaking in an interactive process and presents samples of his printmaking techniques. Demonstration in Gallery 12.

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"The Cinema of Lights," with Jan Wahl

July 31, 2010 - 2:00pm3:30pm

Inspired by Impressionist art from the Musée d’Orsay, film critic and historian Jan Wahl presents the best of scenes of Paris in the movies. In her career as San Francisco’s favorite movie reviewer and film historian, Jan Wahl has interviewed them all from Gregory Peck to Ben Affleck and Meryl Streep to Renee Zellweger.
Emmy winning producer, entertainment reporter and film critic, Jan Wahl wears many hats. San Francisco turns to Wahl for the scoop on Hollywood, celebrities and film lore and history.

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Docent Lecture: California Palace of the Legion of Honor: The Rest of the Story

July 6, 2010 - 1:00pm
Learn what makes our very own California Palace of the Legion of Honor the most beautifully situated museum in the country; the story behind the museum’s benefactress Alma de Bretteville Spreckels; and how this building and its collections reflect Spreckels’s love of France.

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