MLK Day of Revelations

When:
January 13, 2018 @ 9:30 am – 5:15 pm
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Where:
de Young Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr
San Francisco, CA 94118
USA
Contact:
NORCALMLK and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
(415) 750-7694
Thornton Dial, "Lost Cows", 2000-2001. Cow skeletons, steel, golf bag, golf ball, mirrors, enamel, and Splash Zone compound, 76.5 x 91 x 52 in. Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio, Rockford, IL / Art Resource, NY. © Estate of Thornton Dial / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY

Thornton Dial, “Lost Cows”, 2000-2001. Cow skeletons, steel, golf bag, golf ball, mirrors, enamel, and Splash Zone compound, 76.5 x 91 x 52 in. Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio, Rockford, IL / Art Resource, NY. © Estate of Thornton Dial / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY

NORCALMLK and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco present a day celebrating contributions and stories from the African American community. Enjoy free programs and gallery admission in recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday and the special exhibition Revelations: Art from the African American South.

List of Events

Special performances of gospel music and African drumming

Gallery tours with docents, community representatives, and scholars

Lectures on Revelations by docent Sharon Walton and on King & Faith by Dr. Charles H. Long

Film screening of “In the Hour of Chaos: The Untold Story of Rev. Martin Luther King, Sr.”

Artist demonstration by comic artist Robert Love

Family art making with museum teaching artists and Museum Ambassadors

Admission

Complimentary free admission to the exhibition Revelations: Art from the African American South and the permanent collections. Pick up your free ticket from the Admissions desk on the day-of the event (1 per person) while supplies last. Tickets are required for gallery entrance.

Related programs are also free with no ticket required.

 

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