Friday, April 2, 2010

First Fridays at De Young

I have been invited to do some live painting tonight at this event celebrating Mission Muralismo with Precita eyes, I will be there from 7-8pm...

FREE! “1st Friday Nights at the de Young” April 2nd
Featuring Mission Comix Muralists - 6-8:45PM

This month’s Friday Nights at the de Young features “What’s So Funny? Mission Comix Styles” features well-known muralists Spain Rodrigues and Sirron Norris. The de Young Museum hosts a yearlong series celebrating Precita Eyes Muralists founder Susan Cervantes new mural book, "Street Art San Francisco: Mission Muralismo" contributed to by over 200 artists and writers, and her own work.
Join the art scene at the de Young on Friday Nights, when the museum stays open until 8:45 p.m., for a celebration of the arts. The café is open with a special Friday Nights dinner menu, and a no-host cocktail bar is serving drinks. There are art-making activities for everyone.

This once-a-month free series celebrates different facets of San Francisco's Mission District Art Community. Each 1st Friday includes cutting-edge and traditional street artists’ lectures and performances. There is an explosion of comic talent in Mission muralists from R. Crumb to Andrew Schoultz. The evening’s theme “What’s so Funny? Mission Comix Style” includes talks and art from a brilliant array of artists, and cartoonists abounding with mockery and mayhem, including Spain Rodriguez and Sirron Norris, who will be creating works in the Kimball Education Gallery throughout the day and into the evening.

Future 1st Fridays include Directional Signals: Pranksters and Preachers, Paste and Stencil (May) Balmy Alley/PLACA, Clarion Alley and a Film Series throughout the year.For more information please see the attached Press Release.
For more information about Precita Eyes please contact us at 415 285-2287, or email,
Ariana Terrence at or
Susan Cervantes at

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