Opening Day Celebration for The de Young Open

de Young Museum 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, San Francisco, CA, United States

Join us for the opening day of The de Young Open exhibition. Celebrate the Bay Area’s artistic communities and the featured artists from Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma including South Asian artist Ashima Yadava. This all-day, free event includes live performances by local musicians, food trucks, pop-ups, […]


Beyond the Sharp Edge: Iconography of Indic Arms

Virtual Event , United States

Indian arms and armor are frequently adorned with auspicious and sacred imagery to induce shakti (divine power) to enter them, thus transforming functional objects into implements that hold within them the quality of numen—magical or divine power. This presentation will survey the varieties of Hindu sacred images—goddesses, gods, demi-gods, mythological beasts—that adorn arms and armor of the Indian […]