Stage Presence Performance Series

Multiple Dates
Cliff Hengst: Maybe

Part of Stage Presence Performance Series

Cliff Hengst: Maybe

Date + Time

Thursday, August 9, 2012, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, August 11 and 12, 2012, 3:00 p.m.


Fourth-floor performance gallery


Thursday, August 9
Ballimbo, 2004
Incantation to Destroy a Cultural Institution, 2012
with Wayne Smith and Scott Hewicker

Saturday, August 11
Ballimbo, 2004
Suicide, 1997
Make Me Wanna Holler, 1992
Lines, 2012
In My Room, 1992
Clowny Sadcakes, 1993 

Sunday, August 12
Ballimbo, 2004
When Life Puts That Juju on Me, 2009
Shout Out to All My Departed Pets, 2001
You Can If You Think You Can, 2012
Maybe, 1999
You, 2004
Stink Bomb, 2005

View excerpts from the performance in our video archive.

Hengst is a San Francisco-based painter and performance artist. Here he presents a series of new and revisited solo works, including Stink Bomb, I Am a Tree, and Elvis. Hengst's pieces employ both wry and broad humor, zinging the audience with one-liners and also catching them in a warm embrace.


Cliff Hengst, artist and musician

Admission + Ticketing

Space is limited; advance tickets required. $18 general; $13 seniors; $11 students; free for SFMOMA members. Ticket includes same-day museum admission.

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Image: Cliff Hengst, Lab, 2011; courtesy Cliff Hengst