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Photo: Beth LeBerge
Special Event

Free Community Day: Diego Rivera’s America

Related Exhibition Diego Rivera's America

Sunday, July 17, 2022

10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Museum-wide; details in schedule below

Book your free general admission ticket now to enjoy seven floors of art and the events below. Please note: Admission for Diego Rivera’s America requires timed tickets and has limited capacity. If tickets sell out online, a limited amount may be available day-of.

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Celebrate the opening of Diego Rivera’s America with a FREE day of revelry, activism, community, and art.

All day long, visit the museum galleries for free and experience the vibrant creativity of San Francisco’s Mission District with music and dance performances curated by Accíon Latina; a mercado featuring crafts by local artisans; a lowrider display; a digital mural installation by Lauren Rose D’Amato and Derek Holguin; a community screening and dialogue around Moving a Masterpiece, the Emmy-award-winning documentary about Diego Rivera’s Pan American Unity, co-produced by SFMOMA and NBC; and of course, the public’s first peek at Diego Rivera’s America!
 

Support for Free Community Day: Diego Rivera’s America is provided by the Walter & Elise Haas Fund.

Schedule

All Day — Lowrider show | Third Street; Mission Mercado | Howard Street Entrance, Floor 1

11 a.m. — Moving a Masterpiece screening | Phyllis Wattis Theater, Floor 1

11 a.m.–5 p.m. — Digital mural installation | Gina and Stuart Peterson White Box, Floor 4

12–4 p.m. — Art activity presented by Moving a Masterpiece | Koret Education Center, Floor 2

12 p.m. — Danza Azteca Mixcoatl Anahuac, traditional Aztec Dance| Helen and Charles Schwab Hall, Floor 2

1 p.m. — Grupo Jaranero Yucatán, Yucatecan Jarana dance, and music performance | Helen and Charles Schwab Hall, Floor 2

2 p.m. — Carlos Aguirre, hip-hop performer | Helen and Charles Schwab Hall, Floor 2

2:30 p.m. — Edna Mira Raia, sketch performer | Helen and Charles Schwab Hall, Floor 2

3 p.m. — Inti Batey, dance and music performance | Helen and Charles Schwab Hall, Floor 2

4 p.m. — La Doña, dance and music performance | Gina and Stuart Peterson White Box, Floor 4

 


The presenting sponsors for Diego Rivera’s America are Bank of America, the Neal Benezra Exhibition Fund, the Davidow Family Fund for Exhibitions of Modern Art, the Evelyn D. Haas Exhibition Fund, Sir Deryck and Lady Va Maughan, Helen and Charles Schwab, and anonymous donor.



Major support is provided by the Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund, the Mary Jo and Dick Kovacevich Family Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom, and The Bernard Osher Foundation.

Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this exhibition and catalogue do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

In-kind support is provided by Modern Luxury.

Generous support is provided by Jean and James E. Douglas, Jr., Jessica and Matt Farron, Linda and Jon Gruber, Deborah and Kenneth Novack, Nancy and Alan Schatzberg, Lydia Shorenstein, and Margaret V. B. Wurtele.

Additional support is provided by the Robert Lehman Foundation.

Generous support for the catalogue is provided by Mary Leonard Robinson.

Research and planning support is provided in part by the Koret Foundation.

Public program support for Diego Rivera’s America is provided by the Walter & Elise Haas Fund.

This project is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

SFMOMA is grateful to the Mexican Government’s Ministry of Culture and the National Institute of Fine Arts and Literature (INBAL) for their collaboration on this exhibition.

In-kind support is provided by BARTable.