Arts Medallion 2016
The Board of the Museum of Performance + Design takes great pleasure in announcing that Robert Mailer Anderson and Nion McEvoy will be presented with the San Francisco Arts Medallion 2016 for their outstanding leadership in the arts on March 14, 2016 at the Julia Morgan Ballroom.
An Evening with the Amazons
February 10, 2016
Join us for a unique chance to get insights into the revival of Carlo Pallavicino's Venetian opera The Amazons in the Fortunate Isles, which has not been heard for more than 300 years. All SEATS ARE SOLD OUT! STANDING ROOM ONLY!
Mapping Dance: The Scores of Anna Halprin
March 17 - May 31, 2016
Mapping Dance: The Scores of Anna Halprin will put on display a selection of iconic choreographic scores and performance videos by California dance pioneer Anna Halprin from the collection of the Museum of Performance + Design. Vibrant with colors and elaborate in design, the scores provide essential spatial, temporal and physical instructions for performances Halprin created between 1960s to 2000s and represent a record of her creative activity.
An interactive Participatory Public Installation by Latifa Medjdoub
The Roots is a site-specific installation designed to engage the public with the notions of movement, space and history. Spanning the whole open space of the archive, the installation is an aleatory open-ended structure that evokes the passing of time and the inter-workings of life. As an interactive, kinetic sculpture, The Roots disrupts our reality and enliven our senses.
NEW! Online Exhibit
Leonid Yakobson Digital Archive
Developed by Janice Ross and Ljubisa Matic in partnership with the Museum of Performance + Design in conjunction with the publication of Like A Bomb Going Off: Leonid Yakobson and Ballet as Resistance in Soviet Russia by Janice Ross, Yale University Press.