Keith Haring


Keith Haring

1st American Retrospective of Keith Haring’s Work on View at SFMOMA

KEITH HARING Public Programs
SFMOMA, 151 3rd Street @ Mission
Location: All lectures take place at 7 p.m. in the Phyllis Wattis Theater, SFMOMA
for Ticket information to SFMOMA Public Programs, please call 415.357.4000


Keith Haring and the New York Art World of the ’80s
Thursday, May 28
A discussion by Gary Garrels, SFMOMA’s Elise S. Haas chief curator and curator of painting and sculpture; Julia Gruen, Executive Director of the Keith Haring Foundation; and George Condo, artist and Haring friend.

Keith Haring: AIDS and the Limits of Postmodernism
Thursday, July 23
Dr. Jonathan Katz, chair, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Studies Department, City College of San Francisco, will discuss how Haring and other East Village artists of the 1980s, in response to AIDS, made political statements the centerpiece of their art.
In his own Words: Keith Haring
Thursday, July 9
A staged reading of the artist’s own words from the authorized biography. Co-sponsored by Theatre Rhinoceros and ZYZZYVA.

Family Day
Sunday, June 21
SFMOMA has designed a special family program, highlighting the summer exhibitions and including hands-on activities, music, theater, and dance.