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Performing Arts Roundtable Meeting
Wednesday, August 27, 2008 - 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
The Roundtable meeting will be held at the San Francisco Museum of Performance & Design (formerly San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum), Veterans Building, Fourth Floor (next to the War Memorial Opera House across from City Hall), 401 Van Ness Avenue (at McAllister), San Francisco http://sfpalm.org
Our meeting will consist of a business meeting followed by guest presenters. Our host, Kirsten Tanaka, head librarian and archivist of the Museum, will talk about the institution and its evolution from the San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum to the Museum of Performance & Design and the plans to build a new facility. She will follow her talk with a tour highlighting materials from the wonderful collections of the Museum’s Performing Arts Library. Joe Evans, archivist of the San Francisco Symphony, will also join us to talk about the establishment of the Symphony’s new archive and their future development plans.
Following the meeting, members are welcome to visit the Museum’s featured exhibition Art & Artifice: 75 Years of Design at San Francisco Ballet (http://www.mpdsf.org/exhibitions.html) which closes August 30th. Kirsten will also be offering an open house at the Museum on Tuesday, August 26, from 2-5 p.m.
Those wishing to travel as a group to the meeting will gather in the Hilton lobby at 12:30.
Directions to the Museum via public transportation (either option takes approximately 15 minutes from the Hilton):
BART (Powell St. Station to the Civic Center station) From Civic Center Station walk up Grove St. 3 blocks past City Hall. Make a right on Van Ness. Walk half a block to the Veterans Building on the left side of the street.
Muni Bus #5 Fulton Catch bus at Powell and Market Get off at McAllister and Van Ness stop
The meeting will conclude promptly at 3:00 p.m. so that those attending later meetings may do so.