The treasured San Francisco Tribal and Textile Art Show is the leading fair showcasing the arts of tribal cultures and indigenous peoples of the Americas, Asia, Oceania, Polynesia, the Middle East and Africa. The show presents over 80 national and international galleries, displaying museum-quality objects and artifacts in visually striking settings perfect for browsing by tribal art collectors, first-time guests and enthusiasts. This show presents the rare opportunity to find that unique object that you can bring home and enjoy.
2017 GALA OPENING: Thursday, February 9th. Gala ticket proceeds benefit the Fine Arts Museums of
San Francisco (de Young and Legion of Honor).
2017 SHOW DATES: Friday, February 10th, 11am-7pm
2017 SHOW DATES: Saturday, February 11th, 11am-7pm
2017 SHOW DATES: Sunday, February 12th, 11am-5pm
As musical guests of the Show, Gamelan Sekar Jaya offers a dynamic range of music and dance works showcasing three different gamelan ensembles—gender wayang, a quartet of bronze and bamboo metallophones featuring intricate and sinuous melodies; gamelan angklung, an ensemble of small bronze metallophones, drums and flutes, with a delicate and refined sound often associated with cremations and temple ceremonies, and bamboo rindik, a small ensemble of five-toned bamboo marimbas often played informally for village events in Bali. Sekar Jaya's gamelan musicians and dancers perform under the direction of internationally renowned artists I Dewa Putu Berata and Emiko Saraswati Susilo.
Gamelan Sekar Jaya’s schedule at the Show:
5:30pm: Welcome music with bamboo rindik
6:45pm: Gamelan angklung and dancers 45 mins
7:45pm: bamboo rindik
1pm & 2:30pm: Gender wayang
1pm: Angklung with dancers
2:30 & 4:30pm: Gender wayang
1pm: Angklung & Dancers
2:30pm and 3:30pm: Gender wayang