NCBS member and banjoist Roger Siminoff will offer three different banjo-related events at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco on Sunday, October 26. The Northern California Bluegrass Society welcomes his appearance.
Admission to all events is free with museum admission.
SUNDAY, October 26
The museum at 736 Mission Street will be open 11:00am-5:00pm.
Meet the Banjo — An introductory lecture & demonstration for children (& adults) inspired by the current Hardly Strictly Warren Hellman exhibit at the museum.
Art Beyond Sight — As part of a worldwide October 26 effort to bring the museum experience to the sight-impaired, Roger will perform a short program on banjo in the Hardly Strictly Warren Hellman exhibit gallery.
Studio of the Senses: Sound – A banjo-making demonstration for families with the famed luthier & teacher (with museum staff) in the CJM Art Studio.
Other programs of interest that day at the CJM:
Movie: O Brother, Where Art Thou? Screened in the Hardly Strictly Warren Hellman exhibit gallery. (The movie is open to teens only.)
The Awesome Orchestra performing wide-ranging music by Jewish composers.
The ongoing Hardly Strictly Warren Hellman Exhibit opened on September 18, 2014. Live musical performances will be associated with the exhibit throughout its two-year run.