Tonight, we celebrate 40 years of comedy, music, and fun with Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon. Find the special display of two hats from the show in Wilsey Court. Ticket InformationFriday Nights at the de Young public programs are free and do not require admission. Special exhibition and permanent collection viewing require tickets. SponsorThe Season Sponsor of Friday Nights at the de Young is Hanson Bridgett. Additional support is provided by the Winifred Johnson Clive Foundation and the San Francisco Auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museums. The media sponsor is the San Francisco Bay Guardian.Gregory Stockgstock@famsf.orgMixed-Media Art-Making StationsMuseum Lobby6:30 pmBe inspired by the grand hats featured in Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon and make your own hat for the evening's festivities.Performance: Live Music by FOG with a special presentation by Steve Silver's "Beach Blanket Babylon"Wilsey Court6:30 pm6:30-7:15 pm: Live music by FOG7:15 pm: Special performance by a cast member from Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon7:45-8:30 pm: Live music by FOGFOG is a San Francisco group with a deep tradition in jazz and improvised music, featuring Brian Melvin on drums, Jeff Chimenti on piano, Brad Buethe on guitar, and Peter Barshay on bass. The group blends beautiful renditions of music by the Beatles, the Grateful Dead, Peter Gabriel, Bob Marley, Paul Simon, and Bob Dylan with original compositions.Film: "Monterey Pop" (1967, 78 min.)Koret Auditorium7:00 pmOn a beautiful June weekend in 1967, at the height of the Summer of Love, the first and only Monterey International Pop Festival roared forward, capturing a decade's spirit and ushering in a new era of rock and roll. Monterey would propel the careers of Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Otis Redding, but they were just a few among a wildly diverse group of performers that included Simon and Garfunkel, the Mamas and the Papas, the Who, the Byrds, Hugh Masekela, and Ravi Shankar. In his characteristic v