Time & Location
Jun 03, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
San Francisco, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
About the event
Date: Saturday, June 3rd
Gamelan in the Garden is a free showcase of Balinese performing arts held in the beautiful San Francisco Botanical Garden.
Performances will be held throughout the afternoon in different locations in the Garden, treating audiences to a wide array of dance and music styles from across Bali, featuring new works from Ni Nyoman Srayamurtikanti, I Gede Oka Artha Negara, and Cok Istri Putri Rukmini. There will also be plenty of time for performer-audience interaction after each show. This event is family-friendly and perfect for audience members who have never heard Balinese gamelan before. Come for your favorite ensemble, or pack a lunch and enjoy the whole day!
Limited seating available at the venue. Bringing a blanket or a camp chair is recommended. There is an admission fee to the SF Botanical Gardens (free for SF residents).
12:00 PM Jegog Great Meadow
1:00 PM Gender Wayang Under the Banyan Tree
2:00 PM Angklung Garden of Fragrance
3:00 PM Rindik Moon-Viewing Garden
4:00 PM Gong Kebyar Celebration Garden
Gamelan in the Garden is a fundraiser for the Banjar Jaya Campaign! Thanks to a team of generous donors, all donations to the Banjar Jaya Campaign until the event will be MATCHED 1:1 in honor of Gamelan in the Garden, up to our event goal of $25,000. Help us reach our goal and get that much closer to fully funding our building purchase and improvements!
Your donation to the Banjar Jaya Campaign makes a strong statement about the importance of the arts in the Bay Area and is fully tax-deductible.
Please visit this link for more information regarding the program: https://www.gsj.org/events-off-page/garden
Gamelan Sekar Jaya is a performing arts organization devoted to advancing artistic exchange between Bali and the United States through residencies, workshops, performances, and the creation of innovative new works for music and dance. Founded in 1979, Sekar Jaya has been called “the finest Balinese gamelan outside of Indonesia” by Indonesia’s Tempo Magazine and has performed in venues ranging from remote village squares in Bali to LA’s Hollywood Bowl.