Visiting the Exhibition
Yes, and because of the popularity of this exhibition, we strongly suggest using public transportation to travel to the de Young, especially during the weekends when Golden Gate Park has limited parking for events and festivals. Visit our transportation page to see the various options available.
Yes, this is an opportunity to explore the wide range of artistic styles and forms of this master.
Yes, the de Young has partnered with multiple Bay Area hotels to offer unique hotel packages featuring accommodations, special amenities, and VIP tickets to Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris. Details of these packages will be available on our website shortly.
Yes, sketching with a small (9 x12 inches or smaller) handheld pad and pencil is permitted. Painting is not allowed. The museum reserves the right to cancel sketching privileges if the galleries are too crowded.
Unfortunately, due to space and crowding considerations strollers are not permitted inside the exhibition. Please note that baby-carrying backpacks and large backpacks are not allowed inside the special exhibition galleries. We do allow soft, front-pack infant carriers or slings inside the galleries.
Photography, video recording, or cell-phone camera photography are not permitted in the exhibition.
No food or drink is permitted inside the exhibition. The de Young Café is open for your enjoyment.
Private docent tours are available in the mornings, before the exhibition opens to the public. For rates and availability, please contact the group sales office at 415.750.3620 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public tours are offered daily at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. A limited number of people can sign up on the day of the tour at the Information Desk on the main level, on a first-come, first-served basis. You must have an exhibition ticket for that day before you sign up for a tour. Tours are subject to cancellation.