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Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland

Herbst Special Exhibition Galleries
March 7, 2015May 31, 2015

Spanning more than 400 years of artistic production, this exhibition includes works by many of the greatest painters from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. Some, including Sandro Botticelli’s Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child (ca. 1490), have never before been seen in the United States. This presentation includes 55 works from the three institutions that form the National Galleries of Scotland: the Scottish National Gallery, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

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From April 13–19, the price of your admission ticket grants you access to the annual floral exhibition Bouquets to Art, as well as all other galleries and exhibitions in the museum.

This exhibition is organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and the National Galleries of Scotland.

Presenting Sponsors

Cynthia Fry Gunn and John A. Gunn
Diane B. Wilsey

President’s Circle

San Francisco Auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museums

Curator’s Circle

Ednah Root Foundation

Patron's Circle

George and Marie Hecksher

Supporter’s Circle

Andy and Carrick McLaughlin
Mrs. George Hopper Fitch

The exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

Botticelli painting of The Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child on left and painting on man skating by Henry Raeburn on right

L: Sandro Botticelli, The Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child, ca. 1490. Tempera and gold on canvas. Scottish National Gallery. R: Henry Raeburn, Reverend Robert Walker, Skating on Duddingston Loch, ca.1795. Oil on canvas. Scottish National Gallery

Botticelli to Bracque National Gallery of Scotland

"Streetcoloring at the de Young", by Artist-in-Residence Streetcolor

Streetcolor, Bike Rack Home, 2014
December 3, 2014January 4, 2015

Streetcoloring at the de Young
de Young | Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm
Crowd Knitting Saturday, December 6, 2-4 pm
Artist Reception Saturday, December 13, 3–5 pm: Join us in celebrating the artist’s residency with light refreshments

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Artist Program 

The Artist Studio program is a part of FAMSF’s Cultural Encounters initiative designed to attract new and diverse audiences to the Museums and provide exposure to emerging artists. Supported in part by genuus.com, the program is made possible with major support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services/Museums for America.

October Artist-in-Residence: Viviana Paredes

Viviana Paredes artwork
October 1, 2014November 2, 2014

Mother Maguey: The Gift of Life
de Young | Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, plus Friday nights until 8:45 pm
Artist Reception Friday, October 24, 6–8:30 pm: Join us in celebrating the artist’s residency with light refreshments.

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Artist Program 

The Artist Studio program is a part of FAMSF’s Cultural Encounters initiative designed to attract new and diverse audiences to the Museums and provide exposure to emerging artists. Supported in part by Genuus.com. The program is made possible with major support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services/Museums for America.

September Artist-in-Residence: Adele Crawford

Artwork by Adele Crawford
September 3, 2014September 28, 2014

Following the Thread
de Young | Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, plus Friday nights until 8:45 pm
Artist Reception Friday, September 26, 6–8:30 pm: Join us in celebrating the artist’s residency with light refreshments

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Artist Program 

The Artist Studio program is a part of FAMSF’s Cultural Encounters initiative designed to attract new and diverse audiences to the Museums and provide exposure to emerging artists. Supported in part by Genuus.com. The program is made possible with major support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services/Museums for America.

June Artist-in-Residence: "Charismatic Expressions of a Microscopic World," by Sean Orlando

Photograph of artist
June 4, 2014June 29, 2014

Charismatic Expressions of Microscopic World

Kimball Education Gallery

Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, plus Friday nights until 8:45 pm

Charismatic Expressions of a Microscopic World is a series of metal sculptures designed and fabricated by Sean Orlando and inspired by seedpods and naturally forming geometric shapes found in nature. The focus of the installation will be on micro-flora and -fauna, as well as vintage scientific illustrations of microscopic organisms.

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Artist Program 

The Artist Studio program is a part of FAMSF’s Cultural Encounters initiative designed to attract new and diverse audiences to the Museums and provide exposure to emerging artists. Supported in part by Genuus.com and made possible with major support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ Museums for America program.

Floral Design Demonstration: Laura Dowling, "Flower Inspirations in the Natural Style"

Laura Dowling
March 19, 2014 - 1:30pm

Laura Dowling is chief floral designer at the White House, a position she assumed in October 2009. In this position, she manages decor and flowers for a broad range of events, including state dinners, parties, and receptions, as well as creating flowers for the White House state rooms, the East Wing and West Wing offices, and the private residence. She works in the “new garden” style, a romantic style of flower arranging with free-flowing lines of vines and flowers emanating from a classical bouquet.

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July Artist-in-Residence: Joshua Margolis

Clay robot
July 2, 2014August 3, 2014

The Monsters and Robots Project: A Visual Dialog
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, plus Fridays 6–8:45 pm

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Artist Program 

The Artist Studio program is a part of FAMSF’s Cultural Encounters initiative designed to attract new and diverse audiences to the Museums and provide exposure to emerging artists. Supported in part by Genuus.com.

The Artist Studio program is made possible with major support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ Museums for America program.

April Artist-in-Residence: Tim Roseborough

April 2, 2014May 4, 2014

Contenda: A Visual Quiz Event

April 2–May 4, 2014 | de Young, Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio

Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, plus Friday nights until 8:45 pm

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Artist Program 

The Artist Studio program is a part of FAMSF’s Cultural Encounters initiative designed to attract new and diverse audiences to the Museums and provide exposure to emerging artists. Supported in part by Genuus.com.

The Artist Studio program is made possible with major support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services' Museum for America program.

Keith Haring: The Political Line

Herbst Special Exhibition Galleries
November 8, 2014February 16, 2015

Keith Haring: The Political Line will have its US premiere at the de Young and is the first major Haring show on the West Coast in nearly two decades. Many of the works are on loan from the Keith Haring Foundation, New York, with supplemental loans from public and private collections. Several pieces have not been published or on public view since the artist’s death, in 1990.

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Adults $25–$29, seniors 65+ $22–$26, students with current ID $21–$25, youths 6–17 $15–$19, members and children 5 and under free. Prices subject to change without notice.

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Groups of 10 or more have access to priority booking and private tours. Contact the group sales office at groupsales@famsf.org or 415.750.3620.

This exhibition is organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Director's Circle

Penny and James George Coulter

Curator’s Circle

Sloan and Roger Barnett
Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund
Holly Johnson Harris and Parker Harris
The Shimmon Family

Conservator's Circle

The Buena Vista Fund of Horizons Foundation

Patron's Circle

The Keith Haring Foundation

Supporter's Circle

Juliet de Baubigny
Richard and Peggy Greenfield

Media Sponsor

The catalogue is published with the assistance of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Endowment for Publications. 

Keith Haring: The Political Line

L: Keith Haring, Untitled, 1982. Baked enamel on metal. Private collection; R: Keith Haring, Untitled, 1982. Vinyl ink on vinyl tarpaulin. Private collection. All Haring works © Keith Haring Foundation

Keith Haring: The Political Line

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