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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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Experience the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco as only a member can.

Along with unlimited free admission to special exhibitions and the permanent collections of the de Young and the Legion of Honor, FAMSF members also receive invitations to private viewing hours, priority ticketing, and an array of additional benefits. 

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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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Ticket Information 

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

January Artist-in-Residence: John Zaklikowski

John Zaklikowsi, The Postmodern Prometheus
January 8, 2014February 2, 2014

Culture and Physics Collide

 

Gallery Hours
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm

Join January artist-in-residence John Zaklikowski as he explores the connections between art and science. Zaklikowski will delve into projects and utilize art materials aimed at the study of perception and optical illusions, and the interplay of art, science, literature, and cultural studies. A number of his large-scale assemblages and other works will be on view in the gallery.

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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.

Special Holiday Hours

de Young Museum
December 23, 2013 - 9:30am5:00pm

The de Young will be open on Monday, November 11 (Veterans Day); Monday, December 23; Monday, December 30; and Monday, May 26 (Memorial Day), from 9:30 am to 5:15 pm.

The museum will be open on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11. General admission to the de Young is free for all veterans and active military personnel with military ID on Veterans Day. 

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Lecture: "'Scrape the Willow until It Sings': The Words and Work of Basket Maker Julia Parker", by Deborah Valoma

October 12, 2013 - 10:00am12:00pm

The Textile Arts Council is proud to present a lecture by artist, professor, and author Deborah Valoma, longtime acquaintance of master basket maker Julia Parker (Coast Miwok/Kashaya Pomo). Nine years ago Valoma began recording her conversations with Parker, and from these emerged the recently published book Scrape the Willow until It Sings: The Words and Work of Basket Maker Julia Parker (Heyday).

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