person in a gallery taking a picture of artwork

Photograph by Henrik Kam. © Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Photo services + imaging

We have over 80,000 images of prints, drawings, paintings, textiles, and 3D artworks from our permanent collections. Browse our online collection, where you can search for works by artist or title.

Photo services contact

Britta Traub
Rights Manager
btraub@famsf.org

Press requests

For press requests, please visit the Press room.

Product development

If you are developing a product (poster, T-shirt, mouse pad, etc.), please contact our Museum Stores.

Personal use

Unfortunately, we are not able to provide prints for personal use at this time. Please visit the Museum Stores, where we have many posters, postcards, and note cards.

Open access

If an artwork image in our online collection is marked as open access, it is in the public domain and you are welcome to download and use it however you’d like.

If the artwork is not marked as open access and you'd like to reproduce it, please see below.

Commercial or scholarly publications

Please read our conditions for reproduction. These conditions make up the body of our licensing agreement.

We charge fees to offset the cost of this service. When we receive your order, we’ll send you a quote with pertinent copyright information, including whether you'll need to clear rights with any third-party copyright holders. Once you confirm your order, we’ll email you an invoice and the licensing agreement. When we receive payment and the signed agreement, we’ll send you the image file. We make every attempt to accommodate your deadlines. Rush service is available in some instances. We accept check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or international bank transfer.

Sample fees:

  • High resolution TIFF file: $150
  • New photography: $200 and up

We also charge reproduction fees. These depend on the scope of your project and your commercial / nonprofit status.

To order a photograph, please fill out this licensing request or email the information requested in the form to btraub@famsf.org.