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“The museum is a perfect environment within which to study art, there is none better,” says Dr. Maria Cheremeteff, professor of art history at City College of San Francisco. Art History 102: Western Art History, Byzantine...
Summer Art Campers created clay animals
This post was submitted by Ashley Harris.Inspiration abounded during the de Young’s 2013 Summer Art Camp as young artists created incredible works centered on the themes of animals in art and large-scale sculpture...
Art inspired by the Japanese Tea Garden
This blog post was submitted by Ashley Harris.It’s summertime at the de Young, which means that the museum’s Summer Art Camp is in full swing and the Hamon Education Tower has been filled with talented young artists...
While the museum is closed to the public most Mondays, it welcomes hundreds of students and teachers to visit special exhibitions, such as Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris. You may...
If you visit the de Young and Legion of Honor this summer, you may be surprised see troupes of young children following teenagers around the galleries. Don’t be alarmed by these lively tours– they are being led by the...
Summer camper drawing
“I think of art and painting as a journey, not simply a destination.”—Ken CampbellArtist adventures! There are so many places to explore in the museum, and so many materials to experiment with in the studio!How are...
For the past three years the education departments of the Asian Art Museum, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco have met to explore how collaborative programming can better...
Summer camper drawing
“One must always draw, draw with the eyes, when one cannot draw with a pencil. “—BalthusThe Drawn to Drawing week of summer camp at the de Young was very exciting! Read on to learn about the master artists...
Kids at Art in the Summer camp at the de Young
This summer, make your kid an artist—join us for art camp at the de Young Museum!The de Young presents the second edition of Art in the Summer, June 20–August 12 for children entering kindergarten to fifth grade. This year,...
fun with patterns
FAMSF presents Amish Abstractions: Quilts from the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown in the Caroline and H. McCoy Jones Textile Gallery at the de Young. The exhibition, which runs through June 6, 2010, features...