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This exhibition, which features a richly varied selection of costumes and textiles from South America, Africa, and Asia, illustrates the many ways in which individual cultures have expressed their distinctive aesthetics...
In 1933 the promising career of the young Berlin artist John Gutmann (1905-1998), a painter and art instructor, was abruptly suspended. Realizing that there was no future for him in Germany, Gutmann sought a new beginning...
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco host the first major exhibition devoted to the life and works of Edward Hicks, a 19th-century Quaker minister and painter, whose interpretations of The Peaceable Kingdom are among...
The first major retrospective of Chiura Obata's work since 1977, this exhibition presents 100 of the renowned Bay Area artist's sumi-e (Japanese ink and brush paintings), large-scale scrolls, and color woodblock prints,...
Three displays of art by elders are showcased in this exhibition presented by the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco in cooperation with the San Francisco Bay Area Ministry to Nursing Homes (MNH), a community-based...
The M.H. de Young Memorial Museum will close the doors to its earthquake-damaged building for the last time on December 31, 2000 to make way for a new museum that will open in 2005. A series of special events planned for...
Everyone is invited to the New de Young Museum Topping Off!The tradition of topping off began more than 1000 years ago in Scandinavia. The completion of a building's skeleton was celebrated with the placing of a tree atop...
Elder Arts 2005 features approximately 100 works of art from two programs of Eldergivers, an organization that fosters positive connections between elders and the wider community. Art with Elders places professional...
The work of Bay Area photographer Catherine Wagner will be the inaugural installation in the Connections Gallery of the new de Young. Situated at the intersection of galleries for the three primary departments of the...
This exhibition inaugurates the de Young’s exciting new textile galleries in grand fashion with a look back over 110 years of the museum’s textile and costume collecting, along with a glimpse into future collecting...

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