Museum Store Sunday

Museum Store Sunday at the de Young and Legion of Honor
November 26, 2017 - 9:30am5:15pm

On Sunday, November 26, 2017, over 450 Museum Stores representing all 50 states, eight countries, and three continents will offer relaxing, inspired shopping inside your favorite museums and cultural institutions. Museum Store Sunday offers a special shopping experience in one-of-a kind stores, showcasing broad assortments of highly curated, unique, mission-specific gifts. From books to jewelry to children’s products to home accessories and gourmet food, there is something for everyone.

Travel Program

The Fine Arts Museums Travel Program offers exclusive opportunities to explore destinations around the globe with our expert curators. Enjoy behind-the-scenes access at leading museums, viewings of renowned private collections, visits to artists’ studios, and luxurious accommodations and dining on domestic and international trips designed exclusively for the Museums’ valued supporters.

For more information about the travel program, please contact us at patronscircle@famsf.org or 415.750.3555.

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#AskACurator Day

#AskACurator Day at the de Young and Legion of Honor museums
September 13, 2017 - 9:00am4:00pm

Have a question for our curators? Join us for a live Twitter Q&A on #AskACurator Day to ask!

#AskACurator Day is a social media event where museum curators all over the world answer anything you’d like to know about museums, exhibitions, collections, and more.

Members-Only Preview Hours: “KLIMT & RODIN: An Artistic Encounter ”

Gustav Klimt, "The Virgin", 1913
October 13, 2017 - 9:30am5:00pm

Join us for a members-only preview of KLIMT & RODIN: An Artistic Encounter, the first exhibition in San Francisco to assemble works by Gustav Klimt, the great fin-de-siècle Austrian master of Modernism. Approximately 20 paintings and numerous works on paper by Klimt will be presented alongside the Legion’s acclaimed collection of sculptures by Auguste Rodin.

Members-Only Preview Hours: “Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient World”

Reconstruction of a lion from Loutraki, 2005/2012
October 27, 2017 - 9:30am8:30pm

Join us for a members-only preview of Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient World. You’ll enjoy an astonishing look at Classical sculpture in their original vibrant colors, questioning the perception of an all-white "classical" ideal. Ancient sculpture and architecture from Greece and Rome will be revealed as intended—garishly colorful, richly ornamented, and full of life—along with original sculpture from the Near East, Egypt, Greece, and Rome.

Employment at FAMSF

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We appreciate your interest in employment with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Comprising the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park and the Legion of Honor in Lincoln Park, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are together the largest public arts institution in the City of San Francisco, and one of the largest art museums in the United States.