Frequently Asked Questions

We hope that the following information will answer most of the questions you may have about FAMSF membership. As always, please contact us at 415.750.3636 if you need more information.

Can anyone use my membership card?

No. Membership benefits and cards are not transferrable. But members at all levels can be accompanied by at least one guest. Members are asked to show a photo ID when picking up tickets at the museums to ensure their membership is being used accordingly.

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Member for a Day

Member for a Day
February 12, 2017 - 9:30am5:15pm

Begin the new year with inspiration abound. We welcome members of the following Bay Area institutions to discover the de Young and Legion of Honor with free general admission for a day.

de Young and Legion of Honor Members can also enjoy this day at our partner institutions around town:

Asian Art Museum
Jewish Museum
Museum of the African Diaspora
Oakland Museum of California
University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley
Walt Disney Family Museum
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Members-Only 20%-Off Sale

de Young Museum Store
November 4, 2016 (All day)November 6, 2016 (All day)

FAMSF members receive 20% off regularly priced items at the de Young and Legion of Honor Museum Stores for three days only: Friday, November 4–Sunday, November 6, 2016. Shop with your discount in store and online at

All purchases support the collections and exhibitions of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection

Gallery F
November 19, 2016January 29, 2017

Read My Pins presents a remarkable range of more than 200 pins and brooches from the personal collection of Madeleine Albright. The majority of these pieces were collected and worn during Albright’s service as US Ambassador to the United Nations (1993–1997) and as the first female Secretary of State (1997–2001), under President Bill Clinton. The assortment is eclectic, international, and representative of nearly a century of jewelry design.

Ticket Information: 

Entry to this exhibition is included with general admission to the museum.

Adults $15, seniors 65+ $10, students with current ID $6, members and youth 17 and under free. Prices subject to change without notice.


This exhibition is organized by the Museum of Arts and Design.

This exhibition is being presented in San Francisco with appreciation to the following sponsors: Katie Albright and Jake Schatz, Dagmar Dolby, Ambassador James Hormel, Ambassador Eleni Kounalakis and Markos Kounalakis, Laura and Gary Lauder, Jillian Manus, Diane L. Morris, Diana Nelson and John, Atwater, Barbro and Bernard Osher, and the Lisa and John Pritzker Family Fund. Additional support is provided by the Susie Tompkins Buell Fund. Generous support for this exhibition has been provided by Bren Simon. Support for the catalogue has been provided by St. John Knits.

Secretary of state Diamond Eagle, circa 1890

Secretary of state Diamond Eagle, circa 1890. Designer: Unknown. Photography: John Bigelow Taylor

Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection


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