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When looking at or making art with children at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, using questions is a core teaching approach. In response to our inquiries, children increase their ability to think critically about...
At the de Young museum many of the objects on view tell us about California history, which is the focus of our fourth-grade visit. When at the museum, students closely observe Native American baskets, landscapes, portraits,...
The de Youngsters Studio art-making activity is posted every Friday at 1 pm on our de Young YouTube and Instagram IGTV channels. Follow us, and let's create together.Frida Kahlo created and re-created herself through her...
Missing the Legion of Honor during our closure? Host your next work meeting, family gathering, or online hang-out with friends against a backdrop of the Legion of Honor with these free, downloadable Zoom backgrounds.To apply...
Missing the de Young during our closure? Host your next work meeting, family gathering, or online hang-out with friends against a backdrop of the de Young with these free, downloadable Zoom backgrounds.To apply your new...
“Do you like it?” Kids often share their artworks as they work. Support their curiosity about the artistic process with the following techniques:Ask, “What do you think? Is it just the way you want it?” If yes, get out your...
La artista Frida Kahlo se creaba y re-creaba a sí misma mediante su estilo de apariencia personal y sus autorretratos. Ella también llevaba diarios llenos de color, en los que captaba sus ideas y pensamientos con brillante...
The artist Frida Kahlo created and re-created herself through her personal style choices and self-portraits. She also kept colorful journals of her thoughts and ideas that were filled with vivid symbolism. Her ability to...
Our education programs are reaching a larger and more diverse group of learners than ever before, both locally and internationally  through our Digital Stories. We are reaching all age groups: in addition to our new Toddler...
How do you recreate the Mesoamerican city of Teotihuacan in Minecraft? Block by block, of course!In conjunction with the exhibition Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire, the de Young Museum recently released its...

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