Sargent and Spain Access Day

Painting by John Singer Sargent

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925), Majorcan Fisherman (detail), 1908. Oil on canvas, 27 1/2 × 21 1/2 in. (69.85 × 54.61 cm). Private collection. Image courtesy of Julia Featheringill Photography

Admission is by appointment for people with disabilities and their guests to visit the exhibition Sargent and Spain at the Legion of Honor.

Enjoy reduced crowds, discounted fees, and accessible features, including:

  • Extra Blue Zone spaces close to the museum
  • Parking maps and public transportation information
  • Extra seating inside and outside the exhibition
  • Large print editions of the exhibition labels

About the exhibition

Organized by the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, Sargent and Spain is the first exhibition to explore the influence of Spanish culture on John Singer Sargent’s dynamic visual practice. The artist developed his passion for the country and its culture over the course of seven visits, taken from 1879 to 1912. Sargent’s powerful early oils — executed at Madrid’s Museo del Prado after those by his aesthetic hero Diego Velázquez — mark the beginning of his long interest in Spain, its rich culture (both historic and modern), its people, and its magnificent urban and rural landscapes.

Ticket info

Please fill out this form by Monday, March 13 to make your reservation. We recommend signing up early. Tours fill quickly.

Sponsors

Access programs are supported by Hanson Bridgett.

Contact info

access@famsf.org
415.750.7645

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