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Photograph by Henrik Kam. © Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Kids + families

Be curious with us!

Explore art and creativity from around the world through hands-on programs, discovery guides, and videos that bring our collections to life. Every Saturday, we offer free drop-in programming that includes Sketching in the Galleries or Family Art Making. Visitors 17 and under always receive free admission to the permanent collection galleries. Questions? Email

We look forward to seeing you in the galleries!

Resources for parents

Our resources are designed to support close looking, questioning, and reflection. For tips on having fun and rewarding conversations with your kids about their art, take a look at our how-to guides.

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