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Support Groups

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco benefit from the dedication of our generous supporting organizations. These member-based special interest groups draw individuals together around social opportunities, as well as specific areas of the collections. Participants enjoy a variety of educational and social opportunities, including exclusive events, lectures, and trips.

 

Achenbach Graphic Arts Council (AGAC)

Members of the Achenbach Graphic Arts Council (AGAC) share an interest in prints, drawings, photographs, and other works of art on paper. Your membership in the Council supports the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts (AFGA) and its world-renowned collection housed in the Legion of Honor.The... View More

American Decorative Arts Forum (ADAF)

The American Decorative Arts Forum encourages the study, understanding, enjoyment and preservation of American decorative arts from their earliest beginnings to the present.American decorative arts are surviving objects of American make or use--usually other than paintings, sculpture, and... View More

Ancient Art Council (AAC)

This group supports the Department of Ancient Art. Membership is open to all who share a concern for ancient art and preservation and promotion of antiquities and culture of the ancient Mediterranean and Near East. Its program is varied and includes lectures by noted archaeologists, curators, and... View More

ArtPoint

ArtPoint is a group of young professionals that supports the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco by hosting an annual program of fundraising events. Join today and enjoy exhibition-related lectures, gallery parties, and museum galas. Proceeds support exhibitions and programs at the de Young and the... View More

de Youngsters

The de Youngsters is a new program that aims to make the de Young and the Legion of Honor more family friendly. Proceeds from de Youngsters activities, including the annual Art Party fund-raising gala, support services, way-finding and other communications, and free programs for children and their... View More

Friends of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas (FAOA)

With premier gallery space, growing collections, and expanding public programs, the arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas (AOA) have become more prominent and integral to the Fine Arts Museums’ interpretive framework. These unique holdings reflect the Bay Area’s passion for diverse cultural... View More

Friends of New Art (FONA)

Friends of New Art members gather throughout the year to stay informed and share enthusiasm about the contemporary art scene. Events include visits to private collections and artist studios, panels, and private tours of relevant Fine Arts Museums exhibitions. Dues are $1,000 a year and support... View More

San Francisco Ceramic Circle

The San Francisco Ceramic Circle (SFCC) is a museum affiliate group of pottery and porcelain collectors and of others interested in ceramic art. The SFCC supports the museum ceramic collections with a program of lectures, assists with funding purchases for the collections and operates the SFCC... View More

Textile Arts Council (TAC)

As an integral part of The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the Textile Arts Council provides a means for promoting and broadening appreciation of the textile arts.Membership benefits include:Free admission to most TAC-sponsored lectures after museum admission.Advance notice of seminars,... View More