COVID-19 guidelines. Museums are closed on Mondays. Note: access to the de Young may be impacted on 2/5 due to the Kaiser Permanente half marathon.
Open Tuesday – Sunday
9:30 am – 5:15 pm
Jacques Cartier was impressed with the splendor of jewels adorning Indian royalty.
The Museums have acquired a monumental painting from Steir's “Waterfall” series.
By Timothy Anglin Burgard
Digging through my mother’s archives, I found a photo of three Black Muslim women at a fashion show in the early 1980s.
By Su’ad Abdul Khabeer
We sat down with members of the Teen Advisory Board to talk about Contemporary Muslim Fashions.
Somewhere in America #MIPSTERZ is part of the exhibition Contemporary Muslim Fashions.
Hanging a textile this large is always an exercise in carefulness and coordination.
A podcast produced by The Teen Advisory Board.
Love and the Maiden offers an instructive lens into the Pre-Raphaelites’ materials and techniques.
By Elise Effmann Clifford
Medieval handmade books inspired artists in Britain in the late 19th century.
By Bryan C. Keene
Women regularly used fans to convey emotions, flick away suitors, and keep themselves cool, causing the fans to tear and break.
By Anisha Gupta, Anne Getts, and Colleen O’Shea
How Muslims define themselves — and are defined — by their dress.
Truth and Beauty features armor and stained glass from the Museums’ collections.