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
Here are some helpful tips for making your visit to Golden Gate Park creative beyond the museum’s walls.
By Anu Vaalas, Hannah Freeman, and Jennie Smith
This film explores the painting Dance in a Subterranean Roundhouse at Clear Lake, California by French-born artist Jules Tavernier.
Objects in the European Decorative Arts and Sculpture collection at the Legion of Honor reflect the distinct history of how East Asian art has influenced European decorative arts and interiors.
By Thomas Wu
Create a three-part drawing that documents your in-depth exploration of a tree using observation, notation, and sketching.
By Jill McLennan, senior teaching artist
Learn about the ecological inspirations behind the textile “Paradise Valley, Mount Rainer.”
By Laura L. Camerlengo, in conversation with Madelyn Shaw and Michael Fehr
Create a collection of botanical postcards as you explore the San Francisco Botanical Garden—or any other special garden!
By Jennie Smith, senior teaching artist
Read an interview with Wangechi Mutu about her exhibition I Am Speaking, Are You Listening?
By Claudia Schmuckli and Wangechi Mutu
Liven up your Zoom background with an artwork from the de Young and Legion of Honor collection!
By Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
The bustling city of Pompeii was halted in its tracks in the autumn of 79 AD when Mount Vesuvius erupted, crushing the city under tons of ash and rubble.
By Sally Grainger
This film is a poetic and intimate exploration of Wangechi Mutu’s exhibition, I Am Speaking, Are you Listening?
Explore the sculptural properties of modeling dough, considering texture, pattern, and form.
By Hannah Freeman, senior teaching artist
In celebration of this year’s Pride Month, we would like to share a selection of works from the Museums’ collection that shed light on private moments of male same-sex intimacy.
By Furio Rinaldi