Note: access to the de Young may be impacted on 12/7 due to SF Rec and Parks’ Holiday Tree Lighting.
9:30 am – 5:15 pm
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
Learn about works in our collection that shed light on private moments of male same-sex intimacy.
By Furio Rinaldi
Listen to the Legion of Honor’s spring 2021 organ music, and take a closer look at the concert’s featured artworks.
What does it mean to celebrate “freedom” when so much has been stolen in the process?
By Yétúndé Olagbaju
Create a flower painting in close detail, inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe’s Petunias (1925).