9:30 am – 5:15 pm
While most art exhibitions take years to come together, The de Young Open was engineered in a matter of months.
By Lindsay Ganter and Shaquille Heath
Today, we will take a deep look at ourselves and create an abstract self-portrait made up of many pieces.
By Jill McLennan, senior teaching artist
Explore forms the way artists do, by twisting a flat piece of paper into unexpected shapes.
By Raphael Noz, senior teaching artist
Learn the basics of paint making, following and creating recipes with different pigments and binders.
By Hannah Freeman, senior teaching artist
We are sharing the results of our annual staff demographics reporting.
By Lindsay Ganter and Francisco Rosas, with Christine Moss and Megan Chin
Let’s build a diorama inside or outside of the box that the art supplies arrived in.
Artworks tell multiple stories.
How do objects represent wealth, power, and privilege?
Materials used in art can give us clues to the artist’s process, techniques, and ways of thinking. They can also spark our understanding of the artwork.
What do you see? What do you feel? Art can make us experience a range of emotions.
How does visual density affect how you look at an artwork?
What do your beliefs mean to you? How do objects represent your beliefs?