COVID-19 guidelines. Museums are closed on Mondays. The Legion of Honor is open on President’s Day, Monday, 2/20.
9:30 am – 5:15 pm
A skyspace with lighting that alters your perception of the sky’s color.
By Elise Effman
X-rays can reveal a broken bone, but they can also give us information about what is happening inside inanimate objects.
By Catherine Coueignoux
Encounter the riot of geometric color that is Frank Stella’s impressive 12-foot-square painting Lettre sur les aveugles II.
Announcing the acquisition of 62 works by African American artists from the Southern United States.
How two women sought to reveal the allure of steel mills through highly personal images.
By Lauren Palmor
Eleventh-graders from Oakland School for the Arts created their own paintings inspired by Cult of the Machine.
The Museums have acquired a monumental painting from Steir's “Waterfall” series.
By Timothy Anglin Burgard
In 1968 – 1969, the exhibition A Photographic Essay on the Black Panthers drew 100,000 visitors.
Paintings conservator Tricia O’Regan outlines her process for preparing The Hero for its first public display in decades.
By Tricia O’Regan
In 1970, ten billboards went up across Oakland and Berkeley. The artist never explicitly stated their meaning.
Rainbow Sign was located at 2640 Grove Street in Berkeley and was active between 1971–1977.