9:30 am – 5:15 pm
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.
There were golden treasures on display in Truth and Beauty.
By Madison Brockman
The Textile Conservation Lab had two fascinating examples of the weaving technique “double weave.”
By Sarah Gates
Our museums host a unique collection of Genthe’s photographs of the 1906 earthquake and fires.
We are excited to unveil the refresh of our brand.
How do you recreate the Mesoamerican city of Teotihuacan in Minecraft? Block by block, of course!
By Andrew Fox
In July 2017, contemporary British artist Sarah Lucas brought the female gaze to the Legion of Honor.
Learn what we discovered about hats, arsenic, and taxidermy for the Degas exhibition.
By Laura L. Camerlengo and Anne Getts
Research for our Degas exhibition sheds light on mercury and the origins of the “Mad Hatter.”
Celebrating the founder of the Legion of Honor, Alma Spreckels.