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9:30 am – 5:15 pm
Announcing the acquisition of 62 works by African American artists from the Southern United States.
Acquiring art allows us to fill gaps in our collection and enhance our special exhibitions.
The Museums have acquired a monumental painting from Steir's “Waterfall” series.
By Timothy Anglin Burgard
In the 1940s, the Bay Area established itself as a prominent center for fiber art.
By Jill D’Alessandro
The Scream (1966), a diptych by Mike Henderson is now part of the permanent collection of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
The Fine Arts Museums have acquired the “Catination” Storage Jar (April 12, 1836).
The three American art curators describe why they find these acquisitions personally meaningful.
By Timothy Anglin Burgard, Emma Acker, and Lauren Palmor
Introducing works by two Bay Area artists.
Does art history have any relevance in a nation torn apart by war?
By Karin Breuer
Take a tour of a new work in our collection.
By Emily Beeny