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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
In celebration of this year’s Pride Month, we would like to share a selection of works from the Museums’ 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
Q+A with GLBT Historical Society Director, Terry Beswick.
By Francisco Rosas
Carol Queen, San Francisco sexologist and sociologist, was invited to comment on the Legion of Honor’s Last Supper in Pompeii.
By Carol Queen, PhD
We reviewed our exhibition history to inform the development of a truly diverse exhibition program.
By Krista Brugnara and Caroline McCune
Thiebaud’s Ponds and Streams offers a disorienting, aerial view of a patchwork of intensely cultivated fields and bending waterways spread across farmland in the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta.
By Lauren Palmor
Does art history have any relevance in a nation torn apart by war?
By Karin Breuer
What do education programs look like without original works of art in a physical space?
By Maria Egoavil and PJ Policarpio
A reliquary casket tells the story of a bloody murder that shook the medieval world.
By Martin Chapman