Note: the Legion of Honor is opening at 10:30 am on 6/11, due to the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon.
9:30 am – 5:15 pm
Listen to the Legion of Honor’s winter 2020 organ music, and take a closer look at the concert’s featured artworks.
Evolving the Fine Arts Museums into an anti-racist institution is our top objective.
By Thomas P. Campbell
This portrait illustrates how elite families telegraphed status and power through their children.
By Lauren Palmor
Both John Singleton Copley and his patrons wanted to present themselves in a certain way through portraiture.
Though diminutive in scale, this sculpture is a grand representation of woman's ubiquitous power.
By Mutombo Nkulu-N'Sengha, PhD, and Christina Hellmich
The Scream (1966), a diptych by Mike Henderson is now part of the permanent collection of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
By Timothy Anglin Burgard
By Hillary C. Olcott
By Karin Breuer
Hiram Powers’s (American, 1805 – 1873) full-length nude Greek Slave was the most famous sculpture of the 19th century.
Maria Martinez and Julian Martinez refined a painting and burnishing technique.
By Janna Keegan
By Christina Hellmich