The de Young and Legion of Honor will be closing early at 4 pm on 12/24 and 12/31. The museums will be closed on 12/25 and open on 1/1.
Open Tuesday – Sunday
9:30 am – 5:15 pm
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
See the multiple ways you can mix color and create symmetry.
By Jennie Smith
What does it take to become an anti-racist organization?