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
Somewhere in America #MIPSTERZ is part of the exhibition Contemporary Muslim Fashions.
Hanging a textile this large is always an exercise in carefulness and coordination.
A podcast produced by The Teen Advisory Board.
Love and the Maiden offers an instructive lens into the Pre-Raphaelites’ materials and techniques.
By Elise Effmann Clifford
Medieval handmade books inspired artists in Britain in the late 19th century.
By Bryan C. Keene
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.
Eleventh-graders from Oakland School for the Arts created their own paintings inspired by Cult of the Machine.