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
Enjoy a step-by-step art activity focused on humans’ relationship with animals.
By Jill McLennan, senior teaching artist
Judy Chicago: Making Change is a short documentary on the making of the artist’s very first retrospective exhibition.
Let’s follow Fernand Léger’s stencil technique to make a booklet of our own.
By Raphael Noz, senior teaching artist
Create an abstract watercolor painting inspired by nature, such as the leaves from plants or trees.
By Rea Lynn de Guzman, teaching artist
This film explores the painting Dance in a Subterranean Roundhouse at Clear Lake, California by French-born artist Jules Tavernier.
Create a three-part drawing that documents your in-depth exploration of a tree using observation, notation, and sketching.
Create a collection of botanical postcards as you explore the San Francisco Botanical Garden—or any other special garden!
By Jennie Smith, senior teaching artist
This film is a poetic and intimate exploration of Wangechi Mutu’s exhibition, I Am Speaking, Are you Listening?
Explore the sculptural properties of modeling dough, considering texture, pattern, and form.
By Hannah Freeman, senior teaching artist
Create a flower painting in close detail, inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe’s Petunias (1925).
In this project, students learn about primary colors and how to mix secondary colors using paint.
If you love to paint, then learn to love cleaning up.