Special Events

Tango de la Turca

La Milonga de Paris
October 5, 2014 -
2:00pm5:00pm

Come to La Milonga de La Turca, celebrating Parmigianino's illustrious portrait Schiava turca. Sensuous Argentine tango music will fill the courtyard leading into the museum to the delight of tango dancers and museum visitors. 

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Bank of America "Museums on Us"

Installation view of David Hockney exhibition
September 6, 2014 -
9:30am5:15pm
October 4, 2014 -
9:30am5:15pm
November 1, 2014 -
9:30am5:15pm
December 6, 2014 -
9:30am5:15pm
January 3, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
February 7, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
March 7, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
April 4, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
May 2, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
June 6, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
August 1, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
September 5, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
October 3, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
November 7, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
December 5, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
January 2, 2016 -
9:30am5:15pm
February 6, 2016 -
9:30am5:15pm
March 5, 2016 -
9:30am5:15pm
April 2, 2016 -
9:30am5:15pm
May 7, 2016 -
9:30am5:15pm
June 4, 2016 -
9:30am5:15pm
July 2, 2016 -
9:30am5:15pm
August 6, 2016 -
9:30am5:15pm
September 3, 2016 -
9:30am5:15pm

Bank of America is a proud a supporter of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. During Museums on Us weekends, the first full weekend of every month, Bank of America or Merrill Lynch cardholders receive complimentary general admission to the de Young and Legion of Honor. Tickets are available on site on the day of visit only and are subject to availability. It is recommended that visitors arrive early for best assurance of entry. Learn more at museums.bankofamerica.com

August 1, 2015 - 9:30am

Slow Art Day Discussion

Legion of Honor
April 12, 2014 -
11:00am12:00pm

One day each year—April 12 in 2014—people all over the world visit local museums and galleries to look at art slowly. Participants look at five works of art for 10 minutes each and then meet together to talk about their experience. That’s it. Simple by design, the goal is to focus on the art and the art of seeing.

Please join us in the museum café for an unguided group discussion of your Slow Art Day observations.

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Slow Art Day Discussion

Legion of Honor
April 12, 2014 -
3:00pm4:00pm

One day each year—April 12 in 2014—people all over the world visit local museums and galleries to look at art slowly. Participants look at five works of art for 10 minutes each and then meet together to talk about their experience. That’s it. Simple by design, the goal is to focus on the art and the art of seeing.

Please join us in the museum café for an unguided group discussion of your Slow Art Day observations.

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Lucia Day

Midsummer
December 14, 2013 -
1:00pm5:00pm

Celebrate Lucia Day at the Legion, a holiday that is typically celebrated on December 13 and is one of Sweden’s foremost cultural traditions.

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Free Museum Day at the Legion of Honor for District 4 Residents

Legion of Honor
November 16, 2013 -
9:30am5:15pm

Supervisor Katy Tang and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco would like to invite all District 4 residents to enjoy free general admission at the Legion of Honor on Saturday, November 16, 2013.

Please bring your photo ID and proof of residence (zip codes 94122 and 94116) to enjoy free general admission.  Proof of residence can include a piece of mail, utility bill, or current government issued photo ID.

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District 4 Day at the Legion of Honor

November 16, 2013 -
9:30am5:15pm

Supervisor Tang and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco invite all San Francisco District 4 residents to enjoy free general admission at the beautiful Legion of Honor on Saturday, November 16, 2013. The museum showcases sculptures by Auguste Rodin, including his iconic work, The Thinker, as well as great paintings, sculptures, and antiquities from all over the world.

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