Come celebrate National Grandparents' Day at the Legion of Honor. Explore the sculptures of Auguste Rodin and take turns posing for family members and creating gesture drawings of each other. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
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.
Celebrate fashion through the ages! Explore the glamour and style of one of the world’s preeminent costume collections--including Chanel, Givenchy, Dior, and more. High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection includes gowns, accessories, and other looks by the most influential designers of the last century. Trace the evolution of fashion, and see the only West Coast presentation of this distinguished costume collection.
Public lectures will address the Meissen factory and its historical significance as well as the formation of the Gutter collection and special exhibition A Princely Pursuit: The Malcolm D. Gutter Collection of Early Meissen Porcelain.
"…the most wonderful thing I ever beheld..: an Introduction to 18th century Meissen Porcelain" by Sebastian Kuhn
One day each Spring people all over the world visit museums and galleries to look at art slowly.
The structure of Slow Art Day is simple: visit a museum, choose a work of art, and spend five to ten minutes engaging with it. Discuss your experience with friends or join the online conversation using #SlowArtDay. That’s it. Simple by design, the goal is to focus on the art and the practice of seeing.
Looking with a Soft Gaze with Stephen Holtzman
2–3 pm | de Young
Join us for the opening day celebration of High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection featuring live music, art making for all, lectures, and more.
Florence Gould Theater
Lecture by Jan Reeder, consulting curator for the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.