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Looking for more information about the de Young prior to your visit? Take a look at frequently asked questions below.

 

How can I reserve tickets?

1) Online: Click here to log in and reserve tickets online. Enter your e-mail address in the "Username" field.

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Members-Only 20%-Off Sale

colorful glasses
November 7, 2014 - 9:30amNovember 9, 2014 - 5:15pm

Friday, November 7, through Sunday, November 9, 2014

Three days only! Double your member discount on all regularly priced merchandise at the de Young and Legion of Honor Museum Stores and online at shop.famsf.org.

In-stock items only. Current membership required.

November 7, 2014 - 9:30am

de Young Art & Architecture Tour Package

sphinx in front of de Young tower
August 9, 2014 - 2:00pm
August 23, 2014 - 2:00pm
September 6, 2014 - 2:00pm
September 20, 2014 - 2:00pm
October 4, 2014 - 2:00pm
October 18, 2014 - 2:00pm
November 1, 2014 - 2:00pm
November 15, 2014 - 2:00pm

Enjoy a visit to the de Young and reserve your spot on a docent-led tour covering the museum’s rich history, its stunning architecture, and a selection of the masterpieces it holds.

Price includes the tour, a general admission ticket, and 20% off in the Museum Café.

Tours begin promptly at 2 pm. Discounts may not apply

November 1, 2014 - 2:00pm

December Artist-in-Residence: Streetcolor

yarn-covered train seats
December 3, 2014January 4, 2015

Street Coloring at the de Young
de Young | Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm
Artist Reception Saturday, December 6, 3–5 pm: Join us in celebrating the artist’s residency with light refreshments

Artist Program 
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The Artist Studio program is a part of FAMSF’s Cultural Encounters initiative designed to attract new and diverse audiences to the Museums and provide exposure to emerging artists. Supported in part by Genuus.com. The program is made possible with major support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services/Museums for America.

October Artist-in-Residence: Viviana Paredes

Viviana Paredes artwork
October 1, 2014November 2, 2014

Mother Maguey: The Gift of Life
de Young | Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, plus Friday nights until 8:45 pm
Artist Reception Friday, October 24, 6–8:30 pm: Join us in celebrating the artist’s residency with light refreshments.

Artist Program 
Location 

The Artist Studio program is a part of FAMSF’s Cultural Encounters initiative designed to attract new and diverse audiences to the Museums and provide exposure to emerging artists. Supported in part by Genuus.com. The program is made possible with major support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services/Museums for America.

September Artist-in-Residence: Adele Crawford

Artwork by Adele Crawford
September 3, 2014September 28, 2014

Following the Thread
de Young | Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, plus Friday nights until 8:45 pm
Artist Reception Friday, September 26, 6–8:30 pm: Join us in celebrating the artist’s residency with light refreshments

Artist Program 
Location 

The Artist Studio program is a part of FAMSF’s Cultural Encounters initiative designed to attract new and diverse audiences to the Museums and provide exposure to emerging artists. Supported in part by Genuus.com. The program is made possible with major support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services/Museums for America.

June Artist-in-Residence: "Charismatic Expressions of a Microscopic World," by Sean Orlando

Photograph of artist
June 4, 2014June 29, 2014

Charismatic Expressions of Microscopic World

Kimball Education Gallery

Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, plus Friday nights until 8:45 pm

Charismatic Expressions of a Microscopic World is a series of metal sculptures designed and fabricated by Sean Orlando and inspired by seedpods and naturally forming geometric shapes found in nature. The focus of the installation will be on micro-flora and -fauna, as well as vintage scientific illustrations of microscopic organisms.

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Artist Program 

The Artist Studio program is a part of FAMSF’s Cultural Encounters initiative designed to attract new and diverse audiences to the Museums and provide exposure to emerging artists. Supported in part by Genuus.com and made possible with major support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ Museums for America program.

Blue Star Museums

The de Young and the Legion of Honor participate in the Blue Star Museums Program in 2014. All active military personnel and their families receive free general admission from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Special exhibition fees still apply. 

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