Opening Celebration: "High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection"

Charles James, "Tree" ball gown
March 14, 2015 - 11:00am3:30pm

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.

11 am–noon
Florence Gould Theater
Lecture by Jan Reeder, consulting curator for the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

March 14, 2015 - 11:00am

Mixed-Media Art-Making Station

Image Asta Karalis
March 14, 2015 - 12:00pm3:00pm

In celebration of the opening of the special exhibition, High Style: the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection, Legion of Honor teaching artists offer exhibition-themed art-making activities.

Visitors are invited to make their own cocktail hats and fascinators inspired by Elsa Schiaparelli's surrealist works, including the patterns, colors, motifs, and imagery seen in the exhibition.

Artists encourage everyone of all ages to participate and tap into their creativity.

March 14, 2015 - 12:00pm

New Eugène Delacroix Work Joins the Legion of Honor Galleries

Portrait of Charles de Verninac by Eugène Delacroix

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are pleased to announce the acquisition of the Portrait of Charles de Verninac, by Eugène Delacroix (French, 1798–1863). This is the first painting by the artist to enter the Museums’ collection, which strengthens the institution’s holdings of French Romantic paintings of the early nineteenth century.

Sun, 02/01/2015
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Chamber Music: Friction Quartet

Friction Quartet
March 14, 2015 - 12:00pm3:00pm

The Fine Arts Museums, in partnership with San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music, presents live music performances by Friction Quartet in celebration of the opening of the special exhibition High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection.

Set times include:

12–12:45 pm
1:15–2 pm
2:30–3 pm

Members include: Kevin Rogers, violin; Otis Harriel, violin; Taija Warbelow, viola; and Doug Machiz, cello.

March 14, 2015 - 12:00pm

Tapestries and Armor

Gallery 1
January 17, 2015June 28, 2015

Tapestries and Armor is a permanent collection rotation featuring three tapestries from the Triumph of Seven Virtues series, from the Museum’s textiles holdings, along with two suits of armor from the collection of European decorative arts.

Ticket Information 

Entry to this exhibition is included with general admission to the museum.

Adults $10, seniors 65+ $7, students with current ID $6, youths 6–17 $6, members and children 5 and under free. Prices subject to change without notice.

tapestries and armor rotation
tapestries and armor rotation


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