General admission will be free to the de Young and the Legion of Honor on Friday, May 16, 2014 in celebration of the Association of Art Museum Directors’ Art Museum Day. Discount available onsite only.
CityPASS booklets include a seven-day Muni Passport plus admission to four top San Francisco attractions: de Young or Legion of Honor OR Exploratorium, California Academy of Sciences, Blue and Gold Fleet Bay Cruise, and Monterey Bay Aquarium OR Aquarium of the Bay. Valid nine days. Cost: Adult $86 (value $160; Child (5–11) $64. Purchase booklets or printable vouchers at citypass.com or the de Young or Legion of Honor box office for the same low price.
Irregular management was endemic at Meissen in the 18th century. In the early 1710s, the founding director and bookkeeper both made off with porcelain to sell for themselves more than two-thirds of the royal start-up funding may have been embezzled. In 1730, however, Count Carl Heinrich von Hoym set a new standard for underhanded dealing. Appointed director of the factory, he conspired with a French dealer, Rodolphe Lemaire, to steal thousands of pieces of Meissen and sell them as Chinese.
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Bank of America is a proud a supporter of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and is a President’s Circle sponsor of the special exhibition Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art. During Museums on Us weekends, the first full weekend of every month, Bank of America or Merrill Lynch cardholders receive one complimentary admission to Intimate Impressionism. Tickets are available on site, day-of only, and are subject to availability for the following Museums on Us weekends: April 5–6, May 3–4, June 7–8, July 5–6, and August 2–3, 2014.
The de Young and the Legion of Honor are participating in Smithsonian Magazine’s 2014 Museum Day Live! General admission to the de Young and Legion of Honor will be free on September 27, 2014. Discount available on-site only.
General admission will be free to the de Young and the Legion of Honor on Friday, May 16, 2014 in celebration of the Association of Art Museum Directors’ Art Museum Day. Discount available on-site only.
Receive a $2 discount with proof of purchase from any Bay Area public transportation system, including BART, Muni, Caltrain, and more. This discount is available in person at the time of purchase only, does not apply to internet sales or previously purchased tickets, and cannot be combined with other offers.
General admission is free the first Tuesday of every month. Special exhibition fees still apply.
Intimate Impressionism includes nearly 70 Impressionist and Post-Impressionist still lifes, portraits, and landscapes whose charm and fluency invite close scrutiny. Included are significant works by Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, Georges Seurat, and Vincent van Gogh. Mabny of the intimately scaled paintings in the exhibition were displayed in domestic interiors, and they often became gifts shared among friends.
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The garden served as inspiration for many Impressionist painters. Among the most enthusiastic gardeners were Gustave Caillebotte, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Paul Cézanne. Which came first—an interest in the garden or in painting—is not always easy to determine.