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Get Smart with Art

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The Get Smart with Art curriculum is included in your school program reservation and will be sent with your reservation confirmation.

Or order your Get Smart with Art curriculum by downloading and printing our PDF order form.

Questions? Email schooltours@famsf.org or call 415.750.7696.

Get Smart with Art is a three part program for grades 4–12 that supports the California state content standards in language arts, social studies and visual arts.



Get Smart with Art is made possible with support from the William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation, Daphne and Stuart Wells, and Mr. Rod Burns and Mrs. Jill Burns.

William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation

Past and Present: Building Museum Literacy at the Legion of Honor is made possible with support from the Belvedere-Tiburon Auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museums, Winifred Johnson Clive Foundation, Pam Earing and Jeff Thomas, Elios Charitable Foundation, Sato Foundation, Douglas Tilden and Teresa Keller, and an anonymous donor.

Know Before You Go

Museum Rules

  • One adult is required for every ten K–12 students.
  • No touching or leaning on objects, platforms or cases.
  • No food, drinks or chewing gum.
  • Lunches and backpacks are not allowed in the galleries. Please leave them in the bus or car. The Museums are not responsible for lost articles.
  • Photography of the permanent collection is permitted without flash; no tripods or video cameras. Photography of special exhibitions is not allowed.
  • Please do not assign notes to be taken during the tour. During the unguided portion of the tour, for conservation reasons, please use pencils only to take notes.
  • Sketching with small pads (9 x 11 in. or smaller) is permitted in permanent collection galleries only. Special permission must be obtained if using easels and/or large pads. Sketching is not allowed in special exhibitions owing to contractual agreements and insurance restrictions.

Questions? Email schooltours@famsf.org or call 415.750.7696.

Learn more about making reservations and logistics for your school's visit to the de Young.

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