Class Visits

K–12 educators are encouraged to bring their classes to the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions at both the de Young and the Legion of Honor. Educators may choose from any of the following categories, selecting the one that best supports your classroom goals.

Galleries in Focus

Docents at the Fine Arts Museums help students to discover their ability to look at, think about and enjoy art. Working with small groups in the galleries, the docents encourage dialogue about the art, artists and the cultures represented in the collections. Tours are usually 45 minutes long,... View More

Self-Guided Tours

The museums recognize that educators frequently prefer to tour their own students through the museum collections. We are able to offer free admission, based on availability, to educators who place a request with four weeks’ advance notice. The Museums support self-guided visits by providing... View More

Temporary Exhibition School Programs

For more information and to request a reservation please download the reservation request form. Request your reservation today!Please note that schools are restricted from visiting special exhibitions during the first and last two weeks they are on view.At the de YoungOn the Grid: Textiles and... View More