Tickets to the Legion of Honor, reopening early May, are now on sale. The de Young is now open to the Public. Learn about extra precautions to welcome you back.

Collection Articles

In early February, the Fine Arts Museums announced the acquisition from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation in Atlanta of 62 works by African-American artists from the Southern United States. These works address some of the most...
Thanksgiving is when you get to use all the best stuff in your kitchen: the gravy boat, the fancy napkins, and, of course, the turkey deep fryer. Louis XIV and the other French monarchs who succeeded him obviously didn’t...
Visitors to Gallery 14 at the de Young immediately encounter the riot of geometric color that is Frank Stella’s impressive 12-foot-square painting, Lettre sur les aveugles II (1974). This vibrant work was the first...
What’s the first thing you notice when you look at the table above? The unexpected and eye-catching red, green and white of the decoration is quite striking in what seems like an otherwise conventional piece of 18th-century...
Debra Evans, head conservator, and Victoria Binder, associate conservator, discuss the challenges of moving this massive artwork, the pressure of working against the clock, and why you shouldn’t bother asking a conservator...
For the first time ever, three prized tapestries from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s permanent collection will be exhibited together in the Legion of Honor’s Gallery 1. The entire series, known as The Triumph...
Claude Monet’s incomparable Water Lilies has returned to Gallery 19 at the Legion of Honor. Following its display in two important temporary exhibitions, Water Lilies visited the Fine Arts Museums’...

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