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Exhibitions Articles

Since moving to the Bay Area from Mexico City in 1979, I began to have a different perspective of the world and the history of the Americas. This was due to the culture shock I experienced during my first years of living in...
On Saturday, October 23, Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love opened at the de Young musuem. This exhibition celebrates the career and legacy of Black fashion designer Patrick Kelly (1954–1990). Kelly drew upon his...
As I walked into the arena in the fall of October 2013 for Kanye West’s Yeezus tour, my heart sank at the sight of the first merchandise booth. There it was, the Confederate flag emblazoned on T-shirts and jackets, with a...
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s extensive and diverse pastel collection is the subject of the exhibition Color into Line: Pastels from the Renaissance to the Present, on view at the Legion of Honor from...
I Am Speaking, Are You Listening? is the sixth of an ongoing series of exhibitions conceived with contemporary artists to reflect on the history and identity of the Legion of Honor. The Legion of Honor readily invites...
The bustling city of Pompeii was halted in its tracks in the autumn of 79 AD when Mount Vesuvius erupted, crushing the city under tons of ash and rubble. The city was preserved in a snapshot of daily activities that we would...
Carol Queen PhD is a San Francisco sexologist and sociologist whose special interest is sexuality and culture. She was invited to comment on the Legion of Honor’s exhibition Last Supper in Pompeii, showcasing artifacts,...
June 8th - 13th, 2021, 9:30 am – 5:15 pmBouquets to Art is back in the galleries this year to celebrate the summer season in its 37th year with a new palette of fresh flowers in June. Inspired by works of art in the de Young...
June 7, 2021 \ de Young MuseumBe the first to view the floral designs in the galleries at the Bouquets to Art Opening Preview. With the purchase of a ticket or ticket package, attendees will receive early access to view the...
Support the Museums while entering to win fantastic prizes.  Raffle tickets are $20 each or $100 for six. Raffle winners will be notified via email on June 13.View the Luxury Raffle Order Form A. Wine Country LifeEscape for...

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