Muses, Moods, and Memes

What do you think the paintings in Truth and Beauty are saying?

Create memes inspired by the paintings in the exhibition to receive a discount code for $10 off your exhibition ticket.*

How to Enter

  1. Download images of the paintings here.
  2. Share the truth behind these Truth and Beauty artworks by uploading them to any online meme generator or app of your choice. (We like Make a Meme or Super Deluxe.)
  3. Post on Twitter or Instagram, or IG Story Highlights and tag us @legionofhonor. Be sure to include #MusesMoodsandMemes.
  4. The Legion of Honor (@legionofhonor) will notify the winner via Direct Message.


This discount code is only good for one redemption per user. This is promotion will take place for the duration of this exhibition. Truth and Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelites and the Old Masters is on view through September 30, 2018. Questions? Email socialmedia@famsf.org.

Meme versions of Dante Gabriel Rossetti's "Veronica Veronese" and Giovanni Cariana's "Portrait of a Young Man with a Green Book"
L: Dante Gabriel Rossetti, "Veronica Veronese", 1872. Oil on canvas, 42 3/8 x 33 3/4 in. (107.6 x 85.7 cm). Delaware Art Museum, Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Memorial, 1935, 1935-28; R: Giovanni Cariani, "Portrait of a Young Man with a Green Book", ca. 1510-1520. Oil on canvas, 27 x 22 in. (68.6 x 55.9 cm). Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 61.44.16

A huge thank you to our Teen Advisory Board for making these memes.