We host an active schedule of scholarly discussions. Explore previous events here.
“Les Sauvages de la Mer Pacifique (Native Peoples of the Pacific Ocean)” is believed to be one of the first panoramic wallpapers ever created—it inspired artist Lisa Reihana.
This masterpiece offers an instructive lens into the Pre-Raphaelites’ materials and techniques as well as those of the earlier artists who inspired them.
Buron discusses her visits to libraries and archives for research, and finding inspiration along the way.
In celebration of the de Young museum’s 125th anniversary, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are hosting The de Young Open, a juried community art exhibition of submissions by artists who live in the nine Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma. The de Young Open continues the museum’s long-standing tradition of engaging the local community and showcasing the talent of Bay Area artists, who will be able to offer their pieces for sale and retain 100 percent of the proceeds.
While many of his photographs beautifully document the city in ruins, Arnold Genthe’s best images centered on candid portrayals of the people of San Francisco.
Use this family guide to explore our galleries. You and your child can use its simple questions and fun activities to slow down, look closely, and understand a work of art. Have fun!
Usen esta guía familiar para explorar las galerías. Las preguntas sencillas y actividades divertidas de esta guía harán que su niño o niña examine con cuidado algunas obras de arte, para de veras comprenderlas. ¡Que se diviertan!