The de Young and the Legion of Honor are participating in Smithsonian Magazine’s 2014 Museum Day Live! General admission to the de Young and Legion of Honor will be free on September 27, 2014. Discount available on-site only.
Keith Haring: The Political Line features more than 130 works of art, including large-scale paintings on vinyl tarpaulins and canvases, sculptures, and a number of Haring’s Subway Drawings. The exhibition creates a narrative that explores the artist’s responses to nuclear disarmament, racial inequality, the excesses of capitalism, environmental degradation, and other issues of deep personal concern to him.
CityPASS booklets include a seven-day Muni Passport plus admission to four top San Francisco attractions: de Young or Legion of Honor OR Exploratorium, California Academy of Sciences, Blue and Gold Fleet Bay Cruise, and Monterey Bay Aquarium OR Aquarium of the Bay. Valid nine days. Cost: Adult $86 (value $160; Child (5–11) $64. Purchase booklets or printable vouchers at citypass.com or the de Young or Legion of Honor box office for the same low price.
Bank of America is a proud a supporter of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. During Museums on Us weekends, the first full weekend of every month, Bank of America or Merrill Lynch cardholders receive complimentary general admission to the de Young. Tickets are available on site on the day of visit only, and are subject to availability; it is recommended that visitors arrive early for best assurance of entry. Learn more at museums.bankofamerica.com.
Bank of America is a proud a supporter of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. During Museums on Us weekends, the first full weekend of every month, Bank of America or Merrill Lynch cardholders receive complimentary general admission to the de Young. Tickets are available on site on the day of visit only and are subject to availability. It is recommended that visitors arrive early for best assurance of entry. Learn more at museums.bankofamerica.com.
Lines on the Horizon highlights Native American art from the collection of the Thomas W. Weisel Family.
Access Days feature extra blue parking spaces, extra seating inside and outside the exhibition, portable large-print editions of exhibition labels, docent-led tours, audio tours (free for low-vision or blind visitors), and printed versions of the audio tour script. Wheelchairs, folding stools, ASL interpretation (request two weeks in advance), and materials in alternative formats are available upon request.
Learn more about special exhibition Keith Haring: The Political Line.
Families with children of all ages and abilities are invited to join a hands-on art workshop and tour of Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection. Admission is free for families of children with disabilities or special needs.
Families with children of all ages are invited to celebrate the launch of I Heart Art: Guided Activities to Draw, Color, and Design!, the Museums’ first activity journal for kids! Join us for fun art making activities in Wilsey Court and interactive, kid-friendly tours exploring featured masterworks from the permanent collection. This event is sponsored by co-publisher, Galison/Mudpuppy, and offered at no charge - just your creativity is required!