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Michael Michaud Jewelry Trunk Show

Petunias Collection by Michael Michaud
February 14, 2014 -
2:15pm5:15pm

Jewelry designer Michael Michaud will be exhibiting at a special trunk show in the Modern Nature: Georgia O'Keeffe and Lake George Exhibition Store on the lower level of the de Young. His unique collection of cast bronze jewelry inspired by Georgia O'Keeffe's Petunias will be presented, as well as a variety of new and unique works by the Connecticut-based artisan.

Art after School for First Graders

Children making art
February 12, 2014 -
4:00pm5:30pm
February 19, 2014 -
4:00pm5:30pm

Art after School offers an in-depth exploration of world cultures through the museum’s extensive collections of art from Africa, Mesoamerica, Oceania, and North America. Through careful observation and engaging art activities, these classes explore the connections between the visual arts, language arts, and social studies.

Class meets twice:  February 12 and 19, 4–5:30 p.m.

Keith Haring: The Political Line

Herbst Special Exhibition Galleries
November 8, 2014February 16, 2015

Keith Haring: The Political Line will have its US premiere at the de Young and is the first major Haring show on the West Coast in nearly two decades. Many of the works are on loan from the Keith Haring Foundation, New York, with supplemental loans from public and private collections. Several pieces have not been published or on public view since the artist’s death, in 1990.

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Ticket Information 

Adults $25–$29, seniors 65+ $22–$26, students with current ID $21–$25, youths 6–17 $15–$19, members and children 5 and under free. Prices subject to change without notice.

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Groups of 10 or more have access to priority booking and private tours. Contact the group sales office at groupsales@famsf.org or 415.750.3620.

This exhibition is organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Director's Circle

Penny and James George Coulter

Curator’s Circle

Sloan and Roger Barnett
Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund
Holly Johnson Harris and Parker Harris
The Shimmon Family

Conservator's Circle

The Buena Vista Fund of Horizons Foundation

Patron's Circle

The Keith Haring Foundation

Supporter's Circle

Juliet de Baubigny
Richard and Peggy Greenfield

Media Sponsor

The catalogue is published with the assistance of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Endowment for Publications. 

Keith Haring: The Political Line

L: Keith Haring, Untitled, 1982. Baked enamel on metal. Private collection; R: Keith Haring, Untitled, 1982. Vinyl ink on vinyl tarpaulin. Private collection. All Haring works © Keith Haring Foundation

Keith Haring: The Political Line

Lines on the Horizon: Native American Art from the Weisel Family Collection

Textile Galleries 60-61
May 3, 2014January 4, 2015

Lines on the Horizon highlights Native American art from the collection of the Thomas W. Weisel Family. Spanning more than 1,000 years of artistic creativity, the exhibition will focus on the indigenous arts of the American Southwest, featuring 11th-century Mimbres ceramics alongside masterful classic Navajo weavings from the mid to late 19th century and 20th-century works by recognized artists such as the ceramicist Nampeyo of Hano Pueblo. Singular pieces from the Northwest Coast and the first Plains ledger drawings to enter the permanent collection will also be shown.

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This exhibition is made possible by a gift of the Thomas W. Weisel Family to the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Major support is provided by the Phyllis C. Wattis Fund for Exhibitions.

Lines on the Horizon

L: Serape, ca. 1850. United States, Southwest, Navajo.  Wool; tapestry weave. The Weisel Family Art Foundation, L12.103.20
R: Bowl (Deer in Geometric Landscape), ca. 1010–1130. Mimbres. Earthenware with pigment. Gift of the Thomas W. Weisel Family to the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Lines on the Horizon

"A book like hundred flower garden": Walasse Ting's 1 ¢ Life

Anderson Gallery 17
February 15, 2014September 7, 2014

This exhibition showcases poet and artist Walasse Ting's groundbreaking artist-illustrated book 1¢ Life, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2014. 1¢ Life features 62 original lithographs by 28 American and European artists created to accompany 61 poems by Ting.

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Walasse Ting/Roy Lichtenstein Girl and Spray Can

Roy Lichtenstein, Girl and Spray Can, pages 118–119 in the book 1¢ Life by Walasse Ting (Bern: E.W. Kornfeld, 1964). Color lithograph printed on double-page spread. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Anderson Graphic Arts Collection, gift of the Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson Charitable Foundation, 1996.74.1.49. © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein

Walasse Ting 1¢ Life

Anthony Friedkin: The Gay Essay

Gallery 12
June 14, 2014January 11, 2015

A native of Los Angeles, Anthony Friedkin (b. 1949) honed his photographic skills at an early age and became a professional artist after he graduated from high school in the late 1960s. A variety of magazine assignments took him into the streets of his hometown, where he created vivid photo essays that examined the diverse neighborhoods and touched on some of the most important social and cultural issues of the time.

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This exhibition is organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

The catalogue is published with the assistance of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Endowment for Publications.

Anthony Friedkin, Hustlers, Selma Avenue, Hollywood,

Anthony Friedkin, Hustlers, Selma Avenue, Hollywood, 1971, from the series The Gay Essay. Gelatin silver print. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, gift of Mary and Dan Solomon, 2011.66.8

Anthony Friedkin, Hustlers, Selma Avenue, Hollywood,

Doing and Viewing Art

February 22, 2014 -
12:30pm2:00pm

Ages 4-12.  Family tours are followed by related hands-on art projects led by professional artists. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Note:   Programs take place at the de Young.

10-11:30 am:  General public
12:30-2 pm:  Museum members only

Saturday, February 22   Pinch, Mold, and Fold: Explorations in Sculpture

Upcoming

Doing and Viewing Art

February 22, 2014 -
10:00am11:30am

Ages 4-12.  Family tours are followed by related hands-on art projects led by professional artists.  Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult.  Note:   Programs take place at the de Young.

10-11:30 am: General public
12:30-2 pm: Museum members only

Saturday, February 22   Pinch, Mold, and Fold:  Explorations in Sculpture

Upcoming

Doing and Viewing Art

February 8, 2014 -
12:30pm2:00pm

Ages 4-12.  Family tours are followed by related hands-on art projects led by professional artists.  Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult.  Note:   Programs take place at the de Young.

10-11:30 am: General public
12:30-2 pm: Museum members only

Saturday, February 8: Panache for Paint

Upcoming

Doing and Viewing Art

February 8, 2014 -
10:00am11:30am

Ages 4-12.  Family tours are followed by related hands-on art projects led by professional artists.  Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult.  Note:   Programs take place at the de Young.

10-11:30 am: General public
12:30-2 pm: Museum members only

Saturday, February 8: Panache for Paint

Upcoming

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