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Art after School for First Graders

children making art
October 15, 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, students explore the connections between the visual arts, language arts, and social studies.

Wednesday, October 15 & 22
4-5:30 pm. Classes meets twice.  

October 15, 2014 - 4:00pm

Doing and Viewing Art

children making art
October 25, 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. 

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

October 25: Shaping Abstraction

Upcoming

October 25, 2014 - 12:30pm

Doing and Viewing Art

children making art
October 25, 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. 

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

October 25: Shaping Abstraction

Upcoming

October 25, 2014 - 10:00am

Doing and Viewing Art

children making art
October 18, 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. 

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

October 18: Lace: Labor and Luxury

Upcoming

October 18, 2014 - 12:30pm

Doing and Viewing Art

child making art
October 18, 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. 

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

October 18: Lace: Labor and Luxury

Upcoming

October 18, 2014 - 10:00am

Jewel City: Art from the Panama-Pacific International Exposition

October 17, 2015January 10, 2016

The year 2015 marks the centennial of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE), the San Francisco world’s fair that celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal and the city’s reconstruction following the great earthquake of 1906. The grand exposition covered 76 city blocks and boasted national and international pavilions showcasing innovation, industry, and the arts.

Location 

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

Joseph Raphael, Spring Winds, 1912–1915. Oil on canvas. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, museum purchase, Skae Fund Legacy, 41765

Joseph Raphael, Spring Winds, 1912–1915. Oil on canvas. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, museum purchase, Skae Fund Legacy, 41765

Joseph Raphael, Spring Winds, 1912–1915. Oil on canvas. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, museum purchase, Skae Fund Legacy, 41765

Doing and Viewing Art

family art tour
October 4, 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. 

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

Saturday, October 4: Wonders of Light and Shadow

Upcoming

October 4, 2014 - 12:30pm

Doing and Viewing Art

children making art
October 4, 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. 

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

Saturday, October 4: Wonders of Light and Shadow

Upcoming

October 4, 2014 - 10:00am

The Art of Fashion: Runway Show and Luncheon

November 3, 2014 - 12:00pm2:30pm

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and
Saks Fifth Avenue present:

The Art of Fashion: Runway Show and Luncheon

Join us for a unique fashion show in Wilsey Court, featuring the Carolina Herrera Spring 2015 collection, with a special appearance by designer Carolina Herrera. This special event will benefit the Fine Arts Museums.

November 3, 2014 - 12:00pm

Embodiments: Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture

Textile Galleries 60-61
January 31, 2015July 5, 2015

This selection of sculptures from sub-Saharan Africa pays homage to the figure in African art. Embodiments: Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture features 120 pieces from the collection of Richard H. Scheller, composed of classic and iconic sculptures as well as more unusual examples that challenge commonly held assumptions about African art. The geographical breadth of the collection and the variations in its depictions of the human form will allow visitors to explore both the histories and the formal qualities of these works of art.

Location 
Ticket Information 

Entry to this exhibition is included in general admission to the museum.

Adults $10, seniors 65+ $7, students with current ID $6, youths 6–17 $6, members and children 5 and under free. Prices subject to change without notice.

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

President’s Circle

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

L: Figure, first quarter of 20th century, Nkundu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Wood, fiber, and pigments. 2013.78.5. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, gift of Richard S. Scheller. Photo by Robert A. Kato. R: Figure, Fang Ntumu, Gabon, 19th century. Wood. Private collection. L13.34.1. Photo by Robert A. Kato.

L: Figure, first quarter of 20th century, Nkundu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Wood, fiber, and pigments. 2013.78.5. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, gift of Richard H. Scheller. Photo by Robert A. Kato. R: Figure, Fang Ntumu, Gabon, 19th century. Wood. Private collection. L13.34.1. Photo by Robert A. Kato. 

 

L: Figure, first quarter of 20th century, Nkundu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Wood, fiber, and pigments. 2013.78.5. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, gift of Richard S. Scheller. Photo by Robert A. Kato. R: Figure, Fang Ntumu, Gabon, 19th century. Wood. Private collection. L13.34.1. Photo by Robert A. Kato.

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