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For more information, including scheduling, rate and additional contact information, please download the Programs For Children and Families Brochure.

Questions? Email families@famsf.org or call 415.750.3658.

Become the smartest kid in your class! Join us for the de Young's series of after-school art classes for children in 1st through 8th grades. Art After School offers an in-depth exploration of world cultures through the museum's extensive collections of art from Africa, Oceania, Mesoamerica and North America.

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K–12 Students

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Questions? Email schooltours@famsf.org or call 415.750.7696.

For a complete list of contact information, please click here.

The Fine Arts Museums' School Programs enable students to make connections and develop an understanding of art in both creative and historical contexts. The programs described below offer a vast array of experiences ranging from independent viewing to facilitated visits with docents, museum artists, poets and the Museum Ambassadors. All guided programs provide opportunities for students to work directly with ideas, interpretation and communication in the gallery and/or artist studio.

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Free Saturday Classes

Additional Information

For more information, including scheduling, rates, and additional contact information, please download the Programs For Children and Families Brochure.

Questions? Email families@famsf.org or call 415.750.3658.

Free Saturday classes offered at the de Young feature Doing and Viewing Art activities designed for children ages 4 through 12. Facilitated family tours of permanent collections and current exhibitions are followed by studio workshops taught by professional artist-teachers. Programs are held most Saturdays—please check the online calendar to confirm.

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Doing and Viewing Art is made possible with support from the Belvedere-Tiburon Auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museums and the de Youngsters families.

Families with Children

Additional Information

For more information, including scheduling, rate and additional contact information, please download the Programs For Children and Families Brochure.

Questions? Email families@famsf.org or call 415.750.3658.

Make your family's next visit to the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco one to remember! Whether you are interested in seeing art or making it, your family will take away more than just memories from the Museums.

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Koret Auditorium: Special lecture, "Masters of Venice: Renaissance Painters of Passion and Power from the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna"

October 28, 2011 -
7:00pm8:30pm

In Koret Auditorium
7:00 p.m. (Seating is limited. Free tickets will be available beginning at 6:00 p.m. in front of the auditorium)

Special lecture: Masters of Venice: Renaissance Painters of Passion and Power from the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

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Wilsey Court: This Week's Featured Musical Guest, City Opera SF

October 28, 2011 -
6:30pm8:30pm

Friday Nights at the de Young features local Bay Area musical talents from a wide range of musical genres. Be sure to check back every week to see when your favorite band might play on the main stage in Wilsey Court.

Wilsey Court is the main atrium of the de Young Museum, highlighted by Gerhard Richter's large-scale Strontium. It is located to the left inside the museum's main entrance. Seating for concerts is limited, with cocktail tables and a no-host bar.

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Wilsey Court: Live Salsa Music by This Week's Featured Musical Guest, Los Compas

September 30, 2011 -
6:30pm8:30pm

On Friday Nights the de Young features local Bay Area musical talents from a wide range of musical genres. Be sure to check back every week to see when your favorite band might play on the main stage in Wilsey Court. Wilsey Court is the main atrium of the de Young Museum highlighted by Gerhard Richter's large-scale Strontium. It is located to the left inside the museum's main entrance. Seating for concerts is limited, with cocktail tables and a no-host bar.

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Piazzoni Murals Room: Interpreting Art History through 3D and Interactivity

September 23, 2011 -
6:00pm8:30pm
September 30, 2011 -
6:00pm8:30pm

The Piazzoni Murals Room is adjacent to Wilsey Court and features the California landscape murals of Gottardo Piazzoni (1872–1945). On select Friday Nights, you can enjoy artist demonstrations, food and drink tastings, and great photo opportunities with different tableaux vivants.  

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Wilsey Court: This Week's Featured Musical Guest, Grammy-Winning Mads Tolling

September 16, 2011 -
6:30pm8:30pm

On Friday Nights the de Young features local Bay Area musical talents from a wide range of musical genres. Be sure to check back every week to see when your favorite band might play on the main stage in Wilsey Court.

Wilsey Court is the main atrium of the de Young Museum, highlighted by Gerhard Richter's large-scale Strontium. It is located to the left inside the museum's main entrance. Seating for concerts is limited, with cocktail tables and a no-host bar also provided.

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