Member Appreciation Days

November 5, 2010 - 9:30am5:15pm
  • Museum stores offer a 20% members-only discount, and the Museum Cafés offer a $12 members-only lunch special.
  • 1–3 pm, complimentary coffee, tea, and sweets in the de Young’s Piazonni Murals Room.

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Art after School for Fifth Graders

December 1, 2010 - 4:00pm5:30pm
December 8, 2010 - 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.

Classes meet twice: December 1 & 8, 4:00–5:30 p.m.

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Docent Lecture: "Queens, Mothers, Matriachs: The African Woman in the de Young," Edith Freeman

October 24, 2010 - 10:00am

Women’s many roles, as maidens, mothers, goddesses, and queens, have inspired African artists for centuries. Using materials at hand, these artists reflect on women’s increased visibility in the spiritual and political realms while affirming the beauty, wisdom, and majesty of women within traditional and contemporary African cultures. 



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