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Member for a Day

de Young Museum
January 19, 2013 -

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and other Bay Area cultural institutions are teaming up to host Member for a Day on Saturday, January 19, 2013. 

Exploring the New Guinea Highlands: Art, Science, and Conservation

This program creates an immersive experience for students to study how the ecosystem of the Highlands of New Guinea influences the art of the region. This interdisciplinary program was produced by the de Young in partnership with the Conservatory of Flowers and the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, and the Enga Take Anda Tradition and Transition Centre of Papua New Guinea.

Temporary Exhibition School Programs

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

At the de Young

On the Grid: Textiles and Minimalism
July 23, 2016April 2, 2017

Frank Stella: A Retrospective
November 5, 2016February 26, 2017

Danny Lyon: Message to the Future
November 5, 2016March 12, 2017

Stuart Davis: In Full Swing
April 8, 2017August 6, 2017

At the Legion of Honor

The Brothers Le Nain: Painters of 17th-Century France
October 8, 2016 – January 29, 2017

Monet: The Early Years
February 25, 2017– May 29, 2017


Questions? Email ejennings@famsf.org or call 415.750.3522.

The Fine Arts Museums provides special exhibition programming exclusively for school groups.



Curriculum Resources for Educators

Schedule a Visit to the Resource Center for Education

The Resource Center for Education at the de Young Museum is open to educators and museum visitors with an interest in arts education. The center offers visitors an opportunity to plan museum visits, create classroom activities, or use the Museums' resources of touching-objects, books, videos and Art Trunks.

To make an appointment to visit the Resource Center for Educators, please email ejennings@famsf.org or call 415.750.3522.

The Education department at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco provides a rich and varied array of resources for educators to implement in the classroom. Teachers Guides can be used both in the classroom to prepare students for their visit to the Museums as well as to conduct in-gallery lessons, while Get Smart with Art materials can be downloaded and applied in the classroom setting.

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