Saturday Programs

Family Art Making

Saturdays | de Young

We offer free family programming at the de Young on Saturdays from 11 am–4 pm. Visit the drop-in Family Art Making tables to explore a theme related to the art in our permanent collection or special exhibitions. Family Art Making is free and open to the public (though museum admission is required for certain gallery activities). Check our calendar for upcoming Family Art Making themes.

Discovery Guides

Pick up a free Discovery Guide filled with plenty of activities for exploring the museum as a family. Sketch, design, and discuss topics related to the art and collections. Discovery Guides can be found on Saturdays at Family Art Making. If you are a Family member, pick one up anytime whenever you check in at the Member Desk.

Not a Family member? Does your family love learning through art? With a Family membership you’ll enjoy fun perks, including free admission to special exhibitions for children 17 and under, emails with the inside scoop for families, and discounts on our exciting educational programs such as Toddler Tours and Art after SchoolLearn more.

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Family Art Making is made possible with support from the Art4Moore and the de Youngsters. The de Youngsters support group is dedicated to making the de Young and the Legion of Honor vibrant hubs of family life. Proceeds from de Youngsters activities—including the annual Art Party fund-raising gala—support accessibility services, way-finding, and dynamic programming for children, teens and families.