Education

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 Fine Arts Museums' School Programs enable students to make connections and develop an understanding of art in both creative and historical contexts.
College programs at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco focus on artistic enrichment, art history perspectives, studio art, and performing arts that highlight a specific time period, current...
The Education Department at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco provide a wide variety of resources, events and written materials for educators planning visits to the Museums with their student
Explore patterns in art and science with this suite of activities aimed at the lower elementary grade levels. Develop your students’ abilities to recognize, describe, interpret, and make predictions...
Have you ever wondered what artists and scientists have in common? Using four explorations in the Where We Meet Journal, discover the important skills that scientists and artists share and learn how...
Artists and scientists often work together to convey important messages about the world. In this lesson, students learn about how these two disciplines worked together in the 19th century to document...
Docents of the Fine Arts Museums provide tours of the permanent collections and special exhibitions at the de Young and Legion of Honor.

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s education programs are made possible with support from Bank of America, Belvedere-Tiburon Auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museums, William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation, The Christensen Fund, Winifred Johnson Clive Foundation, de Youngsters, Dodge & Cox, Elios Charitable Foundation, Pam Earing and Jeff Thomas, Gap Inc., Crescent Porter Hale Foundation, Hanson Bridgett, The Hearst Foundations, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Kimball Foundation, Koret Foundation, Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the Marilyn Langer Memorial Fund, The Links, Incorporated – San Francisco Chapter, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew McKnight, the Joseph and Mercedes McMicking Foundation, Mr. Scott Nelson and Mrs. Nora Nelson, Ross Auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museums, San Francisco Auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museums, San Francisco Auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museums in conjunction with Artifact Studio, Sato Foundation, Daphne and Stuart Wells, Wells Fargo Foundation, Zellerbach Family Foundation, and an anonymous donor. Additional support is provided by endowments established by Peggy Adams, Mary Harrison and the William Randolph Hearst Foundation.