Programs

Join us for a year-round series of interconnected public programs designed to attract new and diverse audiences to the museums while creating exciting educational and artistic possibilities based on the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions. The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco aim to reach people who don’t typically visit museums, with these culturally inclusive programs offered during extended museum hours.

Friday Nights at the de Young

Sep 28–Nov 23, 20185–8:30 pmSan Francisco’s most celebrated after-hours museum event returns for a fall season. These nine Friday Nights feature free admission to the main-level galleries highlighted by a reinterpretation of contemporary art in our ... View More

de Young Artist Studio

In 2018 the Kimball Education Gallery will feature a new Art and Cognition Center—a free, accessible, and comfortable educational space designed specifically for young children and their accompanying adults. The Art and Cognition Center will provide... View More

Thinking Machines Series

The exhibition Cult of the Machine looks at the ways in which artists imagined the impacts of massive technological shifts on society at the height of the Machine Age, in the 1920s and 1930s. Thinking Machines is a conversation and networking series... View More

Anna Halprin: Body Radical

Anna Halprin’s career has been exceptionally long and varied—even for an artist who turned 98 this year—and her pieces have inspired generations of other artists around the world, across many disciplines, artistic and social movements, and... View More