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deYoung Articles

In 1997, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco received a major collection of Turkmen weavings from San Francisco residents Wolfgang (1915–1999) and Gisela Wiedersperg (1919–2006). The couple had life-long interests in...
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco has collected and displayed Western women’s costume since its inception. Permanent costume galleries in the M. H. de Young Memorial Museum featured historic garments and portraits,...
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s European tapestry collection is one of the most important and diverse in the United States. Both the Museums’ de Young Museum and Legion of Honor have collected tapestries since their...
Entrepreneur H. McCoy Jones (1897–1987) was a scholar and collector of nomadic tribal rugs, and the founder of the International Hajji Baba Society in Washington, D.C., a non-profit organization of collectors, enthusiasts...
In 1999, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Board Member George Hecksher and his wife, Marie, gave their major collection of early Middle Eastern and Central Asian rugs and rare Central Asian and North Indian silks to the...
Among the foundational holdings of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s textile arts collection is The Julia Brenner Textile Collection. Julia Brenner (1866–1944) was a native San Franciscan and member of a prominent...
The Jeffrey Appleby Collection represents the majority of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s South American holdings, augmented by a modest number of exceptional pre-Hispanic and Spanish Colonial textiles. Collector...
Go behind the scenes in the selection process for the de Young Open and learn more about juror, Hung Liu’s artistic practice in the first of a three-part virtual event series with the renowned artists who served as...
In keeping with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s long history of supporting local art communities, all San Francisco Bay Area artists, whether self-taught or professionally trained, are invited to submit newly...
The de Young Open exhibition hosted by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (the “Museum”) is open to all artists, 18 years or older, who currently live in one of the nine Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa...

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