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The M.H. de Young Memorial Museum will close the doors to its earthquake-damaged building for the last time on December 31, 2000 to make way for a new museum that will open in 2005. A series of special events planned for...
Everyone is invited to the New de Young Museum Topping Off!The tradition of topping off began more than 1000 years ago in Scandinavia. The completion of a building's skeleton was celebrated with the placing of a tree atop...
Elder Arts 2005 features approximately 100 works of art from two programs of Eldergivers, an organization that fosters positive connections between elders and the wider community. Art with Elders places professional...
The work of Bay Area photographer Catherine Wagner will be the inaugural installation in the Connections Gallery of the new de Young. Situated at the intersection of galleries for the three primary departments of the...
This exhibition inaugurates the de Young’s exciting new textile galleries in grand fashion with a look back over 110 years of the museum’s textile and costume collecting, along with a glimpse into future collecting...
Jasper Johns (American, b. 1930), made his first print, a lithograph, in 1960 at Universal Limited Art Editions (ULAE) in West Islip, New York. Johns has made prints continually since that time, frequently returning to...
Shortly after the development of photography in France and England at the end of the 1830s, the medium was introduced with great fanfare and enthusiasm to the United States. Since those early days, photography has become...
The inaugural exhibition at the new de Young Museum!Hatshepsut: From Queen to Pharaoh highlights the art created during the glorious reign of the female pharaoh Hatshepsut, who shared Egypt’s throne for nearly two decades...
In 1978, Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd gave the Fine Arts Museums more than one hundred works of American art. This selection from that gift, spanning a century, reveals the breadth of their collecting and their...
CONNECTIONS GALLERYJohn Bankson is the second artist whose work is featured in the inaugural year of the new de Young’s Connections Gallery program, which was conceived to enable visitors to make connections through...

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