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The inaugural exhibition of the Jolika Collection that accompanied the opening of the new de Young in 2005 dramatically transformed the international profile of New Guinea art at the Museums, as well as its entire collection...
Thomas G. Fowler (1943–2006) spent decades gathering a comprehensive collection of works by indigenous artists from the Arctic; he generously donated this collection to the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco through a...
Lewis K. Land (1904–1987) was a remarkable collector and businessman. From his early career in India and throughout a lifetime of wide-ranging interests, collecting became, for Land, a means of solidifying his varied...
 
 
The Caroline and H. McCoy Jones Department of Textile Arts collection is currently closed to the public.The Caroline and H. McCoy Jones Department of Textile Arts contains more than 14,000 textiles and costumes from...
The Arts of the Americas collection is comprised of a wide array of works made by indigenous artists from across the Western hemisphere. Ceramics, sculptures, and architectural remains provide a glimpse into the artistic and...
The de Young has exhibited Oceanic art since its opening in 1895. M. H. de Young and museum supporters purchased works from the California International Midwinter Exposition that still form the core of the Oceanic collection...
Since 1981, George and Dorothy Saxe of Menlo Park and San Francisco have formed one of the premier collections of contemporary craft in the United States. The Saxe Collection, containing works in glass, ceramic, wood, fiber...

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