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Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking

Rosekrans Court, Special Exhibition Galleries 20B-C
September 19, 2015January 10, 2016

Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking explores the history of the watch and clock maker Breguet. The company’s cutting-edge innovations transformed the nature of personal timekeeping, and the exhibition will include displays describing the technology that earned Abraham-Louis Breguet his sobriquet as “the father of modern horology.”

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Friday, September 18 | 1–5 pm
 

This exhibition is organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco in collaboration with Montres Breguet.

Breguet subscription watch

Abraham-Louis Breguet and Antoine-Louis Breguet, subscription watch, sold in 1798. Silver case with gold fillets, enamel dial, and ruby cylinder escapement, diameter: 2 3/8 in. (6.2 cm). Collection Montres Breguet S.A.

Breguet, Small (médaillon) subscription watch, sold 1806

Members-Only 20%-Off Sale

colorful glasses
November 7, 2014 - 9:30amNovember 9, 2014 - 5:15pm

Friday, November 7, through Sunday, November 9, 2014

Three days only! Double your member discount on all regularly priced merchandise at the de Young and Legion of Honor Museum Stores and online at shop.famsf.org.

In-stock items only. Current membership required.

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Bank of America "Museums on Us"

Installation view of David Hockney exhibition
September 6, 2014 -
9:30am5:15pm
October 4, 2014 -
9:30am5:15pm
November 1, 2014 -
9:30am5:15pm
December 6, 2014 -
9:30am5:15pm
January 3, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
February 7, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
March 7, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
April 4, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
May 2, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
June 6, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
August 1, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
September 5, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
October 3, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
November 7, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
December 5, 2015 -
9:30am5:15pm
January 2, 2016 -
9:30am5:15pm
February 6, 2016 -
9:30am5:15pm
March 5, 2016 -
9:30am5:15pm
April 2, 2016 -
9:30am5:15pm
May 7, 2016 -
9:30am5:15pm
June 4, 2016 -
9:30am5:15pm
July 2, 2016 -
9:30am5:15pm
August 6, 2016 -
9:30am5:15pm
September 3, 2016 -
9:30am5:15pm

Bank of America is a proud a supporter of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. During Museums on Us weekends, the first full weekend of every month, Bank of America or Merrill Lynch cardholders receive complimentary general admission to the de Young and Legion of Honor. Tickets are available on site on the day of visit only and are subject to availability. It is recommended that visitors arrive early for best assurance of entry. Learn more at museums.bankofamerica.com

September 5, 2015 - 9:30am

Docent Lecture: "Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert & Jane Meyerhoff Collection", by Ellen Harden

Modernist paintings
October 7, 2014 -
1:00pm2:00pm

Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection brings paintings by the great masters of postwar art—Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Frank Stella, and more—to San Francisco in an exclusive exhibition from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.

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