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Voting at the Legion of HonorWe’re proud to serve as a polling site. If the Legion of Honor is your polling location, we welcome you! For all other San Francisco residents eligible to vote, locate your polling site. The...
This past month, as global and local responses to the coronavirus pandemic fundamentally altered our day-to-day routines, the de Young quietly turned 125 years old. Set against the backdrop of a crisis the likes of which...
Walter Hood is a landscape and public artist creating urban spaces that resonate with and enrich the lives of current residents while also honoring communal histories. Hood’s firm, Hood Design Studio, is a cultural practice...
Judy Chicago is an artist, author, feminist, educator, and intellectual whose career now spans five decades. In 1974, Chicago turned her attention to the subject of women’s history to create her most well-known work, The...
John Maeda is a renowned technologist, designer, artist, investor, writer, and teacher whose career reflects his philosophy of humanizing technology. For more than a decade, he has worked to integrate technology, education,...
Interested in learning more about books as works of art? Find a list of further reading and other resources below.Further ReadingWorks and movements featured on this websiteArtists’ BooksLes mots en liberté futuristes...
East Meets West: Jewels of the Maharajas from The Al Thani Collection explores themes of influence and exchange between India and Europe through dazzling jewelry, carved jades, enameled gold, and famous diamonds....
Several months ago, Linda Butler (Director of Marketing, Communications, and Visitor Experience at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco) and Jennifer Sonderby (Sonderby Design) were entrusted by former Director and CEO of...
Have you ever felt, when visiting a museum, that your entire time was spent reading the wall text? Have you ever wished you could enter an exhibition already knowing the major themes and basic facts so you could spend more...
View of the Sun Pyramid. Photograph by Jorge Pérez de Lara ElíasThe Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco have had a close working relationship with the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH) for over...

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