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Our Teen Advisory Board is composed of a passionate group of local high school students who see the de Young and Legion of Honor as places to unite and support one another on behalf of important social issues. Every year...
Digging through my mother’s archives, I found a photo of three Black Muslim women at a fashion show in the early 1980s. The women in the photo look fabulous. In the middle stands my aunty, Kareemah Abdul-Kareem, one of the...
Habib Yazdi, Sara Aghajanian, and Abbas Rattani have a shared passion for their cultures and heritages. The three friends, all the children of immigrants, also share a love of storytelling. “When we all ended up in New York...
The exhibition Truth and Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelites and the Old Masters at the Legion of Honor was created by a team that came together across the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. All four conservation...
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s Teen Advisory Board is composed of ten high school students who plan, host, and promote teen events to their communities. Our teens see the de Young and Legion of Honor museums as...
The shimmer of gold and the brightly colored pages of medieval handmade books inspired some of the most creative artists in Britain in the late nineteenth century. Six illuminated manuscripts (so called because they were...
Contemporary Muslim Fashions is the first major museum exhibition to explore the complex, diverse nature of Muslim dress codes worldwide, spotlighting places, garments, and styles to consider how Muslims define...
"To me these industrial forms were all the more beautiful because they were never designed to be beautiful. They had a simplicity of line that came from their direct application to a purpose. Industry, I felt, had evolved an...
What do you think the paintings in Truth and Beauty are saying?Create memes inspired by the paintings in the exhibition to receive a discount code for $10 off your exhibition ticket.*How to EnterDownload images of...
After their recent trip to the exhibition Cult of the Machine, a group of eleventh-graders from Oakland School for the Arts created their own paintings inspired by the exhibition. Scanning today’s landscape for...

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