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Working collaboratively across many departments at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the conservation team is responsible for the physical preservation of artworks in the Museums’ collections and those shown at the de...
As this series of blog posts has documented, the last eighteen months have been a time of reflection and positive change at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. In the Development department, the institutional goal of...
The Museum Stores, as a department of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, recognizes and embraces the clear institutional call to evolve into an anti-racist institution and to promote greater inclusiveness, diversity,...
In order to engage visitors over the decades, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s exhibition program has presented art in various media from a variety of places, time periods, makers, and cultures. Exhibitions have...
In March 2020, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco suspended all in-person education programming due to COVID-19. We, as museum educators, were challenged to transition our on-site programming to digital platforms. In May...
We write today in solidarity with Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and join those condemning the appalling acts of racism, violence, and discrimination committed against these communities across the nation.Ten long, sad...
As we at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF) address and redefine what being an anti-racist organization means for us, we are actively engaged in the ongoing work of personal reflection and dialogue. The insights...
As part of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s ongoing Anti-Racism work, and in an earnest desire for transparency, in this blog post we are sharing the results of our annual staff demographics reporting. This data is...
George Floyd was killed on Monday, May 25, a victim of the shockingly cruel behavior of four police officers using unnecessary force. For the world at large, this awful event could have been merely another statistic in the...

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