Read our COVID-19 safety guidelines. Note: access to the museum may be impacted 9/30–10/2 due to Hardly Strictly Bluegrass.

Kids and Familes

Be curious with us! Explore art and creativity from around the world through hands-on programs, discovery guides, and videos that bring our collections to life.

Visitors 17 and under always receive free admission to the permanent collection galleries.  

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de Youngsters Studio

Learn through play in the de Youngsters Studio!Our de Youngsters Studio blogs and videos provide prompts for at-home art making. Explore the collections and learn new art making techniques with our team of teaching artists.Our on-site de Youngsters Studio is temporarily closed.

Free Saturdays

The Free Saturdays initiative at the de Young creates a space where our Bay Area roots can merge with local communities through expression and creativity. Join us for free programming as we strive to build interactive and innovative experiences for all. The Free Saturdays initiative also makes it... View More

Resources for Parents

Our art-making activities are designed to support close looking, questioning, and reflection. For tips on having fun and rewarding conversations with your kids about their art, take a look at our how-to guides.Photograph by Henrik Kam. © Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco