For fashion designer Patrick Kelly, it was all about the buttons – the mismatched ones adorning his signature body-conscious knit dresses and the metaphorical buttons he pushed addressing race, class and sexuality.
Artist Judy Chicago created a visual spectacle with clouds of colored smoke in front of the de Young Museum on Saturday evening, Oct. 16, 2021.
The Art of Judy Chicago
The Bay Area’s beloved floral fundraiser, Bouquets to Art, returned this June for its 37th year with fresh summer blooms to seed new life into the de Young’s permanent collection.
See selected works from the exhibit featuring artists Alexander Caldwell and Pablo Picasso at the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park, Feb. 27-May 23, 2021.
The Wheel is of little or no benefit to the de Young and I am disappointed to hear that staff are spending time calling in support of SkyStar, a private, for-profit vendor based in St. Louis, MO, with no transparency, and SF Parks Alliance, a private non-profit.
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco announce the reopening of the de Young museum on Saturday, March 6, following their temporary closure under the shelter-in-place order mandated by the City of San Francisco.
… But it has been a start-and-stop year. After the elation of having the attractions open again, they recently needed to close again due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the City.
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco announce the reopening of the de Young and Legion of Honor museums, following their temporary closure under the shelter-in-place order mandated by the City of San Francisco.
The heart of Golden Gate Park is the Music Concourse, an open-air plaza flanked by two state-of-the-art cultural institutions: the California Academy of Sciences and the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum. It is also the site of the beloved Japanese Tea Garden.
“Uncanny Valley: Being Human in the Age of AI,” a new exhibit at the de Young museum, is an international group exhibition examining the effects of artificial intelligence.
“Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power” is a new groundbreaking exhibition at the de Young Museum. It has just opened but is already stirring up widespread excitement.
Long-time SF resident and worker at the de Young Museum, Joseph Bartlow, Sr. died this past summer. His son, Jeb Bartlow, noted that his father passed away on Aug. 7, 2019.