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A photo of San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, where the Summer of Love first began.

The Summer of Love Turns 50

This summer marks the 50th anniversary of San Francisco’s Summer of Love, a cultural phenomenon that took place in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood in 1967 but was reflected across the world. Depending on who you talk to, it was either a fleeting moment of the counterculture hippie extravaganza already going on at that time—or it was […]

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A picture taken from the outside of the de Young Museum in San Francisco.

If You’re Going to San Francisco…Here’s What to See at the de Young Museum

  Summer is coming, and the de Young Museum in San Francisco is celebrating with several exhibits. Brought to you by recurring donors like Thom Weisel, William Moore and Belva Davis, and the National Endowment for the Arts, you definitely won’t want to miss these. The Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion, and Rock & […]

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Indonesian fabrics

de Young’s Tribal and Textile Art Show Kicks it Off with Gala and Focus on Indonesian Art

San Francisco’s de Young Art Museum recently held an opening night gala for its Tribal and Textile Art Show. Collectors, designers, and well-wishers gathered to celebrate the collection and its focus for this year: art from Southeast Asia, the Oceanic Islands, the Middle East, Central and South America, Africa, Polynesia, and more. With organizers including […]

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A visitor holds up an Apple Watch at the Oscar de la Renta retrospective at the de Young Museum.

De Young Museum Offers Unique Experience for Apple Watch Users

San Francisco’s de Young Museum has a new, innovative way for visitors to experience the museum.  The project was created by Guidekick, a startup and expansion of the de Young’s phone app. There are plenty of great things to see at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, including southwestern Native American art donated by […]

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The Southwest Museum on a sunny day.

Stale Fight Over Southwest Art Museum Sees Movement

A long-standing stalemate over what to do about the Southwest Museum site in Mount Washington, California is getting some fresh attention, following a new report by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The largely-defunct museum has been declared a “national treasure,” and the report will be presented at a public meeting on Monday. The Southwest […]

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A white wall bears many different blank art frames.

High-Profile Banker Turns Art Collector

Thomas Weisel, a legendary finance expert and businessman, has turned his efforts toward the artistic—and the philanthropic—in the past several years. Weisel, the co-founder of major bank Montgomery Securities and of Thomas Weisel Partners, has spent the past forty years indulging a passion for southwestern Native American art and amassing an impressive collection of rare […]

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