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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 BMW painted in a strange, square pattern.

A Star-Studded Dinner with Frank Stella

Frank Stella has had a huge impact on the world of modern art—so much so, in fact, that he’s the subject of a new exhibit at the de Young Museum of Art in San Francisco. The exhibit began its life at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and will be staying at de Young […]

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A photograph of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, one of many fine architectural museums.

Examples of Fine Architectural Museums

Museums can be intimidating or viewed as “boring” to the average person. However, our perception of museums as being old and dull has changed as today’s architects design fine architectural structures that are far from the traditional way of creating a building. Prominent architects are unveiling their artistic visions on museums across the world with […]

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Well-dressed guests head into the SFMOMA Ball.

SFMOMA’s Artsy Ball Brings Festive Air to New Museum

By now, you’ve probably heard that the brand-new San Francisco Museum of Modern Art opened its doors with appropriate flair and pomp. The museum, now more than twice the size of its previous structure, boasts about 33,000 pieces altogether, reminding us all why San Francisco is one of the best cities for art. The museum […]

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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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A view from inside SFMOMA.

SFMOMA to Reopen After 2 Years

After two years of closed doors and lots of construction, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is set to reopen in May 2016 with new additions, new exhibits, and beautiful new architecture. With shiny new furnishings and more space for visitors to explore, SFMOMA is now set to become the largest contemporary art museum […]

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