Museums and Galleries

Dede Wilsey to leave Fine Arts Museums presidency

Board member Jason Moment expected to take post in wake of long controversy

Summer program offers free museum entry to city residents

People on public assistance pay no admission at 15 S.F. institutions

  • May 22, 2019

Up close with performance pioneer Suzanne Lacy

SFMOMA, YBCA spotlight California conceptual artist

Photo play

Fun SFMOMA show explores changing methods of image delivery

Where the dinosaurs roam in Golden Gate Park

Cal Academy’s ‘Dino Days’ continue through May 5

Sculptor Wanxin Zhang pushes clay’s boundaries

Inspired by the late Robert Arneson and his friend Ai Weiwei, internationally…

Enjoying the weirdness of San Francisco that remains

The instructions were to meet some “distributors of magic” at the corner…

An artist wired for humanity

“I love San Francisco,” wire sculptor Kristine Mays laughed, realizing she had…

Monet as modernist: Impressionist master changes style in final years

Having helped change how artists depicted the world in the late 1800s,…

For a roving and well-traveled local, there’s no place like home

“I spent my entire adult life trying to run away from here…

Gauguin’s changing styles reflect a spiritual journey

Paul Gauguin, the French post-impressionist painter and rule-breaker whose flattened imagery, bold…

Contemporary conceptual Chinese art urges inquiry

Provocative and conceptual Chinese artists from three turbulent decades address globalism and…

Bay Area arts organizations see changes at the top

After years, sometimes decades, of steady leadership, major Bay Area arts organizations…

Activists unite for change at YBCA 100 Summit

For each one of the 100 people and organizations being honored at…

Colorful abstracts at Museum of the African Diaspora

Paintings by Eritrean-American artist Ficre Ghebreyesus, whose colorful landscapes reflect life in…

Galeria de la Raza to lose main art space after major rent hike

A major rent hike is forcing longtime Latino art gallery Galeria de…

Lively Mithila village art graces museum walls

Qamar Adamjee laughed when asked how much travel was involved in her…

Pre-Raphaelites take inspiration from Old Masters in Legion exhibition

Radicals in their day, the pre-Raphaelites in mid-19th-century England adopted the styles…

The many phases of René Magritte

Perennially popular for his surrealist works featuring apples, bowler hats and bizarre…

‘Artist’s Evolution’ showcases Fernando Reyes’ breadth

Local artist Fernando Reyes -- a banker turned painter and printmaker --…