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de Young Museum Fine Arts Museum in San Francisco, California

de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco’s premier center for fine arts and entertainment, includes spectacular exhibits, furniture, textile collections and artwork on display in rotating exhibits that entice locals and visitors to come again and again. Housed in a building that’s covered with copper, this museum was founded in 1895 and has grown to include some of the finest art objects from around the globe.

Passionate about the arts, San Franciscans supported the museum’s efforts to re-house valuable, growing collections by helping raise over $200 million for the current facility. Even though a structure was needed to replace an earthquake-damaged facility, the new building itself is as much an artistic show piece as the works within. Little touches such as the commissioned stone crack that runs along the walkway north from the edge of the Music Concourse roadway in front of the museum, up the main walkway, into the exterior courtyard, and up to the main entrance commemorates the tectonic elements of the region. If you do not have time to visit this 105,000 square foot museum, be sure to at least go by to see its grounds.

Address
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118
San Francisco, CA 94118
Phone
(415) 750-3600
URL
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