De Young Museum


The De Young Museum in San Francisco, California has been open since 1895. It is located at 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive near Golden Gate Park. The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday 9:30am to 5:15pm, Friday (January to November) 9:30am to 8:45pm, and Monday it is closed. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors, and $6 for youths 13 to 17. College students can also get a discount on entry. An audio tour for $7 is available.

The museum recently underwent renovations to offer a new facility and upgraded displays. This was done in 2005. Art, natural landscape, and architecture are now part of the entire visit. They have a number of collections such as American Painting. This exhibit features over 1000 paintings including some of Georgia O'Keefe's work. Edward Hopper and Grant Wood paintings are also on display. Another exhibit is the American Decorative Art with acquisitions from Zig V and work by Frank Lloyd Wright. African Art, Art of the Americas, Oceanic Art, and Textile Arts are the other exhibits found at the de Young Museum. Oceanic Art is a collection of objects and paintings regarding the oceans of the world including such things as early maps.

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