Legion of Honor Museum
Legion of Honor Museum
06/27/2017 at 21:55. Facebook
Closing this weekend! Urs Fischer’s sculptures and paintings explore the tension between the material and the digital, object and image.

Get a glimpse of 'Urs Fischer: The Public & the Private,' on view through July 2nd.

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P.S. Please also note that we will be closed on July 4th.
Closing this weekend Urs Fischers sculptures and paintings explore the tension between
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Legion of Honor Museum
Legion of Honor Museum
06/27/2017 at 00:02. Facebook
Make a date with Degas this summer and learn how the artist and his fellow Impressionists were inspired by the milliners of Paris, and don't forget to check out our Degas Digital Story - an online educational tool to help you brush up on the subject before your visit.

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Make a date with Degas this summer and learn how the artist
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Legion of Honor Museum
Legion of Honor Museum
06/24/2017 at 16:32. Facebook
Now open! Enter the fashionable hat shops of Paris and meet the milliners and their customers who inspired Impressionist masters in 'Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade,' on view through September 24th.

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Woman's hat | Anonymous | ca. 1890
Now open Enter the fashionable hat shops of Paris and meet the
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Legion of Honor Museum
Legion of Honor Museum
06/23/2017 at 19:57. Facebook
A new exhibition at Museo Nacional del Prado celebrates Pride with an exhibition devoted to same-sex relationships, via Artnet News.

Speaking of which, we're proud to be walking again in this year's San Francisco Pride parade on Sunday with de Young Museum, SFMOMA San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Walt Disney Family Museum and more of the Bay Area's best museums as part of 'Museums with...
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Legion of Honor Museum
Legion of Honor Museum
06/22/2017 at 23:32. Facebook
This morning, members of the press got the first look at 'Degas, Impressionism and the Paris Millinery Trade' and you can to, by watching our Instagram Story.

The exhibition opens this Saturday - don't miss out on co-curator, Saint Louis Art Museum's Simon Kelly, giving a free guest lecture, 'Silk and Feather, Satin and Straw: Edgar Degas and the Paris Millinery Trade' on Saturday...
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This morning members of the press got the first look at Degas
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"Sometimes seeing old things, it just feels like its very much in the past. And the juxtaposition with newer ideas help you see old things and help older things help you see newer things. It creates a different complex for both, for the existing works that are always here and for the new works." -Urs Fischer

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The 'Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade' galleries are nearly ready!

See a selection of paintings, hats, prints and pastels, such as 'At the Milliner's,' on loan from the Musée d'Orsay, that capture the spirit of late 19th century Paris when the exhibition opens this Saturday, June 24th.

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'At the Milliners' | Edgar Degas | 1882 | Musée d'Orsay
The 'Degas Impressionism and the Paris Millinery Trade' galleries are nearly ready
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Wishing a Happy Father's Day to you and the father figure in your life - we hope your day is picture-perfect!

'A Group Portrait' | Anonymous | ca. 1755
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Here's to looking at you, Claude!

The inescapable gaze of Urs Fischer's oversize eyeballs remind us of the fact that the decorative objects and paintings in our collection represent a specific view on the world. Fischer's works emphasizes the importance of observation in art and science.

Closing soon! See the Legion of Honor with new eyes in 'Urs Fischer: The Public Private,' through July...
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Opening next weekend, prepare to say bonjour to Degas, Manet, Cassatt and Tissot in 'Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade.' Alongside paintings and pastels by Impressionism all-stars, hats such as this one will also be on view.

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Women's hat | Maison Virot | ca. 1900 with alterations
Opening next weekend prepare to say bonjour to Degas Manet Cassatt and
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Take a seat and read up on the next exhibition in our series of 'Auguste Rodin: The Centenary Installation' dialogues...

Former YBA artist Sarah Lucuas, who is known for adopting and subverting stances associated with male behavior; aiming to debunk traditional notions of femininity, takes on the palpable eroticism of Rodin's work in 'Sarah Lucas: Good Muse.'

'Sarah Lucas: Good Muse' on view...
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Hats off to Degas's father, who raised him and his siblings after his mother passed away when he was a teenager.

This week, we're giving away a membership to give to your dad this Father's Day. To enter, comment on this post telling us why you'd love to take the father figure in your life to the museum.

Members can enjoy unlimited free admission here and at de Young Museum for themselves...
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Hats off to Degass father who raised him and his siblings after
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Discover the world of 19th century Parisian hat makers and the artists who celebrated them in 'Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade,' opening Saturday, June 24th.

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Pamela Nester Wilhelm
Betty Lemke
Examine the eccentricities of shipboard living and all the novelties that traveling by sea could offer in next week's 'Linking Land and Sea: The Design and Decoration of Transatlantic Ocean Liners' lecture with The Trustees senior curator, Christie D. Jackson.

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Examine the eccentricities of shipboard living and all the novelties that traveling
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Happy Ursday! This morning on our Instagram Story, 'Adam' lets us in on his morning routine. The 8-foot-tall melting wax sculpture in 'Urs Fischer: The Public & the Private' starts each morning being re-wicked by our exhibition technicians.

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'Adam' | Urs Fischer | 2014
Brush up on your knowledge of Degas before 'Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade' opens this month with our new Digital Story.

Understand the importance of hats in Parisian society, meet the artists who became fascinated with millinery studios and learn about the hierarchy of hat making with this free digital exhibition guide.

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Take one cup of sand, two onions and a scoop of beeswax...

What does it take to make a mummy? National Geographic uncover what archaeological finds can tell us about the Ancient Egyptian process of mummification.

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Take one cup of sand two onions and a scoop of beeswax

How to Make a Mummy in 70 Days or Less | National Geographic

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Happy Hug Your Cat Day from our works on paper collection!

To see more feline friends from our permanent collection, visit: leg.hn/euSvT

'Cat and the Cherub' | Helen Hyde | 1897
Happy Hug Your Cat Day from our works on paper collection
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