Learn about Felidae’s current work with mountain lions and bobcats including mountain lion ecology, history, the challenges of sharing habitat with wild felids, and learn essential tips for living and recreating without fear.
Using historical photographs of the 1893 Midwinter Fair, as well as images showing the artwork when situated in the collectors’ homes, we will trace the making of a museum and the creation of a collection.
Join us to learn about still lifes in the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco permanent collection.
This lecture will explore the changing societal attitudes and beliefs about colors and how European and American artists use colors to relay messages about society itself and an individual’s social standing and even character.
Learn about this first major reassessment of Tissot’s career and hear about the fascinating life and dazzling art of a man who captured an era.
Learn how Cindy Sherman, Kara Walker, and Doris Salcedo have advanced art and brought a new look at women and their roles in contemporary society.
We'll explore the work of Ansel Adams, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Lewis Baltz, Imogen Cunnningham, Dorothea Lange, Edward Weston, Larry Sultan, Anthony Hernandez, and Catherine Opie.
A presentation and book signing with award-winner Obi Kaufmann. come and hear about his new book, Understanding California's Most Precious Resource.
Author Pamela Wight will talk about her latest children's book, Molly Finds Her Purr, and will tell us why "finding our purr" is important for children and adults in this age of depersonalization.
Photographer Steve Disenhof will share with us his current engagement with the Daraja Academy of Kenya, along with the many paths his life has taken.