Free Saturdays at the de Young museum

Sat Aug 10
de Young Museum
Art, Museums


The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are the city’s museums. As part of our initiative to welcome all San Francisco residents to the museums free on Saturdays, we provide free unique museum experiences celebrating the city we love.

Find the day’s events below:
12:00 - 4:00 pm // Join poet, author, and interdisciplinary artist Leticia Hernández-Linares for a special series of poetry readings in our permanent collection galleries. Leticia Hernández-Linares is a poet, interdisciplinary artist, and author of Mucha Muchacha, Too Much Girl. Widely published, she is also the co-editor of The Wandering Song: Central American Writing in the United States. A recipient of four San Francisco Arts Commission Individual Artist grants, she has lived and made art in the Mission District of San Francisco for over two decades. She is a long time educator and community worker and teaches in the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University.
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm // Join us in the Koret Auditorium for a special screening of Masters of Modern Design: The Art of the Japanese American Experience beginning at 1pm. A panel conversation with Ruth Asawa's children, Aiko Asawa, Addie Lanier, and Paul Lanier, Ruth Asawa's biographer, Marilyn Chase, Masters of Modern Design's co-producer, Akira Boch, KCET/PBS SoCal/LinkTV Chief Creative Officer and Executive Producer Juan Devis, and Producer Jacqueline Reyno to follow.


  1. de Young Museum 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA