Close-up: San Francisco Museum of Art

January 1962
Art Education;Jan52, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p13
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the services, art collections and activities of the San Francisco Museum of Art in California. The museum features contemporary paintings, sculpture, architecture, photography and contemporary and post-Impressionist art. It also conducts art classes, gallery tours, film programs, concerts and recitals. The museum has a reference library, a bookshop, a rental gallery, film collection from the Museum of Modern Art Film Library and publications such as "Calendar of Museum Exhibitions & Event" and art catalogues.


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