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$5 Admission for de Young’s 5th Anniversary | Golden Gate Park

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Saturday, October 16, 2010 - All Day | Cost: $5

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It’s really been 5 years since the opening of the de Young Museum‘s twisted tower of slowly greening copper plates. As a little “thank you” gift, the museum is lowering the price of its permanent exhibit from $11 to just five bucks. But it’s for one day only.

Come see pieces from their collections of American Painting, American Decorative Art, African Art, Art of the Americas, Oceanic Art &Textile Art.

Bonus!: The $5 ticket is also good at the Legion of Honor for the opening day of Japanesque: The Japanese Print in the Era of Impressionism$5 tickets can only be purchased at the de Young.

Some de Young Museum highlights from the last five years:

  • attendance for calendar year 2009: 1.8 million visitors
  • attendance for calendar year 2000: 449,922 visitors
  • 2009 ranking in fine arts museum attendance in N. America: 5th
  • Total artworks acquired since reopening: 2,338
  • Number of school visits since reopening: 9,452 classes
  • Number of docent tours since reopening: 9,439
  • Number of live music performances: 400
  • Total square footage of the new de Young: 295,000
  • Number of weddings at the de Young: 35
  • Number of times fog has been generated by the fog bog: 7,300

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