The Legion of Honor presents art representing classical and European cultures from the ancient Mediterranean and Near East to 20th-century Europe, and also features the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, the largest collection of works on paper in the western US.
Special exhibition on view, for a $10 upgrade on Museum Day Live! Impressionists on the Water: Embark on an artistic voyage during the America's Cup with the sensational exhibition "Impressionists on the Water" that explores the significant role sailing played in the lives of the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists from Monet and Pissarro to Renoir and Signac.
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