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Museum Stores

The Museum Stores of the de Young and Legion of Honor are a department of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, and exist to educate and serve a varied audience with a unique mix of quality products, significant publications, and exhibition-related merchandise. In addition to being the leading art history bookstores in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Museum Stores strive to be the premier West Coast destination for world art and design products, while providing exceptional customer service to our valued members and patrons. All income earned is used to support the collections and exhibitions of the Fine Arts Museums.

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Comprising the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park and the Legion of Honor in Lincoln Park, we are the largest public arts institution in the City of San Francisco and one of the largest art museums in the United States.

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco have rendered over a century of public service in the arts, and it is our mission to extend and enhance that service well into this century. More specifically, our mission encompasses the following goals:

  1. To present a range of exhibitions of highest quality which serve, are accessible to, and will draw broad audiences
  2. To provide extensive and innovative art education programs for people of all ages and interests
  3. To actively involve a diverse public in all of the museums' activities
  4. To conserve the objects in our care
  5. To collect new objects relevant to the collections through purchase and gift while affording a hospitable place for collectors in the community to donate art to the public with complete confidence
  6. To research and publicize the collections through scholarly publishing
  7. To maintain two museums outfitted to deliver exceptional visitor safety, comfort, and access as well as the environmental conditions necessary to preserve and protect art
  8. To operate within our goals with state-of-the-art efficiency
  9. To contribute to the economy and culture of San Francisco


In summary, the Fine Arts Museums continue to serve as one of the premier public institutions in the western United States, existing to provide its community and region with high quality exhibitions, programs, education and outreach, and to care for San Francisco's esteemed art collection.

Product Submission Process and Guidelines

The Museum Stores offer a curated mix of original products by innovative designers and regional artisans at a range of media and price points. If you are an artisan or vendor interested in submitting items for possible sale in the Museum Stores, please review our Product Submission Guidelines and download the Merchandise for Review Submission Form. Follow the included instructions to submit via email or direct mail. Thank you for your interest in the Museum Stores.