@SFOMuseum Twitter Posts
Today is #NationalDogDay. During the 19th century, pet-keeping became an important part of European culture. Dogs began to decorate more household objects, such as this silver plate card receiver. What’s your favorite type of dog? #VictorianSilverPlate https://t.co/S32Y1mBGol
Hair has long received significant care and attention in African culture, and it follows that the depiction of hair in African art is important. This #Ibibio crest mask, from the collection of the Hearst Museum (@hearstmuseum), depicts elaborate coils of spiraling, braided hair.
In advance of construction work at the Aviation Museum, our team has been busy with the deinstallation of our long-term exhibition on the China Clipper. Our conservator wasted no time in giving a 10-ft tall propeller a thorough inspection & cleaning. Stay tuned for more updates!