Art: Travelers' Rest

Sixty-one years ago, when San Francisco was just emerging from the whiskers of the Bret Harte era, enthusiastic citizens dug deep into their pokes to establish the San Francisco Art Association. One of the association's major objects was to "maintain a permanent museum of fine arts." Last week S. F. A. A. held its 55th annual exhibition, and fulfilled its promise. After 61 years the San Francisco Art Museum opened with 14 exhibition galleries and a handsome lady director brought on from Cincinnati.

San Francisco's art museum is a small segment of an...

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