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January 25, 2003

SF Fine Arts Museums presents 2 ASL interpreted tours

From: "D.E.A.F. Media" - 25 Jan 2003

San Francisco Museums of Fine Arts will be giving two ASL interpreted tours
of the Winslow Homer exhibition:

WHEN: Sunday February 2 9 a.m.
and Monday, February 3 1 p.m. with Patty Lessard

WHERE: The Palace of the Legion of Honor

WHAT: "Casting a Spell: Winslow Homer, Artist and Angler", is a temporary
exhibition that will be in San Francisco through February 9.

The exhibition includes 50 paintings and watercolors by Winslow Homer
(1836-1910) one of America's greatest artists. Homer had a life long love
for fishing and these works all have fish, fishing, or places where Homer
fished for their subject.

On Sunday, February 2, at 9:00 am, a Fine Arts Museums Docent and a sign
language interpreter will lead visitors through the Winslow Homer
exhibition. The Legion opens to the general public at 9:30 am, so we will
be entering the museum through the Terrace Entrance, around to the right.
Please respond to Tish Brown ( if you have questions or if
you plan to attend.

On Monday, February 3, Patty Lessard will interpret for a Fine Arts Museums
docent on a tour of The Winslow Homer exhibition at 1:00 PM.

Monday, February 3, is an Access Day, a day set-aside for crowd-averse
people to visit with docent tours and extra seating in the galleries.
Only the Winslow Homer show will be open; enter through the Terrace Level
door around to the right of the museum.

INFO: Please let Tish Brown at the Legion of Honor( know
if you have questions or are interested in attending.