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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

151 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

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About San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

A modern art museum located in the heart of San Francisco. A nonprofit organization, SFMOMA holds an internationally recognized collection of modern and contemporary art, and was the first museum on the West Coast devoted solely to 20th-century art. The museum's current collection includes over 33,000 works of painting, sculpture, photography, architecture, design, and media arts and more.


Attractions Near San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Museum of the African Diaspora
Museum of the African Diaspora0.08km from San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of the African Diaspora occupies 20,000 Sq. Ft. on portions of three floors of the St. Regis Hotel and Residences designed by SOM. It holds exhibitions and presents artists exclusively of the African diaspora, one of only a few museums of its kind in the United States. It does not have a permanent collection and instead works directly with artists or independent curators when developing exhibitions.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts0.1km from San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is located at the Yerba Buena Park and is a place of cultural essence to the city. They showcase art, feature films, dance performances, public programs, etc. The center displays exhibits and collaboratively works with other foundations to promote public welfare and eliminate violence from the community. It also features all types of cinematic endeavors, including documentaries on a variety of subjects, art-house movies and foreign films.

California Historical Society
California Historical Society0.14km from San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

California Historical Society inspires and empowers Californians to make the past a meaningful part of their contemporary lives. The Society maintains a collection of historical documents, photographs, art and other research materials, awards the annual California Historical Society Book Prize, and publishes California History, an academic journal, in association with the University of California Press.

Yerba Buena Gardens
Yerba Buena Gardens0.14km from San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Yerba Buena Gardens is the perfect place to play, dine, shop or just relax. This is the name for two blocks of public parks located between Third and Fourth, Mission and Folsom Streets in downtown San Francisco, California.A pedestrian bridge over Howard Street connects the two blocks, sitting on top of part of the Moscone Center convention center. It is a world-renowned cultural destination for Bay Area residents.

The Contemporary Jewish Museum
The Contemporary Jewish Museum0.23km from San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

The Contemporary Jewish Museum is a non-collecting museum at 736 Mission Street at Yerba Buena Lane in the South of Market. The museum's mission is to make the diversity of the Jewish experience relevant for a twenty-first century audience through exhibitions and educational programs. The museum has no permanent collection. It curates and hosts a broad array of exhibitions each year in collaboration with other institutions.

Children's Creativity Museum
Children's Creativity Museum0.29km from San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

The Children's Creativity Museum offers hands-on, multimedia arts and technology experiences designed to build creative confidence in children ages 2-12. It offers workshops and exhibits that allow children to produce their own media through various interactive, creative processes: stop motion animation, programming robots, music video production, design challenges, art projects, and more.

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