Museums & Galleries
With more than 50 amazing museums and hundreds of galleries to explore, there is no shortage of ways to be inspired in San Francisco.
The creativity in San Francisco fuels every neighborhood in the City by the Bay. In our galleries and museums, you'll find photography, crafts, typography, sculpture, mixed media, film, design, textiles, books, ceramics, spoken word, sound and good old painting. The artists showing at any given time range from world-famous and priceless to hyper-local and up-and-coming.
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Be inspired by the incredible breadth and depth of art and artists. From the Exploratorium, Creativity Explored, and Catharine Clark Gallery to the Museum of Craft and Design, Jessica Silverman Gallery, and Letterform Archive, we have it all. Anchored by SFMOMA, which holds one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary art worldwide, the city’s Yerba Buena neighborhood boasts the greatest concentration of cultural institutions west of the Hudson River.
San Francisco’s Yerba Buena neighborhood boasts the greatest concentration of cultural institutions west of the Hudson River.
Everything You Need To Know About The Exploratorium
For visitors to San Francisco, the Exploratorium is a must-see participatory museum.Learn More
Arts & Culture
San Francisco is a city of inspiration. You can see it all around you, in whichever neighborhoods you visit.Learn More
From your first steps off the plane at SFO to our biggest and brightest bridge, you'll discover that San Francisco has public art everywhere.Learn More
The creative spirit and steadfast countercultural streak is on display in San Francisco’s music scene. It's time to immerse yourself in our deep music history and experience the San Francisco sound.Learn More
Performing arts in San Francisco has a calendar full of fun shows. Catch a theater performance, head to the opera, see the ballet or check out local dance groups and prepare to be entertained.Learn More
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