The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) will open its doors to the public on Saturday, May 14. Opening Day festivities including remarks by local dignitaries and SFMOMA leadership, a “ribbon-cutting” ceremony and the entrance of the first general public visitors to the newly expanded and transformed museum. The museum has distributed more than 5,000 free tickets for the day. Surrounding cultural institutions in the Yerba Buena Cultural District will also offer free admission all day.
SFMOMA has completed a three-year expansion project adding a 10-story addition that nearly triples its gallery space, allowing the museum to show more of its exceptional collection of modern and contemporary art. With free admission for guests ages 18 and younger and 45,000 square feet of art-filled free gallery space, SFMOMA is more open to the community than ever before.
Celebrations begins on Saturday, May 14:
10:00 am Visitors with timed tickets begin entry to SFMOMA through Howard Street entrance.
11:00 am Surrounding Yerba Buena Cultural District institutions and museums begin free entry for the day.
Stage in front of SFMOMA’s new Howard Street entrance (Howard Street between Hawthorne and Third Streets).