SFMOMA Free First Thursday Nights (Bay Area Residents)
SFMOMA has announced another batch of dates or free access to the museum for Bay Area locals for upcoming Thursday evenings in 2021.
First Thursdays at SFMOMA: Free Admission for Bay Area Residents
All residents of the nine Bay Area counties are invited to spend an evening at the museum on us! From 4–8 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month, Bay Area residents can enjoy SFMOMA’s galleries filled with lively and inspiring art — for free.
Tickets are free and reserving online is highly encouraged. Tickets go online two weeks in advance.
Limit two adult tickets per reservation. Children 18 and younger always get into SFMOMA free. Due to social distancing requirements, some exhibitions have limited capacity and use a virtual waiting list. We suggest checking in early at the exhibition to add your party to the list.
SFMOMA’s Upcoming Free “First Thursday” Dates
Tickets available two weeks in advance
- Thursday, October 7, 2021 – 4–8 p.m. – Visit the Joan Mitchell exhibition and join us for poetry and music on the rooftop terrace.
- Thursday, November 4, 2021 – 4–8 p.m. – Visit the exhibition Tatiana Bilbao Estudio: Architecture From Outside In and hear from Bilbao in conversation with Ron Rael of Rael San Fratello.
- Thursday, December 2, 2021 – 4–8 p.m.
Tickets are limited to residents of qualifying counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano and Sonoma.
Sold out online? A limited number of additional tickets are available onsite daily. These tickets are first come, first served.
If you’re not local, or want to attend with your family on a Sunday, the SFMOMA has an upcoming “free family day” which is good for anyone as long as they are accompanied by a child or teen 18 or younger
- NO FREE FAMILY DAYS CURRENLY SCHEDULED (as of 9/30/21)
Sunday, September 12, 2021, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. – Get Tickets – RSVPs open in early September
Enjoy a day of art and family fun at SFMOMA. Celebrate the fifth anniversary of SFMOMA’s expansion as you explore the museum with self-guided materials for the whole family.
Admission is free for up to four adults accompanying one child or teen (eighteen and younger).
Please note that for “family days” coming with a child is required. If you arrive unaccompanied by someone 18 and younger, you’ll need to purchase tickets.”
SFMOMA, 151 Third St, San Francisco, CA 94103
For more information about Free Days, visit SFMOMA.org/free-days
To learn about current exhibitions, visit SFMOMA.org/exhibitions