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A Super Rare “Free Museum Day” at SFMOMA | SF

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 - All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP Required

SFMOMA | 151 Third Street, San Francisco, CA

Treat yourself and your loved ones to a free and fun-filled day at SFMOMA. As part of Culture for Community, more than a dozen Yerba Buena cultural organizations will offer free admission on September 19, 2019.

Unlike “Family Days” where you’re required to attend with someone 18 and under, this “Culture for Community” day is free for everyone – as long as you RSVP in advance.

SFMOMA’s Free Day
– Thursday, September 19, 2019 | 10 am to 9 pm
SFMOMA, 151 Third St., SF

Limit two adult tickets per reservation. Children 18 and younger always get in free.

Make a day of itVisit other Culture for Community partners, all of which are offering free admission or discounts on meals. Scroll down to see a list of participating organizations.

  • 111 Minna Gallery
  • The American Bookbinders Museum in collaboration with The Mexican Museum of San Francisco
  • California Historical Society
  • Children’s Creativity Museum
  • Contemporary Jewish Museum
  • Crown Point Press
  • Mirus Gallery
  • Museum of the African Diaspora
  • SF Travel
  • SPUR
  • Yerba Buena Alliance
  • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
  • Yerba Buena Gardens Festival

Participating Restaurants

  • Novela
  • B Bar
  • Trace at W Hotel
  • Pizzeria Delfina
  • Oren’s Hummus
  • Palette
  • MaSo at the Park Central Hotel
  • Thirsty Bear
  • Cafe 5 at SFMOMA
  • In Situ at SFMOMA
  • Sightglass at SFMOMA


Floor 2
11 a.m.—7 p.m. | Hourly Spotlight Tours
A suite of tours highlighting contemporary and 20th-century artists, including Diego Rivera, JR, Agnes Martin, Mark Bradford, and more, inspired by the theme of intergenerational connections.

11 a.m. | Diego Rivera
12 noon | JR
1 p.m. | Agnes Martin/Mark Bradford
2 p.m. | Erin Shirreff
3 p.m. | Gerhard Richter
4 p.m. | Diego Rivera
5 p.m. | Agnes Martin/Mark Bradford
6 p.m. | JR
7 p.m. | Joan Mitchell

Koret Educational Center, Floor 2
11 a.m. | Storytime
Hosted by the San Francisco Public Library

6 p.m. | Salsa-Making Workshop
Hosted by the San Francisco Public Library

Phyllis Wattis Theater, Floor 1
11 a.m. and 1 p.m. | Screenings of Nicole Miller’s To the Stars
Nicole Miller, To the Stars, 2019; commissioned by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
60 min

Generous support for Nicole Miller’s To the Stars is provided by Marjory Graue and Martin Bloes.

Meaningful support is provided by Wayee Chu and Ethan Beard.

3 p.m. and 7 p.m. | Films on the Theme of Intergenerational Connection
LA CASA TRISTE (The Sad House)
Dir: Sofia Carillo, 2013, 13 min
*La Casa Triste will precede Mamasita

Dir: Jose Pablo Estrada Torrescano, 2018, 75 min

White Box, Floor 4
10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
The group show (Inter)Generations, featuring films and videos by Barbara Hammer, Desiree Holman, Anne McGuire, and others.

Reserve your SFMOMA tickets now and you’ll be entered to win a one-year individual level SFMOMA membership.

Free / RSVP

Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP Required
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, Free Museum Day, Kids & Families, San FranFREEsco
Address: 151 Third Street, San Francisco, CA

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