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SFMOMA’s “Free First Thursdays” Free Museum Day for Locals (2023)

Every 1st Thursday
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All residents of the nine Bay Area counties are invited to spend a day at the museum on us! From 1–8 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month, Bay Area residents can enjoy SFMOMA’s galleries filled with lively and inspiring art and related events — for free.

SFMOMA | 151 Third Street, San Francisco, CA

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SFMOMA’s “Free First Thursdays” Free Museum Day for Locals (2023)

All residents of the nine Bay Area counties are invited to spend a day at the museum on us! From 1–8 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month, Bay Area residents can enjoy SFMOMA’s galleries filled with lively and inspiring art and related events — for free.

Tickets and event details become available about two weeks in advance, and reserving online is highly encouraged. Limit two adult tickets per reservation. Qualifying counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma.

SFMOMA’s Free First Thursdays
Every First Thursday, 1-8p
SFMOMA, 151 Third St., SF
FREE for Bay Area Locals – Tickets Required (limited supply)

  • Admission to special exhibitions that require a surcharge is not included (but may be purchased for additional fee)

Upcoming Dates/Programs

January 5, 2023
1:30–8 p.m.

Head to the White Box on Floor 4 for a special screening of Las Muralistas: Our Walls, Our Stories (2022), a 25-minute documentary, featuring women muralists whose works cover the walls of San Francisco’s Mission District. Las Muralistas was directed by Javier Briones and edited by Claudia Escobar, in partnership with SFMOMA and will play all day every half hour starting at 1:30 p.m.

February 2, 2023
6 p.m.

Join us for Joan Brown and Friends, an evening of reflections, recollections, cheesecake, and champagne in honor of beloved Bay Area artist and local legend Joan Brown, who is currently being celebrated in an expansive retrospective on Floor 7.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


Cost: FREE*
*All residents of the nine Bay Area counties are invited to spend a day at the museum on us! From 1–8 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month, Bay Area residents can enjoy SFMOMA’s galleries filled with lively and inspiring art and related events — for free.
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, Free Museum Day, In Person, San FranFREEsco
Venue: SFMOMA
Address: 151 Third Street, San Francisco, CA