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SF’s “The Art of the Brick” Massive LEGO Art Show w/ 1 Million Bricks (Dec. 4 – Jan. 30)

The Art of the Brick, a global touring exhibition rated by CNN as one of the world’s “Must See Exhibitions,” is the world’s most popular display of LEGO® art. The critically acclaimed collection features over 70 works of art made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world—the LEGO® brick.

Highlights
🎨 Discover over 1 million LEGO bricks transformed into more than 70 famous works of art
🦖 Stand next to a 20-foot Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton & more life-size sculptures
📸 Enjoy an innovative, multimedia collection of LEGO brick-infused photography

General Info
📅 Date: from December 2021
🕒 Opening hours (time slots available every half hour):
– Wednesdays, Thursdays & Sundays: 10:00am–5:00pm
– Fridays & Saturdays: 10:00am–7:00pm
⏳ Duration: the visit will take approximately 60–90 minutes
📍 Location: 1 Grant Ave (savings Union Bank building – San Francisco)
👤 Age requirement: all ages are welcome. Children under 2 enter free of charge
♿ Accessibility: the venue is ADA compliant
❓ Please consult the FAQs and group bookings for this experience here
✔️ Safety measures will be in place throughout the experience

Description
Experience The Art of the Brick San Francisco, the world’s most popular display of LEGO® art! Discover over one million LEGO bricks transformed into more than 70 sculptures by artist Nathan Sawaya. This critically acclaimed collection includes Sawaya’s original sculptures as well as re-imagined versions of some of the world’s most famous art masterpieces, such as Michelangelo’s David, Van Gogh’s Starry Night and Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. Other highlights include a 20-foot Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton and an innovative, multimedia collection of LEGO brick-infused photography produced in tandem with award-winning photographer Dean West. Don’t miss this inspiring exhibition enjoyed by all ages! Get your tickets for The Art of the Brick San Francisco!

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.


Event Details


Cost: $29.90*
*Special ticket prices for: Child (ages 2–12) Senior (ages 65+), Student (ages 13–26), Military - valid ID required Family Bundle (min. 4 people, of which max. 2 adults)
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, In Person
Venue: The Art of the Brick
Address: 1 Grant Avenue, San Francisco

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*Special ticket prices for: Child (ages 2–12) Senior (ages 65+), Student (ages 13–26), Military - valid ID required Family Bundle (min. 4 people, of which max. 2 adults)
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