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Bruce Lee History Exhibition Coming to SF in 2021Bruce Lee History Exhibition Coming to SF in 2021
By - posted 11/25/2020
Brand New, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco getting a brand new Bruce Lee History exhibit which will debut in fall 2021 at the Chinese Historical Society of America in San Francisco. The exhibit, We Are Bruce Lee: Under The Sky, One Family celebrates the remarkable life of a Chinese American icon, who transcended race, geography, and more...

Oakland Museum's Re-opening Postponed Due to COVID-19Oakland Museum’s Re-opening Postponed Due to COVID-19
By - posted 11/17/2020
COVID-19 Updates, Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open

On Monday, November 16, Governor Gavin Newsom issued a statement indicating that several California counties, including Alameda County, have moved from the “Orange” Tier to the “Purple” Tier due to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the state. Due to this shift, the Oakland Museum of California’s plans to reopen more...

San Francisco & Bay Area Museums: What's OpenSan Francisco & Bay Area Museums: What’s Open
By - posted 11/17/2020
Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open

Here’s a list of all of the Bay Area museums, historical sites, zoos and gardens we could find and their current status and when they may open. Every county is moving at its own pace. Who did we miss? Know of any museums, zoos or gardens we missed? – email us more...

POSTPONED: Oakland Museum of California's Brand New GardensPOSTPONED: Oakland Museum of California’s Brand New Gardens
By - posted 11/13/2020
Brand New, Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open

UPDATE: On Monday, November 16, Governor Gavin Newsom issued a statement indicating that several California counties, including Alameda County, have moved from the “Orange” Tier to the “Purple” Tier due to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the state. Due to this shift, the Oakland Museum of California’s plans more...

POSTPONED: Oakland Museum of CA Reopens w/ Free Days (Nov. 27-29)POSTPONED: Oakland Museum of CA Reopens w/ Free Days (Nov. 27-29)
By - posted 11/12/2020
Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open

POSTPONED Oakland Museum Of California Announces Its Reopening To The Public On Friday, November 27 With Free Weekend Access After Eight Months of Temporary Closure, OMCA Reopens with New Safety Protocols in Place Including Timed Ticketing, Limited Capacity, and Reduced Hours UPDATE: On Monday, November 16, Alameda County moved to the state’s “Purple” Tier more...

Asian Art Museum Free Days on Nov. 1-2Asian Art Museum Free Days on Nov. 1-2
By - posted 11/2/2020
Museums / Cultural Institutions

This Halloween there are no tricks in sight, only treats! Treat yourself to one of our two free admission days. In partnership with Kaiser Permanente, we’re excited to bring back Free First Sundays beginning Nov. 1 and an additional day of free admission on Monday, Nov. 2.  Drop off your ballot at the Voting Center more...

SF's Walt Disney Family Museum is Back November 5thSF’s Walt Disney Family Museum is Back November 5th
By - posted 10/28/2020
Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open

The Walt Disney Family Museum plans to reopen to the public on Thursday, November 5, 2020 in accordance with guidelines recently announced by the Mayor’s Office of San Francisco and the Governor’s Office of California. Beginning November 5, the museum will be open Thursday through Sunday from 10am to 5:30pm, with more...

SF Announces Lots of New Updates for ReopeningSF Announces Lots of New Updates for Reopening
By - posted 10/20/2020
Bay Area Updates, Indoor Dining, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Outdoor Dining, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco Continues Reopening with Expanded Business Operations and Activities Tuesday, October 20, 2020 Now that San Francisco is assigned to the State’s Yellow tier, the City will move forward on reopening offices and expanding capacity at business, including fitness, dining, places of worship, personal services, recreation, and more Mayor London N. Breed more...

SF's "Museum of Craft and Design" is Back Oct. 16 w/ MOTO MMXXSF’s “Museum of Craft and Design” is Back Oct. 16 w/ MOTO MMXX
By - posted 10/15/2020
Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open

The Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) reopens to the public on Friday, October 16 welcoming visitors to MOTO MMXX, a show-stopping custom motorcycle exhibition guest curated by co-founder and director of Untitled Motorcycles, Hugo Eccles. Originally slated to open in May of 2020, MOTO MMXX was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. MOTO MMXX showcases twenty category-defying motorcycles from more...

SF's "Legion of Honor" Set to Reopen October 30thSF’s “Legion of Honor” Set to Reopen October 30th
By - posted 10/15/2020
Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open

Following the reopening of the de Young Museum on September 25, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (the “Museums”) announced the reopening of the Legion of Honor. The museum has been closed since March due to San Francisco’s shelter-in-place order. The Legion of Honor will open to the public on Friday, more...

California Academy of Sciences Reopens Oct. 23California Academy of Sciences Reopens Oct. 23
By - posted 9/30/2020
Bay Area Updates, Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open

After a 214-day temporary closure, the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park will reopen to members and donors on October 13 and the general public on October 23. Member and donor tickets will be available to reserve online beginning October 5, and public tickets on October 14. All guests more...

SF's "Conservatory of Flowers" Reopens Oct. 1SF’s “Conservatory of Flowers” Reopens Oct. 1
By - posted 9/28/2020
Bay Area Updates, Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open

The Conservatory of Flowers will reopen to visitors beginning Thursday, October 1 with modifications in place to ensure public safety and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Guests will be required to wear face coverings and the Conservatory will limit the number of visitors to 25 percent of its normal capacity to more...

de Young Museum's "Free Saturdays" Return Sept. 26de Young Museum’s “Free Saturdays” Return Sept. 26
By - posted 9/24/2020
Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open

COVID-19 Update – Free Saturdays are back as of September 26, 2020. Timed tickets will be required. Reserve in advance online, or limited number of tickets may be available the membership desk the day of. Review updated social-distancing rules Things may change – Check the de young site and social for latest updates Website | Instagram | Facebook Every Saturday, the de Young more...

Asian Art Museum Re-Opens w/ Free Days Oct. 3–12Asian Art Museum Re-Opens w/ Free Days Oct. 3–12
By - posted 9/17/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open

The Asian Art Museum is welcoming you back to the museum on Oct 1–2 for members and Oct 3 for the general public. Admission will be free to all from October 3 through October 12. Visitor Guidelines |  What to Expect | Plan your visit | Current Exhibits The museum is home more...

SFMOMA Re-opens Oct. 4th with Two Weeks of "Free Days"SFMOMA Re-opens Oct. 4th with Two Weeks of “Free Days”
By - posted 9/17/2020
Brand New, Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) today announced it will reopen to the public on Sunday, October 4 with two weeks of Free Community Days and free parking through Sunday, October 18. After more than six months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SFMOMA embraces a heightened focus more...