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SF’s “Culture for Community” Festival | Yerba Buena District

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to participating Yerba Buena district arts and culture institutions

Yerba Buena District | Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco, CA

Culture for Community is a unique group of Yerba Buena district arts and culture institutions who have joined together to open their doors for free.

Yerba Buena Culture for Community
Thursday, September 19, 2019 | 7 am to  9 pm
Yerba Buena District, SoMa, San Francisco

On Thursday, September 19, 2019 the free day honors Womxn’s History Month. Come together and tap into the shared communities and participate in special events, activities, and late-night gallery hopping. In the spirit of community building and collaboration, they aim to make the Yerba Buena neighborhood the arts and cultural destination of the day.

Participating Institutions

111 Minna Gallery,
7 am-6 pm

-$6 draft beer, house wine, bubbles all day and 2 for 1 drip coffees

California Historical Society
Noon to 8:00 pm

-Enjoy a summer happy hour at the CHS bookstore during the Sept 19th, 3rd Thursday event. This Event will also include a special docent- led tour of Mark Ruwedel: Westward the Course of Empire and Overland to California: Commemorating the Transcontinental Railroad begins at 6 pm. Coffee and Light refreshments provided.

Children’s Creativity Museum
5 pm – 8 pm

Crown Point Press
10 am to 8 pm

-Crown Point Press will be exhibiting a group of new etchings by the San Francisco sculptor, Gay Outlaw. To augment the exhibition Valerie Wade, Director and Gay Outlaw will curate a companion group of etchings by gallery artists from Crown Point’s long history.
September 12 – October 31, 2019

Contemporary Jewish Museum (CJM) https://thecjm.me/2TEgwXg
5 pm – 8 pm

-Explore the mystical path of Kabbalah during this evening of performances. Featuring the musical stylings of clarinetist Ben Goldberg, a pop-up by the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), and a choreographed, Museumwide performance by Izidora Leber LETHE. Immerse yourself in the intergenerational dreamscape of the exhibition, Daria Martin: Tonight the World.

Mirus Gallery
Noon to 9 pm

Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD)
11 am to 6 pm

SFMOMA San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
10 am to 9 pm

-In celebration of our community, see The Chronicles of San Francisco, a digital mural by internationally known artist JR, highlighting faces in the Bay Area. This exhibition is ongoing and located at our Howard St. entrance. Step further into the galleries and see generations of photographers who confronted the rules and constraints of photography in, Don’t! Photography and Art of Mistakes.

Take a guided Spotlight Tour, with a Museum Guide and enjoy seven floors of art-filled gallery space.
*Additional exhibitions and programming to be announced soon!
This 3rd Thursday three SFMoMA eateries will be participating in the Culture for Community event: Cafe 5, Slighthouse Cafe and Situ.

SOMArts Cultural Center
Noon to 7 pm

6:00 to 7:00 pm

-SPUR is planning content around intergenerational, urban living. Please check the online calendar for more details: www.spur.org/events.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
5:00 – 8:00 pm

Yerba Buena Alliance

-No location but supporting the event generally

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival

-The Festival is from May to October, so catch them at the next one for September 19th

The Yerba Buena community includes some of the top restaurants in the City, and some are participating in Culture for Community with special offers on March 31 to individuals attending institutions on the list above.

The Yerba Buena community includes some of the top restaurants in the City, and some are participating in Culture for Community with special offers on March 21 to individuals attending institutions on the list above.

Participating restaurants include:

ThirstyBear Organic Brewery
661 Howard Street
Offering 10% off your bill

Pizzeria Delfina
Free dessert with meal

111 Minna Gallery
111 Minna Street
Happy hour pricing and special 3rd Thursday promotion

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Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to participating Yerba Buena district arts and culture institutions
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Kids & Families
Address: Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco, CA

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