While SF maintains some status in the world of critically acclaimed art - most notably with the
museums - some of the most exciting art is available publicly either as unsanctioned street art or in public installations.
with her distinctive style are two of the most prolific and recognizable local stencil artists. The famously mysterious Brit,
organization) provide some amazing works around SF.Tagged for Art...
On the edge of work and play
A lively calendar of musical parties and strangely compelling business events augment this downtown
Asian Art Museum
A lot older than you...
The last 6,000 years has netted about 17,000 artifacts for the Asian Art Museum, it will be exciting to see what treasures the next 6,000 years bring!
Reality will return after these brief messages
No longer held in San Francisco, or even California (Nevada), the Burning Man festival
is a big part of San Francisco life for many residents. The event is a week long and held on a dried lake bed - attracting upwards of 50,000 people►
annually and otherwise defying brief description.
Cantor Arts Center
Children's Creativity Museum
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Contemporary Jewish Museum
Fresh art, fresh building
With 63,000 square feet of lively and diverse Jewish artwork in an eye-popping 2008 building, the CJM lives up to it's namesake and then some.
de Young Museum
A fine fine art museum
Opened in 1895 with a hyper-modern rebuild in 2005, de Young is among the oldest and best museums in the city - inside and out!
Putting bittorrent in its place
With 90,000 films Le Video
provides cover from even the longest stretches of Inner Sunset fog
. The premier rental in the Bay Area has something for everyone with many foreign and obscure films - the challenge is choosing :)
Legion of Honor
A site to behold, inside and out
Adjoining with the eye-popping Lands End
trail, the Legion of Honor sits on some of the finest real estate in San Francisco, and the interior lives up to the honor!
Do. It. Yourself.
Organized by "Make:technology on your time" magazine
and advertising itself as "The World's Largest DIY Festival", the faire is worth a visit for anyone who loves to make things or is inspired by the creative works►
The original missionary position
Wild and free
The Mission Murals are an oft-overlooked artistic treasure of San Francisco. The Mission
's regularly warm weather can combine for a great afternoon of mural appreciation.
Museum of Modern Art
MOMA augments an exciting permanent collection
with vibrant exhibitions
, all housed in a delightful building of exo-art. The curation runs to the modern side of modern art (edgier than New York's MOMA
), but it's a reputable museum and lags behind the cutting edge of urban art
Oakland Museum of California
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What the people want...
With a mission statement of "give the people what they want", Public Works defies self-identity :)
SF City Guides
With more walking tours
covering most of the city, SF City Guides provide a phenomenal resource for anyone interested in the cultural history of SF and/or exploring by foot
Amazing music, hall
Art, Politics & Water :)
Walt Disney Family Museum
A History of Magic in the Kingdom
A must-visit for anyone inspired by the history of animation and/or Disney, the museum showcases an astounding collection of artifacts and exhibits.
Old and East in the West :)
A gallery of tribal and eastern art housed in the only publicly accessible Frank LLoyd Wright
work in San Francisco, the Xanadu Gallery covers great time and space a half block from Union Square
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts