We're one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian art. In other words, you can have a lot of fun and learn a ton of cool stuff.
A special Asian Musuem near City Hall. Check out both permanent and seasonal exhibitions. Really high standard.
Hughen/starkweather's Re:depiction exhibit is provocative and beautiful.
Loads of awesome exhibitions and opens late with events on Thursdays!
The current exhibition of the Rubell collection is really fascinating. Go on Thursday after 5pm and get in for $5. Beautiful museum.
First free Sundays, huge museum. One of the best in the Bay Area, especially awesome if you're into the history of Eastern religions
Great rotating exhibits
Amazing pieces of history.
$5 on Thursdays and open late! Seduction exhibition is very interesting
The cafe is OKish. The exhibits tho ..
The current rotating exhibit is Roads to Arabia. It will be on display till Jan 18, 2015.
Great exhibit of Asian artwork.
Great way to educate yourself and enhance your knowledge on the history of fine arts. First Sunday of each month - free admission? Bonus points!
Great exhibits, both permanent and visiting collections. Try the cafe at lunch and take a slow walk around afterwards.
Free on the first Sunday of each month... Why pay?
Thankfully the drug dealers and users that hang out adjacent are non-violent.
Free on 1st Sunday each month. Check out their 'Gorgeous' exhibit spanning multiple eras, cultures and genres.
Free admission first Sunday of the month. Has a new exhibit called "Gorgeous" which features modern art.
The current exhibit, Gorgeous, is a good look at SFMOMA's collection, while the new building is being built!
Get there for the free Sunday!
I love that they offer a free day each month. With that said, their rotating featured collections are worth paying for. I like the miniatures also the pottery is beautiful.
Wonderful exposition. Three floors. 1 floor: ancient&contemporary art exhibition Gorgeous, store, cafe. 2 floor: China,Korea,Japan art. 3 floor: China,Southeast Asia,Persian,Himalayas & Tibetian art
Great dim sum...
The free docent tours are wonderful and highly informative.
Exhibition: "Yoga, the art of transformation"
Start in the 3rd-flr South Asia galleries + work down to the ground floor temporary exhibits. Tea ceremonies held 2x monthly. - Green Guide Editor
The Korean Art exhibit going on now through January 12, 2014 is pretty amazing, and worth the admission.
Looking for an an animated and engaging tour guide? Find and follow Barbara. I found her starting a tour at 1PM by the first Ganesh sculpture on a first free free Sunday.
The Southeast Asian wing is fantastic, a must see.
Cyrus the great exhibit. Must see
Larry Ellison personal collection is a must during the America's Cup 2013. #spectacular #artwork
This museum lets you get real intimate with the art. Photography is allowed.
Terracotta Warriors here until May 27th, 2013. Must see!
Try the Pastrami Salami Sandwich - Pastrami and salami with a roasted red pepper aioli
Terra Cotta Warriors were amazing!!!
Culturally, no "Asia" exist
Pay as you wait at the cafe... They would take your food to the table...
Great Art district with many spectacular museums but its such a shame that the city is in poverty and in distress :/
Try the Chicken Tenders - Nicely cooked with salad and side of spicy may for dipping. Yum!
Free on the first Sunday of each month. $12 other times - although gift shop entry is free!
Out of Character: Decoding Chinese Calligraphy October 5, 2012–January 13, 2013
The Phantoms of Asia exhibit is AMAZING!
Celebrate Pride with Asian Art! Only $5 admission, AC, & clean bathrooms, not to mention all the awesome art!
You don't need a museum ticket to eat here and the canteen-style cafe is tasty and affordable. Just ask for a sticker at the desk. That said, check out the collection at least once, it's fantastic!
Free admission to the Asian Art Museum on Saturday, May 19th, courtesy of Target! and hosted in conjunction with the Asian Heritage Street Celebration - http://www.asianfairsf.com
Maharaja Exhibit is great!
$2 off Maharaja exhibit with foursquare check in.
Check out the Maharaja Exhibit. I think it's still there!
New art on display...