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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Art Museum, Movie Theater, and Art Gallery · SoMa
701 Mission St (at 3rd St), San Francisco, CA 94103, United States
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  • Today
    • 1:00 PM–3:00 PM
    • 5:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Sat
    • Noon–10:00 PM
  • Sun
    • Noon–6:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 9:00 AM–10:00 AM
    • Noon–3:00 PM
  • Tue–Wed
    • 8:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 9:00 AM–9:00 PM
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Free & Paid

Based on 427 votes

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  • What you need to know
    Margaret R.
    "The Velveteen Rabbit is a beautiful holiday tradition."(2 Tips)
    Sasha S.
    "Amazing exhibition on Indian contemporary arts!!"(2 Tips)
    Denaya D.
    "See a dance show!"(2 Tips)
    Travel + Leisure
    "... to Yerba Buena Gardens are the B Restaurant & Bar and Samovar Tea..."(2 Tips)

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Check in at YBCA and get $2 off admission to YBCA Performances, Exhibitions & Films!

Limit one discount per check-in. Show the check-in screen on your phone at our Box Office to redeem. Discount applies only to YBCA Presents programs. Offer cannot be combined with other discounts.

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  • velveteen rabbit
  • dancing
  • free admission
  • gardens
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  • intimate
  • scenic views
  • films
  • documentaries
  • rooftop
  • ballet
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  • museums
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  • Bennett W.

    Interested in expanding your knowledge and giving yourself a better understanding in creative arts? Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is your answer!

    Bennett Wong · 1 week ago
  • UpOut Events

    Featuring DISTRIKT, comes a Daybreaker you don't want to miss. This morning party starting at 6:30 will have you partying until the sun comes up, and then some. Fri, 3/11, 6:30 AM. Read more

    UpOut Events · March 10
  • Jussi H.

    One the best museums in SF. Not too big.

    Jussi Häyhä · January 7
  • Margaret R.

    The Velveteen Rabbit is a beautiful holiday tradition.

    Margaret Ryan · December 14, 2015
  • Lori K.

    Great place for musicals and plays for all ages

    Lori Kober · December 5, 2015
  • Amy B.

    Beautifully modern yet intimate space to enjoy events.

    Amy B · November 12, 2015
  • Candid Cuisine

    Great place to hold events. This is where Google I/O held their After Hours party

    Candid Cuisine · June 25, 2015
  • Dylan M.

    Lots of modern art

    Dylan McKee · June 14, 2015
  • Ben R.

    Beautiful modern art, and a great film program.

    Ben Russo · March 16, 2015
  • Last Black Man i.

    Art peeps.

  • Bettina K.

    Chill in the garden in the middle of the city

    Bettina Kast · February 13, 2015
  • Nicole A.

    Often incredible, daring contemporary exhibits. Always worth stopping by!

    Nicole Aptekar · August 7, 2014
  • Carlos O.

    Orchestra center are the best places.

    Carlos Ochoa · August 3, 2014
  • Mirella M.

    Free admission every first tuesday of the month!

  • Tiff T.

    Free gallery admission every first Tuesday from noon to 8pm:

    Tiff Ting · May 7, 2013
  • Kensie S.

    Get the YBCA: You membership to save money and get additional, exclusive programming.

    Kensie Smith · October 21, 2012
  • Nicole A.

    The exhibit "Oscillations" in the Room for Big Ideas is absolutely amazing.

    Nicole Aptekar · October 18, 2012
  • Travel + Leisure

    The center doesn’t have its own café, but adjacent to Yerba Buena Gardens are the B Restaurant & Bar and Samovar Tea Lounge – two rooftop spots that are perfect on a sunny day.

    Travel + Leisure · July 30, 2012
  • Gael O.

    You must check the David Shrigley exhibition

    Gael Oizel · June 29, 2012
  • Denaya D.

    Wonderful shows come through! See a dance show!

    Denaya Dailey · April 15, 2012
  • Victoria S.

    Get the membership! Save money.

    Victoria Smith · March 24, 2012
  • Nghia

    Waitin' for the next generation iPad.:)

    Nghia · March 7, 2012
  • Claire L.

    Arts + Innovation + Social Change. YBCA's got it right: contemporary art is not about consumption or bling but about being provoked to rethink assumptions from aesthetic experience. Amazing.

    Claire Lee · December 18, 2011
  • 99designs

    Check out the green glass ship in the ground (a statement of hope, or dispair for our future?): - Doug Wright, Community Team

    99designs · December 3, 2011
  • Adam W.

    Don't miss the Velveteen Rabbit performance followed by Milk and cookies for the kids. Every winter.

    Adam Werbach · November 28, 2011
  • Sasha S.

    Amazing exhibition on Indian contemporary arts!!

    Sasha Sugar · November 20, 2011
  • Dilara Sultan

    Middle Eastern music and danicing? you got it! be sure to check and see who and when ---- it's wonderul! It will make you get up an shimmy with the belly dancer too :) I Did! Read more

    Dilara Sultan · October 27, 2011
  • AMI

    Hope you're all going to be checking-in to the Robert Glasper Trio's performance on September 29th at 7:30! Give us a shout if you are! @AMIagency

    AMI · September 26, 2011
  • US Open Tennis Championships

    US Open partner American Express will be hosting US Open viewing parties on finals weekend (9/10/11-9/11/11). Come on by and check out the world's best tennis players on the sport's largest stage! Read more

    US Open Tennis Championships · September 5, 2011
  • School of Multimedia Communications, AcademyofArt

    Discounted by $7.00 for Students with AAU ID

  • Michael R.

    Beautiful space. Selected exhibits could be better.

    Michael Richardson · June 1, 2011
  • Christopher S.

    A ticket to a film includes admission to current art installations, too. Arrive early and double-dose.

    Christopher Smith · May 15, 2011
  • B-Better Hiphop Company

    Local dance legends, Medea Sirkas, were honored here for their longevity and contribution to hiphop at the Hiphop Nation Celebration. Their shows are U-N-I-Q-U-E! Find out more

    B-Better Hiphop Company · April 4, 2011
  • Contemporary Jewish Museum

    We are right across the street from each other, and we both have foursquare admission deals. Double up to really impress a date with an art day. Add SFMOMA for the Museum Iron Man.

    Contemporary Jewish Museum · February 20, 2011
  • Melissa H.

    Handmade Nation

    Melissa Huang · September 5, 2010
  • Robert R. here in the Grand Lobby on Thursdays or Fridays from 6-8 pm,where you can meet up and have a drink before a film or before hitting the galleries. More at

    Robert Rowe · July 17, 2010
  • Maria J.

    hardcore manila: kinatay

    Maria Judice · June 7, 2010
  • Maria J.

    Trash Humpers

    Maria Judice · June 7, 2010
  • Tyler D.

    ask about the special

    Tyler Draheim · May 3, 2010
  • Natalia S.

    Taste the art! It is in the droppers in Gallery 2 as part of the Brazilian exhibit through 1/31/10. The colors don't match the taste at all. Read more

    Natalia S · December 14, 2009
  • Sabrina R.

    wallworks installation is fantastic.

    Sabrina Riddle · October 21, 2009
  • Naomi

    sf theater festival

    Naomi · July 27, 2009
  • Leonardo Z.

    Descanso dentro de la ciudad.

    Leonardo Zanatta Barradas · July 28, 2015
  • Lena B.

    Vous pouvez obtenir une réduction de $2 sur le prix initial si vous avez un passport-transport

    Lena B · March 13, 2014
  • johnee

    great Marguerite Duras retrospective

    johnee · April 15, 2010

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