ArtGameLab at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is the result of a successful experiment in crowdsourcing. Last summer, museum staffer Erica Gangsei — inspired by the Brooklyn Museum’s “Click!” crowd-curated photo show as well as the Bay Area’s creative energy and playful spirit — issued a public call for people to design games that could be played at the museum. Read More
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is working to make its collection more accessible to members of the public, but art lovers throughout San Francisco are going to have to wait a few years to enjoy it.
A list of events and exhibits happening in the San Francisco art scene.
‘Partners in Surrealism’ Read More
Based in a culture with artistic traditions going back centuries, Mexican photography has a unique quality that comes to the fore in a mammoth and diverse exhibition on view at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Read More
Art from around the world is more accessible to people on their computers after Google announced a major expansion of its Art Project on Tuesday. Read More
After seeing the abstract paintings of artist Mark Bradford, you might never look at a scrap of paper the same way again.“Mark Bradford” is being presented at two locations: the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art through June 17 and at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts through May 27. The exhibition includes more than 50 paintings, collages, sculptures and other mixed-media pieces by Bradford, winner of a MacArthur Fellowship in 2009. Read More
Dutch photographer Rineke Dijkstra bravely looks at the muddy waters of adolescence. Her riveting portraits offer viewers a chance to examine — from a safe distance — the complicated and awkward process of growing up. Read More
Arts of Pacific Asia Show preview gala: On Thursday at Fort Mason Center, the Asian Art Museum hosted a preview gala for the 16th annual Arts of Pacific Asia Show, a top destination for collectors, curators and art investors. Proceeds from the party benefited the Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Art and Culture.
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and architectural firm Snøhetta on Wednesday unveiled designs for the institution’s 235,000-square-foot expansion. The building will run along the back of the museum and is expected to open in 2016. For more renderings of the expansion, click on the picture to the right.
Exterior design Read More
A major expansion planned for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art could take a step forward today when it goes before the Board of Supervisors Land Use Committee, but it would not come without resistance.The committee could approve zoning changes needed to relocate Fire Station No. 1 from a Howard Street property to Folsom Street and to vacate a landlocked alley between the museum and the W Hotel. Read More