Event Press Release

SFMOMA Announces Family Day A Celebration Of Family, Fun And Art For The Whole Family

Release date: August 20, 2003

What SFMOMA hosts its semi-annual Family Day, a special museum-wide celebration featuring hands-on art projects, music and performances for the whole family. Children are free, with $2 admission for accompanying adults.

SoVoSó—an a capella ensemble that includes former members of Bobby McFerrin's group, Voicestra—will perform songs that present a global perspective, from Afro-Latin idioms to traditional jazz choral arrangements.

To complement the Marc Chagall exhibition on view in the fifth-floor galleries, a klezmer music trio will perform in the Phyllis Wattis Theater.
When Sunday, September 21, 2003
11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Where San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
151 Third Street, San Francisco
Admission Special admission to Family Day is $2 for adults (includes regular Museum admission; adults must be accompanied by a child) and free for children and high-school students with ID. The Marc Chagall exhibition is an additional $5. For more information, contact the SFMOMA Education Department at 415/357-4097.

Education Programs at SFMOMA are made possible by the Koret Foundation, Bank of America Foundation, and the Flora Family Foundation. Additional support is provided by the California Arts Council; MetLife Foundation; Robert and Helen Odell Fund; SBC; Wells Fargo; Cathy Kalin and Eva Klein, 2002 Carole and Robert McNeil Docent Award recipients; the Bothin Foundation; AEGON Transamerica Foundation; The Georges DeBatz Trust for the Arts; McKesson Foundation; Gap Foundation; Mervyn's; The Morrison & Foerster Foundation; Stanley S. Langendorf Foundation; Loomis, Sayles & Company, LP; and the Morris Stulsaft Foundation.

KidstART free admission for children twelve and under is made possible by The Charles Schwab Corporation Foundation.

Media Contacts

  • Neal Morgan, 415.357.4170,
  • Sandra Farish Sloan, 415.357.4174,
  • Libby Garrison, 415.357.4177,


San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
151 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Founded in 1935 as the first West Coast museum devoted to modern and contemporary art, SFMOMA is currently undergoing a major expansion project that will significantly enhance gallery, education, and public spaces, enabling the museum to better showcase more of its expanded permanent collection. While the museum is temporarily closed for construction,  through 2016, SFMOMA is “on the go” with an extensive array of off-site programming across the Bay Area, including collaborative and traveling museum exhibitions, major outdoor projects and commissioned installations, and new education initiatives.

Visit sfmoma.org or call 415.357.4000 for more information.