No, the gallery carries original artwork only. Posters representing works in the SFMOMA collection may be purchased at the MuseumStore.
The Gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We are closed on the following dates:
You are welcome to photograph works you are considering for rent or purchase. We can also provide you with images we have on file.
All clients must present confirmation of their current address (such as a valid driver's license or California ID) as well as a major credit card. (We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express.) This information is kept on file in a secure location.
Artworks can be rented for a term of either two or three months. The rental period can be renewed twice.
It can be very helpful to bring measurements of your walls, photographs of the space where the work will be installed, floor plans, and/or examples of artists whose work you like.
Yes, but artworks must remain at the gallery until the exhibition ends.
No. Our inventory is separate from the museum's collection, and the works in the SFMOMA collection are not available for rent.
No. If you are uncertain about whether a piece will work for you, we would be happy to hold it for 24 hours. Sometimes it's helpful to take home a photograph of the piece, and think about it overnight. Bring a digital camera or camera phone to the gallery so you can take pictures of the works you're considering.
No. Most people have adequate coverage on their Homeowner's or Renter's policies. It is your responsibility to check with your insurance provider to make sure you are covered. If you aren't covered, ask them about adding a rider to your policy.
No. Two months is the minimum rental period. You may return works early, but the rental fee will not be prorated or refunded.
You are welcome to transport artworks yourself if you can do so safely. The gallery also offers delivery and installation services throughout the greater Bay Area. Our installer is available on weekdays and Saturdays to bring works to your home or office. Please contact the gallery for delivery and installation service rates and availability.
Yes. Half of the rental fees you've paid for up to two rental periods will be deducted from the purchase price.
No. Our inventory is limited to works by artists we represent.
We do not offer appraisal services.
No. All artworks in our inventory come framed or ready to hang.