Photo: Adam Jacobs


Sunday, December 8, 2019

10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Reserve your tickets now!

SFMOMA is opening the museum to everyone free of charge on Sunday, December 8! Bring your friends along to enjoy SFMOMA’s seven floors of lively and inspiring artworks. From a massive digital mural of San Francisco by the artist JR, to the brand-new works in SOFT POWER, to the pop-up Small Press Book Bazaar to an interactive experience presented by Cruise, enjoy the full breadth of the museum and its activities all day.  

Tickets are free, but an RSVP is highly encouraged, and you’ll be entered to win a one-year SFMOMA membership. Limit two adult tickets per reservation (children 18 and younger always get into SFMOMA free). 

We suggest packing light; coat check will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. 


11 a.m.—4 p.m. | Hourly Spotlight Tours
A suite of tours highlighting contemporary and 20th-century artists, including JR, Agnes Martin, Mark Bradford, and more.

  • 11 a.m. | SECA Art Award 2019, Floor 2
  • 12 noon | On a Clear Day: Agnes Martin and Mark Bradford, Floor 4
  • 1 p.m. | JR: The Chronicles of San Francisco, Floor 1
  • 2 p.m. | Far Out, Floor 6
  • 3 p.m. | SOFT POWER, selected artists, Floor 7
  • 4 p.m. | SOFT POWER, selected artists, Floor 4


Koret Education Center, Floor 2

11 a.m. | Storytime
Hosted by the San Francisco Public Library


Phyllis Wattis Theater, Floor 1

11 a.m. and 2 p.m. | Screenings of Nicole Miller’s To the Stars
Nicole Miller, To the Stars, 2019; commissioned by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
60 min

Generous support for Nicole Miller’s To the Stars is provided by Marjory Graue and Martin Bloes.

Meaningful support is provided by Wayee Chu and Ethan Beard.


White Box, Floor 4

11 a.m.—4:30 p.m. | Small Press Book Bazaar
In collaboration with The Black Aesthetic, Cantíl, Colpa Press, The Poetry Center, and Small Press Distribution, we’ve invited a number of small local presses to present their diverse wares. Get a jump on holiday gift buying — or shop for yourself!

Membership giveaway rules

Major support for SFMOMA Free Community Days are provided by Martha and Bruce Atwater, Cruise, and Concepción S. and Irwin Federman. Generous support is provided by the Hao Family. Meaningful support is provided by The Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation.