Photo: © Henrik Kam

Opening Celebrations

We’ve given away over 5,000 tickets for Opening Day, and tickets for museum entry on May 14 are now sold out. You can still purchase tickets online for May 15 through summer 2016.

The whole neighborhood is joining in to celebrate SFMOMA’s opening. As part of the festivities, we’re hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony and neighborhood institutions are opening their doors to the public free of charge. Plus, check out additional events around the Bay Area.

Ribbon Cutting and Neighborhood Celebration

8:30 a.m.–10 a.m.
Ribbon-cutting ceremony at SFMOMA

10 a.m.
Neighborhood museums begin opening to the public for FREE (see below).

Noon–5:30 p.m.
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival programming

Noon–2 p.m.
Mexican Museum/Precita Eyes mural activation in Jessie Square, the future site of the Mexican Museum

1–5 p.m.
Root Division and Youth Arts Exchange student showcase and performance

Free admission on Opening Day is made possible in part by

PG&E logo
YBCBD logo

SFMOMA's Premier Sponsors

Bank of America logo
Cadillac logo

Meet Our Neighbors

Our Opening Day celebrations are spilling out into the neighborhood. Check out the day’s events and free entry at institutions throughout the Yerba Buena Gardens cultural district and beyond.

Getting Here

151 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Located in San Francisco’s bustling SoMA district, SFMOMA is just steps from Yerba Buena Gardens, downtown hotels, the Moscone Center, public transportation (including BART and Muni), and numerous parking garages. Limited bicycle parking will be available on-site.

Celebrations Around the Bay

Join our community partners throughout the Bay Area as they celebrate the new SFMOMA in the upcoming weeks.