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Press Room

Here you can find press information, along with current and archived news. We’re still closed, but we’d love to hear from you. Get in touch with any questions about our opening, exhibitions, or the museum in general.

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Press Release

New SFMOMA to Open May 14, 2016

A thoroughly transformed SFMOMA will open to the public on Saturday, May 14, 2016, offering nearly three times the previous exhibition space, a first showing of more than six hundred artworks promised to the museum, and a more outward-looking architectural design that weaves the museum into the city as never before.

Press Release

Perfect the Art of Giving This Holiday Season with Creative Gifts from the SFMOMA Museum Store

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)’s expanded new home may still be closed until May 14, 2016, but its popular Museum Store, temporarily relocated nearby at 51 Yerba Buena Lane, is already geared up for the holidays.

Press Release

Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture and SFMOMA Bring Artist Janet Cardiff’s Contemporary Sound Masterwork, The Forty Part Motet, to the San Francisco Waterfront This Fall November 14, 2015–January 18, 2016

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SFMOMA’s Expansion

Sneak a peek behind the scenes of our expansion. See photos from our construction site, view renderings of the transformed building, learn about new initiatives, and more.