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For many decades, artists from all across the globe have come to call San Francisco home or, if not, to at least benefit massively from the city’s intense engagement with art and those who make it. One of the most influential and important art institutions in the city, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (known as SFMOMA), has alone done enough to garner the City by the Bay its far-reaching reputation as a haven for artists.
In 2016 there will be a new face to modern art in San Francisco – yet it will feel so familiar at the same time. In the midst of a complete transformation, the new San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is ready to pave the way for the city’s renewed arts and culture scene. While it doesn’t officially open until May 14, 2016, here are a few reasons to mark your calendars and start planning a trip to San Francisco.
Now through February 28th, Hawaiian culture, history, and art will be on display at the Textiles Gallery of the de Young Museum. The Nā Hulu Ali‘I Exhibit presents some of the world’s most intricate featherwork sent from the generous Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum in Honolulu. In fact, this is the first time in history that Hawaiian featherwork will be formally displayed on the mainland!
It’s no secret that San Francisco embodies the spirit of art and expression in a way that few cities can. That’s why artists of all shapes, sizes, genres, and media consistently flock to the Bay to explore and grow. Artists heading into San Francisco for any reason should mark these top spots on their list of must-sees.
San Francisco is well known for having some of the best museums in California. With topics ranging from music to science, one of San Francisco’s many intriguing museums are sure to have something for you to enjoy.
Just Passing Through: Sculptures and Installations features larger-than-life sculptures and other oversized, breathtaking pieces. Nature, memory, and community are among the various topics visitors will contemplate. This exhibition is truly unique as most of the masterpieces include instructions from the artists: guests are called to climb on, to crawl through, and sometimes even to become a part of the art itself. San Francisco Bay Area’s May Wilson, Llewelynn Fletcher, and Sasha Petrnko – sometimes in collaboration with renowned New York artist Austin Thomas – have fashioned many of the exhibition’s stunning 3D installations.