My F&W
quick save (...)

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

151 3rd St.
San Francisco , CA http://www.sfmoma.org
(415) 357-4000

SFMOMA settled into its Mario Botta-designed building—known (and sometimes reviled) for its striped, skylit cylindrical tower—more than a decade ago, but the exhibitions here are still as cutting edge as they were in the beginning. Sure, there’s the occasional Matisse or Picasso crowd-pleaser, but recent installations like the Matthew Barney and Olafur Eliasson retrospectives, or the biennial SECA Art Award shows, give the museum continued street cred.

Tip: On weekends or for popular exhibitions, there can be a long line to get in; skip it by buying your tickets online ($3 surcharge) and presenting the printout at the door.

Admission: $12.50 adults; $8 seniors; $7 students; free for children under 13; free for all on the first Tuesday of each month. Closed Wednesday.

advertisement
You might also like
advertisement
The Dish
Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.

Congratulations to Mei Lin, winner of Top Chef Season 12.

Join celebrity chefs, renowned winemakers and epicurean insiders at the culinary world's most spectacular weekend, the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, June 19-21.