Events In San Francisco

5/14/16 to 8/26/18

“Future of the Past” at Legion of Honor

This exhibit showcases the new discoveries about ancient Egyptian mummies gleaned from high-resolution, three-dimensional computed tomography (CT) scans. Examine two mummies from about 2,600 years ago...
5/7/17 to 10/29/17

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival

(©Myles Weinstein)

The annual festival presents more than 100 free performing arts programs from music, poetry and dance to theater, circus and children’s activities. Performances feature artists from around the world, including Grammy award-winning Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra led by Arturo O’Farrill, which will kick...
6/21/17 to 10/21/17

Summer of Love Illumination

(©Joshua Brott, Obscura Digital)

See a colorful light installation that projects images inspired by rare tropical flowers and San Francisco’s flower children onto the white Victorian greenhouse of the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park. The same nonprofit behind the “Bay Lights” helped dream up this free nightly show to...
6/24/17 to 10/9/17

“Edvard Munch: Between the Clock and the Bed” at SFMOMA

(Edvard Munch in his winter studio, 1938; courtesy the Munch Museum, Oslo)


The Norwegian Expressionist best known for “The Scream” was one of the most celebrated and controversial artists of his time. The exhibition features 45 works by Munch (1863-1944) about art, love, mortality and the ravages of time. Six of the paintings on display have never been exhibited in the...
6/25/17 to 8/27/17

Stern Grove Festival

This summer-long concert series has been a San Francisco tradition for 80 years, presenting concerts every Sunday at 2 pm through the end of August. The festival opens with The Big Picnic starring Kool and the Gang.
6/29/17 to 8/20/17

“Sophie Calle Missing” at Fort Mason Center

The exhibit features five of Sophie Calle’s most prominent projects in four venues across the waterfront campus. Calle is a French conceptual artist, writer, photographer and installation artist whose work is often autobiographical and combines image and text. Curated by the local art-commissioning...
7/14/17 to 8/25/17

"Life & Death" by artist Gabrielle Anderman at SFMOMA Artists Gallery

This solo exhibition features a selection of Anderman's abstract paintings and small-scale drawings that, according to the museum, "respond to the experience of fear and letting go in the face of the unknown." Most of the featured works were inspired by the birth of Anderman's two children and the...