Events in San Francisco

  • May 14, 2016 - Aug 26, 2018

    “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 through an interactive virtual dissection table and learn what researches have recently discovered about their lifestyle, religion and customs.

  • Sep 08, 2016 - May 28, 2017

    SFJazz Fifth Anniversary Season

    This month brings several big performers to one of the country’s top jazz venues, including Bay Area native Julian Lage as well as four-time Grammy winner Christian McBride, a jazz bassist who is among the most recorded artists of his generation. 201 Franklin St., 866.920.5299, sfjazz.org

  • Nov 05, 2016 - Apr 30, 2017

    “Danny Lyon: Message to the Future” at de Young

    A leading figure of the American street photography movement of the 1960s, Danny Lyon’s work often focuses on people living on the fringes of society. This is the first comprehensive retrospective of Lyon’s work in 25 years, featuring 175 photographs, films and other works. 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr., 415.750.3600, deyoung.famsf.org

  • Jan 26 - Jun 25, 2017

    “Cary Leibowitz: Museum Show” at Contemporary Jewish Museum

    This exhibit of New York-based contemporary artist Cary Leibowitz features nearly 350 original artworks and multiples from 1987 to the present, including paintings, fabric work, installations, documentation and photography. 736 Mission St., 415.655.7800, thecjm.org

  • Feb 08 - May 21, 2017

    “Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia” at BAMPFA

    In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, this exhibition at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive provides an overview of the counterculture movement of the 1960s and 70s, featuring experimental furniture, alternative living structures, immersive environments, alternative magazines, experimental books, printed ephemera and films. 2155 Center St., Berkeley, 510.642.0808, bampfa.berkeley.edu

  • Feb 22 - Apr 23, 2017

    “John” at Strand Theater

    This drama from Pulitzer Prize-winner Annie Baker follows a young couple as they grapple with the strains on their relationship during a stay at a bed-and-breakfast in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

  • Feb 25 - May 29, 2017

    “Monet: The Early Years” at Legion of Honor

    This is the first major U.S. exhibition devoted to Claude Monet’s formative years of 1858 to 1872, including his first painting, which he completed at the age of 18. The exhibit showcases Monet’s landscapes, still lifes, portraits and genre scenes. 100 34th Ave., 415.750.3600, legionofhonor.famsf.org

  • Mar 10 - Aug 05, 2017

    “Hamilton” at the Orpheum Theatre

    The smash hit from Tony Award winner Lin Manual Miranda is in town all month, but finding seats won’t be easy. Based on Ron Chernow’s biography of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, the musical is known for its blend of American history and a score that includes hip-hop, pop, blues, jazz and Broadway.

  • Mar 21 - May 13, 2017

    “Noises Off” at SF Playhouse

    Written by Michael Frayn, this comic play follows an acting troupe on and off stage as they rehearse a British sex comedy called “Nothing On.”

  • Mar 29 - Apr 02, 2017

    Sonoma International Film Festival

    Now in its 20th year, SIFF features more than 90 hand-selected films including independent features, documentaries, world cinema and short films. All films are shown at venues within walking distance of Sonoma’s historic plaza.