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PROGRAMS

Visual Arts

Nate Boyce, Untitled, 2013, Steel, acrylic, HD video, electronics, Image courtesy Altman Siegel Gallery

Fri, Jan 23, 6:00 PM

Join us for a public reception with the artist.

Fri, Feb 13, 8:00 PM

An exclusive first look at this stirring exhibition.

Fri, Feb 20, 7:00 PM

Rirkrit Tiravanija speaks about his work in this lecture at SFAI.

Performing Arts

Photo: Martin Phillips

Fri, Jan 30, 5:30 PM

A casual after-work guided listening lab.

Thu, Feb 5, 8:00 PM

A tribute to Lawrence D. "Butch" Morris.

Fri, Feb 6, 8:00 PM

A double bill of two jazz ensembles.

Film and Video

The Naked Room by Nuria Ibanez, Courtesy Magic Lantern Films

Thu, Dec 18, 7:30 PM | Sun, Dec 21, 2:00 PM

This unique documentary is an exploration of mental illness in...

Thu, Jan 8, 7:00 PM | Sat, Jan 10, 7:00 PM | Sun, Jan 11, 2:00 PM

Five kids find adventure with an alien botanist mistaken for a dog.

Thu, Jan 8, 7:00 PM | Sat, Jan 10, 7:00 PM | Sun, Jan 11, 2:00 PM

Five kids find adventure with an alien botanist mistaken for a dog.

Community Engagement

Photo: Steven Schreiber

Thu, Feb 19, 4:00 PM

A performance in which dance artist Leyya Tawil asks ...

Part of ConVerge
Sat, Feb 21, 6:00 PM

Pavement pays comedic homage to hip-hop while reflecting on...

Initiatives

Besides being a presenter of contemporary art in the major discipline areas above, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is a site for innovation in placing arts in the center of community life. As a nationally-recognized leader in piloting and fostering new ideas in connecting audiences and arts programing, YBCA's special initiatives include facilitating culturally-relevant work by artists in their own home communities, providing youth with opportunities to receive arts training and leadership development, and creating unique experiences and access to YBCA's full calendar of programs for adults seeking more art in their lives.