The YBCA Forum is a contemporary, spacious, elegant and flexible space that offers diverse possibilities for any performance, lecture, meeting, social gathering or other special event.

Grand Lobby

The spectacular, two-story-tall Grand Lobby, which serves as the entrance to the Galleries and Forum Building and opens into the heart of Yerba Buena Gardens, offers reception and special event space for up to 350 guests.

Screening Room

YBCA's intimate 94-seat Screening Room, located on the second level of the Galleries and Forum Building, offers state-of-the-art equipment for screenings, lectures and a variety of presentations.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater

The 757-seat Theater is striking with its two-tier seating, dual-level lobbies, spacious stage, excellent sight lines and vast technical inventory. The theater is available for a variety of events, from theatrical presentations, concerts, lectures, meetings and receptions to special events.

Theater Terrace Lobby

The Theater Terrace Lobby is located on the second floor of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater Building. This lobby has large windows opening to a spectacular view of Yerba Buena Gardens. It is the perfect intimate reception space for a pre or post theater performance reception or as a stand alone event.