Free and Cheap


  • FREE gallery admission the first Tuesday of every month
  • FREE gallery admission from May 28 through September 2, 2013 for military service members with a military ID.
  • FREE same-day gallery admission with the purchase of a film or performance ticket
  • film cardFREE film screening after the purchase of 6 film tickets. Pick up a frequent film punch card at the Box Office. Not valid for special events or festivals or in combination with other offers. Card will not be punched for the redemption ticket.

Cheap Thrills

  • $2 discount on gallery admission with a valid public transportation pass or transfer
  • Ticket discounts for seniors, students and teachers with a valid I.D.
  • $10 student rush tickets available for YBCA Performances. (Pending availability. One hour before curtain, cash only, student I.D. required. Offer not valid for community programs or rental events.)
  • Special discounts for YBCA programs and events and other Bay Area arts events when you sign up for our email list
  • Gallery tours, artist talks and hands-on activities free with gallery admission

YBCA Membership

  • Free gallery admission all the time $6 savings every time you come
  • Free admission to opening night parties $60 annual value
  • Ticket discounts for all YBCA programs $5 off performance tickets; $2 off film tickets
  • Free members only artists talks and other merchandise
  • Discounts on YBCA catalogues
  • No waiting in line for Opening Night and other special events
  • Special $40 for seniors, full-time students and teachers, and working artists $25 savings!
  • With all the savings and other benefits, your membership pays for itself and more!

Facebook & Foursquare

Check-in at YBCA on Facebook or Foursquare and get special discounts!*

  • Get $2 off admission to YBCA Exhibitions, Performances & Films when you check in on Facebook or Foursquare!*


*Limit one discount per check-in. Show the check-in screen on your phone at our Box Office to redeem. Discount applies only to YBCA Presents programs.