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Current & Upcoming

To get the latest news about events, presentations and happenings at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA), view and download any of the current press releases below (in PDF format).

For press inquiries and images, please contact:
Voleine Amilcar, Senior Public Relations Manager | Phone: 415.978.2700 ext 116 | Email: vamilcar@ybca.org | Twitter: @voleine
For all other inquiries please call 415.978.2700.

July 7, 2016

Space Program: Europa

Tom Sachs takes us to Jupiter’s moon with Space Program: Europa at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

June 13, 2016

2016 YBCA 100

Groundbreaking list of creative minds asking the questions and making the provocations that will shape the future of local & global culture.

June 8, 2016

The Leslie and Merle Rabine 2016–17 YBCA Performing Arts Season

Programs include new work from Kyle Abraham, Joe Goode, Tanya Tagaq, Marc Bamuthi Joseph, SF Sonido Fest and Clas/sick Hip Hop

May 6, 2016

New Filipino Cinema 2016

Now in its fifth year, the series captures a diverse and compelling snapshot of the best films coming out of this unique nation of islands

May 6, 2016

The Ocean after Nature

This exhibition explores the ocean as a site reflecting the ecological, cultural, political, and economic realities of a globalized world.

Apr 20 2016

SLOW DIALOGUES: Time, Space and Scale

This is the first West Coast exhibition by Slow Research Lab, a multidisciplinary research and curatorial platform based in the Netherlands

Mar 30 2016

Meklit This Was Made Here: A Diasporic Odyssey

The world premiere of This Was Made Here: A Diasporic Odyssey, the latest work by renowned local performer Meklit Hadero

March 24, 2016

May Films 2016

Acclaimed Belgian Filmmaker Chantal Akerman and Celebrated American Sculptor Eve Hesse featured in rare documentaries.

Mar 22 2016

New Frequencies Fest 2016

Three-day music festival celebrates local interdisciplinary artists pushing the envelope of sound.

Feb 5, 2016

Take This Hammer: Art + Activism from the Bay Area

Performance, visual art, and technology offer a new kind of toolkit for today’s activism. This exhibition explores recent works.