Join a special live presentation of the Emmy award-winning public TV show "Articulate with Jim Cotter."

Host Jim Cotter will lead a wide-ranging and intimate conversation with renowned artist, poet, and curator Marc Bamuthi Joseph. At this intimate event, they’ll explore the stories and works that have shaped Mr. Joseph’s life and his art.

Articulate with Jim Cotter is a nationally syndicated TV show that explores how creative thinkers help shape our understanding of the world. It’s third season will air in Fall 2018. Marc Bamuthi Joseph is currently YBCA’s Chief of Program and Pedagogy and a TED Global Fellow. He recently served as librettist for the critically acclaimed opera We Shall Not Be Moved.


Ticket Info

Regular Admission: $10

Student, Senior, Teacher: $9
KQED and other public radio/TV members: $8
Available in advance at our Box Office or by phone: 415-978-2787.


*Walk-up tickets will be available the day of the event.

YBCA Members

Pay What You Can level: Regular admission

Individual level and above: $8

All Access and Curators Circle: Free

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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is grateful to the City of San Francisco for its ongoing support.

YBCA programs are made possible in part by: The James Irvine Foundation.

Additional funding for YBCA programs: National Endowment for the Arts, Abundance Foundation, Grosvenor, and Members of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Lead Images: (L) Marc Bamuthi Joseph, photo: Ben Krantz; (R) Jim Cotter, photo: WHYY