Third Thursday

Jul 20 2017 — Dec 21 2017
Thu, Nov 16
Thu, Dec 21
Join YBCA on the third Thursday evening of each month for free gallery admission, extended hours, and drinks.

This month, ​see Tania Bruguera: Talking to Power / Hablándole al Poder, a survey of the Cuban dissident artist’s long-term art works to date, including a commissioned piece, Escuela de Arte Útil, which turns the YBCA galleries into a fully-functioning school. Drop in on the fifth week of the school where students will learn about A-legality from WochenKlausur, an art and activist group. Our second floor galleries present Damon Rich and Jae Shin: Space Brainz — Yerba Buena 3000, an exhibition by the design partners that resembles a futuristic city where clashing interests maneuver to shape the world.

From 7-8PM, join us to celebrate the opening of the Sanctuary Print Shop with Bay Area artists Sergio De La Torre and Chris Treggiari. Artists will introduce the project and present live demos.

After the YBCA galleries, enjoy drinks in the Grand Lobby, and explore the Yerba Buena neighborhood for more Third Thursday festivities.


Part of Third Thursdays in Yerba Buena, FREE art, drinks, fun… Get your culture on each month in downtown San Francisco with artworks, talks, performances, and interactive events throughout the neighborhood!

YBCA Exhibitions 16–17 are made possible in part by:
Mike Wilkins and Sheila Duignan, Meridee Moore and Kevin King, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and The Creative Ventures Council.

Engagement and Education Programs in 16–17 are made possible in part by:

Institute of Museum and Library Services, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Wallace Foundation, The Bernard Osher Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, The Kimball Foundation, and The Sato Foundation.


YBCA’s Third Thursdays are BARTable.

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Lead Image: Tommy Lau