Photos: SFMOMA's Soapbox Derby Makes Glorious Return to McLaren Park for First Time Since 1978
Thousands of onlookers gathered along John F. Shelley drive Sunday afternoon to watch a parade of soapbox derby cars descend down the steep road. And while most of the rickety race cars crossed the finish line without much of a hiccup, the day's race included a few epic wipeouts.
SFMOMA Has Hired Another White Guy as Director, But One With a Proven Commitment to Diversity in Art
A year after Neal Benezra's announcement that he would step down as director of SFMOMA, the museum's search committee has selected his replacement: Christopher Bedford, the current director of the Baltimore Museum of Art.
Enormous Diego Rivera Fresco Moved From City College to SFMOMA, Goes On Display Next Week
A 74-foot-wide, 10-panel fresco painted by Diego Rivera for the 1940 Golden Gate International Exposition on Treasure Island, which has lived in a theater building at City College since the early 1960s, has just been *very* carefully relocated to SFMOMA ahead of a big Rivera retrospective.
SFMOMA Set To Reopen Next Week With New Large-Scale Wall Projects, Pandemic-Inspired Artwork
Many of San Francisco's notable art hubs — like the de Young Museum and Asian Art Museum — opened this week at 25 percent capacity. And SFMOMA, too, is set to open its doors on October 1, revealing a new indoor mural and a timely collection featuring Bay Area artists’ responses to the pandemic.
SFMOMA’s ‘An American Project' Showcases the Work Of Photographer Dawoud Bey
The career of Dawoud Bey — an American photographer famous for highlighting black subjects and African-American history — is the focal point of SFMOMA’s newest retrospective, ‘Dawoud Bey: An American Project,’ which includes his early portraits of Harlem residents and much more.
SFMOMA Sells Rothko Painting To Fund Purchase Of 11 Works By Women And Minorities
The museum used the proceeds from the sale of a single 1960 work by Mark Rothko to fund the purchase of 11 works by 10 modern and contemporary artists who are not white men, in a strategic effort to diversify the permanent collection.
Photographer Michael Jang Watched The SF Punk Scene Blossom, And Now He's Selling Photos Of It For $20
Well respected SF-based photographer Michael Jang already has plenty of his work in museums, including the permanent collection of SFMOMA, and this year he's been pulling some work out of his own vault
SFMOMA To Honor Ghost Ship Fire Victims With Offer Three Hours Of Free Admission Tonight
In recognition of the #OaklandFire tragedy, SFMOMA will be free tomorrow from 6-9pm. Come reflect, mourn, and heal with those you love. pic.twitter.com/EWU4mgmsel— SFMOMA (@SFMOMA) December 7, 2016 The recently-revamped