Contemporary Jewish Museum
Website:Contemporary Jewish Museum
BART Station:Powell St. (SF)
Walk Time:3 minutes
When you’ve come to a massive blue cube that sits slanted against a brick building, you’ve arrived at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in the Yerba Buena neighborhood of downtown San Francisco. Experience and honor Jewish culture, history and art via guided conversation-based gallery tours, performances, film screenings and workshops. Free admission each first Tuesday of every month.
Some of its current exhibitions are:
Contraption; Rediscovering California Jewish Artists runs through July 29. It is a group show from 16 California-identified artists of Jewish descent that are both historical and living. From the living artists there will be large-scale mechanical installations, as well as ceramics, drawings, sculpture and paintings.
Tickets range from $5-$14. Admission is free for members and visitors age 18 and younger. There is also free admission on every first Tuesday of each month.