Contemporary Jewish Museum


Monday-Tuesday: 11am-5pm
Thursday: 11am-8pm
Friday-Sunday: 11am-5pm
Closed Wednesday


736 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
United States


(415) 655-7800

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.