Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

#63 of 104 in Nightlife in San Francisco
Theater · Concert / Show
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is a multi-disciplinary contemporary arts center in San Francisco, California, United States. Located in Yerba Buena Gardens, YBCA features visual art, performance, and film/video that celebrates local, national, and international artists and the Bay Area's diverse communities. YBCA programs year-round in two landmark buildingsā€”the Galleries and Forum by Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki and the adjacent Theater by American architect James Stewart Polshek and Todd Schliemann. Betti-Sue Hertz served as Curator from 2008 through 2015.
Arrange your visit to Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and discover more family-friendly attractions in San Francisco using our San Francisco trip itinerary planner.
Create an itinerary including Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.0
31 reviews
  • I had a good time at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. I was also fortunate to be there on a day that admission to the museum was free. They were highligthing "Body Electric" during the time of my....  more »
  • Went there for the Smuin Christmas Ballet. The room seats about 700 guests. We sat in the Terrace - nice seats but rather tightly packed. Industrial no frills design.  more »
  • Great space! Perfect space to spend an afternoon. Gin at the front desk is phenomenal and will make you feel at home. Rotating exhibits, inviting lounge and free locker storage.
  • Great place to see a show or plan an Event. Very nice people willing to go the extra mile to take care of your needs.

Plan your trip to San Francisco

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.