November Locations and Schedule

Thursday, November 21, 5-10pm

Third Thursday at MoAD, November 2013. Photo by Joseph Driste.

Look for Third Thursday location signs, and be sure to pick up your wrist band at one of the art venues for special rates at participating bars, shops, restaurants.


MAP of VENUES (more event details below)

YB Map - Third Thursday - Nov 2013


Exclusive Discounts (with wristband):


  • California Historical Society | 678 Mission St @ 3rd
    • Saving the City Preview & Discussion, 6 – 8pm | FREE
    • Ron Blatman will screen and discuss a portion of the upcoming documentary film Saving the City. Saving the City is a lively and provocative series of four one hour programs for public television celebrating the energy and excitement of our cities [more info]
  • Cartoon Art Museum | 655 Mission @ 3rd
    • Steampunk Night featuring Karen Luk, 5 – 8pm | FREE
    • Join the Cartoon Art Museum as we host Karen Luk, author and illustrator of Steampunk ABCs for a brief presentation. The Museum encourages guests to dress in steampunk attire, take photos in front of our custom backdrop, make zoetrope cartoons, and enjoy music and tea provided by Samovar Tea Lounge. [more info]
  • Contemporary Jewish Museum | 736 Mission St @ Yerba Buena Lane
    • Opening Celebration for Jason Lazarus: Live Archive, 5:30 – 8:30pm | $5 after 5pm
    • Live music by Christine Shields, cash bar, local food vendors, and more. Rising star and Jewish artist, Jason Lazarus has his first West Coast museum exhibition. Live Archive explores collective public archives, personal memory, and the role of photography and collecting in contemporary art and identity. $5 after 5pm / free for Members. [more info]
  • Third Thursdays at MoADMuseum of the African Diaspora | 685 Mission St @ 3rd
    • Talk with Crystal Sykes & Keenan Norris, I’ve Known Rivers Oral History Project, + more, 5–8pm | FREE
    • Join in a conversation about race, class and geography with Crystal Sykes and Keenan Norris, award-winning author of a new novel, Brother and the Dancer. View the works of J.D. Ojeikere, a Nigerian national treasure. Celebrate the launch of the Bayview Hunter’s Point volume of the I’ve Known Rivers Oral History Project website with a reception from 6-7:30pm. [more info]
  • Third Thursdays at UC Berkeley ExtensionUC Berkeley Extension Art & Design Gallery | 95 3rd Street @ Mission
    • Artist reception for Chip Sullivan: Cartooning the Landscape, 5 – 8pm | FREE
    • Join us for Meet & Greet Reception with artist and Landscape Architecture faculty advisory board member, Chip Sullivan, whose exhibit displays selections of comics for Cartooning the Landscape, his 200-page graphic narrative book that is under development and is to be published by University of Virginia Press. [more info]
  • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts | 701 Mission St @ 3rd
    • YBCA:ConVerge: The Big Return Project, 4 – 8pm | FREE
    • The evening will invite guests to join Heather Sparks in a performative meditation and intervention to explore our consumer impulses; compete in Senalka McDonald’s karaoke contest based on a Time-Life-style infomercial of war propaganda music; and take in investigative presentations by artists Tom Loughlin and Andrew Wilson. All will address the meaning of the various systems that make up our world. [more info]

+ Exclusive Discounts! …

  • B Restaurant and Bar | 720 Howard St above the gardens waterfall
    • Extended Happy Hour and $6 cocktails, 5–10pm | Discounts with Wristband
    • B Restaurant and Bar is celebrating Third Thursday with extended happy hour throughout the entire evening for anyone with a Third Thursday wristband (pick one up at YBCA or any of the participating galleries and museums). A live DJ will be spinning throughout happy hour!
  • Bluestem Brasserie | 1 Yerba Buena Lane @ Market
    • Featuring the Bluestem Smash cocktail, 5–10pm
    • $1 from each Bluestem Smash goes to the Yerba Buena Alliance
  • Novela | 662 Mission St @ Annie Alley
    • Third Thursday Drink Specials, 5–10pm | Discounts with Wristband
    • Serving cocktails with character, Novela honors classic literary heroes in design and spirit, with a compelling mix of original hand crafted cocktails, an innovative punch on tap program. Receive $2 off our signature punches. Thursday Night Football will be televised on 3 large HD flat screens.
  • SFMOMA MuseumStore | 51 Yerba Buena Lane @ Mission
    • 10% Discount, Exclusive for Third Thursday Visitors, 5–8pm | Discounts with Wristband
    • Visit the SFMOMA MuseumStore’s new temporary location on Yerba Buena Lane for the West Coast’s finest selection of modern and contemporary art books, innovative design objects, contemporary jewelry, children’s books and toys, posters, stationery, and our exclusive line of SFMOMA signature products. Proceeds support SFMOMA’s exhibitions and educational programs.



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