Thursday, April 17, 5-10pm
Art Venues 5–8pm* / Food & Drink 5–10pm
Look for Third Thursday locations signs, and be sure to pick up your wristband at one of the art venues for special rates at participating bars, shops, restaurants.
*Venue times vary, check event schedule for details
VENUES (event details below)
- California Historical Society | 678 Mission St @ 3rd
- Cartoon Art Museum | 655 Mission @ 3rd
- Contemporary Jewish Museum | 736 Mission St @ Yerba Buena Lane
- Museum of the African Diaspora | 685 Mission St @ 3rd (closed for a private event this month)
- Museum of Performance and Design | 893B Folsom Street @ 5th
- UC Berkeley Extension Art & Design Gallery | 95 3rd Street @ Mission
- Yerba Buena Center for the Arts | 701 Mission St @ 3rd
- B Restaurant and Bar | 720 Howard St above the gardens waterfall
- Bluestem Brasserie | 1 Yerba Buena Lane @ Market
- Novela | 662 Mission St @ Annie Alley
- SFMOMA MuseumStore | 51 Yerba Buena Lane @ Mission
1 ) California Historical Society | 678 Mission St @ 3rd
Juana Briones y su California exhibition, 5–8pm | FREE | Take a tour, learn about the mother of Yerba Buena, get educated about healing herbs and enjoy a craft activity.
2 ) Cartoon Art Museum | 655 Mission @ 3rd
Freelance Detective Night, 5–8pm | FREE | The Cartoon Art Museum will be hosting a Freelance Detective night! Join in a Sam and Max scavenger hunt along with other games. Throw on your trench coat, bring your badge, and follow the clues to the Cartoon Art Museum!
3 ) Contemporary Jewish Museum | 736 Mission St @ Yerba Buena Lane
Arthur Szyk and the Art of the Haggadah, 5–8pm | FREE | Arthur Szyk, a Polish Jew keenly aware of current events, fused his two passions—art and history—into a visual commentary on the dangerous parallel between the Passover narrative and the alarming developments unfolding in Nazi Germany in the 1930s.
4 ) Museum of the African Diaspora | 685 Mission St @ 3rd
Closed for installation during this month’s Third Thursday.
5 ) Museum of Performance + Design | 893B Folsom St
Happy Hour: Pairing Wine and Performance, 6–8pm | FREE or $10 with wine tasting | Stimulate your senses and enliven your emotions tasting wine from four San Francisco wineries while taking in authentic performance films and recordings from our collection highlighting localism and art.
6 ) UC Berkeley Extension Art & Design Gallery | 95 3rd Street @ Mission
Student Exhibition, 5–8pm | FREE | Graduating certificate students from the Visual Arts, Interior Design & Interior Architecture and Landscape Architecture portfolios at UC Berkeley Extension showcase their work.
7 ) Yerba Buena Center for the Arts | 701 Mission St @ 3rd
YBCA ConVerge: Jazz & Stitch, 4–8pm | FREE | YBCA ConVerge presents a communal “stitch and b*tch” session around a giant embroidery hoop with artist Mei-ling Humphrey and her visiting mother, Catherine Wong, and listen to Artist-in-Residence Myra Melford and Berkeley’s Jazzschool students’ Jazz Pop-Up Club.
A ) B Restaurant and Bar | 720 Howard St above the gardens waterfall
Extended Happy Hour and $6 cocktails, 5–10pm | Discounts with Wristband | Celebrate with extended happy hour throughout the entire evening for anyone with a Third Thursday wristband. A live DJ will be spinning throughout happy hour!
B ) Bluestem Brasserie | 1 Yerba Buena Lane @ Market
Featuring the Bluestem Smash cocktail, 5–10pm | One of Bluestem’s many beloved signature cocktails, enjoy a Bluestem Smash, show your wristband, and $1 from each will go to the Yerba Buena Alliance.
C ) 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. $2 off our signature punches.
D ) SFMOMA MuseumStore | 51 Yerba Buena Lane @ Mission
10% Discount for Third Thursday visitors, 5–8pm | Discounts with Wristband | West Coast’s finest selection of art books, innovative design objects, contemporary jewelry, children’s books & toys, posters, stationery, and exclusive line of SFMOMA signature products, and support our exhibitions and educational programs.