Thursday, June 19, 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 | (closed for a installation this month)
- Cartoon Art Museum | 655 Mission @ 3rd
- Contemporary Jewish Museum | 736 Mission St @ Yerba Buena Lane
- Museum of the African Diaspora | (closed for renovation through September)
- 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
- Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | Jessie Square, Mission Street @ Yerba Buena Lane
- 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
Closed this month for installation
2 ) Cartoon Art Museum | 655 Mission @ 3rd
Superhero Night, 5–8pm | FREE | Grab your cape and join the Cartoon Art Museum for a night of superheroes and villains, featuring superhuman activities and games. Visitors are encouraged to dress up and come out to catch local artists at work sketching superheroes, and enjoy music and drinks at the Cartoon Art Museum.
3 ) Contemporary Jewish Museum | 736 Mission St @ Yerba Buena Lane
Unplugged in the Yud: Whiskerman, 7–8pm | $5 discount admission | Every third Thursday during the summer UnderCover Presents and The CJM rocks live music in the Stephen and Maribelle “Yud” Gallery with the best bands in the Bay Area and beyond! Tonight… Whiskerman is the evolution of rock and roll incarnate within bold songwriting and fierce musicianship.
4 ) Museum of the African Diaspora | 685 Mission St @ 3rd
Closed through September for renovation
5 ) Museum of Performance + Design | 893B Folsom St @ 5th
Show & Tell @ MP+D, 5:30–7pm | FREE | MP+D Archivist Supriya Wronkiewicz will pull from our stacks rarely seen oversized choreographic scores by dance pioneer Anna Halprin. Come and discover these unique visual records and gain insights into the process and the art of one of our dance icons of the West!
6 ) UC Berkeley Extension Art & Design Gallery | 95 3rd Street @ Mission
Rotating exhibitions by Berkeley Art, Design, and Architecture students and faculty, 5–8pm | FREE
7 ) Yerba Buena Center for the Arts | 701 Mission St @ 3rd
ConVerge: Water, 4–8pm | FREE | Performance artist QinMin Liu and her ensemble showcases an experimental, participatory dance deeply engaged with water movement and meaning expressed through the physical medium of bodies as the experience is centered on the fluidity of the medium.
8 ) Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | Jessie Sq, Mission St @ Yerba Buena Ln
Conjunto Karabalí, 6–7:30pm | FREE | A long-awaited reunion! Conjunto Karabalí is a contemporary Latin jazz band led by all-star veteranos Michael Spiro and Karl Perazzo, playing hard-hitting, danceable salsa, w/ Jeff Cressman, Marty Weiner, Bill Ortiz, Miguel Martinez, Edgardo Cambon, Bob Karty, & Steve Senft-Herrera.
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 + live DJ!
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. $2 off our signature punches on tap.
D ) SFMOMA MuseumStore | 51 Yerba Buena Lane @ Mission
10% Discount for Third Thursday visitors, 5–7pm | 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.