Thursday, February 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 below for event schedules
1 ) California Historical Society | 678 Mission St @ 3rd
2 ) Cartoon Art Museum | 655 Mission @ 3rd
3 ) Contemporary Jewish Museum | 736 Mission St @ Yerba Buena Lane
4) Museum of the African Diaspora | 685 Mission St @ 3rd
5 ) Museum of Performance + Design | 893B Folsom St @ 5th
6 ) Root Division | 1059 Market St. in between 6th and 7th St.
7 ) Yerba Buena Center for the Arts | 701 Mission St @ 3rd
A) B Restaurant and Bar | 720 Howard St above the gardens waterfall
B ) Bluestem Brasserie | 1 Yerba Buena Lane @ Market
C ) Novela | 662 Mission St @ Annie Alley
D ) SFMOMA MuseumStore | 51 Yerba Buena Lane @ Mission
EVENT LISTINGS & SCHEDULE
① California Historical Society | 678 Mission St @ 3rd
City Rising: Sneak Peek, 5–8pm | FREE | Stop by and see a sneak peek of our new exhibition, City Rising: San Francisco and the 1915 World’s Fair.
② Cartoon Art Museum | 655 Mission @ 3rd
Year of the Sheep, 5–7pm | FREE | Join the Cartoon Art Museum as we celebrate the Lunar New Year and the beginning of the Year of the Sheep! Festivities begin at 5 PM, including arts, crafts, and games for people of all ages. Activities include the gifting of red envelopes and the making of paper plate goats.
③ Contemporary Jewish Museum | 736 Mission St @ Yerba Buena Lane
Third Thursdays Live at The CJM: Jesse DeNatale, 6:30-7:30pm | $5 after 5pm | On Third Thursdays, Hardly Strictly Warren Hellman will be activated through live music, featuring bands and acts that have performed over the years during Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. Singer songwriter Jesse DeNatale is praised by poets and folk icons; Tom Waits called him “a unique and original American voice.”
④ Museum of the African Diaspora | 685 Mission St @ 3rd
Exhibitions & Film Screening, 5–8pm | FREE | View our new exhibitions The Art of Elizabeth Catlett & Marie Johnson Calloway: Legacy of Color. Join us for a screening at 6:30pm of EL BENNY, a fictionalized movie based on the life of legendary singer Benny Moré, widely considered the best singer of Cuban popular music.
⑤ Museum of Performance + Design | 893B Folsom St @ 5th
Instant Love: Exhibition Reception, 5:30-7:30pm | FREE | Join us to celebrate INSTANT LOVE, an exhibition portraying moments of magic and memory through offstage sketches, snapshots and selfies from 1920-today. The show illuminates what we know of performers’ identity and the community they form.
⑥ Root Division | 1059 Market St between 6th and 7th St.
Museum of Broken Relationships: It’s Complicated, 7–9pm | FREE | In conjunction with the Museum of Broken Relationships at Root Division, BAASICS presents It’s Complicated, performances & presentations on the art and science of relationships, featuring Sama Ahmed; Carol Queen, PhD; Casey Brown; Marcela Otero; Karen E. Kalumuck, PhD; Madison Young; & special guest Olinka Vištica, co-founder of the MBR.
⑦ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts | 701 Mission St @ 3rd
ConVerge: Destroy//, 4–8pm | FREE | Come experience Destroy//, a performance in which dance artist Leyya Tawil asks can a dance be destroyed? Built in one day, the dancers endure a process that makes the execution increasingly impossible, forcing the material into stages of evolution and deterioration.
Ⓐ 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!
Ⓑ Bluestem Brasserie | 1 Yerba Buena Lane @ Market
Featuring the Bluestem Smash cocktail, 5–10pm | $1 from each will go to the Yerba Buena Alliance.
Ⓒ Novela | 662 Mission St @ Annie Alley
Third Thursday Drink Specials, 5–10pm | Discounts with Wristband | $2 off our signature punches on tap.
Ⓓ SFMOMA MuseumStore | 51 Yerba Buena Lane @ Mission
10% Discount, 5–7pm | Discounts with Wristband | West Coast’s finest selection of art and design wares and SFMOMA exclusives, all supporting our exhibitions and educational programs.