Yerba Buena Center
For The Arts

701 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

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Exhibitions

The Body Electric

September 6, 2019–January 26, 2020

Works by an intergenerational and international group of artists who have seized upon the screen as a place to rethink the body and identity.

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The Body Electric

Exhibitions

The Body Electric

Works by an intergenerational and international group of artists who have seized upon the screen as a place to rethink the body and identity.

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September 6, 2019–January 26, 2020

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Adult: $10
Youth 18 and Under: Free

Exhibition Tour: The Body Electric

Tours

Exhibition Tour: The Body Electric

Every Saturday, 2pm

A guided tour of The Body Electric.

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September 28, 2019–January 26, 2020

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Free with gallery entrance

Third Thursday

Public Programs

Third Thursday

Enjoy free gallery admission and sip on signature cocktails as DJ Dizzy Miss Lizzy takes over the evening.

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November 21, 2019, 5–8 PM

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Free and open to the public

The Velveteen Rabbit

Performances

The Velveteen Rabbit

Presented by ODC/Dance

ODC/Dance enlivens Margery Williams’ classic tale of a well-worn nursery rabbit that becomes real.

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November 29–December 8, 2019

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Regular Admission: $15–100

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2019 Dance-Along Nutcracker®️: Nutcrackers In Space

Performances

2019 Dance-Along Nutcracker®️: Nutcrackers In Space

Presented by San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band

The Dance-Along Nutcracker is a holiday experience unlike anything else. The talented cast sings and dances their way through a parody version of the Nutcracker.

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December 7–8, 2019

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Admission: $22–50

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Celebrating Jonas Mekas 2: Walden

Screenings & Films

Celebrating Jonas Mekas 2: Walden

Presented by San Francisco Cinematheque

Cinematheque closes its 2019 exhibition year with a rare screening of Mekas’ legendary film.

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December 8, 2019, 5 PM

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Regular Admission: $10

The Christmas Ballet

Dance

The Christmas Ballet

Presented by Smuin Contemporary Ballet

Light up your holiday season with Smuin’s The Christmas Ballet!

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December 12–23, 2019

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Regular Admission: $36-$97

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Gilbert & Sullivan’s Princess Ida

Theater

Gilbert & Sullivan’s Princess Ida

Presented by Lamplighters Music Theatre

Originally written as a satire on feminism, women’s education, and Darwinian evolution, Lamplighters’ own version modifies this slightly to reflect modern views.

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February 1–2, 2020

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Regular Admission: $57–72

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Paul Taylor Dance Company

Dance

Paul Taylor Dance Company

Presented by San Francisco Performances

The vibrant and versatile company presents two different programs including the West Coast premiere of Taylor’s final work, “Concertiana,” and other signature dances that defined dance in America.

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February 19–23, 2020

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Regular admission: $45-90

Family Matinee: $15 Child, $25 Adult

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Rightfully Ours

Performances

Rightfully Ours

Co-presented by San Francisco Girls Chorus and Berkeley Ballet Theater

Inspired by the legacy of the women who fought for the passage of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution.

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February 29, 2020

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Regular admission: $28–50

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Dance Series 2

Dance

Dance Series 2

Presented by Smuin Contemporary Ballet

Dance Series 2 includes Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s passionate and daring Requiem for a Rose, a world premiere from renowned Cuban choreographer Osnel Delgado, and Michael Smuin’s otherworldly Symphony of Psalms.

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April 24–May 2, 2020

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Regular Admission: $34-82

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Harvey Milk

Performances

Harvey Milk

Presented by Opera Parallèle

Opera Parallèle is proud to revive the modern classic, Stewart Wallace’s Harvey Milk. Working with the original creative team, OP has conceived a brand-new version of this beloved work.

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May 15–17, 2020

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Regular admission: $35-120

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Dream

Public Art

Dream

Ana Teresa Fernández

A public art installation commissioned by YBCA and co-sponsored by San Francisco Public Works.

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Abeyance (Draves y Robles y Vargas)

Public Art

Abeyance (Draves y Robles y Vargas)

Jerome Reyes

Abeyance honors three Bay Area natives by sharing their stories of migration, displacement, and resilience.

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Always on view