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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Art of Peace

Exhibitions

Art of Peace

Art and artists raising awareness about the continued escalation of death due to gun violence in our country.

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July 23—August 25, 2019

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The exhibition is free and open to the public with RSVP.

 

Exhibition Tour: Art of Peace

Tours

Exhibition Tour: Art of Peace

Every Saturday, 2pm

A seasoned YBCA Gallery Guide will lead you through the exhibition.

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July 23–August 25, 2019

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Free with gallery entrance

Relaxation Day at YBCA

Public Programs

Relaxation Day at YBCA

Celebrate National Relaxation Day and 3rd Thursday with YBCA and Blue Shield of California.

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August 15, 2019, 11am–7:30pm

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The event is free and open to the public with RSVP.

Gilbert & Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore

Theater

Gilbert & Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore

Lamplighters Music Theatre

Gilbert and Sullivan’s first international sensation.

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August 17–18, 2019

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Regular Admission: $57–72

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Opening Night Party: The Body Electric

Event

Opening Night Party: The Body Electric

Celebrate the West Coast debut with an evening filled with art, dancing, and specialty cocktails from our resident cocktail experts.

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September 6, 2019

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$12 in advance
$15 at the door

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

Ticket Info

Adult: $10
Youth 18 and Under: Free

Fall Season

Performances

Fall Season

Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Experience the communion of jazz luminaries Charles Lloyd and Jason Moran with dance pioneer Alonzo King.

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October 1–6, 2019

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Regular admission: $45-$95

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The Christmas Ballet

Performances

The Christmas Ballet

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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Let Her Sing

Performances

Let Her Sing

Diaspora Arts Connection

An evening of exciting music and solidarity for the female voice.

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September 21, 7:00pm

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Regular Admission: $45-100

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Gilbert & Sullivan’s Princess Ida

Theater

Gilbert & Sullivan’s Princess Ida

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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Dance Series 2

Performances

Dance Series 2

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

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

Ticket Info

Regular admission: $35-120

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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

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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Always on view