Yerba Buena Center
For The Arts

701 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

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Exhibitions

The Body Electric

September 6, 2019–February 23, 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–February 23, 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–February 23, 2020

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Free with gallery entrance

WE ARE THE ASTEROID III

Public Art

WE ARE THE ASTEROID III

Justin Brice Guariglia

Guariglia’s solar-powered LED highway message board draws audiences into lively discussions about the climate crisis.

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Now on view

Interludes: New and Recent Films by Nathaniel Dorsky

Screenings & Films

Interludes: New and Recent Films by Nathaniel Dorsky

Presented by San Francisco Cinematheque

New and recent works by the master filmmaker Nathaniel Dorsky.

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January 23, 2020, 7:30 PM

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Regular Admission: $10

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: $67–82

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SF Urban Film Fest 2020

Screenings & Films

SF Urban Film Fest 2020

SF Urban Film Fest

Exploring Place and the Populist Revolt, investigating how cities are ground zero for the struggle to find or hold on to a place, for both incumbents and newly arrived.

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February 3–8, 2020

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Regular Admission: $12

Be Water: Civil Disobedience and the Fight for Democracy in Hong Kong

Screenings & Films

Be Water: Civil Disobedience and the Fight for Democracy in Hong Kong

SF Urban Film Fest

Alex Yong Kang Chow co-curates this event looking at the Hong Kong demonstrations from the lived experience of the student protestors.

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February 3, 2020, 6:30 PM

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Regular Admission: $12

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Diaspora: Identity and the Pathos of Global Labor

Screenings & Films

Diaspora: Identity and the Pathos of Global Labor

SF Urban Film Fest

Films and a panel discussion explore personal experiences of diaspora within the global labor market.

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February 6, 2020, 6:30 PM

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Regular Admission: $12

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let me tell you what home looks like

Screenings & Films

let me tell you what home looks like

SF Urban Film Fest

As cities gentrify, black artists and activists create new narratives, shift the audience gaze, amplify unheard voices, and showcase their resilience.

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February 8, 2020, 7 PM

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Regular Admission: $12

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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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3rd Thursday

Public Programs

3rd Thursday

Enjoy free gallery access, drop-in activities, a bar, and more!

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February 20, 2020, 5–8 PM

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Free and open to the public

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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X Rated Planet

Performances

X Rated Planet

Embodiment Project presented by YBCA

Focusing on radical joy and the victory of the human spirit, Embodiment Project engages a timely conversation around the root causes of sexual violence.

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April 16–18, 2020

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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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MU/巫: 9 Goddesses

Performances

MU/巫: 9 Goddesses

Dohee Lee presented by YBCA

Dohee Lee returns to YBCA for the world premiere of MU/巫: 9 Goddesses, an immersive ritual theater performance.

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May 21–23, 2020

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The Limp

Performances

The Limp

Rafael Casal presented by YBCA

The Limp combines the heightened language of spoken-word performance with contemporary storytelling and music in a one-of-a-kind story about love in the Bay.

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June 11–14, 2020

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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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Always on view

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