Celebrate the opening of Bay Area Now 9, YBCA’s signature triennial exhibition. Join us for a jubilant party featuring drinks, dancing, photobooths, and a first look at dynamic new works from 30 Northern Californian artists. Don’t miss this thrilling night out featuring drag performances from Clutch the Pearls and music sets from local DJs SMARTBOMB!

7:30 PM | Doors open
8:30 PM | Performance by Clutch the Pearls
9:30 PM | DJ sets by SMARTBOMB

To make this event accessible to everyone, we’re excited to announce a unique ticket pricing structure that ensures you don’t miss this opportunity to experience Bay Area Now 9!


Free Limited-Time Tickets (On sale September 18–21, 2023)

Early Bird Tickets (On sale September 22–28, 2023) – Only $9

Standard Tickets (On sale September 29, 2023–October 6, 2023) – $20

*Please note: Each tier of tickets will only be available during the dates listed above.