Construction closures through Sep 7. Our lobby and galleries will be closed until the Opening Night Party for Bay Area Now 8. For ticket services, visit us Tue–Sun at the YBCA Theater, 700 Howard Street or call 415-978-2787. Office visitors, please come to our service entrance at 130 3rd Street.

Venue Rental
Grand Lobby

701 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103

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With public seating areas and complimentary WiFi, the Grand Lobby is YBCA’s main entrance for our box office, galleries, Forum, and offices. It can also be a shared space for guest registration, networking, and community gatherings.

The Grand Lobby is a shared, public space during the following hours:
Mon, Tue, Wed, and Fri 10AM-6PM
Thu 10AM-8PM
Sat, Sun: 11AM-6PM



  • 350 standing


  • 2,200 sq ft
  • approximately 80 ft x 25 ft


  • abundant natural light
  • coat check
  • box office
  • Information desk which can be transformed into a bar
  • access to Galleries, Forum, and Screening Room
  • restrooms
  • full wired and wireless Internet connectivity
  • food and beverage friendly

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