With our flexible spaces, beautiful settings, and prime location in the heart of San Francisco’s most dynamic district, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is the ideal venue for a wide variety of events from receptions to presentations to multi-day conferences.

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Rates & Policies

Galleries & Forum Building (GFB)

Forum Standard Access
$11,000 per day

Forum Premium Access
$14,000 per day

Grand Lobby**
$5,000 per day

$750 per day

Screening Room**
$2,500 per day

**This space is rented in conjunction with Forum and/or Theater only.

Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA

Standard Access
$13,000 per day

Premium Access
$16,000 per day

Venue and Building Access Times

All venue rental fees are based on standard building access times of 8:00am to 11:00pm. Access may be extended with prior approval by YBCA, and is subject to additional fees.

Public Access (Grand Lobby)

YBCA’s Grand Lobby is not available for private rental during public access hours. Shared use or after-hours private rentals are permitted. YBCA shall specify the time, location, and options for early setup.

Discounted Rates

Reduced venue rental fees are available for organizations that qualify as tax exempt pursuant to section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Documentation of 501(c)3 status is required for application of fees. 

Venue Use Policy

To learn more about YBCA’s reservation and licensing process, along with venue policies, please download our full Venues Use Policy document.

YBCA Venues Use Policy (PDF)