Hours and Admission

Special Notice

The Museum will be closed on September 21, 2019, in preparation of the Museum's 50th Anniversary Gala and Auction that evening. This signature event raises nearly 20% of the Museum’s annual contributed revenue and directly supports SJMA’s landmark exhibitions, inclusive public programs, and education initiatives that annually serve more than 100,000 individuals throughout the Bay Area. Please join us at the Mirror Ball after-party!


Tuesday–Sunday, 11am–5pm
Closed Mondays.

Visit the Museum's calendar for upcoming programs and events.

2019 Holidays
Date Holiday Hours
Tue, Jan 1 New Year's Day Closed
Thu, Jul 4 Independence Day 11am–5pm
Sat, Sep 21 50th Anniversary Gala Closed
Thu, Nov 28 Thanksgiving Day Closed
Tue, Dec 24 Christmas Eve Closed
Wed, Dec 25 Christmas Day Closed
Tue, Dec 31 New Year's Eve Closed
2020 Holidays
Date Holiday Hours
Wed, Jan 1 New Year's Day Closed

Open Late

Third Thursdays
The Museum is open 11am–8pm or later on the third Thursday of each month. Admission to the galleries is just $5 after 5pm.

Facebook First Fridays
The Museum is open 11am–9pm or later on the first Friday of each month. These late nights offer free admission to all exhibitions and programs from 5–9pm. Featuring access to art and artists, music, a cash bar, food, and more. This sponsorship initiative is led by the Facebook Art Department.


(as of March 9, 2019)
$10 Adult
$8 Senior 65 and over
Free Teacher with ID
Free College student with ID
Free Youth 7–17
Free Children 6 and under
Free Members

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Special offers and discounts

SJMA is pleased to offer free individual admission for youth college students, and teachers with valid ID.

Group Visits

Any group of 10 or more K–12 students or 15 adults is considered a group tour. Private youth, adult, and college group tours require an additional fee and must be booked in advance. Drop-in groups may be asked to visit at another time due to Museum security and capacity policies. Guided and self-guided visits can be arranged from Tuesday–Sunday 11am–4pm. For questions regarding our group tour policy please visit sjmusart.org/education or contact our education program coordinator at education@sjmusart.org.​

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