The Artistic Side of San Francisco

July 15, 2018
Category: Things to do in San Francisco

The city of San Francisco has always been a place which represents the diversity of people and culture, and how fantastic these things are when brought together. It is needless to say that San Francisco is renowned for the vast amount of art museums that are present within the city. The city in many ways is a work of art, as can be seen through a quick stroll through the Mission District. One of the amazing things about San Francisco is that there is always something artistic to see, and there are plenty of museums to tour for this purpose. Listed below are just a few of the many art museums available in San Francisco that are certain to make your trip to this city unforgettable.

Art Museums in San Francisco
The Mexican Museum is a very well known art museum in San Francisco that exhibits pieces which represent the culture of Mexico and the Americas through Latino artwork. Located within the San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park, the Mexican Museum has on display an array of exhibits, the most current one being the Family, Homeland, Revolution: Stories of the Chicano Movement which will be on display until November 18th, 2018. The Mexican Museum is open from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday through Sunday.

The Cartoon Art Museum is another fantastic museum to visit for all those who share an interest in cartoons. This museum has on display a variety of exhibits which represent the history of the cartoon, and what sort of universal effect this art style has. Started in 1984, the Cartoon Art Museum has on display many exhibits which are certain to fascinate all who visit, such as the Emerging Artist Showcase: Thi Bui, the Best We Could Do. With this exhibition and many more coming up in the near future, there is plenty to see and learn about at this museum. The Cartoon Art Museum is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Tuesdays and can be found near Ghirardelli Square.
The Pier 24 Photography is an iconic photography gallery located near Rincon Park. This museum is the permanent home to the Pilara Collection, and frequently hosts events to showcase the collection of photography it houses. With exhibits such as This Land, The Grain of the Present, and Secondhand, you’re bound to witness something fantastic and inspiring while visiting this museum. The Pier 24 Photography is open from 9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., Monday through Friday by appointment. For more information on how to make an appointment, search here.

Located within the vicinity of all of these museums is the SoMa Park Inn - Civic Center. This hotel provides its guests with impressive guest amenities and friendly staffing, making this the ideal place to stay while perusing all of the artwork that San Francisco has to offer.

Stay at SoMa Park Inn - Civic Center
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