Museum lecturers, educators, graduate students, and occasionally curators lead talks in the collection and special exhibitions daily at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Audiences learn about the historical context and significance of modern and contemporary artworks through a process of looking and exchanging ideas with a lecturer.
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The SFMOMA is one of the most inventive museums of modern and contemporary art. Celebrating its 75th anniversary with a brand new rooftop garden, it has something for every taste: traditional paintings and sculptures to new-age mixed media. The brilliant collection features contemporary greats such as Henri Matisse, Alfred Stieglitz, Marcel Duchamp, and of course, the infamous Jackson Pollock.
For art enthusiasts or simply anyone who recognizes and welcomes greatness born in our time, SFMOMA offers not only traveling exhibitions of modern artists, but also artist lectures, curator talks, film screenings, workshops and more.
Complete with an architectural model of Eliot Noye’s Westinghouse 1964 New York World’s Fair Pavilion, as seen in the Men in Black movie, and Andy Warhol’s Red Liz, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is an excellent and eye-opening museum.
You did not read that wrong, the famed visionary filmmaker Tim Burton has an exhibition open at the Museum of Modern Art. Highly-anticipated by many publications across the U.S., Tim Burton’s art work ranges from never-before-seen sketches from his childhood to his major Hollywood success.
The exhibition contains over 700 examples of art from drawings, painting, photographs, concept art, storyboards, puppets, maquettes, costumes, and moving image works. If you love his movies like The Nightmare Before Christmas, Batman, and Edward Scissorhands, you will definitely be intrigued by the brain- and art- behind the famous movies.