Art exhibitions near you

The Bay Area is rich with galleries and museums specializing in a wide variety of art enjoyed by people from all over the world. Viewing art is a great way to spend your day; it is relaxing, it opens up the mind in order see things from a different perspective, and is a way to get inspired. From modern art, to sculpture, to photography there are many upcoming art exhibitions nearby which will satisfy your every art craving at little or no cost at all:

The De Young Museum, San Francisco

– Features fine art from around the world including works from Claude Monet and Andy        Warhol, modern and ancient sculpture, and photography including photo essays and fine art photography.

Upcoming exhibitions:

David Hockey: A Bigger Exhibition

Paintings, illustrations, charcoal,

October 26-Jan 6th

The Bay Bridge: A Work in Progress

Photography, prints, drawings

February 1st-June 8th

– $11-16

The Legion of Honor, San Francisco

– Linked with the De Young, also offers fine art but more specifically European influenced. Includes masterworks from the 14th-20th centuries, graphic art and photography. Currently holding collections from SFMOMA.

-Upcoming exhibitions:

Henri Matisse

paintings, and drawings

November 9-September 7th


Town of Danville Village Theatre Art Gallery, Danville

– Offers monthly expeditions from local contributors, ranging from painting, photography and textiles, right on your doorstep.

-Upcoming exhibitions:

Perspectives: Life in Cambodia and Vietnamn

documentary photography

Up until November 19th

Contemporary Abstract Painting

January10-February 11

– Free