What should I know about visiting MFA?
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Is there parking on site?
Limited parking is available on the street and adjoining lot, and a paid lot is available at 901 Illinois Street. A bike rack is also available in the 1150 25th Street lot.
Does MFA offer tours?
Group tours for five or more participants are available by appointment.
Tours provide opportunities for art enthusiasts, nonprofits, curators, academic institutions, youth
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Does MFA permit photography or video?
In most cases, MFA allows photography and video in the gallery and at events for non-commercial and personal use. No flashes, tripods, nor selfie sticks are permitted.
Events may be documented by MFA for broadcast or promotion. Your attendance at an event shall be deemed as your consent to have your image or likeness appear in any video display or reproduction in whole or in part.
How close can I get to the artwork?
MFA is an intimate space for private reflection and contemplation of works from the McEvoy Family Collection on view. Please honor all art safety barriers and maintain a safe distance from all artwork. Absolutely no climbing on or touching of the artworks is allowed.
May I bring food or drink to MFA?
There is a patio in the parking lot outside of the gallery where you can sit and eat. While we occasionally offer refreshments at events, we cannot allow outside food and drink into
Does MFA charge admission?
Admission is free for exhibitions and many events. When event admission is charged, students under 19 years of age and seniors over 65 are admitted free with identification. Tickets to all MFA events can be reserved at mcevoyarts.eventbrite.com.
What is MFA’s box office
Advance tickets are available at mcevoyarts.eventbrite.com. The box office opens 60 minutes prior to the event’s published start time for Will Call and walk-up sales. Doors open for seating 30 minutes prior to start time. The box office remains open for 15 minutes after the event has started.
All seats are general admission and available on a first-come,
In the case of sold-out events, a standby line will form for those without advance tickets. Standby tickets will be released on a first-come basis depending on how many seats are available after ticket holders are admitted.
All programs are subject to change without notice. Refunds and exchanges will be issued in the rare case of program cancellations.
MFA’s galleries are wheelchair-accessible. Animals are not permitted at MFA. Service animals are permitted when on a leash and under their owners’ control as authorized by applicable law.
Where can I view the McEvoy Family Collection?
MFA is the primary exhibitor of all works from the McEvoy Family Collection. The Collection is not available for viewing outside of exhibitions at MFA.
How is MFA related to Minnesota Street Project?
MFA is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and a tenant of the Minnesota Street Project, located in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood.
Minnesota Street Project offers economically sustainable spaces for art galleries, artists and related nonprofits. Inhabiting three warehouses, the Project seeks to retain and strengthen San Francisco’s contemporary art community in the short term, while developing an internationally recognized arts destination in the long term. The galleries at 1275 Minnesota Street and 1150 25th Street, where MFA is located, are free and open to the public during regular business hours. The Artist Studio Program at 1240 Minnesota Street is not open to the public.
Does MFA accept proposals for exhibitions and events?
Does MFA award artist grants or funding?
MFA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit presenting organization but does not award grants or provide funding for projects at this time.
Is MFA’s gallery available to rent?
MFA will occasionally host private events for selected entities, but otherwise the space is unavailable on a rental basis.
Can I volunteer or intern with MFA?
Yes, MFA does offer volunteer and internship opportunities for students and adults. Please visit this page where opportunities are posted as they become available.