No Time

Installation view, No Time (September 21, 2018 – January 19, 2019), McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco. Photo: Henrik Kam


Why is McEvoy Arts closing?

The closing of the space and the foundation represents a pragmatic business decision by the McEvoy family after nearly six years of providing philanthropic support.

What will happen to the art following the closure?

While McEvoy Arts has been the primary presenter of artworks from the McEvoy Family Collection since 2017, the collection is owned by and will remain with the McEvoy family. Works from the collection will travel, as before, to select exhibitions.

I am a newsletter subscriber. What will happen to my data?

We do not sell or otherwise share your contact information. Subscriber’s data will be deleted.

What will happen to McEvoy Arts’ online content?

The website and social media platforms will shut down by the end of 2023. Until then, we invite you to visit and explore McEvoy Arts’ InstagramFacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn accounts for a look back on six-years of programming. A copy of the website will remain accessible via the Internet Archive

What should I know about visiting McEvoy Arts?

Find public transportation information, driving directions, and other details to help you plan your visit here.

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 McEvoy Arts offer tours?

Group tours for five or more participants are available by appointment.

Tours provide opportunities for art enthusiasts, nonprofits, curators, academic institutions, youth and senior cohorts, civic groups, educators, community organizations, and other businesses to enjoy a customized exhibition experience, led by McEvoy Arts’ staff and guest curators.

Please contact for more information.

Please note that due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, group tours by appointment are temporarily unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Does McEvoy Arts permit photography or video?

In most cases, McEvoy Arts 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 McEvoy Arts 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?

McEvoy Arts 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. Writing utensils are not allowed in the gallery.

May I bring food or drink to McEvoy Arts?

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 do not allow outside food and drink into the space.

Is McEvoy Arts accessible to visitors with disabilities?

McEvoy Arts is committed to making its exhibitions, programs, website, and physical spaces accessible to all artists, audiences, and staff. McEvoy Arts strives to be a barrier-free location, and we welcome feedback on how to best welcome all of our diverse audience members. Please contact us at or 415-580-7605 (relay calls welcome), if you have any questions, comments, or need additional accessibility information not provided here.

Is McEvoy Arts open during the holidays?

Please visit this page for up-to-date information about McEvoy Arts’ office and gallery hours.

Does McEvoy Arts 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 McEvoy Arts events can be reserved at

What is McEvoy Arts’ box office policy?

Reserving Tickets

Advance tickets are available at 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. If available, walk-up tickets are sold at the General Admission price.


All seats are general admission and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Ticket holders should arrive 10 minutes prior to showtime to be guaranteed a seat.

Sold-out Events

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.

Where can I view the McEvoy Family Collection?

McEvoy Arts is the primary exhibitor of all works from the McEvoy Family Collection. The Collection is not available for viewing outside of exhibitions at McEvoy Arts.

How is McEvoy Arts related to Minnesota Street Project?

McEvoy Arts 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 McEvoy Arts 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 McEvoy Arts accept proposals for exhibitions and events?

McEvoy Arts invite artists, curators, and thinkers with varied perspectives to respond to the Collection. McEvoy Arts does not accept unsolicited exhibition proposals at this time.

Does McEvoy Arts award artist grants or funding?

McEvoy Arts is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit presenting organization but does not award grants or provide funding for projects at this time.

Is McEvoy Arts’ gallery available to rent?

McEvoy Arts will occasionally host private events for selected entities, but otherwise the space is unavailable on a rental basis.

Can I volunteer or intern with McEvoy Arts?

Yes, McEvoy Arts does offer volunteer and internship opportunities for students and adults. Please visit this page where opportunities are posted as they become available.