Installation view, Michael Jang's California, McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco. Courtesy McEvoy Arts. Photo: Henrik Kam

Installation view, Michael Jang's California, McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco. Photo: Henrik Kam

Visit

Plan your visit to the McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, located at the Minnesota Street Project in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood.

Come in, McEvoy Arts is open. We’ve made some changes to how you visit the galleries. Learn more about planning your visit and our response to COVID-19 below.

GALLERY ADMISSIONS

All visitors need to make a free reservation in advance or upon arrival.

  • Free, timed-entry reservations are available to book online. A limited number of walk-up reservations are available for each timed-entry slot.
  • A maximum of 24 visitors are allowed in McEvoy Arts at a time. A maximum of four persons per party is strongly encouraged. Groups larger than four may make separate reservations for the same timed-entry slot.
  • Reservations are 60 minutes long and begin at the top of the hour. Reservations are honored up to 20 minutes after the scheduled time or until capacity is reached. Visitors should plan to arrive 5–10 minutes prior to their scheduled time.
  • Admission is free and open to the public. Reservations can be canceled or rescheduled anytime, pending availability.
  • Through September 5, 2020, McEvoy Arts is open Wednesday–Saturday, 11am–6pm.

We will notify our communities via our website, email, and social media accounts if there are sudden changes to our gallery hours. Visitors with advance reservations will receive an order cancellation via email.

HEALTH AND SAFETY GUIDELINES
  • All visitors over the age of 5 are required to wear a face-covering at all times.
  • If you feel ill or are experiencing flu-like symptoms of any kind, such as fever, shortness of breath, aches and pains, or loss of taste or smell, do not visit McEvoy Arts.
  • If you know or suspect that you have been in recent contact (within 10 days) with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19 or has been sick, do not visit McEvoy Arts.
  • Visitors must maintain a minimum physical distance of 6 feet from gallery staff and your fellow art enthusiasts who are not part of your visiting party.
  • Frequent handwashing and sanitation using the dispensers available throughout the gallery is encouraged.
  • By entering McEvoy Arts, you agree to abide by these policies.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. If you are part of an immunocompromised high-risk group, are in need of other accommodations, or have additional questions, please contact us at info@mcevoyarts.org or 415-580-7605.

WHAT TO EXPECT
  • Single-use masks are available at the front desk in limited quantities.
  • Signage has been installed to encourage distancing and traffic flow.
  • The front desk cannot accept visitors’ personal items for safekeeping. Large bags, open containers, and food products are not permitted in the galleries.
  • Public restrooms are available to McEvoy Arts’ visitors. Hand sanitation stations are accessible at multiple points throughout the gallery and Minnesota Street Project common spaces.
  • Restrooms, high-touch surfaces, and public spaces are cleaned thoroughly, multiple times a day. Please ask our gallery staff about health & safety policies if you have questions.
  • Wheelchairs, in limited numbers, are available for temporary use during your visit; please notify staff at the front desk.
  • As a contemporary art space, McEvoy Arts offers a low- or no-touch intimate viewing experience with our exhibitions.
  • Guided group tours by appointment are temporarily unavailable.

Getting Here

McEvoy Arts is located at 1150 25th Street, Building B in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood. Enter the gated parking lot on 25th at the corner of Minnesota Street and continue to the Building B entrance at the end of the lot. We are nestled between two neighbor galleries — Altman Siegel and / (slash art).

Public Transit

McEvoy Arts is a short walk from the T/Third Street Muni light rail line, the #48 and #22 Muni bus lines, and the 22nd Street CalTrain Station.

Visit 511.org for detailed schedules and transit routes.

Parking

McEvoy Arts is near the US-101, Exit 432 and the I-280, Exit 55. 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.

Visitor Experience Survey

Please take our visitor survey to let us know about your experience at McEvoy Arts.

ACCESSIBILITY

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 info@mcevoyarts.org or 415-580-7605 (relay calls welcome), if you have any questions, comments, or need additional accessibility information not provided below.

Gallery

There are no electric push buttons at the main entrance of McEvoy Arts or the restrooms, however, staff at the reception desk can be alerted if you need assistance opening the doors.

Wheelchairs

All public areas of McEvoy Arts are accessible for those who use wheelchairs and other mobility devices. McEvoy Arts strives to be a barrier-free location, with doorways, galleries, program spaces, restroom stalls, and sinks accessible to visitors who use wheelchairs or mobility devices. MFA has a manual wheelchair available for visitors to check out on a first-come, first-serve basis. Photo ID must be provided to check out a wheelchair, which you can ask for at the reception.

American Sign Language (ASL) Interpretation

With four weeks advance notice, McEvoy Arts can provide ASL interpretation at no fee for public programs and guided tours. Please contact info@mcevoyarts.org to request ASL interpretation.

Large Print Label Booklets

Large Print Label booklets are available for each exhibition, as well as for select public programs for audiences who have low vision and for which reading the smaller font labels on the walls may be inaccessible. Font size 18 Arial is used for the large print label booklet, and it can be found at the reception desk at the front of the gallery.

Web Accessibility

McEvoy Arts’ website is accessible to those who use screen-readers. We welcome feedback on how to make our site more accessible to blind and low-vision audiences at web@mcevoyarts.org

Service and Support Animals

Service animals are welcome in all spaces of McEvoy Arts when on a leash and under their owners’ control as authorized by applicable law. The closest relief area for service/support animals is in the parking lot directly outside of the gallery. Please keep the lot welcoming to all visitors and properly dispose of your animal’s waste in the lot’s garbage cans between Buildings A and B.

Temperature

McEvoy Arts’ gallery is temperature-controlled at 68-72 degrees Fahrenheit, which some visitors find chilly. It’s recommended to bring a light sweater or jacket.

Seating

McEvoy Arts provides lightweight portable chairs available for visitors to check out during their visit. Chairs can be requested by asking a gallery assistant at the reception desk.

Restrooms

All visitors are welcome to use the restroom that is right for them. We ask that no one be stared at, questioned, or asked to leave. Thank you for helping make McEvoy Arts’ restroom spaces inclusive and accessible for everyone.

VISITOR FAQS
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 tours@mcevoyarts.org 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. No writing utensils are permitted 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 there WiFI access at McEvoy Arts?

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the gallery. Ask for the network name and password at the reception desk.

BOX OFFICE

Does McEvoy Arts charge admission?

Admission is free for exhibitions and many events. Discounted tickets are available for Students and Seniors with ID when tickets are required. Some programs may be free with registration but require a ticket. Tickets to all McEvoy Arts events can be reserved at mcevoyarts.eventbrite.com.

Advance and Walk-Up Tickets

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

Seating

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.