Art Lovers Have to Check Out These Museums in San Francisco

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Photo by Sebastien Gabriel on Unsplash

From Golden Gate to Lombard Street, San Francisco is home to some of California’s top attractions, and you’ll feel right at home in this city if you’re a passionate art lover. Art museums and galleries are scattered all around it, and here are three that you definitely have to check out.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

The modern art scene is thriving in San Francisco, and this museum is one of the best places to explore it. It’s home to an impressive collection of 33,000 works of art, including paintings, sculptures, photography, and media art, mostly made during the 20th century.

Asian Art Museum

If you’re in the mood to explore Asian art, San Francisco just happens to be home to one of the most comprehensive collections in the entire world. Located across the street from the City Hall, Asian Art Museum is home to 18,000 art pieces and it has exhibitions devoted to different parts of Asia.

De Young Museum

Everyone who has a special place in their heart for fine arts won’t be disappointed by San Francisco either. De Young Museum can be found in the heart of Golden Gate Park, and it’s the city’s leading fine arts museum, with a beautiful sculpture garden and an impressive collection covering both American and international art.