San Francisco Museums Temporarily Closed Again Due to COVID-19.

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), the de Young Museum and the Legion of Honor Museum separately announced that, beginning on Sunday, November 29th at 5:00 PM, they will be temporarily closed again. The art institution said they are following the City and County of San Francisco’s Health Department directions. These follows California Governor Gavin Newsom and local authorities directives as they continue managing the COVID-19 pandemic.

“With the well-being of visitors, staff and the community a top priority, and in keeping with the San Francisco Department of Public Health measures to curtail the COVID-19 resurgence, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) will temporarily close, effective 5 p.m. PST, November 28, 2020.

“SFMOMA will reopen after receiving city clearance, with extensive safety measures in place, including required mask wearing for visitors and staff, social distancing, limited building capacity and frequent sanitation of high-touch areas.”

The de Young and Legion of Honor Museums:

“The health and safety of our community, staff, members, and visitors is of the highest priority to us, and we appreciate your understanding as we take this necessary step.
Visitors with ticket reservations within the next 14 days will receive a follow up email regarding their visit.

“As we monitor the situation closely and with our existing health and safety plan in place, we will continue adherence to all city and state public health and safety recommendations. Visit us on the web for de Young and Legion of Honor updates and check your inbox for further email communications. “

Both museums encourage residents and the public in general, to find content via online. Please go to each museum’s website for more information.


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