Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
San Francisco

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

A non-profit multidisciplinary arts organization, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (“YBCA”) creates, presents and explores today's multidisciplinary art with diverse artists, institutions and communities in an atmosphere of inclusion, respect, collaboration, inquiry and commitment.
550
Seated capacity
850
Reception capacity
757
Theatre capacity

YBCA also offers its state-of-the-art facilities to individuals, corporations, associations and non-profit organizations for a variety of events. All venues are wheelchair accessible. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts consists of two landmark buildings—the Galleries and Forum Building designed by Fumihiko Maki and the Theater by American architect James Stewart Polshek. Both stylish contemporary buildings are located along the west side of Third Street between Mission and Howard in downtown San Francisco and are adjacent to the Moscone Convention Center and the beautiful urban oasis of Yerba Buena Gardens.

Theater

The 757-seat YBCA Theater has two-tier seating, dual-level lobbies, a spacious stage, excellent sight lines and vast technical inventory. The Theater is available for a variety of events, from theatrical presentations concerts, lectures, meetings and receptions to industry events, including product introductions.

Forum and East Garden

Spacious and elegant, the YBCA Forum is a 6,700-square foot flexible space that offers diverse possibilities for any performance, lecture, business or community meeting, social gathering or other special event.

Screening Room

The Center's intimate 94-seat Screening Room, located on the second level of the Galleries and Forum Building, offers state-of-the-art equipment for screenings, lectures and a variety of presentations

Grand Lobby and Galleries

The spacious, Grand Lobby serves as the entrance to the Galleries and Forum Building and opens into the heart of Yerba Buena Gardens. With its soaring ceilings it is an excellent space for receptions and special events.

Global Gourmet Catering is proud to be a preferred catering services provider for this amazing venue!

What We Love About This Venue
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is a multidisciplinary space in the heart of downtown San Francisco and adjacent to the Moscone Convention Center and the beautiful urban oasis of Yerba Buena Gardens.

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