Events by Day

Sausalito, California
Saturday, August 5, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
WWII in the Shadow of Mt. Tam External Event Page
Sausalito,
Venue: 2-mile walking tour of the area surrounding the Bay Model
2017 is the 75th anniversary of the establishment of a bustling wartime shipyard called Marinship in Sausalito. Innovations, ingenuity, and inspiration all played a part in the day-to-day routine. Join Ranger Joanne on a 2-mile walking tour of the area surrounding the Bay Model to experience what life in the shipyards was like from 1942-1945. Dress in layers, wear comfortable walking shoes, bring water, and a snack. Rain cancels.
free
For more information, please call 415-332-3871
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Bay Model Wants You!!!  External Event Page
Sausalito,
Become part of Sausalito's very own attraction known around the world! We have a variety of volunteer positions that are suited for people just like you! Greet visitors, lead tours, work with school groups, and more! Come and be a part of one of the largest working hydraulic models in existence. Join us for a brief orientation! Contact Park Ranger Joanne Jarvis 415.289.3027 or email joanne.jarvis@usace.army.mil
free
For more information, please call 415-332-3871
Saturday, August 12, 2017
03:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Trekking the Model External Event Page
Sausalito,
Join a ranger guided tour of the Bay Model, a 1.5-acre hydraulic model of the San Francisco Bay and Delta. Discover the stories of the two major operations that took place at this location between 1942-2000.
free
For more information, please call 415-332-3871
Saturday, August 19, 2017
11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Movement and Reflection - Meet the Artist External Event Page
Sausalito,
Sue Gonzalez, a SFAI graduate and resident of Point Reyes Station, paints images of water inspired by Tomales Bay. While some of her paintings refer to specific locations along the bay, Sue is most interested in capturing the emotive qualities of water while she explores patterns of movement, reflection, shadow, and color. Sue will be available at the Bay Model Gallery on August 19th from 11am-3pm. www.suegonzalez.com August 8 ? September 23, 2017. Meet the Artist: Sat, August 19, 11am?3pm
Free
For more information, please call 415-332-3871

Multi-Day Events

Sausalito, California
Tue, August 8 - Sat, September 23, 2017
Movement and Reflection - Art Exhibit External Event Page
Sausalito,
Sue Gonzalez, a SFAI graduate and resident of Point Reyes Station, paints images of water inspired by Tomales Bay. While some of her paintings refer to specific locations along the bay, Sue is most interested in capturing the emotive qualities of water while she explores patterns of movement, reflection, shadow, and color. Sue will be available at the Bay Model Gallery on August 19th from 11am-3pm. www.suegonzalez.com
Free
For more information, please call 415-332-3871
San Francisco, California
Natural History
The Museum was originally created as a lab to store specimens collected by the late Prof. Adan E. Treganza. Exhibitions of parts of the collection can be seen at the Hohenthaler Gallery. The museum itself is not open to the public.
San Francisco, California
Historic House
Alcatraz Island in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Planetarium
Alexander F. Morrison Planetarium in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Art
American Indian Contemporary Arts has a mission to support and promote creative expressions of living Native American artists. This mission is pursued through local and traveling exhibits, lectures and a referral program.
San Francisco, California
Children's, General, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science, Specialized
Aquarium of the Bay is San Francisco Bay’s Aquarium. We are passionate about providing fun and unforgettable encounters with our natural world in ways that ignite both wonder and conservation. We do this from our 50,000 square foot building at the heart of San Francisco's history and culture.
San Francisco, California
Art, Culture
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Stinson Beach, California
History, Park, Science, Specialized
Preservation: Audubon Canyon Ranch preserves, protects and manages our properties as sanctuaries for native plants and animals,
Tiburon, California
Art
Bachelor Officers' Quarters at Angel Island in Tiburon, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Sausalito, California
Children's, General, History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
At the Bay Area Discovery Museum, play cultivates creativity. The construction cones in Lookout Cove turn out to make perfect wizard hats.
Sausalito, California
General, History, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science
The Bay Model and the Bay Model Visitor Center is a research and education facility built and managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Inside is one of the most fascinating scientific tools you'll ever see: a working hydraulic model of San Francisco Bay and the Sacramento - San Joaquin River Delta Systems; simulate tide, currents, sediment movement. Used by scientists and engineers.
Tiburon, California
History
The primary function of the society is the preservation and restoration of historic landmarks and surrounding space with emphasis on cultural and natural history
Bolinas, California
Art
Bolinas Gallery in Bolinas, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Bolinas, California
General
Bolinas Museum in Bolinas, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Aquarium, Natural History, Planetarium
The California Academy of Sciences is dedicated to the discovery, study and appreciation of the natural world. The museum includes an earthquake simulator, the African Experience lab, a planetarium and the Biodiversity Resource Center.
San Rafael, California
Science
California Center for Wildlife in San Rafael, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Historical Society
California Historical Society in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Art
Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Culture
Center for African and African American History and Culture in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Art
Charles Pankow Collection in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
As responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to us, we form and invest in partnerships to achieve significant, lasting and measurable results in environmental conservation, science and the San Francisco Bay Area.
San Rafael, California
Park
California State Parks announced May 13, 2011 a plan to close 70 of its 278 parks due to budget cuts. These cuts are mandated by AB 95, which was passed by the Legislature and signed into Law by the Governor. These closures are through the years 2011 – 13. This facility is one of the 70 closures.
San Francisco, California
Art
Chinese Cultural Center in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Historical Society
Chinese Historical Society Museum in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
History
Cliff House Visitor Center in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Science
Dudley Herbarium and California Academy of Sciences Herbarium in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Tiburon, California
Natural History
East Garrison Visitor Center in Tiburon, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Children's, Culture, History, Natural History, Science, Specialized, University
We're now open in a spectacular new location at Pier 15 on the Embarcadero at Green St. in San Francisco. There are 150 new exhibits for a total of 600, indoors and out, including many beloved classics; a Bay Observatory; a bigger focus on tinkering and social science; and more. Come explore!
San Rafael, California
Historic House
Falkirk Cultural Center in San Rafael, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Art
Fine Arts Museums Of San Francisco in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Presidio of San Francisco, California
Historic House
Fort Point National Historic Site in Presidio of San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Ross, California
Global Virtual Museum in Ross, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
General
Golden Gate National Recreational Area in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Science
Gulf Of The Farallones Marine Sanctuary in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Historic House
Haas-Lilienthal House in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Art
Hastings College Art Gallery in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Tiburon, California
Historic House
Immigration Station Barracks in Tiburon, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Art, Children's
Located within the World Trade Center section of San Francisco's landmark Ferry Building, the International Children's Art Museum features art from children around the world. Its purpose is to help viewers broaden their perspective of art and cultures by displaying, comparing, and contrasting the many ways in which youth the world over interpret life.
San Francisco, California
Specialized
International Museums of Women in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
General
Jewish Museum San Francisco in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Art, Culture, History, Specialized
Madame Tussauds exceptionally showcases more than 100 exquisite wax figures of famous celebrities, combining legendary and contemporary stars from the world of film, sports and entertainment.
Kentfield, California
Art
Marin Community College Art Gallery in Kentfield, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Rafael, California
Marin County Historical Museum and Society in San Rafael, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Sausalito, California
General
photographs, flora, fauna, Native American exhibits, paintings, local lighthouse
Sausalito, California
Specialized
The Marine Mammal Center rescues and rehabilitates injured animals. Seals, sea lions and whales have all been saved by the center's employees and volunteers.
San Francisco, California
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Culture, General, History, Library, Nature Centers, Park, Specialized
Fort Mason Center offers a variety of cultural activities as well as being in close proximity to the Marina Green, Crissy Field and the Golden Gate Bridge. Stop by and visit the museum while touring the Marina District and other nearby tourist destinations!
San Francisco, California
Art
The Cultural Center has an extensive collection of prints, the majority of which were done by Latin artists.
San Francisco, California
Historic House
Mission Dolores is the oldest intact building in San Francisco. It was the last mission established during Father Junipero Serra's lifetime. The primary focus is to share the beauty of the Mission and tell the story of the California Mission.
San Rafael, California
Historic House
Mission San Rafael Arcangel in San Rafael, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Mill Valley, California
Park
Natural and Cultural history
San Francisco, California
Natural History
Muir Woods National Monument in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Mill Valley, California
General
Redwood exhibit, Pacific Ocean, San Francisco exhibit, watershed management exhibit
San Francisco, California
Specialized
140 coin operated musical instruments
San Francisco, California
Art
The museums exhibits artwork by both renowned and emerging Italian or Italian-American artists. Most works are from the 20th century, but some 18th century engravings compliment the permanent collection. It is the only museum of its kind in the U.S.
San Francisco, California
Library
Museum of Ophthalmology/Historical Library in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Culture
Museum Of Russian Culture in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
General
Museum of the City of San Francisco in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Tiburon, California
Nature Centers
An 11 acre education center overlooking 900 acres of protected water and mud flats, offers visitors the opportunity to explore San Francisco Bay. There is also the Historic Victorian Lyfod House displaying the artwork by John James Audubon.
San Francisco, California
History, Military
National Liberty Ship Memorial/S.S. Jeremiah O'Brien in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Historic House
Octagon House in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Historic House
Old Mint Museum in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Tiburon, California
Historic House
Old St. Hilary's in Tiburon, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Sausalito, California
Science
Pacific Energy and Resources Center in Sausalito, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
History
Pacific Heritage Museum in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Berkeley, California
Natural History
Phoebe Hearst Museum Of Anthropology in Berkeley, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Stinson Beach, California
Science
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Visitor Center in Stinson Beach, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Tiburon, California
Historic House
POW Mess Hall in Tiburon, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Rafael, California
Art
Public Art Works in San Rafael, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Children's
live animals, photo lab, ceramics, woodworking, seismograph
Richmond, California
History
Richmond Museum Of History in Richmond, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Anselmo, California
History
San Anselmo Historical Museum in San Anselmo, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Art, Culture, Historical Society, Library
The mission of the Society is:
  • To promote an understanding of the role people of African descent have played in world history.
  • To collect a library of material depicting and recording the contributions made by people of African descent to world history and culture.
San Francisco, California
Culture, History, Specialized
SF African American Historical & Cultural Society presents selected exhibits on African and/or African American artists and supports the expression of black culture through the visual arts.
The African American Historical & Cultural Society operates the museum and gift shop at Fort Mason and the library and archives at the Center for African and African American Art and Culture.
San Francisco, California
Art
San Francisco Art Institute in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Art
San Francisco Art Institute Galleries in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
History
San Francisco Cable Car Museum in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Art
The Museum's exhibitions of contemporary craft display the work of skilled artists using glass, ceramics, textiles, wood and metal. Exhibitions of traditional ethnic art explore the rich heritage of tribal cultures from around the world.
San Francisco, California
Specialized
San Francisco Fire Dept. Museum in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
History
San Francisco History Room and Special Collections in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Park
San Francisco Maritime Historic Park in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Specialized
San Francisco Maritime Museum in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Specialized
San Francisco Municipal Railroad Museum in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Art
San Francisco Museum of Craft and Folk Art in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Art
San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Art
San Francisco Performing Arts Library/Museum in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Zoo
San Francisco Zoo in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Rafael, California
Art
San Marcos Gallery Dominican College in San Rafael, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Sausalito, California
Historical Society
Sausalito Historical Society Museum in Sausalito, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
History
Society Of California Pioneers Museum in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Art, Children's, Culture, General
SOMArts is a critical resource for contemporary arts production in San Francisco.
San Francisco, California
Aquarium
Steinhart Aquarium in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Arboretum
Strybing Arboretum of Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Mill Valley, California
Art
Susan Cummins Gallery in Mill Valley, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Art
Tattoo Art Museum in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Specialized
Telephone Pioneer Communications Museum of San Francisco in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Corte Madera, California
Nature Centers
Terwilliger Nature Education Center in Corte Madera, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Historic House
U.S.S. Pampanito in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
History
Wells Fargo History Museum in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Diego, California
History
Wells Fargo History Museum in San Diego, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Tiburon, California
Art
West Garrison Officers' Quarters and Bakehouse in Tiburon, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Rafael, California
Children's, General, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science, Specialized, Zoo
Each year WildCare treats more than 3,000 ill, injured or orphaned wild animals in our wildlife rehabilitation hospital, teaches more than 40,000 Bay Area children and adults in our nature education programs, answers thousands of telephone calls concerning human/wildlife interaction on our Living with Wildlife Hotline and helps property owners live humanely with wildlife through our Wildlife Solut