Fort Mason Center Resident Organizations
Fort Mason Center (FMC) is home to outstanding nonprofit organizations which support our mission to connect and engage people with arts and culture.
Lawyer referrals, dispute resolution services, educational programs, publications, information on housing, and a resource library for artists, performers, writers, and arts organizations of all disciplines.
Bldg C, 2nd Floor
Bayfront Theater, Bldg B, 3rd Floor
Show Infomation (415) 474-8935
Office (415) 474-6776
Bldg D, 2nd Floor
Bldg C, 3rd Floor, Room 353
The Art Campus offers credit and non-credit classes in ceramics, painting, drawing, sculpture, jewelry-making, stained glass, weaving, quilting, photography, printmaking, and classes for seniors. The Coffee Gallery is a showcase for works in all media by art canpus students and faculty and offers a comfortable and informal dining area for workers, students, and visitors to Fort Mason Center.
Cooks & Company
A takeout food service that offers sandwiches, soups, salads, and baked goods for FMC residents and visitors, and provides catering services.
Bldg C, 3rd Floor
Greens and take-out service Greens To Go, operated by the San Francisco Zen Center, serve gourmet vegetarian lunches and dinners Tuesday through Saturday, Sunday brunch, baked goods, and takeout lunches Monday through Sunday.
The Magic has won international recognition as an outstanding American playwrights’ theater. Substantial new plays by writers such as Pulitzer Prize-winner Sam Shepard have been presented, as well as innovative works by emerging writers.
The Mexican Museum voices the complexity and richness of Mexican and Latino art throughout the Americas. With a permanent collection of over 12,000 objects ranging from Pre-Conquest, Colonial, Popular, Modern & Contemporary Mexican to Chicano Art, The Mexican Museum is a local treasure. Public and educational programs are also offered at different venues. See the Museums page for hours of operation and other information.
The Museo is dedicated to researching, collecting and displaying the works of Italian and Italian American artists, and promotes educational programs for the appreciation of Italian art and culture. Facilities include two galleries, a library, offices and a gift shop.
Friends of the San Francisco Public Library operates Readers Bookstore and conducts book sales, including the annual Big Book Sale, to support programs at the main library & branch libraries. Store: Bldg C, Rm 165, Daily 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. (Closed some holidays, call store for info) Donation Center: 438 Treat Avenue, San Francisco (between 17th, 18th, Folsom & Harrison streets)
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Artists Gallery represents more than 1300 Northern California artists, with works available for rental and for sale. The Gallery’s exhibition program of eleven shows each year features primarily works of California artists.
Classes (for ages 22 months to 10 years) in collage, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, clay, and photography. The program provides individual attention exploring the organized freedom of the studio. The work becomes a visual diary of personal and creative growth. The studio is available for art birthday parties for children. The Center also conducts classes at family shelters throughout the city as part of its community outreach program.
The producer of the nationally acclaimed SF Ethnic Dance Festival presents and promotes world dance and music that reflects the diversity of America. Through performance opportunities, educational activities, and cultural exchanges, it seeks to inspire innovation and keep traditions alive.
YPT is a professional children’s theater that presents 7 or 8 shows each year, tours local schools with productions, offers classes in the dramatic arts, and is available for children’s birthday parties.