The Joy of Museums

Finding Meaning in a Museum

Masterpieces of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

SF MoMA from Yerba Buena

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) holds an internationally recognized collection of modern and contemporary art. The artwork is displayed in 170,000 square feet (16,000 m2) of exhibition space, making the museum one of the largest museums in the United States and the globally.

The Masterpieces of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art include:

  • “Gebirge (Mountains)” by Franz Marc
  • “Woman with Folded Headdress, Ellis Island” by Lewis Wickes Hine
  •  “Mt. Broderick, Nevada Fall, 700 ft., Yo Semite” by Carleton E. Watkins.

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“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” Benjamin Franklin

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