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Local Art Gallery in the Castro
  • $300/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • San Francisco, CA
GALLERY Local art gallery and event space located in the Castro in the heart of San Francisco! Bi-level, open floor-plan (larger main gallery level separated from smaller office level by two steps), 9ft ceiling, gallery gray concrete floors, toilet, kitchenette, and gated entry foyer. Natural light provided by all glass store front and dimmable track lighting. The space is 1,600 sq ft and can host 125 people, with assorted seating for 75 people. THE SPACE Ideal for pop up events, corporate meetings, conferences, photo/film shoots, private events, theater rehearsals, and parties. Includes WIFI, in-house stereo system with 12 ceiling-mounted speakers and 3 ceiling-mounted subwoofers so you can adjust concurrent volumes for the gallery and office spaces. Venue located in the heart of the historic Castro District and easy access to public transit: 3-minute walk to metro Castro Muni station with connect to BART and Caltrain. Historic F streetcar line steps away. SEATING 6 6-foot-long wooden benches that can seat up to 5 people, 30 18-inch stools, 6 24-inch stools, and an 8-foot plush bench. TABLES 6 rollable carts that can be used as cocktail tables, 2 6-foot fold-out tables, and a large portfolio table. KITCHEN Dishwasher, ice machine, refrigerator, sink, electric kettle, and a portable cooler that holds around 5 cases of beer.
Visual and Literary Arts Gallery
  • $1000/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • San Francisco, CA
Our mission is to connect, educate, empower, and promote creative people in the visual and literary arts by providing a supportive community online. We specialize in visualization tools and interfaces that make it easy to understand complex art collecting. *Please message the host for custom pricing- may vary depending on the peak or off-peak time of the day/ day of the week/ season of the year/ type of event.
Rustic and Brick Designed Beer Garden in San Francisco
  • $3334/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • San Francisco, CA
We specialize in small batch and experimental brewing and serve the very best of San Francisco-inspired pub food. Come in to our beer garden and enjoy the many beers that can only be found at the Ghirardelli location. Our brewery feels like a second home, relaxed and comfortable, where guests can share stories, laughter, and create memories all around craft beer. It’s a space that brings people together. Awesome food. Incredible beer. Great friends. Everyone is welcome to join in the fun. ***Note: The pricing per hour posted on the listing is good from Mondays through Thursdays. ***Note: The pricing per hour for Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays is $5000 for a minimum of 3 hours.
Beautifully Patterned Tile and Art Private Dining Room in San Francisco
  • $1934/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • San Francisco, CA
The back half of the main dining area can be easily sectioned off to create a semi-private area. The space features beautifully patterned tile and art, and various seating areas from large communal tables to two- and four-tops. It’s a refreshingly bright space, with modern light fixtures and accents like douglas fir timber, and industrial concrete floors. This area can accommodate 90 people seated and 120 people for reception style gatherings. It includes exclusive access to the pool table, shuffle board table and beer wall. Also private bathroom for you and your guest. ***Note: The pricing per hour posted on the listing is good from Mondays through Thursdays. ***Note: The pricing per hour for Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays is $2434 for a minimum of 3 hours.

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About San Francisco

Right on the coast in Northern California, San Francisco boasts close to 900 thousand residents, a bevy of attractions, and bright sunny beaches to enjoy. Whether it is your first visit or your 101st visit, you can always find something new to see or do in this bustling city by the bay.

The first settlers to San Francisco date back to 3000 BC with the Yelamu group of the Ohlone peoples. But the city itself was not incorporated until 1776 when a Spanish exploration party came to town. With all of the history and natural beauty, planning an art exhibit space in San Francisco is a great idea.

Art Exhibit Options in San Francisco

The city is full of culture and art, with more than two dozen major art museums to explore covering everything from Asian artwork to cartoon art. Before you head off to visit some of these places, make sure you have all of the important features covered for your San Francisco art exhibit space.

  • Food and Drink
    San Francisco has plenty of famous chefs, restaurants, and award-winning catering companies to pick from. You should not have any trouble finding exactly what you need to make your event spectacular.

  • Security
    With all of the one-of-a-kind art pieces you will be showcasing, you should make sure you have some kind of security. Whether it is one security guard who covers the whole place night and day or several who mingle during the exhibit, San Francisco has what you need.

  • Décor and Equipment
    Besides an exhibit space, you will also need stalls, stands, special lighting, and stylish furnishings for your show. Some of the important things that most art exhibits have are que poles, barriers, and stanchions as well as easels, display cases, pedestals, and podiums. Also, don’t forget the lighting.

Art Exhibit Companies in San Francisco

Luckily, San Francisco is an artsy city with a variety of fantastic art gallery supply vendors from decorators to security detail. If you want special lighting and equipment, art deco furniture, and divine catering, you picked the right city for it.

  • Foxtail Catering and Events
    This full-service catering company in San Francisco has many chefs that specialize in different cuisines so you can be sure to get exactly what you want. Whether you are looking for delectable hors d’oeuvres and wine, a buffet with all sorts of delights, or full-course meals, Foxtail can do it all and then some.

  • Cort Events
    Cort Events has been in business for over 45 years and delivers all over the world with more than 100 offices and showrooms. No matter what you need, they have it or they can get it for you. From drapes to pedestals and lighting to plush furniture with built-in charging ports, this place has it all.

  • Armada Protective Services
    With hundreds of high-end clients as well as private individuals, Armada Protective Services takes every job seriously. They have clients like the Veterans Administration, Hyatt, and the Consulate Generals of Brazil, China, Mexico, and Russia. Armada can provide what you need whether it is one security guard or a whole security fleet.

Pros and Cons of Art Exhibits in San Francisco

Even if you choose the most popular city in the world, they all have their pros and cons. Here are a few advantages and disadvantages of planning an art exhibit space in San Francisco.


  • Spectacular weather
    You would be crazy not to love the weather in San Francisco. With temps in the 60s year-round and less than average rainfall, those who like sunny skies and warm breezes will love it here.

  • Fun activities
    If you are looking for a fun night on the town or a quiet day in the park, San Francisco has a plethora of both. The city boasts dozens of museums, parks, pubs, clubs, shops, and eateries to explore and enjoy.

  • Excellent public transportation
    No matter where you are headed in San Francisco, you should be able to get there using public transportation. In fact, it’s been ranked as #2 in the Best Cities for Public Transit before. You have several choices including cable cars, streetcars, light rail, and buses.


  • Traffic is a nightmare
    Perhaps the reason San Francisco has such great public transport is because of the traffic. No matter what time of day you go out, even in the middle of the night, there just seems to be tons of people trying to get somewhere.

  • High cost of living
    Eating at a typical mid-range restaurant in San Francisco will cost you double the national average and groceries will cost you a bundle as well. Gas prices are ridiculous, and you have to do your homework to find the best deals on hotels, rental cars, and whatever else you may need.

  • Equally high crime rate
    You will want to be careful out on the streets of San Francisco depending on what neighborhood you are in. Some of the safest include Excelsior, Outer Sunset, and the Financial District.

Famous Locations in San Francisco

  • Legion of Honor
    The Legion of Honor was established in 1924 to honor soldiers from California who died in WWI. The stunning beaux-arts building in Lincoln Park boasts over 4,000 years of artwork with three period rooms and a gilded Spanish ceiling. Don’t miss the Coffin of Iret-Hor Irou from 380 BC, the Eastern Mediterranean Flask from the 1st century, and the Torso of Hermes from the 2nd century.

  • de Young Museum
    Another fantastic art collection awaits at the de Young Museum, which was founded in 1895. You can find it in Golden Gate Park. In fact, it is hard to miss with its 144-foot twisted tower. See artwork dating back to the 1600s along with textiles, wire sculptures from Ruth Asawa, and the Double Rainbow from Frederic Edwin Church.

  • Asian Art Museum
    You will find the Asian Art Museum across from the civic center in the middle of San Francisco. This place is home to one of the largest and most complete Asian art collections in the world. There are more than 18 thousand dating back about 6,000 years. Be sure to see the Seated Buddha from 338 BC and the Buddha over Mara from 959 BC.