Exhibitions:

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Felines on Film at Yerba Buena Center :

January 21st - 24th 2016:

The Cat Museum of San Francisco will be doing a small exhibit of "Felines on Film" in support of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts presentation of the Internet Cat Video Festival . The Internet Cat Video Festival will run from January 21st - 24th with multiple showings in the Yerba Buena Center's screening room. Our exhibit will run for the duration of the Festival and be available to the public in the Lobby Area of the Center.

The Internet Cat Video Festival, organized by the Walker Art Center of Minnesota and now in it's all new 4th installment, contains everything from six second vine videos to short dramas and documentaries, over 100 videos in all.

For more information and/or tickets click here to go to the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Cat Museum returns to 2014 Sunday Streets :

We'll be doing a "pop-up" exhibit at San Francisco Sunday Streets on 8/24/2014, weather/wind permitting. This is the first of two Sunday Streets in the Mission District scheduled for this year. Look for us in our usual spot on Valencia near 23rd Street from 2:00-3:30 pm. This is a free exhibit.

"On the Fence" Wednesday June 24th 2014 :

The second of our series of one day "pop-up" exhibits on Wednesday afternoons this June. Today's exhibit once again took place on South Van Ness Ave. between 22nd and 23rd Streets.

The exhibition featured several works from the 19th Century including reproductions of Japanese Ukiyo-e works "Cat Bathing" by Ando Hiroshige and "Cat And Spider" by Oide Makoto as well as illustrations by Gustave Dore and George Cruikshank.

"Stray" Cat Museum Pop-Up Exhibition Wednesday June 18th 2014 :

This is the first of what we hope will be a series of one day "pop-up" exhibits on Wednesday afternoons this June. Today's exhibit took place on the fence outside of the parking lot of the now abandoned Delano's Grocery store on South Van Ness Ave. between 22nd and 23rd Streets.

The exhibition featured fifteen prints and photographs and was obviously free to passersby.

Final Mission District Sunday Streets Exhibition for 2013, July 28th:

Our second and final Mission District San Francisco Sunday Streets exhibition of this year will reprise some of our "Ships Cats" exhibition items as the yacht racing continues on SF Bay. Look for us in our usual spot on Valencia near 23rd Street around 2: 00pm.

2013 Mission District Pop-Up Exhibition
Cat Museum returns to Sunday Streets April 14:

We'll be doing a "pop-up" exhibit at San Francisco Sunday Streets on 4/14/2013. This is currently the only Sunday Streets in the Mission District scheduled for this year. Look for us in our usual spot on Valencia near 23rd Street around 1:30pm (weather permitting). This is a free exhibit.

Final Mission District Sunday Streets Exhibition for 2012, August 5th:

Our last San Francisco Sunday Streets exhibition of this year in The Mission District will feature a small sampling of recently framed items for our future "Cats of the Seven Seas" show which is planned to coincide with the upcoming sailing races this Spring on San Francisco Bay.

Third Sunday Streets Exhibition July 1, 2012:

We'll be doing another one day "pop-up" exhibit at San Francisco Sunday Streets on 7/1/2012. This will be our third consecutive Sunday Streets in the Mission District exhibition and will feature a serendipitous selection of items from our collection. Look for us in the afternoon along Valencia Street between 22nd and 23rd Streets. This is a free exhibit.

Second Sunday Streets Pop-Up June 3rd, 2012:

We'll be doing an encore "pop-up" exhibit at San Francisco Sunday Streets on 6/3/2012. The exhibition will feature twelve photo's from our Felines on Film Exhibit in honor of the San Francisco premier of the english language version of the animated film "A Cat in Paris". Additional items from our collection will be displayed as well. Look for us in the afternoon along Valencia Street between 22nd and 23rd Streets. This is, of course, a free exhibit.

Pop-Up Exhibition Sunday May 6, 2012:

We will be presenting a special one day "pop-up" exhibit at San Francisco Sunday Streets on 5/6/2012. This exhibition will feature a couple of works each from our previous Felines on Film, Steinlen and Local Photographers shows as well as our upcoming Ship's Cats exhibit and a few surprises. Look for us in the afternoon along Valencia Street between 22nd and 23rd Streets. This is, of course, a free exhibit.

Delayed, Coming Spring 2013:

In honor of the America's Cup Races coming to San Francisco the Cat Museum will present an exhibition: "Cats on the Seven Seas".

Dates and location for this exhibit are currently not available.
See a preview at The Mission's last Sunday Streets on 8/5/12

Spring 2011:

Our Spring exhibit, featuring the work of local photographers, is now closed having run through the month of May. Twelve artists contributed a total of twenty five photographs for this exhibition.
To see some of the images from this exhibit click here.
This free exhibition took place at Morty's Deli, on Golden Gate Ave., near the Civic Center.

Winter, Spring & Summer 2011:

Steinlen/Felines on Film Exhibition (now closed as of 08/20/2011)

Big thanks to Camille Leon for hosting this exhibition at her Salon; 5191 3rd Street, San Francisco.
This exhibit included items from the previous Steinlen exhibition as well as ten framed photo's from the earlier "Felines on Film" exhibit at Sugar Cafe. This was a free exhibition open to the public.

Fall 2010:

This exhibit of Theophile-Alexandre Steinlen's work took place at Camille Leon's Salon; 5191 3rd Street, San Francisco.
The original exhibit featured the work of Theophile-Alexandre Steinlen and other "Belle Epoch" French Artists.
This free exhibition, open to the public, began on December 21st, 2010.

Our exhibit "Felines on Film" is now closed. We hope those that viewed it at Sugar Cafe enjoyed the
exhibition and those that missed it will come see our next exhibit coming in December 2010.

Sugar Cafe is located at 679 Sutter Street, between Taylor and Mason Streets.
The exhibition had been open from 10am-11pm seven days a week November 8th through November 21st, 2010.
This was a free exhibition open to the public.