The Judah L. Magnes Museum:
Founded in 1962, the Judah L. Magnes Museum explores the depth, vitality, and complexity of Jewish life and culture. This small gem of a museum is tucked away in the Rockridge area of Berkeley.
The University of California Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive:
The Berkeley Art Museum provides the UC Berkeley and Bay Area communities with an ambitious schedule of exhibitions exploring international art, both historical and contemporary. Within walking distance of our shop, we also recommend the Muse Cafe and its garden on the museum grounds.
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is a dynamic center for modern and contemporary art. You can comfortably tour this whole museum in one visit. The building alone is worth the short trip to San Francisco!
Oakland Museum of California:
The Oakland Museum is one of the most architecturally interesting museums in the U.S. Exhibits on three floors portray California's natural wonders, events, eras and the people who have shaped the state.
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco:
Comprising the new state-of-the-art de Young Musuem in Golden Gate Park and the beautiful Legion of Honor in Lincoln Park, this is the largest public arts institution in the City of San Francisco and one of the largest art museums in the United States. If you have not yet spent a day at the new de Young, you are in for an exciting treat.