San Francisco travel guide




San Francisco Travel Guide

San Francisco Art and Culture

San Francisco is known for its rich and diverse cultural scene, the city is famous for its theatres, museums, festivals, art galleries, architectural style and much more.

San Francisco is home to many world-renowned museums, many smaller and specialized museums, and hundreds of art galleries, so there are many opportunities to get immersed in San Francisco's arts and culture scene. SoMa is home to important museums and art galleries, while Union Square is filled with theatres. In the Mission, the art is on the walls with colourful murals.

In addition to art museums and galleries, San Francisco is home to the world-renowned San Francisco Ballet Company which is one of the oldest continuing resident ballet companies in the United States; the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, founded in 1911; and the San Francisco Opera, founded in 1923 and the second largest opera company in North America; other well-known musical ensembles founded in San Francisco include the Kronos Quartet.

The San Francisco Ballet Company and the San Francisco Opera perform at the War Memorial Opera House while the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra plays in Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall both halls are located at the San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center

San Francisco art museums are some of the best in the world, check out the exhibits in the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; de Young Museum, Museum of Modern Art, the Exploratorium, Asian Art Museum and much more. The Legion of Honor, located in Lincoln Park, has also many interesting art exhibitions.

San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater is considered one of the country's leading regional theatres; it offers both classical and contemporary theatre productions that are held at the eponymous American Conservatory Theater. A lot of plays are performed at the traditional Curran, Golden Gate, Orpheum, Victoria and Herbst theatres. For fun performances go to Beach Blanket Babylon in North Beach, it is America's longest running musical revue; it has been running since 1974. San Francisco is also home to many popular and unique movie theatres, including The Castro, The Roxie, and the Red Vic Movie House.

San Francisco has been one of the world's rock capitals; it was the place of birth of the San Francisco Sound during the 1960s with bands such as The Grateful Dead, The Jefferson Airplane, and Janis Joplin's band. Other bands which started their careers in San Francisco include Sly & the Family Stone, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Santana, Journey, Steve Miller Band, Dead Kennedys, Metallica, Tiger Army, Faith No More, American Music Club, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.

There is an annual San Francisco Blues Festival in late September; San Francisco is also home to the San Francisco Jazz Festival which is an annual three-week celebration jazz music produced by SFJAZZ

San Francisco Ballet 455 Franklin Street,
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 861-5600
San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center 401 Van Ness Avenue, Room 110,
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 621-6600
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave.,
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 864-6000
San Francisco Opera 301 Van Ness Avenue,
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 861-4008
American Conservatory Theatre 30 Grant Avenue, Sixth Floor,
San Francisco, CA 94108-5800
(415) 749-2228
Beach Blanket Babylon 678 Beach Blanket Babylon Boulevard (Green Street),
San Francisco CA 94133
(415) 421-4222
The Castro Theatre 429 Castro Street,
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 621-6120
The Roxie Theatre 3117 16th Street,
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 431-3611
Victoria Theatre 2961 16th Street,
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 863-7576
Red Vic Movie House 1727 Haight Street,
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 668-3994
SFJAZZ Three Embarcadero Center, Lobby Level,
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 398-5655

Film schools

Film schools in San Francisco

Express your creativity and talents in the film industry and being part of this world that goes along with the technology, both are growing and achieving a good position in the entertaining world. So film schools offer you the most important schools in your region where you find programs such as animation, screenwriting, camera operation, cinematography, film and video for understanding the mechanics of motion pictures and obtain the necessary skills you need to translate your ideas on real productions.

Music schools in San Francisco

Music is an instrument so useful for education that affects the growth of the brain in different ways like academically, emotionally and physically. If your passion is music so you will find a school in music schools where you will develop programs which enhance sense of self esteem as well as social skills and these programs include ear training, learn how to read music or play some instruments and you can choose one of them in accordance your skills and achieve to be a great musician or composer who will be renowned around the world.
Music schools

Dance schools

Dance schools in San Francisco

Dance is the way how you can express different emotions through the movements in many styles or categories which include rhythm, dynamic and speed for executing them. In dance schools you will find schools where you can study with a qualified academic staff of training dancers, teachers and choreographers, also you learn a diversity of dance styles such as classical, neo-classical ballet, contemporary, salsa, hip hop and tango, also you can choose a career among a wide variety of options and discover a fascinating and cultural environment.

Image schools in San Francisco

With the pass of time, men discover techniques and many different ways to fulfill their own personal needs, also invented ways of producing pictures. The media has a huge supporter of pictures and if you want to be part of this industry you must visit Image schools where you find the school in agreement with your skills so it offers programs like cinematography, photography, video and animation, also you will share with experimented artist in this industry so you feel satisfied with your education.
Image schools

Beauty schools

Beauty schools in San Francisco

Beauty is a industry which is growing every day and taking importance for other industries, you can take advantage, enroll in cosmetology school and learn all things about beauty, so in Beauty Schools you will find schools where you follow a beauty career with programs that teach you skills about infection control, hair styling, massages, shaving, professional image and business practices that you can apply in beauty salons, skin care salons, nail salons and barber shops.

Art schools in San Francisco

The art is one of the most important cultural expression through you can transmit different ideas or emotions with the use of many techniques like painting, sculpture, music, photography and others. Art schools provide a list of schools in accordance your region that offer programs where you develop or improve your skills with a staff of experimented artist who are recognize nationally and internationally so you can achieve to fulfill your dreams and be part of this wonderful world.
Art schools

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