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  • Dolores Park

    1. Dolores Park

    Mission District | Park/Playground

    A two-square-block microcosm of life in the Mission, Dolores Park is one of San Francisco's liveliest green spaces: dog lovers and their pampered...Read More

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  • 2. 826 Valencia mural

    Mission District | Public Art (Mural/Sculpture/Statue)

    Fans of graphic novelist Chris Ware will want to take a good look at the facade of 826 Valencia, the nonprofit organization established by writer...Read More

  • 3. Balmy Alley murals

    Mission District | Public Art (Mural/Sculpture/Statue)

    Mission District artists have transformed the walls of their neighborhood with paintings, and Balmy Alley is one of the best-executed examples...Read More

  • 4. Clarion Alley murals

    Mission District | Public Art (Mural/Sculpture/Statue)

    Inspired by the work in Balmy Alley, a new generation of muralists began creating a fresh alley-cum-gallery here in 1992. The works by the loosely...Read More

  • 5. Creativity Explored

    Mission District | Educational Institution

    Joyous, if chaotic, creativity pervades the workshops of this art-education center and gallery for developmentally disabled adults. Several...Read More

  • 6. Food Chain mural

    Mission District | Public Art (Mural/Sculpture/Statue)

    Brian Barneclo's gigantic Food Chain is a retro, 1950s-style celebration of the city's many neighborhoods—and the food chain—complete with...Read More

  • 7. Galería de la Raza

    Mission District | Museum/Gallery

    San Francisco's premier showcase for contemporary Latino art, the gallery exhibits the works of mostly local artists. Events include readings...Read More

  • 8. Maestrapeace mural

    Mission District | Public Art (Mural/Sculpture/Statue)

    The towering mural that seems to enclose the Women's Building celebrates women around the world who work for peace. Created by seven main artists...Read More

  • 9. Mission Dolores

    Mission District | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Two churches stand side by side here, including the small adobe Mission San Francisco de Asís, which, along with the Presidio's Officers'...Read More

  • 10. Museum of Craft and Design

    Dogpatch | Museum/Gallery

    Right at home in this once-industrial neighborhood now bursting with creative energy, this small, four-room space—definitely a quick view—mounts...Read More

  • 11. Precita Eyes Mural Arts and Visitors Center

    Mission District | Information Center

    The muralists of this nonprofit arts organization design and create murals and lead guided walks of area murals. Tours start with a 45-minute...Read More

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