Contact

Museum Studies Program

Prof. Edward M. Luby, Program Director

E-mail: museumst@sfsu.edu
Phone: (415) 338-2176
Fax: (415) 338-6537

Hours: On Leave Fall 2018; Acting Director for Fall 2018 is Prof. Lissette Jimenez

NEW! Prospect Visits Available

We welcome visits from prospective applicants to the MA Program for an informational tour in our teaching lab, the Global Museum! Admission is free, and we prefer at least a two week window of the date/s and time slot you'd like to request, so that we can arrange adequate staff. Prospect tours are 45-minutes long, and scheduled on Wednesdays at 11am and 12pm, or Fridays at 12pm, for up to 15 people maximum per slot, first come, first serve. Other days may be requested by appointment and dependent on staff availability.

Email Museum Studies Program Staff to request an informational tour! Requests will be reviewed by a Program Staff Member, who will then contact you within 4-5 business days to finalize your tour date.

Global Museum RSO

Paige Bardolph, Museum Director

E-mail: globalmuseum@sfsu.edu
Phone: (415) 338-6508
Fax: (415) 338-6537

Museum Hours of Operation During Academic Year (September-May): 11am-4pm, Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday; and by appointment, Friday

To Request a Field Trip to the Global Museum

We welcome visits from SF State and other University classes, local K-12 schools, and other groups! Admission is free, and we prefer at least a two-week window of the date/s and time slot you'd like to request, so that we can arrange adequate staff. Visits are first come, first serve, and scheduled on Wednesdays in one-hour slots between 10am-5pm; and on Tuesdays/Thursdays/Fridays by appointment.

Email Global Museum Staff to set up your field trip reservation! Requests will be reviewed by a GM Staff Member, who will then contact you within 4-5 business days to finalize your booking.

Mailing Address

Museum Studies Program/Global Museum RSO
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
Fine Arts Building, Room 293
San Francisco, CA 94132

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Transportation and Parking

San Francisco State University is readily accessible by public transportation from all parts of the Bay Area.

For general information, please visit the SF State Parking and Transportation website.

Getting here

By car

From Highway 280 south, take the Route 82 (SR 82) north, exit toward California State Route 1 (SR 1)/San Jose Avenue/Mission Street. Merge onto San Jose Avenue. Turn right onto Sagamore Street and continue onto Brotherhood Way. Exit right onto Junipero Serra Boulevard. Turn left on Holloway Avenue. Proceed west, past the Library. The Fine Arts Building can be accessed by pedestrians by taking the ramp at the northwest corner of Holloway Avenue and Arellano Avenue. Proceed north past the Creative Arts Building. The Fine Arts Building is straight ahead.

From Interstate 280 (I-280) north, keep left to continue onto California State Route 1 (SR 1)/Junipero Serra Boulevard. Turn left on Holloway Avenue. Proceed west, past the Creative Arts Building. Proceed west, past the Library. The Creative Arts Building is on the north side of the street.

From points in San Francisco take 19th Avenue south. Turn right on Holloway Avenue. Proceed west, past the Library. The Fine Arts Building can be accessed by pedestrians by taking the ramp at the northwest corner of Holloway Avenue and Arellano Avenue. Proceed north past the Creative Arts Building. The Fine Arts Building is straight ahead.

By transit

  • BART: to Daly City, then MUNI 28 bus to SF State.
  • SF MUNI: M, 28, 29, 18 or 57 to SF State.

From 19th Avenue, turn right to proceed west into campus. Pass the Administration Building, HSS Building, Library and Cesar Chavez Student Center. The Fine Arts Building is straight ahead.

By bike

Holloway Avenue or Lake Merced Boulevard are bike-friendly routes. Bike parking is available on Tapia Drive and along 19th Avenue.

To reach the bike parking on Tapia Drive from Holloway Avenue, proceed west, past the Library and Creative Arts Building. Turn right on Tapia Drive. The bike racks are located at the end of the first block, in front of the west side of the Creative Arts Building. The Fine Arts Building is just to the northeast of the bike racks and Creative Arts Building.

To reach the bike parking on Tapia Drive from southbound Lake Merced Boulevard, turn left on Font Boulevard. Proceed east on Font Boulevard past Mary Ward Hall, Mary Park Hall and the Village at Centennial Square. Veer left at Holloway Avenue. Make a U-turn at Holloway Avenue and Arellano Avenue. Turn right on Tapia Drive. The bike racks are located at the end of the first block, in front of the west side of the Creative Arts Building. The Fine Arts Building is just to the northeast of the bike racks and Creative Arts Building.

To reach the bike parking on Tapia Drive from northbound Lake Merced Boulevard, turn right on Font Boulevard. Proceed east on Font Boulevard past Mary Ward Hall, Mary Park Hall and the Village at Centennial Square. Veer left at Holloway Avenue. Make a U-turn at Holloway Avenue and Arellano Avenue. Turn right on Tapia Drive. The bike racks are located at the end of the first block, in front of the west side of the Creative Arts Building. The Fine Arts Building is just to the northeast of the bike racks and Creative Arts Building.