SFMOMA Nears $610 Million Fundraising Goal

  • June 23, 2014 22:47

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Henri Matisse, La Conversation (The Conversation), 1938; oil on canvas, 18 3/8 in. x 21 3/4 in. (46.67 cm x 55.25 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Bequest of Mr. James D. Zellerbach; © Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

The biggest museum fundraising campaign in San Francisco history is nearing its $610 million goal two years before the opening of a new wing that will more than double the space for artworks by Andy Warhol,Mark Rothko and David Hockney.

About $570 million, or 94 percent, has been raised by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art for its 235,000-square-foot (21,800-square-meter) expansion and to add $245 million to the museum’s endowment. The $305 million wing designed by the Snohetta architecture firm is rising behind SFMOMA’s current home, opened two decades ago in the technology-heavy South of Market area, or SOMA.

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