LGBTQ Family Day


Date/Time: Sunday, Jul 28 | 11am–3pm
Admission: Free with Museum admission; Youth 18 and under always free
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About the Program

Celebrate the CJM’s third annual LGBTQ Family Day: A Day for Families, Friends, and Allies. Picnic and play with old friends and new, join our contemporary family parade led by the SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, explore the artwork in Beyond Belief: 100 Years of the Spiritual in Art, and create a Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg inspired family portrait.

The CJM is proud to co-present LGBTQ Family Day with our Community Partners: Camp Tawonga, Congregation Sha’ar Zahav, Keshet, Our Family Coalition, and the SF LGBT Center.

Community Room | 11am–3pm
Join us in Goldman Hall to build your own community by creating your own colorful flags, enjoy games, books and music, and meet and learn about the resources and offerings from Community Partners Camp Tawonga, Congregation Sha’ar Zahav, Keshet, Our Family Coalition, and the SF LGBT Center.

Outdoor Picnic and Games | 12–1:30pm       
Schmooze and nosh in Jessie Square with old friends and new as you eat lunch and build participatory nature sculptures with Bay Area environmental artist Zach Pine. Bring your own food, or pick up something tasty at Wise Sons Deli, the Museum's new café.

Beat-Inspired Family Portrait | 12–3pm    
Create your own Beat-inspired family portrait and add your image to our digital community mural.

Family Gallery Tour | 12:30pm–1:15pm
Explore modern artists’ use of color, line, and shape with a special tour filled with hands on activities in the exhibition Beyond Belief.

Contemporary Family Musical Parade & Performance| 1:30–2:15pm      
Celebrate your family by joining a contemporary family parade with Bay Area musical treasures the SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band.



Lead support for Family Programs at the Contemporary Jewish Museum is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Presenting partners include The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation and Target. Major support comes from Bank of America. Additional support is provided by Valerie and Norman Snart, in honor of Waldo and Helen Blumberg.



736 Mission Street (btwn. 3rd and 4th Streets), San Francisco, CA 94103 | Hours: Daily 11am–5pm, Thursdays 11am–8pm, Closed Wednesdays | 415.655.7800 |