SFMOMA and Google Partner to Give Bay Area Families Greater Access to Art Education


SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) announces a partnership with Bay Area–based technology company Google that will advance both institutions’ shared vision to spur creativity and broaden access to art education for young children as a key step toward encouraging innovation and building museum audiences for the future. Google will provide support to SFMOMA’s existing family outreach by sponsoring programming such as kid-friendly activities every Sunday (rather than semi-monthly) starting in July 2011 and Google Family Day on July 17, when families will be able to visit SFMOMA free of charge. Additionally, SFMOMA will host an exhibition from May 20 through July 19, 2011, in the museum’s Koret Visitor Education Center, featuring drawings by the regional finalists in Google’s annual “Doodle 4 Google” student design competition. Doodle 4 Google invites students across