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1960s

1968

Billy Al Bengston has a solo exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art titled Motel Dracula.

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1970s

1974

Bruce Conner designs a poster for Anna Halprin‘s San Francisco Dancers’ Workshop. It is projected onto the wall of the rotunda of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) during a performance.

1976

Larry Bell is included in the group exhibition Painting and Sculpture in California: The Modern Era at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

1977

Carlos Almaraz is included in the group exhibition The Aesthetic of Graffiti at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

1978

Lynn Hershman Leeson invites Motion to be a part of her Global Space Phase Invasion II project through the Floating Museum at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, out of which comes Judith Barry’s Kaleidoscope performance and subsequent video.

1979

Judy Chicago debuts The Dinner Party in March at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) and travels to Chicago in December 1981.

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2010s

2017

Judy Chicago creates Be No More, a dry-ice installation, at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art as part of their new building’s opening celebrations.

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