Monday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.; Thursday, 1–8 p.m.;
Fri.–Sun., 11 a.m.–5 p.m. through March 12
151 Third St.
Comprising 80 colorful paintings and sculptures, this exhibition spans the career of one of S.F.’s most important local heroes. Deeply embedded in the Bay Area art scene, Joan Brown drew inspiration from many sources to create works that merge autobiography, fantasy, and whimsy, with weightier metaphysical and spiritual themes. Free (first Thursdays)–$25, 415-357-4000, sfmoma.org