Scandalous Murals of Rincon Center

Neighborhood: Downtown/ Embarcadero


Thirty years later, the murals faced demolition again. Protesting even louder, fans succeeded in preserving this example of Social Realism depicting San Francisco’s history. Explore a collection of art that shocked, challenged and enthralled 1950s America. It’s an exclusive walk through a hidden gem, featuring the egregious details of the panic these murals once incited. Join us and examine a truly one-of-a-kind retelling of the city’s history.

Next Tours

  • Saturday, February 11 at 1:00 pm given by Nancy YuSign Up
  • Tuesday, February 14 at 10:00 am given by Leslie FinlevSign Up
  • Saturday, February 25 at 1:00 pm given by Bernard CoulieSign Up
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This tour is indoors.

Tour Length: Approximately 1 hour

Due to the San Francisco Mask mandate, masks are required when going into buildings.  Properties may also require proof of vaccination.




Meet inside the Rincon Center historic lobby, east end, near Mission & Steuart Sts. Public transit: MUNI lines F, 2, 14, 21. BART/MUNI Metro: Embarcadero station.


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Please note: Private groups tours required for groups of 8 or more.