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Diego Rivera Mural

City College of San Francisco, Diego Rivera Theater, 50 Phelan Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94112
+1 415-239-3000
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Amazing Art

This was an interesting spot on the tour. We had stopped into the art school along the trek to... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
LifeisTooShort69
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
Fabulous Art

Inside Coit Tower, one of my favorites art works in SF, beautiful murals in honor of city life... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Thomas V
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Oakland, California
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City College of San Francisco, Diego Rivera Theater, 50 Phelan Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94112
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

This was an interesting spot on the tour. We had stopped into the art school along the trek to check the mural and History. First you walk through a small courtyard, then hang a left into the mural area. There was a story to the...More

Thank LifeisTooShort69
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Inside Coit Tower, one of my favorites art works in SF, beautiful murals in honor of city life during the 1930s. This is very historic and artistic.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

What a treat - it is out of the way from the tourist parts of San Francisco but if you are an Diego Rivera fan it is not to be missed & certainly worth the drive. Our student host was delightful, full of helpful information...More

1  Thank Janis H
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I'm posting photos of Diego Rivera's huge mural that's in the lobby of the Diego Rivera Theatre at City College San Francisco, which is the location listed for this sight. I don't know where the other pictures posted here come from. The Pan American Unity...More

Thank Terrafirma2125
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This is living history that had been stored and forgotten for years only to rise at City College of San Francisco. It's a must see

Thank Fred Q
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Hidden in the lobby of the Diego Rivera Theater on the campus of the City College of San Francisco is the huge, beautiful, fresco mural by Diego Rivera. It is vibrant with color despite having been painted 75 years ago. It is a 20 minute...More

Thank meeth628
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

A world treasure! Diego Rivera's last and largest work in the USA. Frescoes Bursting with color and life. A little tricky to locate, but well worth your time and effort! On the campus of City College. If you need help finding the building call 415.452.5188

Thank sallylasalada
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Rivera was perhaps the greatest Mexican muralist / painter of his time and his works are quite revealing commentary of the times, in this case the early 1940's reflection. Darn hard to find in City College a bit down the peninsula from the big sights...More

Thank David B L
Reviewed 12 September 2015

The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) is an exceptional place for modern and contemporary art lovers! The Diego Rivera Mural can be found here. without the monastic atmosphere of most of the museums. You can discover and enjoy works of art quietly, and get a...More

Thank Yann_-_Leonor
Reviewed 6 August 2015

I was excited to see Diego River mural. As a Mexican American myself, I enjoyed this painting. My Chinese wife didn’t understand the significance of Diego Rivera so she didn’t understand. When we returned to Beijing, I showed her some movies about him and then...More

Thank Daniel A
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