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Press Releases

Mark di Suvero sculpture
December 12, 2012
Next spring (May 2013-May 2014), the SFMOMA in partnership with the National Park Service and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy will present a major outdoor exhibition of sculptor Mark di Suvero’s works near the Golden Gate Bridge.
August 28, 2012
With the holiday season just around the corner, bring your gift giving closer to the places we all love—our national parks and landmarks—by shopping locally.
Battery East Vista, Golden Gate Bridge
August 7, 2012
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy announced a $1 million grant from The Tiffany & Co. Foundation to revitalize the vicinity of the historic Battery East in the Presidio.
Fireworks Over the Golden Gate Bridge
May 16, 2012
Marking the official 75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge, tens of thousands of participants are expected at the Golden Gate Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2012.
The outside of Lands End Lookout at sunset
April 28, 2012
The new 4,150 square foot “green” visitor center sits directly above the former Sutro Baths at the northwest edge of the City, and features a museum store, café, and educational and interpretive exhibits highlighting the natural landscape and cultural history of this remarkable site.

Press Coverage

NBC Bay Area

A plastic whale is attempting to demonstrate the magnitude of plastic pollution in the Earth’s oceans to Bay Area residents. Made entirely out of plastic waste, the 82-foot-long blue whale is on display at Crissy Field in San Francisco.

Los Angeles Times

The 82-foot-long blue whale is an art installation recently put on display at Crissy Field in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and stands as a symbol of the danger discarded plastics pose to marine life and the health of oceans.

KTVU

A life-sized blue whale,on display at Crissy Field in San Francisco, seeks to make a big statement about ocean pollution. 

The Associated Press

An 82-foot art installation is on display at Crissy Field to raise awareness of single-use plastic and ocean pollution. Sponsored by the aquarium in partnership with the National Park Service and the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy.

SF Gate

An 82-foot-long sculpture of a blue whale was revealed at Crissy Field on Oct. 12, 2018. The art installation, commissioned by the Monterey Bay Aquarium, was meant to draw attention to the problem of plastic pollution in the ocean.