Gallery: Snøhetta-Designed SFMOMA Expansion Breaks Ground Today

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will hold an official groundbreaking ceremony today for a much-anticipated 10-story addition designed by Snøhetta. On Sunday, June 2nd, the museum will close its doors, and it won't reopen until the expansion is completed in 2016. The new building will more than double SFMOMA's exhibition space, and it will complement the museum's existing Mario Botta-designed facility. Saying goodbye to SFMOMA for three years will be difficult for Bay Area residents, but when it reopens in early 2016, the museum will likely be bigger and better than ever.

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