55 Music Concourse Dr.
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco CA
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11:00 am – 5:00 pm
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Please note: The Academy will be closing at 3:00 pm on 10/24 (final entry at 2:00 pm). We apologize for any inconvenience.

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New Year's Resolutions

it suck
— Posted by hi on April 14th, 2010 at 09:04 PM

it suck
— Posted by hi on April 14th, 2010 at 09:04 PM

I will change my art practice to one that only uses biodegradable materials.
— Posted by Gravitania on March 13th, 2009 at 02:03 PM

I am shopping at vintage stores, using cloth bags, buying only locally grown fruits and vegetables, NOT shopping at Wal-Mart.
— Posted by madmadden on February 15th, 2009 at 10:02 AM

Devote volunteer time in helping non-profit's continue their organizational missions during the worst economic crisis.
— Posted by Moua on February 13th, 2009 at 10:02 PM

Devote volunteer time in helping non-profit's continue their organizational missions during the worst economic crisis.
— Posted by Moua on February 13th, 2009 at 10:02 PM

Say, "No Thank" to plastic bags at the store, carry my own tupperware for restaurant leftovers, choose a fork over disposable chopsticks, and to wrap my presents without any paper! #green09
— Posted by Rebecca Lee on February 1st, 2009 at 03:02 PM

GlobeProtect.net MacroDynamic™ water treatment technology for solving water, waste, and CO2 problems http://www.slideshare.net/GrokOurWorlds/globeprotectnet-macrodynamics-water-treatment-technology-for-solving-water-waste-and-co2-problems-presentation
— Posted by John Deneen on January 25th, 2009 at 02:01 AM

lets plant a sapling every month in our open areas..if possible n stop using plastics please...
— Posted by eliza on January 19th, 2009 at 02:01 AM

The BEST and most certain way for anyone or any organization to go (#green09)"green" or is to go VEGETARIAN. So many studies have proven how the [dead animal] AKA the "meat" industry uses/wastes so many natural resources and pollutes the environment. Why
— Posted by Denise on January 11th, 2009 at 04:01 PM

— Posted by DORO LAURILA on January 9th, 2009 at 12:01 PM

1) Keep my reusable bags in the car 2) use public transportation or ride my bicycle when possible 3) buy more sweaters during the cold weather and use less heat 4) support local businesses
— Posted by Ria M. on January 8th, 2009 at 10:01 PM

I'll avoid driving my car whenever possible. I'll avoid driving in the GGPark to cut through it illegally. I'll avoid parking in that giant parking fiasco in the GGPark.
— Posted by Roy Crisman on January 8th, 2009 at 05:01 AM

I resolve not to drive. Most especially, I resolve not to drive in Golden Gate Park, thereby not exposing pedestrians, picnickers and museum-goers to tailpipe emissions and not putting their lives at risk from a two-ton piece of steel accelerating over t
— Posted by Michael Treece on January 7th, 2009 at 08:01 AM

ride my bike everywhere including to the park, even though they built an 800 car garage that invites people to drive more.
— Posted by rob b on January 6th, 2009 at 04:01 PM

Walk or bike to complete errands that are less than a 6 mile round trip on weekends, groceries, bank etc.
— Posted by Angeica Z. on January 6th, 2009 at 01:01 PM

I resolve not to drive to the Academy to park in their "LEED Certified" parking garage.
— Posted by Jon Winston on January 6th, 2009 at 01:01 PM

Vigilantly unsubscribe from mail order catalogs.
— Posted by Laurie on January 6th, 2009 at 10:01 AM

No more shaving in the shower!
— Posted by Jonathan on January 5th, 2009 at 08:01 PM

Turn off the hot water heater in my house from May thru October and take cold showers
— Posted by Bobber on January 3rd, 2009 at 09:01 AM

Please CalAcademy, you have done such a good job with designing a green building. Match that commitment by selling green products in your store. I was appalled at the junk and trinkets for sale to children that will likely end up as landfill. Most everyth
— Posted by on January 2nd, 2009 at 10:01 AM

Begin re-purposing 9000 sq ft horse corral to native garden/wildlife habitat. Plant trees, native wildflower meadow, compost station in racoon-proof barn, & raised beds for vegies.
— Posted by Anna on January 2nd, 2009 at 09:01 AM

I resolve to wear burlap throwaway underwear, therby significantly reducing my wash loads
— Posted by Kati J. Auxier on January 1st, 2009 at 04:01 PM

I prefer to use the word "Intention" rather than resolution, as it seems to keep me moving forward. Last week I purchased a new Energy Star refrigerator that is going to cost only $41 a year to operate ( my old one was from 1991 and I know it cost a lot m
— Posted by Susan Miller on January 1st, 2009 at 12:01 PM

— Posted by BETTE AND JIM DALRYMPLE on January 1st, 2009 at 12:01 PM

To eliminate all paper mailings from my banks, insurance companies, and other bills. I just completed this resolution by contacting every company and requesting to ONLY receive electronic statements.
— Posted by Gary S. on January 1st, 2009 at 12:01 PM

Make a chicken pin and feed them off the scraps from the Acadamy Cafe! (of course the moss room too) allow children to feed them.
— Posted by Ky Faubion on January 1st, 2009 at 10:01 AM

Cook more vegetarian meals with organic produce
— Posted by Jenn on December 29th, 2008 at 02:12 PM

Refuse ridiculous offers of plastic bottled water since it takes about 2 oz of oil to produce and deliver a single bottle and San Francisco has the best tap water in the world - straight from Yosemite!
— Posted by Pete on December 23rd, 2008 at 11:12 AM

Cancel delivery of the daily newspaper.
— Posted by Jon on December 21st, 2008 at 09:12 PM

Drink more water and less soda.
— Posted by Nick on December 20th, 2008 at 10:12 AM

Walk more and drive less.
— Posted by Andy on December 19th, 2008 at 05:12 PM

Drive a hybrid.
— Posted by Kathi on December 19th, 2008 at 05:12 PM

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