Cushion Works
3320 18th Street
San Francisco, CA

Cushion Works is an exhibition space in San Francisco’s Mission District dedicated to the Genuine Article. It was founded in 2017 by curator and writer Jordan Stein.

Open Fridays & Saturdays 12–5pm and by appointment.

Cushion Works is wheelchair accessible, though its bathrooms are not. Cushion Works acknowledges that it occupies traditional land of the Ohlone peoples. Forever free unless otherwise noted.

Subscribe to our newsletter. For more information, or to reserve a special appointment, email For an overview of the project, please consult Theadora Walsh’s Lost & Found from 2023.

While most exhibitions are organized in-house, Cushion Works is lucky to have worked with the following guest curators: Ivan Muñiz Reed, Jeffrey Fraenkel, Nick Irvin, Connie Lewallen, Nancy Lim, Keith Wilson, Sampada Aranke, Zully Adler, and Dan Nadel.

Logo fashioned by M.T. Giddings.