Founded in 2015, Modernist is a Members’ club with a mission to build an amazing life-long community in San Francisco and around the world. 


On regular days, you can unwind, savor cocktails crafted by award-winning mixologist, sip on rare whiskies, and enjoy masterful Japanese dining experience.

Then there are those thought-provoking nights meant to push boundaries and set new frontiers.


Located in the heart of financial district and Embarcadero waterfront, Modernist Clubhouse is a place for members to relax, entertain, and indulge.

Masterful culinary experience

Akiko’s Inside the Modernist

Private Dinner experience presented by Akiko‘s, most recently voted one of the 31 best sushi restaurants in America.

Led by Chef Chris Massad, 2nd place winner in Washoku World Challenge.


Modernist master series:

An evening with prima ballerina yuan yuan tan

2/21 Thursday, 6:00pm

Join us Thursday evening, meet Yuan Yuan Tan, Principal Dancer of San Francisco Ballet and Guest Principal of Hong Kong Ballet.

A charismatic, graceful, modern day ballerina, Yuan Yuan Tan has been an inspiration for so many. Recently, she was the recipient of SF Mayor's Art Award, featured in Chelsea Clinton's "She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History" and had a barbie doll created after her.

Learn about her journey on becoming the world's top ballerina, the challenges and rewarding moments behind the curtains, and hear more about her upcoming program as the lead in The Little Mermaid (April 19 - 28).

*By invitation only


valentine’s Dinner Art Experience

With Essinova & Moet Chandon

2/14 Thursday, 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Start the night with Moet Chandon champagne paired with chocolate, indulge in Chef's special prix fixe dinner, followed by a guided couple's drawing workshop. Experience a unique Valentine's, take home fun memories and a framed art work by you and your partner!

Prix Fixe Dinner: $95++ per person
Partner Art Workshop: $30 per couple

A fun method that has proven to improve relationships - Workshop will be led by BeiBei Song - Founder of Essinova, executive coach at Stanford GSB, co-hosted by member Karl Ulrich - Vice Dean, Entrepreneurship & Innovation at The Wharton School.

Recent events:


Modernist master series: With member Mark Bright, co-founder & Head Sommelier of Saison

1/23 Wednesday, 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Lunar New Year Cocktail Flights

2/ 5 - 2/9 Tuesday - Saturday



Now accepting private event inquiries for

March - May 2019