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.

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Chase Center Insider tour Meet & Sign up

July 25, Thursday | 7:30 - 10:30pm
Meet the Chase Center team and register for our upcoming private hard hat tour of the new Chase Center Arena. Learn about the city’s new $1.4 billion entertainment arena. *Tour date to be announced.

GoodPeople Social: Burner Beats, Party, Gear

July 24th, Wednesday | 9pm

With the burn taking place in a little over a month, join members in the BM community for some delicious beats, tasty treats, amazing stories, thoughtful advice, and even procure some essentials for the playa - from fabulous furs, accessories, jewelry, clothing & more.

Featured designers:
Jessica Hoff, Shuba Designs



“The Farewell” Member Screening

July 20th, Saturday | 3:05pm Showtime

Directed by Lulu Wang, starring Awkwafina.

Modernist is joining forces with Gold House to give The Farewell a #GoldOpen.

To learn more about Gold House, visit:

A funny, emotionally intricate and deeply moving tale of severed connections and renewed family ties. - Joe Morgenstern, WSJ


July Member Dinner

July 25th, Thursday | 7:00pm

Members, join us for an intimate culinary & social community experience at one of our upcoming member dinners.

Meet, share stories and great conversations with other members in the community. Find out more about our upcoming expansion plans and different membership options. *Potential members, please request an invite below.

Recent programming highlights:

NewGEn Forum Series: Venture Capital

May 2019

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Spring Fling: Dandy Wellington Live Jazz

April 2019

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Modernist at SF BALLET: The LIttle Mermaid

April 2019

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Now accepting private event inquiries for

August - Dec 2019