San Francisco's Highlight Gallery is located in the heart of downtown San Francisco, so it's no hassle to drop by to check out their latest innovative exhibition. The Highlight has hosted one of our favorite photomontage shoes, "(dis)location" by Filip Dujardin, and dozens of other hot up-and-comers from around the world. The museum curator lets the artists, photographers and sculptors take the reigns and totally arrange the gallery space to their liking, be it painting walls or going right through them. The space and collections inside are the perfect size for a pitstop and dose of afternoon inspiration.
Thankfully, downtown San Francisco offers plenty of parking either on the street or in garages for a relatively low rates. While you have the spot, this is your chance to check out the busiest part of San Francisco. Stop by Union Square to take a break and visit the latest painted heart—a series of sculptural hearts each painted by an individual artist, auctioned for charity and replaced by a new painted heart.