Fort Mason Center is devoted to events, programs and organizations that support and reflect culture of San Francisco. Resident organizations on site include the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Artists Gallery, Blue Bear School of Music, City College of San Francisco Art Campus, Long Now Museum and Gallery, Greens restaurant, Friends of the Library Book Bay, Magic Theatre, BATS Improv, San Francisco Children's Art Center and Museo ItaloAmericano. The Outdoor Exploratorium is located on the Fort Mason Center campus as well as along the northern path on Upper Fort Mason.
Fort Mason Center hosts 15.000 events and 1.5 million visitors annually. Events range from classes to help students prepare for SSAT exams, the 2008 YouTube Live and a Twitter gathering in April 2010.