An event about hard science and serious fun led by artist Randy Colosky
S.A.S.A. (The Sentient Armchair Scientist Association) presents Lift Off!!! – an event for rocket builders, aficionados and theorists. Together we’ll construct rockets from plastic water bottles and cardboard fueled by baking soda and vinegar. Like the great space exploration agencies before us, we will briefly dis...
Join Sarah Handler, an authority on Chinese furniture and architecture in relation to the other arts, for an exploration of the elegant interiors and furnishings represented in meirenpaintings. Among other topics, she discusses the bizarrely shaped gnarled-wood seats, tables, and other furnishings that express aspects of the Chinese aesthetic imagination that have persisted for more than two thousan...
Pacific FIlm Archive Theater
Peter Hutton’s meditative, silent portraits of place “offer lessons in the art of seeing and fashioning images that make you wonder how anyone could produce something simultaneously so humble and so astounding." (Tom Gunning) This selection of four films from the 1990s takes us from the Hudson River Valley to the cities of New York and Lodz. With ins...
Kadist Art Foundation
2401 Folsom St. (Entrance at 3295 20th Street)
San Francisco, California 94110
+1 415 738 8668 http://www.kadist.org/en
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
added 5 months ago
Cocktails at 6pm, event at 7pm
Co-presented with Headlands Center for the Arts , artist, curator, writer, and editor Julie Ault talks about her recent book (FC) Two Cabins by James Benning. In 2008 filmmaker Benning built replicas of two iconic American cabins in a remote region of the High Sierras—Henry David Thoreau’s hut from Walden Pond and the one-room plywood shack built and i...
San Jose Museum of Art
110 South Market St.
San Jose, CA 95113
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
added 4 months ago
November 6, 2013
12–1 PMFree with Museum admission
How do current design trends relate to the seemingly simple objects in the exhibition Hidden Heroes? Find out with Scott Doorley, creative director of the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California—aka “the d. school.” Doorley, co-author of Make Space: How to Set the Stage for Crea...
Cantor Arts Center
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
added 6 months ago
This performance is staged in galleries throughout the Cantor and presents work developed in a fall 2013 course taught by Aleta Hayes, lecturer in the dance division of Theater and Performance Studies at Stanford University. The performance also draws from the exhibition Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video.
Fouladi Projects is excited to host Project Color Corps first annual fundraising event - Art for HUEmanity. This one night event features artwork for auction from nearly 100 artists – working in a range of mediums from painting, photography, ceramics and mixed media - exploring the power of color as catalyst. Twenty-five of the featured artists are represented at Fouladi Projects, i...