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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Geoffrey Farmer: Geoffrey Farmer: Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series

San Francisco Art Institute    financial district/wharf
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco , CA 94133
415 749 4500
http://www.sfai.edu
October 4th 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Lecture added 1 day ago

Vancouver-based artist Geoffrey Farmer’s elaborately layered installations have taken inspiration from sources as various as Life magazine, Walt Whitman, and Frank Zappa. Returning to SFAI for the first time since attending in the early 1990s, Farmer is currently preparing to represent Canada in the 2017 Venice Biennale. Farmer's recent tour de force Leaves of Grass (2012), a major installation wh...   [more]

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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b 22nd Annual Days of the Dead Community Celebration

Oakland Museum of California    east bay
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA 94607
510-318-8400
http://www.museumca.org/
October 16th 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Other added 2 days ago

Join us as OMCA comes alive for the 22nd annual community celebration honoring Days of the Dead traditions. Craft activities, tasty food, dance and music groups, colorful ofrendas, and ceremonia bring the community together for this healing tradition. Watch demonstrations of traditional Mesoamerican arts and cooking, and browse Days of the Dead merchandise by local artisans for your home altar at...   [more]

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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b 3rd Annual Indian Market at Oakland Museum of California

Oakland Museum of California    east bay
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA 94607
510-318-8400
http://www.museumca.org/
November 4th 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Other added 2 days ago

Nov. 4 from 3 to 9 pm; Nov. 5 from 10 am - 4 pm OMCA will host the third annual Indian Market at Oakland Museum of California on Friday, November 4 from 3 to 9 pm and Saturday, November 5 from 10 am to 4 pm. One of the only Indian markets of its kind in California, the event features more than 20 local artists and artisans, including items such as traditional hand-woven baskets, ceramic houseware...   [more]

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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Friday Nights at the de Young: A Night of Sensations

de Young Museum    haight/gg park
Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118
415-750-3600
http://deyoung.famsf.org/
September 30th 5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Performance added 2 days ago

Are you free Friday Night? We are.Kick-start your weekend with free general admission, live music, art-making, cocktails, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures and exhibition tours, all in the name of art.Join us on Friday, September 30th, for the 6th Annual Tiara Sensation Pageant, where contestants show their artistic talents to woo the audience and persuade the judges to crown one of the...   [more]

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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture

Oakland Museum of California    east bay
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA 94607
510-318-8400
http://www.museumca.org/
December 22nd - April 2nd, 2017
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A fashion staple and cultural icon, sneakers are worn by millions of people and seem to transcend generations and socioeconomic status. Explore the significance, complex design history, and evolution of these shoes in Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture, the first exhibition of its kind in the United States, opening at the Oakland Museum of California in December 2016. View more tha...   [more]

Opening: December 22nd   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b All Power to the People: Black Panthers at 50

Oakland Museum of California    east bay
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA 94607
510-318-8400
http://www.museumca.org/
October 8th - February 12th, 2017
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Social movement, political party, cultural influencer, government target, and Oakland-born—there are many ways to feel about the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, founded in October 1966. As the Black Panther Party celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, visit the exhibition All Power to the People for a contemporary view on the legacy of this visionary group, told from multiple pers...   [more]

Opening: October 8th   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Warriors Pride, Oakland Pride

Oakland Museum of California    east bay
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA 94607
510-318-8400
http://www.museumca.org/
June 17th - October 30th
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"This installation is the perfect opportunity to explore the many different ways in which Oaklanders take pride in this city and legendary team.” —Associate Curator, Contemporary History and Trends Suzanne Fischer Relive all the energy and excitement. Celebrate the Golden State Warriors’ 2015 NBA Championship and 2015-16 record-breaking season with 73 wins in Warriors...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Alex Frantz Ghassan, Fantastic Negrito, Julie Plasencia, Michael Wertz, Querido Galdo, Angie Wilson: Oakland, I want you to know...

Oakland Museum of California    east bay
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA 94607
510-318-8400
http://www.museumca.org/
July 23rd - October 30th
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"This exhibition is a microcosm of the conversation about gentrification that’s going on in Oakland and the Bay Area… It amplifies those voices through art and provides another way to enter this complex conversation.” —Artist Chris Treggiari What does home mean to you? For people in West Oakland, and all over this city, the answers to this question are extraordinarily...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Urs Fischer: Mind Moves

Gagosian Gallery - San Francisco    soma
657 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
415.546.3990
http://www.gagosian.com/
October 21st - December 23rd
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Opening: October 21st   5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Kathy Aoki: Artist in Conversation: The Rise and Fall of Hello Kitty Monument

Berkeley Art Center    east bay
1275 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 644-6893
http://www.berkeleyartcenter.org/
November 3rd 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Artist talk added 3 days ago

Kathy Aoki will present her talk The Rise and Fall of Hello Kitty Monument describing the faux historical context of the work on view in the gallery. Aoki has developed a humorous performance persona as Curator of this "collection" in order to lend ironic academic airs to the presentation.   [more]

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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Kathy Aoki: BAC Agility Projects presents: Formidable Fragments: Breaking Down the Cult of Cute

Berkeley Art Center    east bay
1275 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 644-6893
http://www.berkeleyartcenter.org/
October 8th - November 20th
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For this solo exhibition Kathy Aoki will create an installation that addresses the worldwide obsession with Hello Kitty and other “super cute” commercial ventures that have dominated the market targeting young girls. For the Berkeley Art Center, Aoki will create a museum space devoted to the fictitious Hello Kitty Monument with large scale artifacts, an interactive map, and both audio...   [more]

Opening: October 8th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Group Show: Mills Train (An Event Accompanying Root Connection: 20 Years of the Patti Smith Collection)

Mills College Art Museum    other (outside main areas)
5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613
510.430.2164
http://mcam.mills.edu
October 12th 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Performance added 6 days ago

In collaboration with the Mills College Book Art, English, Music, and Dance departments, Slide Space 123, and the F. W. Olin Library, MCAM will host a creative open-house featuring an eclectic schedule of events including musical printing presses, a Walking Magazine, intimate sound installation among rare books, experimental performance, and avant-garde poetry reading.   [more]

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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Cody Hoyt, Alexander Kori Girard: CODY HOYT + ALEXANDER KORI GIRARD | OCTOBER 22

Johansson Projects    east bay
2300 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94612
510.444.9140
http://johanssonprojects.com/
October 22nd - January 7th, 2017
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In Cody Hoyt and Alexander Kori Girard’s upcoming show at Johansson Projects, patterned forms and organic geometries come together in an unique exploration of functional permanence and mystic communication. Cody Hoyt’s ceramics are rigorously drawn, curiously angular, and intricately patterned, creating brutalist organic “vessels” that question the need for function over form...   [more]

Opening: October 22nd   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Korea day

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
September 25th 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Performance added 7 days ago

Celebrate the breadth and depth — and joy! — of Korean arts and culture during the Asian Art Museum’s 8th annual Korea Day. On Sunday, Sept. 25 from 10:30 AM to 4 PM museum admission as well as a day-long roster of programs will be FREE courtesy of Korea Foundation. Korea Day offers a variety of performances and gallery talks, art and craft activities, and food tastings inspired...   [more]

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