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OPENINGS & EVENTS [318]


selected dates: 8/11/14-any [clear]

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AUGUST 20TH
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jerome Witkin, Jean-Jacques Feuchère, Cornelis Galle I, Albrecht Dürer, Max Beckmann, Gustav Doré, Jacques Callot, Hendrick Goltzius: Sympathy for the Devil: Satan, Sin, and the Underworld

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Opening added 3 months ago


AUGUST 21ST
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Gorgeous Idea: Behind Closed Doors with Michael Stabile

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Artist talk added 2 months ago

What is so powerful about the erotic image? How does the erotic inspire, transform and politicize the viewer? From an ancient phallic sculpture and sexualized deities in Gorgeous to vintage physique photography and modern fetish websites, journalist and documentary filmmaker Michael Stabile will discuss the unique ability of the erotic to challenge cultural assumptions.   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Speaker Series: Artist Joe Brubaker and The Exquisite Gardeners

San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design    soma
2569 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
415.773.0303
http://www.sfmcd.com/
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Artist talk added 2 months ago

Join us for an interactive talk with artist Joe Brubaker and some members of his Exquisite Gardeners team. Brubaker has described the Exquisite Garden team experience as "similar to jazz, where we riff off of each other's energy and notions, and fold our individual creative licks into the larger whole of the installation." Brubaker and team will discuss the many facets of creative collaboration wi...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd John Martin, Tara Gill, Ari Salomon, Susan Hyde Green, Kirk Crippens: Open Show SF - Special Event

SFMOMA Artists Gallery    marina/presidio
Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Boulevard, Building A
San Francisco, CA 94123
415-441-4777
http://www.sfmoma.org/artistsgallery
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Other added 2 months ago

Open Show is a global movement of live events where the public can see compelling work and interact directly with photographers, filmmakers, and multimedia producers in high-profile spaces. This event details additional projects by each of the five artists whose works are part of the SFMOMA Artists Gallery exhibition How the Light Gets In. Just how the light "gets in" - the choice of camera, lens,...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd William Schwob, Ron Weil: Discovering Uncharted Territories

Vessel Gallery    east bay
471 25th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
510.893.8800
http://vessel-gallery.com
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Opening added 3 months ago


AUGUST 22ND
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Closing Reception for "Sculpture!" Exhibition

Richmond Art Center    east bay
2540 Barrett Ave.
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 620-6772
http://www.therac.org
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Closing added 3 months ago

Celebrate the work of the Pacific Rim Sculptors Group members during a special closing reception on Friday, August 22, 5 - 7 pm "Sculpture!" is a juried exhibition featuring works in a vast array of artistic styles and media. This reception is also your final opportunity to our Summer Exhibitions which feature the work of over 200 emerging and established Bay Area artists!   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Home: My San Francisco

The American Institute of Architects, San Francisco Chapter    union square/civic center
130 Sutter Street
San Francisco
415.362.7397
http://www.aiasf.org/
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Opening added 2 months ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Focus on Design: Alvin Lustig

The Contemporary Jewish Museum    soma
736 Mission Street, (between 3rd and 4th st.)
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.655.7800
http://thecjm.org
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Lecture added 2 months ago

Michael Carabetta, creative director of Chronicle Books, presents a short gallery talk about designer Alvin Lustig and his influence on contemporary book art. Lustig is featured in the exhibition Designing Home: Jews and Midcentury Modernism.   [more]


AUGUST 23RD
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Perspectives on Persian Art

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Lecture added 3 months ago

Explore the extraordinary traditions and world-wide influence of Persian art through this new four-part lecture series highlighting current research happening in the field. David Stronach, University of California at Berkeley professor emeritus of Near Eastern art and archaeology, kicks off the museum’s new Perspectives on Persian Art series with a lively talk about the influence of traditio...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Randy Dixon, Nancy Ivanhoe, Tressa Pack, erik parra, Dimitra Skandali: Make Space

Berkeley Art Center    east bay
1275 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 644-6893
http://www.berkeleyartcenter.org/
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Opening added 3 months ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Artist Portfolio Reviews

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)    peninsula/south bay
560 South First St.
San Jose, CA 95113
408.283.8155
http://www.sjica.org/
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Workshop added 4 months ago

Artist Portfolio Reviews are on Saturday, August 23rd Registration Begins July 15th at 10:00am *Must be an ICA Artist Member to participate. To learn how to become an ICA Artist Member click here: https://app.etapestry.com/hosted/SanJoseInstituteofContempo/Donation.html?page=membership A panel of curators, art dealers, educators, and professional artists will provide expert advice and insights in a 20-minute portfolio critique. The ICA’s annual Artist Portfol...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Edward Schocker & Dohee Lee, Kasia Krasnoplska & Qimmin Liu, MEI Collectiv: Water Storied

SOMArts Cultural Center    soma
934 Brannan @ 8th
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 552-1770
http://www.somarts.org/
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Performance added 2 months ago

The stories about water are fabled, mythological and legendary. It is our way of making sense of this mysterious substance and how we use it to express who we are and our cultures. Artists Edward Schocker and Dohee Lee present ‘Suijin,’ a collaborative piece combining sound, movement, storytelling and unique musical instruments, that explore personal connections to (and fears of) water: water...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jennie Ottinger: Postal Mortem Pledge Drive

Southern Exposure    mission
3030 20th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
415-863-2141
http://soex.org/index.html
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Other added 4 months ago

Continuing her project to honor and "save" the United States Postal Service, artist Jennie Ottinger teams up with the Wonderment Consortium to host the Postal Mortem Pledge Drive. During the event, various tables offer services and activities such as hand writing analysis, letter-writing coaching, the opportunity to send hate mail to Darrell Issa (anti-USPS California Congressman) and a place...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Closing Reception for 'Connect to Oakland'

Warehouse 416    east bay
416 26th St., between Telegraph & Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
+1 510.922.1653
http://warehouse416.com/
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Closing added 4 months ago

Say farewell to our presentation of our August show! All of the Artists are “connected to Oakland” in a variety of ways and many support local non-profit organizations. Below is a complete list of the contributing Artists, and their sponsors. Visit our website at www.warehouse416.com for information on the Non-profits they support. Come one last time to our August exhibit to discover...   [more]


AUGUST 24TH
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Korea Day

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Performance added 3 months ago

Enjoy the art and culture of Korea in this annual Hanguk-style (Korean-style) celebration! View the special exhibition Gorgeous, and experience provocative artworks through a variety of programs and presentations by Korean artists. Fuelled by the success of Korean dramas and K-pop music, interest in Korea continues to grow, encompassing other aspects of Korean culture, such as Hangul (Korean alph...   [more]


AUGUST 27TH
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd 'Cross Section: Recent Acquisitions' Closing Reception

Mills College Art Museum    other (outside main areas)
5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613
510.430.2164
http://mcam.mills.edu
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Closing added 4 months ago

Join MCAM for the closing reception of Cross Section: Recent Acquisitions. Light refreshments will be provided.   [more]



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