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AUGUST 21ST, 2014
Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b 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
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Other added about 2 years 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]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b William Schwob, Ron Weil: Discovering Uncharted Territories

Vessel Gallery    east bay
471 25th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Opening added about 2 years ago

AUGUST 22ND, 2014
Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Closing Reception for "Sculpture!" Exhibition

Richmond Art Center    east bay
2540 Barrett Ave.
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 620-6772
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Closing added about 2 years 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]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Home: My San Francisco

The American Institute of Architects, San Francisco Chapter    union square/civic center
130 Sutter Street
San Francisco
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Opening added about 2 years ago

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Focus on Design: Alvin Lustig

The Contemporary Jewish Museum    soma
736 Mission Street, (between 3rd and 4th st.)
San Francisco, CA 94103
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Lecture added about 2 years 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, 2014
Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Perspectives on Persian Art

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Lecture added about 2 years 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]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b 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
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Opening added about 2 years ago

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Artist Portfolio Reviews

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)    peninsula/south bay
560 South First Street
San Jose, CA 95113
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Workshop added over 2 years 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: 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]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b 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
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Performance added about 2 years 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]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jennie Ottinger: Postal Mortem Pledge Drive

Southern Exposure    mission
3030 20th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Other added over 2 years 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]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Closing Reception for 'Connect to Oakland'

Warehouse 416    east bay
416 26th St., between Telegraph & Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
+1 510.922.1653
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Closing added over 2 years 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 for information on the Non-profits they support. Come one last time to our August exhibit to discover...   [more]

AUGUST 24TH, 2014
Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Korea Day

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Performance added about 2 years 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, 2014
Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b 'Cross Section: Recent Acquisitions' Closing Reception

Mills College Art Museum    other (outside main areas)
5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Closing added over 2 years ago

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

AUGUST 28TH, 2014
Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jung Ran Bae: Breathe with Jung Ran Bae

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Performance added about 2 years ago

How do you fill an empty space with a sensory experience? Artist Jung Ran Bae takes this question as a source of inspiration to create an experience where touch, sight and sound help to shift perceptions of Samsung Hall, on the second floor, into a more sensual and sensorial space.   [more]

AUGUST 29TH, 2014
Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Alexander Cheves: Closing Sidewalk Chat

San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery (Window Site)    union square/civic center
155 Grove St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Closing added about 2 years ago

Join us for the closing sidewalk gathering of I wouldn't have called anyhow, and installation by Alexander Cheves. Cheves’s installation engenders a sense of foreboding as a pair of rounded sculptures tries to make their way through the space where lankly, saw-toothed objects and their prominent shadows dominate the terrain. No resolution is implied. It is merely a snapshot of a moment inviting...   [more]

AUGUST 30TH, 2014
Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Japanese Tea

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Performance added about 2 years ago

Enjoy the museum's collections and drink a bowl of whisked green tea with traditional Japanese sweets while learning about the art of seasonality and display from local tea school Chado Urasenke Tankokai San Francisco Association. Seating is limited and first come, first served. Tea Room, second floor, Japan Gallery   [more]

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