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OPENINGS & EVENTS [28]

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DECEMBER 19TH
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Todd Lanam: Finissage & Holiday Reception

Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art    union square/civic center
1 Sutter Street, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94104
415-369-9404
http://www.wolfecontemporary.com
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Closing added 7 days ago

Please join Wolfe Contemporary for some holiday cheer as we bid farewell to "Back to Isla Vista," a suite of new oil paintings by San Francisco Bay Area-based Todd Lanam in his second solo exhibition at the gallery. With "Back to Isla Vista," Lanam continues to explore the process of painting as it relates to the cognitive process of memory formation and recall. The nominal subjects are int...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Mona Kuhn: Artist Talk & Book Signing with Mona Kuhn

SF Camerawork    soma
1011 Market Street , 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
415 512 2020
http://www.sfcamerawork.org
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Artist talk added about 20 hours ago


DECEMBER 21ST
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Ligeti, Veronica Graham, Chris Kallmyer, Dohee Lee, Kitka, The Brilliant Turf Inc: Let's Go! A Farewell Revel @ BAM/PFA!

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2625 Durant Avenue, #2250
Berkeley, CA 94720-2250
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Other added about 1 month ago

A Full Day of Free Events at BAM/PFA!Come celebrate our final day of programs in this unique building, and send us off in style to our next home.• Dance Battles by the Brilliant TURF, Inc.• Vibrant Vocals from All-Women Ensemble Kitka• Performance by Groundbreaking Artist Dohee Lee• Inspired Sound Art by Chris Kallmyer• Art-Making for Kids of All Ages with Veronica Graham• Ligeti&rsqu...   [more]


DECEMBER 31ST
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd The 29th Japanese New Year’s Bell-Ringing Ceremony

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Performance added 8 days ago

In this contemplative and festive ceremony, participants can strike the museum’s 2,100-lb., 16th-century Japanese bronze bell to herald the start of a fresh New Year. Led by Rev. Gengo Akiba with opening remarks about the Japanese New Year by Yoshie Akiba (founder and namesake of Yoshi’s jazz club), the ceremony includes a purification ritual and chanting of the Buddhist Heart Sutra. Rev. Akiba beg...   [more]


JANUARY 9TH, 2015
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Sarah Thibault: Sarah Thibault : "Staycation"

Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art    union square/civic center
1 Sutter Street, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94104
415-369-9404
http://www.wolfecontemporary.com
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Opening added 16 days ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Christy Chan: Who's Coming to Save You?

Southern Exposure    mission
3030 20th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
415-863-2141
http://soex.org/index.html
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Opening added 8 days ago


JANUARY 10TH, 2015
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Omochitsuki! Mochi-Pounding Ceremony

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Performance added 1 day ago

Celebrate the Japanese New Year with Kagami Kai, an acclaimed mochi group, as it presents the colorful and exciting New Year tradition of mochi pounding to make delectably sweet rice cakes, with lively music, energetic dance and traditional costumes.   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Andrea Way: Off the Grid - Recent Works on Paper

Brian Gross Fine Art    potrero district
248 Utah Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.788.1050
http://www.briangrossfineart.com/
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Opening added 7 days ago


JANUARY 16TH, 2015
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Lasting Legacy: The History of the de Saisset Family

de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University    peninsula/south bay
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053-0550
408-554-4528
http://www.scu.edu/desaisset
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Opening added 7 months ago


JANUARY 21ST, 2015
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Sheldon B. Smith, Lisa Wymore: Endless Gestures of Goodwill

Mills College Art Museum    other (outside main areas)
5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613
510.430.2164
http://mcam.mills.edu
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Opening added 18 days ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Bill Owens: Solo Exhibition

Mills College Art Museum    other (outside main areas)
5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613
510.430.2164
http://mcam.mills.edu
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Opening added 18 days ago


JANUARY 22ND, 2015
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Talking Art Future Shock: The Consequences of Technology Consumption

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/
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Artist talk added about 1 month ago

Talking Art Future Shock: The Consequences of Technology Consumption Join us for a Talking Art in association with our group exhibition Relics. From GPS navigation systems to the abundance of social media sites, advancements in technology over the past decade have dramatically changed the world. They affect how we live, how we do business, how we acquire information and how we communicate. Dozen...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Christy Chan: The Long Distance Call

Southern Exposure    mission
3030 20th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
415-863-2141
http://soex.org/index.html
7:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Performance added 8 days ago

The Long Distance Call is a live re-enactment of phone calls between Christy Chan and Miss Anne, a KKK seamstress in Alabama. Chan obtained an authentic Klan robe for her video work, fabricated by Miss Anne according to Chan's specifications. Their unsettling yet banal phone calls tell a disturbing and human story of an unexpected interaction between the two women, from trust gained to the eventua...   [more]


JANUARY 24TH, 2015
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Film Screening: Buddhist Art: A Fragile Inheritance

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
Screening added 1 day ago

The spread of Buddhism from India throughout Asia has left a legacy of truly great art. This new film by the award-winning Mark Stewart Productions tells the story of that fragile inheritance through the treasures of Bhutan and Ladakh in the Himalayas and the Dunhuang Grottoes on the Silk Road in China. Efforts to save vulnerable wall paintings in these regions are contrasted with imminent threats of...   [more]


JANUARY 29TH, 2015
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Chris Kallmyer: Los Angeles Department of Weather Modification: Northern Bureau

Southern Exposure    mission
3030 20th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
415-863-2141
http://soex.org/index.html
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Opening added 3 days ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Chris Kallmyer: LADWMNB Ends the Drought

Southern Exposure    mission
3030 20th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
415-863-2141
http://soex.org/index.html
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Performance added 3 days ago

The California drought comes to an end as we dance it out and perform long-trusted drought-ending rituals, including an ancient Roman stone dragging ceremony, the tossing of water from a high place by a village elder and a gathering of twins. This event is part of Sets, three two-week projects of process-based, video and performance work by Bay Area artists Christy Chan, Chris Kallmyer and Olivia...   [more]



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