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APRIL 24TH
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Garth Weiser: Solo Exhibition

Altman Siegel Gallery    union square/civic center
49 Geary St.
San Francisco, CA 94108
415.576.9300
http://altmansiegel.com
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Opening added 17 days ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Guest Lecture: Navajo Weaving in the 19th Century, by Ann Hedlund

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/
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lecture added about 1 month ago

Ann Hedlund is the director of the Gloria F. Ross Center for Tapestry Studies at the Arizona State Museum, and curator of Ethnology and professor of Anthropology at the University of Arizona, Tucson.   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Trevor Paglen: Seeing Secrecy

Nathan Cummings Art Building    peninsula/south bay
435 Lasuen Mall
Stanford, CA 94305
(650) 725-0138
http://art.stanford.edu
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Artist talk added about 1 month ago

Stanford University Department of Art & Art History 2013 - 2014 Studio Lecture Series TREVOR PAGLEN Seeing Secrecy Thursday, April 24, 2014 Cummings Art Building, AR2 5:30PM Sponsored by the Millicent Greenwell Clapp Fund for Studio Art Trevor Paglen discusses methods for looking at military and intelligence programs, and his work attempting to view the landscapes associated with these institut...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Taste 2014

Root Division    mission
3175 17th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 8633-7668
http://www.rootdivision.org
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Other added about 1 month ago

TASTE 2014 presents guests with artfully inspired bites & libations all donated by over a dozen of San Francisco's culinary wizards and made onsite in Root Division's gallery and studios. Proceeds benefit Root Division's free after school art classes for Bay Area youth. Offerings at the event include: A chance to win an amazing prize of collector's choice wines and spirits! A Silent Auc...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Basil Twist: Visiting Artist Lecture

San Francisco Art Institute    financial district/wharf
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco , CA 94133
415 749 4500
http://www.sfai.edu
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Lecture added 4 months ago

San Francisco–native Basil Twist has established himself, over a 20-year career, as one of the foremost puppeteers in the United States. Twist is renowned for having advanced new techniques and genres of performance that bring puppeteering into the realms of contemporary theater and visual art. Through both technical innovation and poetic force, his works conjure iconic worlds on the stage. Twi...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd LOL McFiercen, Mica Sigourney: Work MORE #6 Closing Night

SOMArts Cultural Center    soma
934 Brannan @ 8th
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 552-1770
http://www.somarts.org/
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Performance added 8 days ago

http://www.somarts.org/workmorecloses/ Mingle with the artists during the final opportunity to view Work More! #6, which pairs drag performers with non-drag fine artists for an exhibition of collaborative installations and performances. Hosted by LOL McFiercen, the free-to-attend closing event for Work MORE! #6 features “Fake Docent Tours” in which the artists provide you, the audienc...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Designing Home: Jews and Midcentury Modernism

The Contemporary Jewish Museum    soma
736 Mission Street, (between 3rd and 4th st.)
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.655.7800
http://thecjm.org
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Opening added about 1 month ago


APRIL 25TH
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd L@TE: The Something

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
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Performance added 3 months ago

Friday Nights at BAM/PFA The Something is a conglomeration of possibilities for exploration and observation. Participants might begin by tentatively plunking a string, picking up a fabric or holding a video camera. Eventually, the sounds gather, the visuals evolve, and the dynamics of our actions coalesce into moments of ordered harmony, dissolve back into chaos, and then re-emerge ordered once agai...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jocelyn Saidenberg & Michelle Ty: RE@DS: Jocelyn Saidenberg & Michelle Ty

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
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Reading added about 1 month ago

Jocelyn Saidenberg is the author of Mortal City (Parentheses Writing Series), CUSP(Kelsey Street Press), Negativity (Atelos), and two chapbooks, Dispossessed(Belladonna) and Shipwreck (Second Floor Projects). She is the founding editor of Krupskaya, a small-press publishing collective.Michelle Ty emigrated from Texas five years ago. She now lives in Oakland, where she writes and does not write.Included...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Sheryl Oppenheim, Andrea Bergart: Grimy Rhymes

City Limits    east bay
300 Jefferson St.
Oakland, CA 94612
+1 917-267-9587
http://citylimitsgallery.com/
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Opening added 15 days ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd The Changemaker Social 2014

Intersection for the Arts/ Intersection 5M    soma
925 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
415-626-2787
http://www.theintersection.org
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Other added about 1 month ago

An Evening of Art, Cocktails and the Changemakers who Inspire the City! The Changemaker Social celebrates those on the leading edge of positive social change, raising funds to support and bring awareness to the great diversity of artists, educators, and activists that make San Francisco the unique city that it is. This event will feature fare from local chefs, signature cocktails, a silent auction an...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Alfredo Jaar: Graduate Lecture

San Francisco Art Institute    financial district/wharf
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco , CA 94133
415 749 4500
http://www.sfai.edu
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Lecture added 3 months ago

It Is Difficult Alfredo Jaar is one of the foremost practitioners of a social, integrated art practice. His public works simultaneously question the efficacy of art to produce social change, and generate authentic transformation in diverse contexts. Since the early 1980s, Chilean-born Jaar has created incisive installations, photographs, films, and community-based projects that produce new ways...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: NEXT: Scrivani Productions Finest Visual Artists

Warehouse 416    east bay
416 26th St., between Telegraph & Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
+1 510.922.1653
http://warehouse416.com/
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Opening added 6 days ago


APRIL 26TH
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Gale Hart: Unconcealed

Bash Contemporary    union square/civic center
210 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 926-8573
http://bashcontemporary.com/#home
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Opening added 3 months ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Libby Black, Imin Yeh: Conversations@Berkeley Art Center: Libby Black and Imin Yeh

Berkeley Art Center    east bay
1275 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 644-6893
http://www.berkeleyartcenter.org/
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Artist talk added 22 days ago

Libby Black and Imin Yeh are both interdisciplinary artists whose work examines consumer culture, notions of value, and objects of desire. Together they will discuss their processes, current projects and the unravel the politics of the hand-made. Libby Black is a Berkeley-based artist who has participated in YBCA's Bay Area Now 4, and has had solo exhibitions at Marx & Zavattero Gallery, San Francisc...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd 2013-14 Graduate Studies Lecture Series: Anne Carson

CCA San Francisco Campus    potrero district
1111 Eighth St.
San Francisco, CA 94107-2247
415.703.9500
http://www.cca.edu
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lecture added 6 days ago

Anne Carson, who frequently grounds her highly contemporary writing in the literature of the Greek classics, will address the date 610 B.C.E. According to scholars, that year represented the height of the powers of the ancient Greek poet Stesichorus, on whose fragments she has depended for several of her works. Writing in a unique style at a moment of transition from epic to lyric forms, Stesichorus of...   [more]



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