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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Family Fun Day

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
February 21st 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Workshop added 1 day ago

Discover and play as a family at the Asian Art Museum. On Family Fun Days,our gallery activities, creative art projects and immersive storytelling makeart appreciation into a lively, family-friendly event. Themes and projectschange regularly, so visit again and again.Through engaging exercises and drop-in art projects, the museum’s Art Speak high school interns lead young visitors in interacti...   [more]

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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b The Language of Colors: A Discussion of Guru Nanak’s Janamsakhi Life Stories

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
February 20th 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Artist talk added 1 day ago

Join us to explore the legacy of Guru Nanak, the first Sikh guru, through the museum’scollection of Janamsakhi paintings, which share the miraculous story of his birth and life. Theprogram begins with artist Rupy C. Tut demonstrating traditional miniature painting in theNorth Court. At 2 PM, the program continues with a public conversation in Samsung Hall,featuring guest speakers Dr. Nikky-G...   [more]

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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Ranu Mukherjee: Extracted Unearthed with Ranu Mukherjee

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
February 13th 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Artist talk added 1 day ago

Artist Ranu Mukherjee explores the ideas and research that inform Extracted: A Trilogy byRanu Mukherjee, currently on view at the museum. In a wide-ranging conversation withMarc Mayer, senior educator of contemporary art, she will discuss her varied inspirations:the California Gold Rush, the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, Chinese mythology,speculative fiction and speculative economies. Mukherjee will...   [more]

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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Group Show: SF State Art Faculty Exhibition

San Francisco State University Fine Arts Gallery    sunset/richmond
1600 Holloway Ave, SF State University Fine Arts Building, Room 238
San Francisco, CA 94132
415-338-6535
http://gallery.sfsu.edu
February 23rd - March 17th
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This show features both long-established luminaries and rising stars from the art community — including some of the Bay Area’s most critically acclaimed, internationally recognized artists. Works by 11 faculty will showcase recent work in printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, photography, painting, textiles, conceptual and information arts and multimedia installation. The opening recepti...   [more]

Opening: February 23rd   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Showing Off: Identity and Display in Asian Costume

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
October 14th, 2015 - May 23rd
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Fashion is a form of language. What we wear broadcasts critical information about us and serves as a visible indicator of social rank, profession, ethnicity, or status. This exhibition of Asian textiles and other works from the Cantor’s collection demonstrates how costume and objects of personal adornment functioned as a method of identification and display from the late 18th century to today. Ra...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Contemporary Perspectives on the Battle of the Little Big Horn

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
February 24th - June 13th
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Indigenous undergraduates Sarah Sadlier and Isabella Shey Robbins will lead a fall, student-initiated course that will yield an exhibition designed to accompany the Cantor’s major show Red Horse: Drawings of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. The student-curated exhibition will include works by contemporary indigenous artists and offer their modern-day perspectives on this historic battle as w...   [more]

Opening: February 24th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Ansel Adams, Albert Bierstadt, David Hockney, Richard Misrach, Carleton Watkins: California: The Art of Water

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
July 13th - November 28th
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This major exhibition is devoted to artistic portrayals of California’s most precious—and currently scarce—resource. It presents more than 70 works by eminent artists including Ansel Adams, Albert Bierstadt, David Hockney, Richard Misrach, and Carleton Watkins, and features images from a variety of regions around the state, during the Gold Rush to the present. The exhibition offers...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Lewis Hine, James Francisco: Soulmaker: The Times of Lewis Hine

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
May 21st - September 26th
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One hundred years ago, the photographer Lewis Hine travelled to mills and factories in New England and the South, photographing child laborers. His photographs are among the most haunting images of children ever made. In this exhibition, a beautiful selection of Hine’s child-labor photographs is juxtaposed with stunning contemporary photographs taken by photographer Jason Francisco (Stanford M....   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b An Oasis in Glass

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
April 13th - August 8th
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This exhibition showcases 4th-century mosaics, beads, flasks, and other glass objects created during the Roman occupation of Syria and Egypt. Displayed in a space that replicates the desert’s dunes and wide expanses, each object serves as a kind of tiny experiential oasis what with light boxes amplifying the works’ sparkle and transparency. The show also incorporates themes from classical Ar...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b The Wonder of Everyday Life: Dutch Golden Age Prints

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
February 24th - July 11th
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While the Dutch Republic experienced unprecedented economic prosperity in the 17th century, printmakers were exceptionally sensitive—and sometimes obsessive—when rendering the details of everyday life. Their style introduced visual realism to the dramatic and dynamic compositions characteristic of the Baroque. A hallmark of Dutch prints created during this Golden Age is their depiction of...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Who We Be

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
March 30th - August 29th
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This exhibition takes a close examination of visual culture—particularly images, works, and ideas in the contemporary arts, justice movements, and popular culture to reflect on North American demographic and cultural change and cultural politics—since 1965. From the Watts uprising to the #BlackLivesMatter movement, from multiculturalism through hip­hop to the reception of post­...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b James Tissot, Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, Camille Pissaro: Into the Forest: Landscape as Subject and Studio in 19th-Century France

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
February 3rd - July 4th
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This installation of prints, drawings, and photographs explores how French artists depicted the landscape in the modern age and approached making art “en plein air” (in the open air). The phenomenon of making art outdoors took shape in the early decades of the 19th century with the experimental Barbizon School of painters and fully flourished under the Impressionists. Exhibition highlights...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Free First Thursdays @ BAMPFA

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2155 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94720
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
March 3rd - December 1st
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First Thursdays are a great time to visit BAMPFA. The galleries are free all day the first Thursday of each month.   [more]

Opening: February 9th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Robert Arneson: Guardians of the Secret II

Brian Gross Fine Art    potrero district
248 Utah Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.788.1050
http://www.briangrossfineart.com/
March 12th - May 7th
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Opening: March 12th   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Red Horse: Faculty Lecture: Nemerov & Sagan on "Red Horse"

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
February 17th 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Lecture added 3 days ago

Alexander Nemerov and Scott Sagan offer interdisciplinary perspectives on the Cantor's special exhibition Red Horse: Drawings of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Doors open at 5:15 pm, enter through the main lobby or the Diekman (Rodin) Rotunda.   [more]

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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Future Cities Lab: Lightswarm

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts    soma
701 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.978.2787
http://www.ybca.org
October 24th, 2014 - October 31st
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YBCA presents Lightswarm By Future Cities Lab Designed by the San Francisco-based experimental architecture firm Future Cities Lab, Lightswarm, a stunning and dazzling wall installation of 430 individual modules employs sensors and LED lights to create a light show in a state of perpetual flux. Responding to sounds harvested from YBCA’s interior space and the Yerba Buena Garden and...   [more]



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