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Alice Neel: People Come First – Up Close with the Exhibit

Presented by Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Friday, April 22, 2022 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Step into the world of Alice Neel. This in-depth presentation reveals an ambitious retrospective which features paintings, drawings, watercolors, and film. Neel was one of...
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“Add Oil, Chinatown!” Public Art for Community Recovery

Presented by Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco
Friday, April 22, 2022 | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

“Add Oil, Chinatown!” is an artist sharing series launched during COVID lockdown in 2020 by the Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco, a community-based art...
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The New Art Collection: NFTs and Digital Art

Presented by ArtTable
Saturday, April 23, 2022 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

As the art world continues to develop amidst the ever-evolving world of digital art, NFTs, and cryptocurrencies, so too must the established habits of art...
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An Alternative Art World

Presented by Nato Thompson
Saturday, April 23, 2022 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

An Alternative Art World: a lecture examining how the art world has changed in the digital and zoom-era featuring Stacey Goodman, Sasha Stiles, Zeph Fishyn,...
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Psychobotany and the Collaborative Magic of Art, Tech, and Nature

Presented by Aaron Gach of the Center for Tactical Magic
Saturday, April 23, 2022 | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

How do transdisciplinary collaborations between art, tech, and nature address current social, political, and aesthetic issues?  Although most botanical research is focused on genetic modification,...
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Presented by Creativity Explored
Sunday, April 24, 2022 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Fashion allows us to dream about who and what we can be. Garments give us a possibility to create ourselves. But who is fashion really...
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Equity in Collecting

Presented by Oakland Art Murmur
Sunday, April 24, 2022 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Systemic barriers to equity in the arts are increasingly gaining a spotlight. This panel brings together a group of arts professionals–curators, gallerists, arts entrepreneurs, and...
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TNT SideCaraoke

Thursday, April 20, 2023 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join TNT Traysikel creators on Art Market San Francisco Opening Night for a special interactive performance. TNT Traysikel is a mobile public artwork that functions...
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Ariel Stinks Record Swap & DJ Set

Presented by Jill Miller
Thursday, April 20, 2023 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

When artist Jill Miller discovered that an indie musician named Ariel Pink used a photo of her face on his album cover, she created a...
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Allison Fall Performance

Presented by John Natsoulas Gallery
Thursday, April 20, 2023 | 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Allison Fall has performed in locations across the world. Her most significant performances include Art Basel in Miami Beach, Galerie Open in Berlin, Interackje 13...
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Daily SFADA Tours

Friday, April 21, 2023 | Daily Tours on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 1–2pm.

Led by the San Francisco Art Dealers Association (SFADA), these daily tours are open to the public for the purpose of art education. Friday, April...
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Ansel Adams In Our Time

Presented by Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Friday, April 21, 2023 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Featuring more than 100 of his most iconic images of Yosemite, San Francisco, and the American Southwest, the exhibition Ansel Adams In Our Time at...
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Reinventing Riley

Presented by the ICA San Jose
Friday, April 21, 2023 | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) San José’s Executive Director James G. Leventhal in dialogue with San Francisco Bay Area artists Sarah Hotchkiss, Lordy Rodriguez,...
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Art Intelligence: AI’s Impact on Creators

Presented by Gray Area
Saturday, April 22, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

This special session organized by cultural incubator Gray Area brings together leading experts and developers in the field of artificial intelligence in conversation with artists...
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Book Signing with Kacper Kowalski

Saturday, April 22, 2023 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Artist Kacper Kowalski  will be signing copies of his new book Event Horizon in Booth B05, Garvey|Simon. Kacper Kowalski (b. 1977, Poland) has been observing...
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Art That Transports: Highlights from the Central Subway Public Art Collection

Presented by the San Francisco Arts Commission
Saturday, April 22, 2023 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

San Francisco recently opened its first new subway in over 40 years, which now connects the City’s southeast neighborhoods with downtown and Chinatown. In collaboration...
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Climate Changed Art

Presented by Art + Climate Action
Saturday, April 22, 2023 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Working to center environmental consciousness in Bay Area arts organizations, Art + Climate Action recognizes the vital role artists play in tackling the climate crisis....
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Enchanted Art and Other Ensorcellments (or, That AI Painting is Probably Cursed)

Presented by Aaron Gach of the Center for Tactical Magic
Saturday, April 22, 2023 | 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

If art isn’t performing some sort of magic, is it really even art?  From the illusory to the transcendental, from the divinatory to the deceitful,...
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MCD Mobile MakeArt: Crafting a Bay Area Life

Presented by Museum of Craft and Design
Sunday, April 23, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join Museum of Craft and Design’s Mobile MakeArt for hands-on creativity during the fair! Inspired by Fight and Flight: Crafting a Bay Area Life, participants...
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Fight and Flight: Crafting a Bay Area Life

Presented by Museum of Craft and Design
Sunday, April 23, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Museum of Craft and Design presents an interdisciplinary exploration of today’s Bay Area arts ecosystem through the lens of MCD’s current exhibition, Fight and...
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Taking Space in the Art Marketplace

Presented by Creativity Explored
Sunday, April 23, 2023 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

What gaps exist in the modern art marketplace?  Which artists are overlooked, and why?  Who are these artists and where do they come from? And...
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Lost & Found: TNT in America

Presented by TNT Traysikel
Sunday, April 23, 2023 | 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Lost & Found: TNT in America tells a story of immigration, cultural production and noteworthy achievements by Filipinos and Filipinx Americans in the United States....
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Wake Up and Dream: Photography by Julian Lennon Opening Reception

Presented by Saint Joseph’s Arts Foundation
Thursday, April 11, 2024 | 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Saint Joseph’s Arts Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of “Wake Up and Dream: Photography by Julian Lennon,” a solo exhibition showcasing Julian Lennon’s...
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Oakland Art Murmur

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 | TBD

Oakland Art Murmur provides an Events Calendar to explore all of the art happening in Oakland. Visit galleries, events and exhibitions at local galleries, non-profits...
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Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD)

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 | Open Wednesdays through Thursdays 11am - 6pm and Sundays 12 - 5pm

MoAD, a contemporary art museum, celebrates Black cultures, ignites challenging conversations, and inspires learning through the global lens of the African Diaspora. On view until...
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Conscious Celebration: Launch of SACBE Art Exhibition Series

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 | 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

SACBE community is thrilled to be in San Francisco for the launch of our Fine Art Exhibition Series. It promises to be an unconventional gallery experience! We will...
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SFJAZZ Presents John Scofield & Lettuce

Thursday, April 25, 2024 | April 25-28, 2024

In an extraordinary five-decade career marked by stylistic zigs and zags, John Scofield has unquestionably earned his place in the pantheon of the greatest guitarists...
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Phoenix Kingdoms: The Last Splendor of China’s Bronze Age

Presented by Asian Art Museum
Thursday, April 25, 2024 | Open Thursdays 1 - 8pm and Fridays through Mondays 10am - 5pm

Phoenix Kingdoms: The Last Splendor of China’s Bronze Age Rising from the ashes of conquest, two brilliant but forgotten cultures claim their rightful places in...
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RAD (Research And Development)

Presented by Asian Art Museum
Thursday, April 25, 2024 | Open Thursdays 1 - 8pm and Fridays through Mondays 10am - 5pm

RAD (Research And Development): An experimental, atelier-style space at the intersection of art and technology. As part of its strategic initiative to offer dynamic visitor...
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Artist Talk: Michael Rakowitz

Presented by KADIST
Friday, April 26, 2024 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Erika Mei Chua Holum, Assistant Curator at Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston will be in conversation with artist Michael Rakowitz about his...
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SFADA Member Gallery Tour

Saturday, April 27, 2024 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Led by the San Francisco Art Dealers Association (SFADA), this tour is open to the public for the purpose of art education. Join SFADA Executive Director...
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The Art of Collecting

Saturday, April 27, 2024 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Considering beginning your own art collection or thinking it may be time to call in a professional? Join us for a lively panel discussion with...
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Aesthetic Technologies: Asian and Asian American Art in the Digital Age

Presented by the Asian Art Museum
Saturday, April 27, 2024 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Asian Art Museum has undergone a major transformation, renewing its commitment to contemporary Asian and Asian American art while developing fresh modes of interactive...
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Imaging Reality: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of the Picture

Presented by Gray Area
Saturday, April 27, 2024 | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Advances in artificial intelligence tools for image-making have left the realm of novelty and entered the everyday workflows of creators across industries. From creative software...
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The San Francisco Art Fair Afterparty

Presented by Heron Arts with support from SOMA West CBD
Saturday, April 27, 2024 | 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Join Heron Arts in celebration of San Francisco Art Fair for an evening of art, drinks, and conversation on Saturday, April 27 from 7:30–10:30pm. Admission...
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San Francisco Arts Today

Curated by Cheryl Derricotte
Sunday, April 28, 2024 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

As national news outlets report on San Francisco’s “doom loop,” the art scene clearly didn’t get the memo. The Bay Area arts leaders in this...
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Sewers, Trash & Climate: Practicing the Art of Change

Presented by The City of San Jose Office of Economic Development and Cultural Affairs
Sunday, April 28, 2024 | 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us to learn how the City of San Jose is leveraging the power of arts and culture to support environmental awareness. The City of...
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