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Sunday, January 25

2015 San Francisco Fine Print Fair: Sunday | Presidio
Sunday, January 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Club
2015 San Francisco Fine Print Fair: Sunday | Presidio

From traditional Japanese woodcuts and old master engravings to 19th century etchings and impressionist lithographs, the annual San Francisco Fine Print Fair provides a wide array of choice and a place to learn about the art and history of printmaking from knowledgeable art dealers. 2015 San ...

Free Oakland Up: Free Gift Shop & Art Space | Oakland
Sunday, January 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Free Oakland Up
Free Oakland Up: Free Gift Shop & Art Space | Oakland

Free Oakland Up is a new multi-purpose art space offering a free thrift/gift shop where everything is free on a one item per person per day basis.
They also offer a free community drop-in studio space filled with alternative art supplies promoting sustainable art practices. Come …

Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley
Sunday, January 25 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Firehouse Art Collective
Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley

Live Music:

2:00 Chloé and The Giant Peach
2:30 V.J. Gabi
3:00 Phantom Ranch
3:30 Blood & Dust
4:00 Oh Marielle
4:30 IR Fiq
5:00 Rafael Langa and Ngoma Band
5:30 Storm Door
6:00 Introflirt
6:30 Migrant Pickers
7:00 Occupy Waltz Street

with DJ Organic Rhythm spinning between sets
Live Art & Projects

Los Espiritus Collective: Mycoal Shon, El Maldito, Magnus

Visual Art …

Tuesday, January 27

The Bridge Builders: New Bay Bridge Photography Exhibit | SF
Tuesday, January 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bay Model Visitor Center
The Bridge Builders: New Bay Bridge Photography Exhibit | SF

Joseph A. Blum presents an exhibition featuring color photographs that give viewers an all-access look at the making of the new East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
Joe Blum has been hard at work on the Bay Bridge’s newly constructed eastern span, but his …

Art At The Dump: Artist Talk & Recycled Art Exhibit | SF
Tuesday, January 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Recology San Franicsco
Art At The Dump: Artist Talk & Recycled Art Exhibit | SF

The Artist in Residence Program at Recology San Francisco is a unique art program that provides Bay Area artists who work with recycled materials with scavenging privileges in the dump, access to discarded materials, a stipend, and 24-hour access to the company’s well-equipped art studio. At ...

Thursday, January 29

Gentrification Photo Exhibit: Displacement & Eviction | SFSU
Thursday, January 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cesar Chavez Student Art Gallery (SFSU)
Gentrification Photo Exhibit: Displacement & Eviction | SFSU

The Art Gallery at San Francisco State University is hosting and exhibiting an Art Reception regarding gentrification in San Francisco.
After interviewing and photographing 10 people in San Francisco, they were able to understand just how complex the housing issue is. Each story was unique and …

“Last Flash” Closing Party: DJ, Exhibits & Free Food | Berkeley Art Museum
Thursday, January 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Art Museum/ Pacific Film Archive

Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) is closing (and moving to a new location in a few months) and they invite you to come help them say goodbye – for now – with a party featuring special exhibitions, a DJ, photobooths and a free …

Sketchfest Comedy NightLife: Love, Sex & Science | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, January 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
Sketchfest Comedy NightLife: Love, Sex & Science | California Academy of Sciences

Laugh your face off as SF Sketchfest takes over the Academy for a knee-slapping night of creatures, cocktails, and comedy, part of the annual SF Sketchfest Comedy Festival.
This year, comedians will pay homage to the question on everyone’s mind: “What’s So Funny About Love, Sex, …

Friday, January 30

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland

Join the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) and Off the Grid on 10th Street every Friday for a family-friendly take on a festive night market. Savor California beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages around the Koi Pond at the Blue Oak café pop-up. Enjoy half-price admission, live music, extended OMCA Store hours, family-friendly ...

Pancakes & Booze Art Show: Free Pancakes, Body Painting & DJ | SF
Friday, January 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | 111 Minna Gallery
Pancakes & Booze Art Show: Free Pancakes, Body Painting & DJ | SF

LA’s famous “Pancakes & Booze” Underground Art Show has made a home in SF with two nights of emerging and underground artists and, duh… pancakes. For a $5 cover charge, expect to see the works from over 100 underground and emerging artists, live body painting, DJ music, a no-host bar ...

Saturday, January 31

CODAME “Art by Code” Exhibiit: Closing Night | SoMa
Saturday, January 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Roll Up Gallery
CODAME

CODAME Art+Tech presents Art by Code, a triumph of human ingenuity and a tribute to artists who dare to imagine, invent, and test the limits creating art generated by code, in conjunction with Roll up Gallery at the Public Works in San Francisco from January 9-31, 2014. ...

Pancakes & Booze Art Show: Free Pancakes, Body Painting & DJ | SF
Saturday, January 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | 111 Minna Gallery
Pancakes & Booze Art Show: Free Pancakes, Body Painting & DJ | SF

LA’s famous “Pancakes & Booze” Underground Art Show has made a home in SF with two nights of emerging and underground artists and, duh… pancakes. For a $5 cover charge, expect to see the works from over 100 underground and emerging artists, live body painting, DJ music, a no-host bar ...

Sunday, February 1

Exploratorium Free Day: Groundhog Day 2015 | SF
Sunday, February 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Day: Groundhog Day 2015 | SF

The Exploratorium will celebrate Groundhog Day on February 1, 2015 by offering free admission to all visitors.
Please note: Entry is subject to capacity; admission is not guaranteed. They don’t accept group or field trip reservations; group entry is discouraged due to large crowds. Finally, please note that food and drinks …

Free First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, February 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Museum of California
Free First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, February 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 17,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Normally $12, the museum offers free admission every first Sunday the month. Please ...

Free Hot Dog Day | Inner Richmond
Sunday, February 1 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frankenart Mart
Free Hot Dog Day | Inner Richmond

 The Frankenart Mart is a quirky “only in San Francisco” type of art gallery in the Inner Richmond. Not only do they have curious one-of-a-kind participatory art projects, but once a month there’s free hot dogs. Cat hair toppings are available. Keep in mind, this is ...

Tuesday, February 3

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, February 3 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum
de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

Founded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum to showcase the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, and art of the native Americas, Africa, and the Pacific. The museum was ...

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, February 3 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor
Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission is $10 for adults, but on the first Tuesday of each month admission is free (special ...

Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day
Tuesday, February 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers offers an intimate, up-close experience with over 1,700 species of rare, exotic and endangered plants from more than 50 different countries. Opened ...

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, February 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Museum of Craft and Design
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch

Enjoy free admission to the Museum of Craft and Design on the first Tuesday of every month. After six years in Union Square and two years of pop-ups, the Museum of Craft & Design opened up their permanent location in the Dogpatch. Rather than featuring paintings or traditional ...

Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, February 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

The Contemporary Jewish Museum engages audiences of all  backgrounds through dynamic exhibitions and programs that explore contemporary perspectives on Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas. And the architecture of the Museum itself is a work of art. Embracing a range of artistic disciplines and media, ...

Cartoon Art Museum: First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day
Tuesday, February 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
| Cartoon Art Museum
Cartoon Art Museum: First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day

The Cartoon Art Museum is the only museum in the U.S. dedicated to the preservation and exhibition of cartoon art in all its forms. This unique institution houses approximately 6,000 original pieces in its permanent collection; a complete volume research/library facility is located on the ...

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays
Tuesday, February 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is one of the Bay Area’s premier venues for adventurous art. A multidisciplinary art center, the YBCA features exhibitions, performance, film/video, and community engagement programs, along with rotating art exhibits with a focus on contemporary and emerging art ...

The News: Fresh Queer Performance Series | SoMa
Tuesday, February 3 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 suggested donation, but no one turned away for lack of funds.
| SOMArts Cultural Center
The News: Fresh Queer Performance Series | SoMa

On the first Tuesday of each month The News, presented by SOMArts Cultural Center, features new, queer work by Bay Area artists. The News is a monthly cabaret evening that spotlights 10-minute or less performance pieces, experiments, and works in progress by pre-selected solo artists, ...

Wednesday, February 4

Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, February 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Area Discovery Museum (Fort Baker)
Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor children’s museum at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Museum is the only children’s museum in the U.S. to be located in a national park and is known for its emphasis on creativity through ...