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“CANstruction” 2015: Canned Food Art Sculptures | SF

canstruction2013Teams of architects, engineers and contractors will compete to design and build giant structures created entirely out of canned food for the 5th Annual San Francisco CANstruction 2015.

> IS THIS TAKING PLACE IN NOVEMBER 2015? NO – We have confirmed the CANstruction dates on their website were incorrect and does not take place in November. The updated dates are February 27-March 5 2016.

It’s similar to a sand castle contest, but all sculptures are made of canned food. At the end of the exhibit, all cans will be donated to the SF Food Bank.

CANstruction 2015
On display November 9-14, 2015 | Open 24 Hours

– Build Day is 11/7 | 9 am to 5 pm
– De-can-struction (Take down day) is 11/14 | 3-8 pm
One Rincon Center lobby and atrium, 121 Spear St., SF
FREE, but canned food donations are requested

Directions: Enter through the main entrance for 101 Spear Street. The exhibit will be in the historic lobby and main atrium space.

2015 CANstruction Theme: “AmeriCAN Grown”

In 2015, Del Monte has generously donated 70,000 cans to SF Canstruction and the SF-Marin Food Bank. What does this mean for you and the competition.

11 teams will spend nearly 8 hours building their sculptures using 2,500-5,000 cans each. They will all be on display as a free art exhibit filling the lobby and atrium of One Rincon Center.

An awards reception will be held on Monday, November 9 at Rincon Center (time is TBD). Each participating team is invited to come, celebrate and continue to raise funds for the SF-Marin Food Bank.

Awards will be given in the following categories:

  • Best Meal
  • Best Use of Labels
  • Structural Ingenuity
  • Juror’s Favorite
  • Honorable Mention (Most Cans Used)
  • Honorable Mention (Best Interpretation of Theme)
  • And NEW this year – Team with the largest dollar amount raised for the SF-Marin Food Bank

The exhibit is free to view, though attendees are encouraged to bring cans of food to donate.




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