Home » *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, Eating & Drinking, Lectures & Workshops

“She Bends” Women in Neon Exhibit & Demos | November 16-23

Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Open to the public

Timbuk2 Factory Store | 587 Shotwell St, San Francisco, CA


“She Bends” Women in Neon Exhibit & Demos | SF

Join the November San Francisco edition, where the intimate exhibit will be focusing on a select California She Bends artists and focusing on programming such as salon dinner, neon demos, film screening, & panel talk.

She Bends is the first and only collective of women bending their own neon.

Pushing the boundaries of the medium beyond the confines of commercial signage. She bends was started out of a need for support among womxn benders. To foster an ethos of community over competition and believe it is the responsibility to move this craft forward towards sustainability & diversity.

  • Saturday November 16 | 8-10 pm | Neon Demo & Opening reception featuring music turned by the B-side Brujas (open to the public)
  • Sunday November 17 | 5-7 pm | Neon Demo, Q&A & Film Screening of Las Vegas Bender, 22 min Directed by Danny Corey, Executive Producer: David Sadofsky, www.lasvegasbender.com (open to the public, limited seating)
  • Saturday November 23 | 6-8 pm | Neon Demo & Panel discussion curated by a special guest (open to the public, limited seating)

The traveling exhibition creates a stage for womxn benders to share their work with communities around the nation and focuses on programming that educates the public on this storied medium. These shows also provide with a platform to celebrate womxn who may not be bending their own glass but are taking swings at the glass ceiling in their respective fields.

This show is graciously made possible by Topo Chico. Thank you to our host sponsor, Timbuk2.


Free / Learn More


Cost: FREE*
*Open to the public
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, Eating & Drinking, Lectures & Workshops
Address: 587 Shotwell St, San Francisco, CA

Saturday, November 16, 2019

8:15 am   Free Union Square Ice Skating Lessons: Every Weekend | 2019-2020  FREE*
*Free lessons (and free skate rental) but an RSVP is required. Limited to 50 people per session.
9:00 am   Family Access Day: Special Needs Free Day | Children’s Creativity Museum  FREE*
*Registration Required
All Day   Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday  FREE*
*Free general admission to Bay Area residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries.
All Day   Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday  FREE*
*Free general admission to Bay Area residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries.
All Day   2019 “Santa’s Village” Holiday Window Displays | Palo Alto  FREE
10:00 am   Mission Science Workshop: Free Hands-on Science Saturday | SF  FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
All Day   2019 San Mateo Harvest Festival | Saturday  $9*
*$9 General Admission, $7 Seniors (62+), $7 Military, $4 Youth (13 - 17) Free (12 & under)
All Day   2019 “Snowbomb” Ski & Snowboard Festival & Beer Tasting | Sacramento  FREE
All Day   Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio  FREE
All Day   2019 Renegade Winter Craft Fair Market: 280+ Makers | Fort Mason  FREE
All Day   12th Annual American Indian Heritage Celebration | San Jose  FREE
11:00 am   Win Tix: SFJAZZ Matinee with Grammy-Nominated Alphabet Rockers | SF  WIN*
*GA $23 / Senior $10 / Youth $5
11:00 am   Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View  FREE
11:00 am   “Science@Cal”: Renowned Scientist Lecture | UC Berkeley  FREE
12:00 pm   Free Mexican Hot Chocolate Ice Cream Day | Humphry Slocombe  FREE*
*Registration Required
12:00 pm   SnowFest 2019: Gear Raffles, Vendors & Beer | Walnut Creek  FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required.
1:00 pm   The Intriguing World of Insects: Lecture & Guided Tour | SFO Museum  FREE*
*Kindly RSVP for the lecture by November 14, 2019, to curator@flysfo.com
2:00 pm   3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland  FREE
2:00 pm   Win Tix: San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s Winterfest Party | SF  WIN*
*$15 Members / $50 Event ticket + Membership
3:00 pm   Art in the Park: Live Music, Arts & Spoken Word | Tenderloin  FREE
3:00 pm   $50 Tix: “Vintners Estates” Fall Wine Tasting 100+ Wines | Nov 16-17  $50*
*50% off for Saturday tickets. 60% off for Sunday tickets
4:00 pm   German Lantern Festival & Parade | The Presidio  FREE
6:00 pm   Free Concert at Up The Creek: Save The Whale | Walnut Creek  FREE
6:00 pm   Glorious Victories: Roaring 20s Book Launch Party & Costume Contest | SF  FREE
6:30 pm   Humans vs. Zombies Nerf Tag | SF  FREE
7:00 pm   “Cat People” Comedy Show & Free Pizza | Oakland  $10
7:00 pm   Downtown SF’s Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday  FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 at door without RSVP
8:00 pm   “Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF  FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $10
8:00 pm   Craft Comedy Night: “Best of the East Bay” | Oakland  FREE*
*Tickets are general admission. Seating is limited. Arrive early.
8:00 pm   “She Bends” Women in Neon Exhibit & Demos | November 16-23  FREE*
*Open to the public
8:00 pm   2019 Mission Dolores “SingFest” 200-Voice Choir Music Festival | SF  FREE*
*Free, but donations are greatly encouraged.
8:30 pm   Win Tix: Melodic Indie Rock: Circa Waves | Bottom of the Hill  WIN
8:30 pm   “Downtown Comedy Night” Comedy Show | SF  FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door. Free for first 50 to RSVP
9:00 pm   “Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | Madrone Art Bar  FREE*
*Free before 10 pm with RSVP on Facebook; otherwise, it's $5. 21+
9:00 pm   Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight  FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
11:59 pm   San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF  FREE
< Friday, November 15 Sunday, November 17 >

Facebook comments: