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Fort Mason Center Summer Solstice Celebration + Art Walk (2023)

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Wednesday, June 21, 2023 - 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
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Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture | 2 Marina Blvd San Francisco, CA 94123

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Please join Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture and resident partners for the second annual Summer Solstice Celebration & Art Walk on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The event – free and open to the public – features exhibitions, performances, artist and curator talks, and artmaking activities presented by FMCAC and its resident organizations, including SF Camerawork, Haines Gallery, FOR-SITE, Museo Italo Americano, and San Francisco Children’s Art Center. The evening will close with a sunset performance by noted Bay Area choreographer, poet, and teacher Sara Shelton Mann and New York City-based artist Jesse Zaritt. This event is free and open to the public with registration, which includes complimentary refreshments. Space is limited. For schedule and registration, please visit fortmason.org.

Description Of Events & Reservation Link

The event opens at 5:00 p.m. and features pop-up artist and curator talks across campus; one art workshop in Landmark Building C; and a culminating 8:00 p.m. performance by Sara Shelton Mann and Jesse Zaritt in Gallery 308, Landmark Building A. Check in at the kiosk on the patio of Gallery 308 to obtain maps and drink tickets. Register at EventBrite.

Explore the following events:

  • Check in starts at 5:00 p.m., kiosk on the patio, Gallery 308, Landmark Building A
  • San Francisco Children’s Art Center (5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.) Family Art-Making Workshop (Landmark Building C, first floor)
  • FOR-SITE’s The Guardhouse Program (5:30 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.) features Judith Selby Lang and Richard Lang in conversation with Lisa Ellsworth, FOR-SITE’s Curator & Project Manager; their upcoming Guardhouse installation officially opens on Saturday, June 24, 2023 (The Guardhouse across from Equator Coffees Cafe)
  • SF Camerawork FORECAST 2023 (6:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.) presents an annual juried photography exhibition (Landmark Building A, next to Radhaus Alpine Beerhall & Restaurant)
  • Museo Italo Americano BRAVO: Celebrating San Francisco Opera — Its Italian Roots and Legacy exhibition (5:30 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.) presents an operatic aria and pop-up talk (Landmark Building C, first floor)
  • The Haines Gallery (6:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.) presents the painting exhibition, DAVID SIMPSON: Smoke & Mirrors. The opening reception happens from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Landmark Building C, first floor)
  • Fort Mason Art welcomes Sara Shelton Mann and Jesse Zaritt for their expanded duet (8:00 p.m.):
    within the void / meet me on the corner
    feeling past the edges of my skin/ feeling into the collapse of my systems.
    the capacity for 8 directions to implode and reorganize is happening as we speak.
    is it night or day in the land of oz/ a sea of souls/ let’s go
    (Gallery 308, Landmark Building A)

Pop-Up talks occur at each exhibition location. During the Summer Solstice Celebration & Art Walk, FMCAC resident establishments RadhausGreens Restaurant, and The Interval at Long Now offer dining and drinking options in Landmark Building A.

Free Admission

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE*
*Registration required
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, In Person, Solstice
Address: 2 Marina Blvd San Francisco, CA 94123