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Tracy Home Hosts Epic Halloween Light Show Set to MetallicaTracy Home Hosts Epic Halloween Light Show Set to Metallica
By - posted 10/20/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Fun & Games, Halloween, Things to Do, Wow

Wow! One home in Tracy has gone all out for Halloween. They’ve decked their house out in an epic light show that’s coordinated to Metallica‘s Enter Sandman. The Halloween light show also features a light show to The Monster by Eminem ft. Rihanna. The BetGeorge home has been featured on Good Morning more...

Beautiful New Lower Haight Mural Pops UpBeautiful New Lower Haight Mural Pops Up
By - posted 10/17/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Murals, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco-based artist Matley Hurd has debuted a new mural on the corner of Haight & Buchanan. Check out this gorgeous goddess-like figure who brings a welcome pop of color to the neighborhood. The mural was a collaboration between Matley Hurd x Project Artivism x Lower Haight SF. Lower Haight SF captured the cool more...

Bay Area Bakery's "Pain Doughlorian": Life Size Star Wars Bread SculpturesBay Area Bakery’s “Pain Doughlorian”: Life Size Star Wars Bread Sculptures
By - posted 10/16/2020
Adorable, Artsy Fartsy, Wow

Benicia bakery, One House Bakery, has constructed life size Star Wars sculptures made out of bread based on characters from Disney+’s hit show The Mandalorian. One House Bakery constructed their outstanding sculptures for Downtown Benicia’s annual Scarecrow Contest. They created 3 incredible scarecrows including Pain Doughlorian, whose armor is made completely more...

"West Coast Craft Market" is Back in SF on Oct. 10“West Coast Craft Market” is Back in SF on Oct. 10
By - posted 10/4/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Get Out: Events, What's Closed / What's Open

The first West Coast Craft Market of 2020 will take place Saturday, October 10, from 10am to 4pm, at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. DATE CHANGE – Event is now October 10th (it was originally scheduled for October 3rd but was moved due to poor air quality) This single-day, outdoor market more...

Big "Heart" Grass Art Spotted in Balboa ParkBig “Heart” Grass Art Spotted in Balboa Park
By - posted 9/25/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, City Discoveries

Thanks to the San Francisco Parks Alliance who showed off this pretty cool grass art that popped up in Balboa Park. This is a tribute to the “Heart Your Parks” campaign to help raise money to support our local parks for as little as $25. Shout out to San Francisco Recreation and more...

Gorgeous Social Distancing "Suns" Pop Up at Yerba Buena GardensGorgeous Social Distancing “Suns” Pop Up at Yerba Buena Gardens
By - posted 9/24/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Wow

The expansive lawns of Yerba Buena Gardens, located in the cultural heart of downtown San Francisco, will showcase colorful social distancing spheres by local artists beginning Friday, September 25, 2020 with the bold, enveloping “Infinite Center, infinite sun” by Tosha Stimage. “Infinite Sun” Lawn Art & Social Distancing Circles September 25-October 25, more...

Asian Art Museum Re-Opens w/ Free Days Oct. 3–12Asian Art Museum Re-Opens w/ Free Days Oct. 3–12
By - posted 9/17/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open

The Asian Art Museum is welcoming you back to the museum on Oct 1–2 for members and Oct 3 for the general public. Admission will be free to all from October 3 through October 12. Visitor Guidelines |  What to Expect | Plan your visit | Current Exhibits The museum is home more...

Check Out SF's Potholes Filled w/ Glitter & Broken Disco BallsCheck Out SF’s Potholes Filled w/ Glitter & Broken Disco Balls
By - posted 9/3/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Causes

Thanks to Hoodline for letting us know about the Tenderloin’s “Pothole Artist”’s most ambitious project yet. In the streets of the Tenderloin, you might notice something peculiar about its potholes, which contain anything from lipstick, glitter, clip-on-earrings, broken disco balls, rainbow Skittles and neon blue bubbles. That’s because local artist Rik Lee more...

SF Costume Designer Turns Layoff Into Face Mask BusinessSF Costume Designer Turns Layoff Into Face Mask Business
By - posted 8/12/2020
Artsy Fartsy, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to ABC7 for letting us know about a San Francisco man has turned his COVID-19 layoff into a thriving face mask business. Michael Petri is a San Francisco costume designer that was laid off during the shelter-in-place order. The pandemic did not stop his love for fashion and fabric and more...

SF's Adorable 3 Fish Studios Moving Away from the BaySF’s Adorable 3 Fish Studios Moving Away from the Bay
By - posted 8/3/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Goodbye, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to SF Gate for letting us know the sad news that Outer Sunset art gallery 3 Fish Studios will be closing their San Francisco storefront at the end of August. Thankfully the husband and wife team, Annie Galvin and Eric Rewitzer, behind the studio won’t stop making their adorable and more...

$1,000 Grants for California Artists$1,000 Grants for California Artists
By - posted 7/28/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New

The California Relief Fund for Artists and Cultural Practitioners is distributing $920,000 from the CAC’s general fund in the form of $1,000 grants to help artists and cultural practitioners (including fine and performing artists, teaching artists, culture bearers, and maker-based sole or collective creative entrepreneurs) who comprise the various and diverse more...

SF’s "Pink Triangle" Says Goodbye After TonightSF’s “Pink Triangle” Says Goodbye After Tonight
By - posted 7/10/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Pride

San Francisco’s ”Pink Triangle” has only one night left to be illumnated – Your final chance to see it is tonight, July 10, 2020. After tonight, Illuminate turn off the lights. The beloved beacon of hope and inclusion has long been at the center of the city’s annual SF Pride celebration. Patrick more...

See SF's New "Say Her Name" Mural in Union SquareSee SF’s New “Say Her Name” Mural in Union Square
By - posted 6/27/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Causes, Healing, Murals

Check out the new “Say Her Name” mural on Hotel Abri by artist Kate Tova. The Union Square Business Improvement District partnered with Paint the Void to bring this mural to a local business that is closed due to the COVID-19 Shelter in Place. Where is the mural? Hotel Abri is located more...

"National Arts Drive" Socially-Distant Art Festival is Today“National Arts Drive” Socially-Distant Art Festival is Today
By - posted 6/20/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Get Out: Events

RAW: Natural Born Artists, is excited to announce, The National Arts Drive, a local arts fundraiser, and community experience. On Saturday, June 20, 2020, from 1 pm to 4m pm PST, artists and creatives in every medium are joining together in a massive moment across the country to raise awareness and more...

SF's First "Interactive Justice Mural" Launches in SoMaSF’s First “Interactive Justice Mural” Launches in SoMa
By - posted 6/14/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Causes, Murals

Located at 1000 Howard St (at 6th St.) in SoMa, is an Interactive Justice Mural. 1AM SF created a “HELLO, the Justice we want is…” wall where you and the community are invited to finish the sentence by either writing your thoughts on our wall. If you cannot physically make it, more...