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Final Block of Tix Just Released for SF's "teamLab: Continuity"Final Block of Tix Just Released for SF’s “teamLab: Continuity”
By - posted 10/21/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Museums / Cultural Institutions, San Francisco

Plan ahead for the holidays. This your final chance to see one of SF’s most engaging and inspiriting immersive art experiences. The Asian Art Museum just announced their final block of tickets for teamLab: Continuity goes on sale today, October 21, 2021. Step into an experience like no other: at teamLab: more...

SF is Getting a Huge Colorful Cloud Art ShowSF is Getting a Huge Colorful Cloud Art Show
By - posted 10/16/2021
Artsy Fartsy, San Francisco, Wow

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco invite you to experience Judy Chicago’s Forever de Young on Saturday, October 16, in Golden Gate Park. Join in for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see Judy Chicago’s multicolored, site-specific Atmospheres performance: Forever de Young. This open-air performance is in celebration of the artist’s exhibition Judy Chicago: A Retrospective, more...

Check Out SF's Brand New Huge Immersive Galactic ForestCheck Out SF’s Brand New Huge Immersive Galactic Forest
By - posted 10/14/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Get Out: Events, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco

One of the country’s premier experimental and performance art organizations, Gray Area, is proud to reveal a collaboration with the newly-formed Bay Area-based artist collective, Numina Studio, to create Nocturne X — a new, large-scale, three-month immersive exhibition opening Friday, October 15. Nocturne X Gray Area 2665 Mission St. San Francisco, CA 94110 Hours of Operation Tuesday–Sunday 12:00PM–8:00PM The run is more...

SF's New Interactive Exhibit in Golden Gate ParkSF’s New Interactive Exhibit in Golden Gate Park
By - posted 10/12/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

The Exploratorium, in partnership with the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, announced the completion of a set of installations and interactive experiences around the recently upgraded Stanyan Street Entrance to Golden Gate Park. The installations, designed and fabricated by the Exploratorium, aim to reveal, enhance, and celebrate the park’s ever-changing natural and more...

SF's Lighted Forest Returns to Golden Gate Park on Dec. 2SF’s Lighted Forest Returns to Golden Gate Park on Dec. 2
By - posted 10/7/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

San Francisco’s popular illuminated forest, Entwined, returns to Golden Gate Park’s Peacock Meadow, from December 2, 2021 through February 1, 2022. During the pandemic, this dazzling forest of lights entranced park goers and quickly became a popular evening destination for Bay Area residents and visitors alike. In the returning year of more...

SF is Getting a Giant Hopscotch Game at Pier 15SF is Getting a Giant Hopscotch Game at Pier 15
By - posted 10/5/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Updates

The Exploratorium today announced an installation of celebrated American artist Lawrence Weiner’s OUT OF SIGHT, a participatory, interactive, social artwork in its public plaza along the Embarcadero, beginning October 10, 2021. OUT OF SIGHT will be free to access and open to the public until January 9, 2022. “Lawrence Weiner’s OUT OF SIGHT is an ideal artwork more...

SF's Bernal Heights Drive-In + Outdoor Movie Festival (Oct. 1-29)SF’s Bernal Heights Drive-In + Outdoor Movie Festival (Oct. 1-29)
By - posted 9/30/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Drive-In Movies, San Francisco

Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema presents free screenings of diverse, local filmmakers’ works in neighborhood parks, playgrounds, and other community-friendly spaces to increase the exposure and recognition of local artists and to heighten appreciation by neighborhood and citywide residents while bringing the community together. Enjoy free screenings of short films of all genres at a pop-up more...

SOMArts’ Día de Los Muertos Exhibit is Back Oct. 9SOMArts’ Día de Los Muertos Exhibit is Back Oct. 9
By - posted 9/28/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Museums / Cultural Institutions

Now in its 22nd year, SOMArts’ annual Día de Los Muertos exhibition is one of the most internationally diverse Day of the Dead celebrations in the United States. Founded by beloved San Francisco artist and curator René Yañez, Día de Los Muertos at SOMArts merges traditional altars with contemporary installations, continuing to more...

SF Announces $12+ Million in New Funding for Arts OrganizationsSF Announces $12+ Million in New Funding for Arts Organizations
By - posted 9/27/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Fairs & Festivals, Getting Help, San Francisco

San Francisco just announced over $12 million in general operating support grants to fund arts and cultural organizations. This year’s Grants for the Arts (GFTA) funding is primarily dedicated to the general operating support for arts organizations and also aims to support community parades and festivals to help restore the more...

SF's Immersive Art Museum Reopens for First Time in 2 YearsSF’s Immersive Art Museum Reopens for First Time in 2 Years
By - posted 9/27/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

For the first time in two years, San Francisco’s Gregangelo Museum has reopened. The Gregangelo Museum is the private home of the acclaimed native San Francisco artist. It is an impassioned multi-faceted immersive experience created over a span of 40 years and continuing. The house is a labyrinth of ornate rooms, each more...

Pranksters Turn Empty SF Google Office into Spirit Halloween StorePranksters Turn Empty SF Google Office into Spirit Halloween Store
By - posted 9/23/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Halloween, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco

Thanks to SF Gate and KRON4 for letting us know how prank artist Danielle Baskin converted an empty Google Office in SoMa in SF into what looked like a brand new “Spirit Halloween” store on Monday afternoon. Led by prank artist Danielle Baskin, a group of 11 set out to make more...

SF's Brand New Art Museum "ICA SF" Opens in Summer 2022SF’s Brand New Art Museum “ICA SF” Opens in Summer 2022
By - posted 9/19/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Museums / Cultural Institutions

San Francisco is getting a brand new art museum with free admission. Thanks to Art Forum and Art Net for sharing the news that The Institute of Contemporary Art San Francisco (ICA SF) will open in summer 2022 in the Dogpatch neighborhood. The 11,000-square-foot museum will be a non-collecting museum and will more...

SF's "Flower Piano" Festival is Back September 17-21SF’s “Flower Piano” Festival is Back September 17-21
By - posted 9/17/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Favorites, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Reopening

San Francisco Botanical Garden and Sunset Piano are excited to present one of the most unique, creative, and innovative events in the Bay Area. After five successful years, and a pause in 2020 due to the pandemic, we are excited to bring back Flower Piano to transform San Francisco Botanical more...

SF's 95-Foot Neon "The Ladder" Wins Big 2021 Art AwardSF’s 95-Foot Neon “The Ladder” Wins Big 2021 Art Award
By - posted 9/14/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco’s dazzling 95-foot tall illuminated ladder, appropriately named “The Ladder,” recently took home a big international design award. Thanks to SF Gate for sharing the news that Ivan Navarro’s piece won the award for “Best Residential Art.” CODAawards is an annual celebration of the most exciting Art + Design projects from more...

SF's New "Bloomtown" Giant Inflatable Dahlias & Scavenger HuntSF’s New “Bloomtown” Giant Inflatable Dahlias & Scavenger Hunt
By - posted 9/14/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco

Join us on Union Street to discover the magic of Bloomtown, a multi-layered, interactive art experience taking place on Union Street, between Steiner and Gough from September 15 to November 15, 2021. In partnership with Building 180, SF Parks Alliance is bringing eight large-scale inflatable dahlias and multiple never before seen more...