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World's Largest Immersive Exhibit "Monet By The Water" Debuting in SFWorld’s Largest Immersive Exhibit “Monet By The Water” Debuting in SF
By - posted 7/9/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Museums / Cultural Institutions

Monet by the Water, a new groundbreaking traveling exhibit, will connect audiences to the timeless beauty of Claude Monet’s art, utilizing 21st-century technology. Commemorating the 180th anniversary of Monet’s birth, this novel traveling exhibition has been over 2-years in the making. It will make its initial debut in San Francisco this December at a secret more...

SFMOMA Announces Three More Free Days for 2021SFMOMA Announces Three More Free Days for 2021
By - posted 6/25/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Freebies, Museums / Cultural Institutions

SFMOMA has announced free access to the museum for Bay Area locals for three upcoming Thursday evenings in 2021. SFMOMA Announces First Thursdays: Free Admission For Bay Area Residents From 4–8 P.M. On July 1, August 5 And September 2, 2021  First Thursdays at SFMOMA: Free Admission for Bay Area Residents All residents of more...

SF is Getting an Amazing New Immersive Art ShowSF is Getting an Amazing New Immersive Art Show
By - posted 6/23/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Deals

Step into an experience like no other: at teamLab: Continuity, you become part of an interactive landscape of blooming flowers, darting fish, and soaring crows. At teamLab: Continuity, you will find yourself immersed in a wondrous ecosystem of lush imagery drawn from nature and East Asian art that dynamically evolves around more...

See Diego Rivera's Rare 30-Ton Fresco at SFMOMA for FreeSee Diego Rivera’s Rare 30-Ton Fresco at SFMOMA for Free
By - posted 6/23/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Updates, Murals, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Only in San Francisco

Diego Rivera’s rarely seen fresco will be on view for free at SFMOMA opening at 1pm on June 28th. It’ll be on view until 2023. Ten years after his first stay,  Diego Rivera (1886–1957) returned to San Francisco in June 1940 to headline the main  fine arts exhibition of the  Golden  Gate more...

SF's "Flower Piano" Festival is Back for 2021 (Sept. 17-21)SF’s “Flower Piano” Festival is Back for 2021 (Sept. 17-21)
By - posted 6/9/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Favorites, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Reopening

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 Garden once again into the city’s own alfresco concert hall where everyone is invited to play and listen. In 2021, Flower Piano will be especially more...

SF's Free "Museums For All" Program Now Permanent Year RoundSF’s Free “Museums For All” Program Now Permanent Year Round
By - posted 6/8/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Only in San Francisco

Just announced, the San Francisco Museums for All program will now provide free or reduced admission year-round to more than 20 museums and cultural institutions for residents who receive public benefits, including Medi-Cal and CalFresh. Previously the program was only for the summer months, but now is a permanent program. This expansion more...

'Hamilton' Returns to SF w/ $49 Tickets + 100% Capacity‘Hamilton’ Returns to SF w/ $49 Tickets + 100% Capacity
By - posted 6/3/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Updates, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

The hit Broadway musical Hamilton returns to San Francisco after a 17 month intermission. Thanks to the San Francisco Chronicle’s Datebook for sharing the news that the Orpheum Theatre will open at full capacity, more than 2,200 seats, for a limited 4-week run, from August 10 to September 5, 2021. It’s the more...

Berkeley's Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival is Back June 19Berkeley’s Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival is Back June 19
By - posted 6/1/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates

Berkeley welcomes back its popular annual Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival on Saturday, June 19, 2021. The sidewalks along Shattuck and Cedar streets in North Berkeley are the target of artists young and old, professional and greenhorn during the 22nd Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival on Saturday, June 19, 10am-4pm. In order to more...

Check Out SF's Breathtaking Hilltop Circus ActsCheck Out SF’s Breathtaking Hilltop Circus Acts
By - posted 5/29/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Only in San Francisco, Wow

A new creative pop-up circus has been delighting spectators around San Francisco. As part of San Francisco’s “Circus Pop-Ups” featuring a series of unique performances in unusual locations, witness Thai Lam’s breathtaking aerial performance at Bernal Heights this Sunday, May 30 at 1:15, 2:00, and 2:45 pm. Thai Lam is a Bay more...

SF's First Huge Outdoor Craft Fair of 2021 is at Pier 70SF’s First Huge Outdoor Craft Fair of 2021 is at Pier 70
By - posted 5/25/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Get Out: Events, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Normally the “Craneway” Craft Fair is inside The Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, but this edition will be outdoors on the grounds of the under-construction Pier 70 in Dogpatch in San Francisco. Craneway Craft Fair / Summer Edition June 26-27, 2021 (11a-5p) 555 20th St., Pier 70, San Francisco FREE – RSVP on Facebook Parking onsite, more...

Oakland Museum of California's New GardensOakland Museum of California’s New Gardens
By - posted 5/21/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Outdoorsy, Reopening

OMCA welcomes the community back to a newly-refreshed campus and transformed garden, providing a safe and welcoming space to reconnect with each other. After over a year of facing a global pandemic, compounded with instances of violence, racism, and civil unrest in our country, OMCA’s outdoor public spaces are available more...

Comic of Stereotypical SF Headlines Goes Big on RedditComic of Stereotypical SF Headlines Goes Big on Reddit
By - posted 5/7/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco

A humorous tweet by Armand Domalewski which portrays satirical SF headlines spliced with cartoonist Randall Munroe’s webcomic xkcd has made it to the front page of Reddit on the r/sanfrancisco subReddit with 1,4000 upvotes. San Franciscan Domelewski hits the nail on the head with riffs on the San Francisco School Board, homelessness, Golden more...

Mission District's Brand New Mural Dedicated to Latino CommunityMission District’s Brand New Mural Dedicated to Latino Community
By - posted 5/3/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Murals, Only in San Francisco

A new mural in San Francisco’s Mission District unveiled Thursday aims to uplift the city’s Latino community, which has been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The mural, located in the famed Clarion Alley, was commissioned by the San Francisco COVID Command Center and created by local artist Elizabeth Blancas. The mural more...

Salesforce Tower's Midnight Screenings at 1,070 Ft Elevation (May 1-31)Salesforce Tower’s Midnight Screenings at 1,070 Ft Elevation (May 1-31)
By - posted 4/30/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Only in San Francisco

From midnight to 1am, each night for the month of May, RAWdance will be poised 1,070 feet above the city on the Salesforce Tower screen, lighting up Jim Campbell’s Day for Night installation as part of the artist’s studio’s monthly “midnight artist collaboration,” in partnership with Boston Properties, owner of more...

Giant 9-Foot Floral "Butterflies" Are Coming to SF's StreetsGiant 9-Foot Floral “Butterflies” Are Coming to SF’s Streets
By - posted 4/30/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Reopening, Uplifting, Wow

Ever wanted to become a butterfly? You’ll get a chance to spread your wings in May. On Saturday, May 1st 13 large floral Instagramable butterflies are landing in the streets of San Francisco for a weeklong promotion. The giant butterflies, which range from 6-9 feet tall are made from natural materials and more...