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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...

This is SF's Newest Mural at Clarion AlleyThis is SF’s Newest Mural at Clarion Alley
By - posted 4/20/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Murals, Wow

Thanks to indybay.org for letting us know about Clarion Alley’s brand new mural dedicated to Climate Change. Come celebrate Earth Day and the unveiling of Extinction Rebellion San Francisco Bay Area’s new mural, “The world is on fire,” with music performances, art activities, storytelling and some surprises. The mural is larger than more...

SF's Sidewalk Mural Painting PartySF’s Sidewalk Mural Painting Party
By - posted 4/15/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Murals

Come paint Moss Street with San Francisco Parks Alliance. Register here and join in on Saturday, April 17 anytime between 11am and 2pm to help create a temporary sidewalk mural outside of SF Parks Alliance’s office at 1074 Folsom Street. Please wear a mask and note that we will be taking all more...

Oakland's Tallest Mural (190-Feet) Unveiled This WeekOakland’s Tallest Mural (190-Feet) Unveiled This Week
By - posted 4/15/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Murals

By Keith Burbank, Bay City News The tallest mural in Oakland will be completed Thursday to bring attention to hunger, which the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated all over the world. The 190-foot-tall mural by artist Victor Ash is being painted on the side of the Oakland Marriott City Center at 1001 Broadway. Food more...

Artists Transform Ocean Beach into Massive MasterpieceArtists Transform Ocean Beach into Massive Masterpiece
By - posted 3/30/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Updates, City Insight, Fun & Games, Murals, Outdoorsy, Wow

Thanks to ABC7 for sharing the story about the massive beach art and sand drawings that took place at Ocean Beach on Sunday, March 28. Earthscape Art Experience transforms the sand into temporary, large-scale intricate works of art. Using rakes, the artists used the beach as their massive canvas. Of course, more...

SFO's New 3-story Mural for Harvey Milk is ComingSFO’s New 3-story Mural for Harvey Milk is Coming
By - posted 2/22/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Murals, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco International Airport is getting a brand new 3-story mural dedicated to Harvey Milk. The SF Arts Commission just approved the proposal by artist Craig Calderwood that will celebrate the legacy of Harvey Milk. It will be located in Terminal 1’s most trafficked intersection – the escalator atrium where passengers may more...

Brand New Robin Williams Mural Pops Up in East BayBrand New Robin Williams Mural Pops Up in East Bay
By - posted 2/12/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Murals

A beautiful new mural has popped up in the East Bay dedicated to the late comic Robin Williams. Thanks to SFGate for sharing the news of this beautiful tribute which you can find in the Bay Street Shopping Center in Emeryville in the former Old Navy location. The mural was commissioned by more...

Chinatown's Lunar New Year Mural Scavenger HuntChinatown’s Lunar New Year Mural Scavenger Hunt
By - posted 2/10/2021
Brand New, Celebrations, Lunar New Year, Murals, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do

Celebrate Lunar New Year by hunting for murals throughout Chinatown. There’s 12 murals hidden throughout Chinatown, each one depicting one of the Chinese Zodiac animals. Find and snap of photo of each one, and share to Instagram to be entered to win their raffle. Chinatown Mural Hunt SF Chinatown Up through the end of more...

Brand New Mural of Bernie Meme Pop Ups in OaklandBrand New Mural of Bernie Meme Pop Ups in Oakland
By - posted 2/8/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Murals

A brand new mural has popped up in Oakland and it might look a little familiar. From real life, to internet meme…to now a beautiful mural, check out chilly Bernie chillin’ in Oakland. Thanks to Three Thirty Three Arts for sharing the awesome mural by artist 3nolam that you can peep at more...

SF Will Pay Artists $1250 for Pop-Up Murals on Boarded Up StoresSF Will Pay Artists $1250 for Pop-Up Murals on Boarded Up Stores
By - posted 11/19/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Murals, Only in San Francisco

Artists have a unique opportunity to help keep our communities’ spirit up in challenging times and to advocate for best practices of keeping each other safe during a pandemic. Paint the Void received a grant from the city of San Francisco to facilitate 30 new murals on boarded up storefronts more...

SF's New Mural Dedicated to Viral TikTok StarSF’s New Mural Dedicated to Viral TikTok Star
By - posted 10/23/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Murals, Only in San Francisco

Thanks SFGATE for sharing that TikTok star 420doggface208 now has a new mural dedicated to him in San Francisco. Nathan Apodaca’s recent video of him longboarding to Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 classic hit Dreams and sipping a giant bottle of Oceanspray juice went viral with over 10 million views and counting. Inspired by 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...

Tenderloin's New "Black Trans Lives Matter" MuralTenderloin’s New “Black Trans Lives Matter” Mural
By - posted 8/27/2020
Brand New, Causes, Murals

Thank you SFIST and Do the Bay for letting us know about the new Black Trans Lives Matter Mural located at Turk and Taylor in the Tenderloin. The Transgender District is the first legally recognized transgender district in the world. Preserving the legacy of the Compton’s Cafeteria Riots of 1966, the more...

SF Just Got a Powerful New Mural at the Asian Art MuseumSF Just Got a Powerful New Mural at the Asian Art Museum
By - posted 8/10/2020
Community, Murals, Museums / Cultural Institutions

Thanks to the New York Times for letting us know about this brand new mural at the Asian Art Museum that, in true Funcheap style, is visible from the street through the windows of the museum’s gallery that has yet to open to the public. The inaugural work in the Wilbur more...

Map of 22 Storefront Murals in San FranciscoMap of 22 Storefront Murals in San Francisco
By - posted 7/23/2020
Brand New, Murals, Uplifting

How about a hike around San Francisco this week to check out some public art history? Sounds wonderful right? Local artist Todd Kurnat has spent the last three months volunteering his time and designs to beautify San Francisco. He’s done this by connecting with merchants who have boarded up their storefronts more...