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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...

See All 9 Bay Area "Black Lives Matter" Street MuralsSee All 9 Bay Area “Black Lives Matter” Street Murals
By - posted 7/10/2020
Causes, Murals

Washington DC’s massive Black Lives Matter street mural inspired a nationwide trend. DC Mayor Muriel Bowser renamed the intersection at H and 16th streets “Black Lives Matter Plaza” and commissioned artists to paint “Black Lives Matter” in massive letters lining the street. Within a week, murals started popping up all more...

Vandalized "Black Lives Matter" Mural in Martinez RestoredVandalized “Black Lives Matter” Mural in Martinez Restored
By - posted 7/7/2020
Causes, Murals

Thanks to KRON4 for letting us know that the Black Lives Matter mural in Martinez that was vandalized on camera on July 4th has been restored. The “public art project” Black Lives Matter Street Mural was organized by the local group Martizians with permission from the City of Martinez’s Recreation was more...

Oakland's New Giant "All Black Lives Matter" MuralOakland’s New Giant “All Black Lives Matter” Mural
By - posted 7/1/2020
Causes, Murals

Thanks to ABC7 for letting us know about the new mural circling the street near Oakland’s Lake Merritt over the weekend. Photo credit, John Kirkmire of LakeMerritt.org The text reads “All black trans queer nonbinary women’s disabled imprisoned lives matter“ The East Bay Center for Queer Art organized the art installation on 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...

George Floyd Ocean Beach Memorial Stroll at SunsetGeorge Floyd Ocean Beach Memorial Stroll at Sunset
By - posted 6/21/2020
Causes, Healing, Murals

Come gather every week at sunset at the George Floyd Ocean Beach Memorial, located where Vicente reaches the sand on the concrete walkway at Ocean Beach in the Outer Sunset just north of the San Francisco Zoo. Social distance, mouth coverings, peaceful. It planned for there to be a circle dance more...

SF's Own Huge "Black Lives Matter" Street MuralSF’s Own Huge “Black Lives Matter” Street Mural
By - posted 6/18/2020
Causes, Murals

After similar projects in Washington D.C. and Oakland, San Francisco now has its own Black Lives Matter street mural. The words “Black Lives Matter”, painted in bright yellow block lettering, stretch out over three city blocks in S.F. on Fulton Street, between Webster and Octavia with a direct view of City more...

1930s UCSF Murals In Danger Unless $8 Million Is Raised1930s UCSF Murals In Danger Unless $8 Million Is Raised
By - posted 6/17/2020
City Insight, Murals

In the wake of COVID-19 and financial challenges, The San Francisco Chronicle reported that sadly the UCSF New Deal murals could be destroyed. A series of celebrated New Deal-era murals on the UCSF Parnassus campus, painted in the 1930s by Diego Rivera collaborator Bernard Zakheim could be destroyed unless $8 million 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...

Oakland & SF's Beautiful "Black Lives Matter" MuralsOakland & SF’s Beautiful “Black Lives Matter” Murals
By - posted 6/12/2020
Causes, Murals

The Bay Area is booming with beautiful street murals in tribute to George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement. Check out Murals of Oakland’s Instagram Page for beautiful and cultural #murals of #Oakland, CA, and where to find them as well as photos from @eggshell001 who catches many of the murals in the more...

Oakland's Huge "Black Lives Matter" Mural Almost Didn't HappenOakland’s Huge “Black Lives Matter” Mural Almost Didn’t Happen
By - posted 6/11/2020
Causes, Murals

Thanks to SF Gate for letting us know the background story of Oakland’s massive Black Lives Matter street mural and how it almost didn’t happen. See awesome aerial photos of the mural from Beto Lopez Photography The massive bold yellow mural, which covers three city blocks and took 400 volunteers and artists more...

Oakland Protest's "Woman On A Horse" Gets Her Own MuralOakland Protest’s “Woman On A Horse” Gets Her Own Mural
By - posted 6/9/2020
Causes, Murals

Thanks to the SF Gate and @muralsofoakland for letting us know that the woman who rode a horse at George Floyd Oakland protest on May 29th got her own mural. Brianna Noble is a black horsewoman and small business owner. She rode horseback through an Oakland demonstration for George Floyd with more...