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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...

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...