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Free First Tuesday of the Month
Free First Tuesday of the Month
Aug 2 all-day
Contemporary Jewish Museum 736 Mission Street, between Third and Fourth Streets Open from 11-5 The Museum of Craft and Design 2569 Third Street, between 22nd and 23rd Streets Open from 11-6 The Legion of Honor[...]
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Andrea Schwartz Gallery: SFAI MFA Highlights 5:30 pm
Andrea Schwartz Gallery: SFAI MFA Highlights
Aug 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
ASG – SFAI MFA Highlights: Srimongkol Darawali Kunlin He Becca Levine Nicholas Makanna Soraya Sharghi Opening Reception: Wednesday, August 3rd, 5:30 – 7:30 PM On view through September 2nd Andrea Schwartz Gallery is pleased to exhibit[...]
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts: “Deep Blue Sea, String of Pearls” 6:00 pm
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts: “Deep Blue Sea, String of Pearls”
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Deep Blue Sea: String of Pearls The Deep Blue Sea: String of Pearls will provide a positive and fresh experience of Pacific cross-cultural contemporary art. The Deep Blue Sea: String of Pearls is an exhibit[...]
Rayko Photo Gallery: “With Our Own Eyes” 6:00 pm
Rayko Photo Gallery: “With Our Own Eyes”
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
With Our Own Eyes A juried exhibition of documentary photography Opening Reception: Wednesday, August 3rd, 6-8pm Exhibition dates: August 3 – September 9, 2016 RayKo Photo Center is hosting an exhibition of documentary work in[...]
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Hashimoto Gallery: Abigail Goldman, “Mea Culpa” 6:00 pm
Hashimoto Gallery: Abigail Goldman, “Mea Culpa”
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Abigail Goldman / “Mea Culpa” On view: August 4 – August 27, 2016 Opening reception: Thursday August 4 6pm-10pm Hashimoto Contemporary is pleased to present “Mea Culpa,” a solo show of new miniature sculptures by[...]
Leica Store & Gallery: Fred Lyon San Francisco 6:00 pm
Leica Store & Gallery: Fred Lyon San Francisco
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FRED LYON SAN FRANCISCO August 1 – October 21, 2016 Artist Reception: August 4, 2016, 6pm-8pm Book Signing and Talk: August 26, 6pm-8pm The Gallery at Leica Store San Francisco, in collaboration with Peter Fetterman[...]
Lower Polk Art Walk 6:00 pm
Lower Polk Art Walk
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lower Polk Art Walk @ Lower Polk, Upper Tenderloin | San Francisco | California | United States
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Spoke Art: Karla Ortiz, “Chimerical” 6:00 pm
Spoke Art: Karla Ortiz, “Chimerical”
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Karla Ortiz, “Chimerical” Opening Night Reception: August 4th 6-10pm On View: August 4th – August 27th Spoke Art is pleased to present Chimerical, a debut solo exhibition by San Francisco based artist Karla Ortiz. An[...]
Gauntlet Gallery: Johannah O’Donnell & Rebecca Rose, “Oh! You Pretty Things” 7:00 pm
Gauntlet Gallery: Johannah O’Donnell & Rebecca Rose, “Oh! You Pretty Things”
Aug 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Gauntlet gallery is pleased to announce “Oh! You Pretty Things” featuring new works by Johannah O’Donnell and Rebecca Rose. Influenced by 1980’s pop imagery, super realism, and sci-fi and fantasy art, Johannah O’Donnell’s paintings focus[...]
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Friday Nights at the de Young Museum 5:00 pm
Friday Nights at the de Young Museum
Aug 5 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday Nights at the de Young Museum @ de Young Museum | San Francisco | California | United States
Friday Nights at the de Young are after-hours art “happenings” that include a mix of live music, dance and theater performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demonstrations, hands-on art activities, and exhibition tours. Local[...]
111 Minna St Gallery: “Dialect” 6:00 pm
111 Minna St Gallery: “Dialect”
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
DIALECT di·a·lectˈdīəˌlekt/noun: dialect; plural noun: dialects 1. a particular form of a language that is peculiar to a specific region or social group. Opening Reception Friday August 5th 2016 5pm-Late. through 8/27 The “Dialect” exhibition aims[...]
Adobe Books Backroom Gallery: “Wouldn’t You Like to?” 6:00 pm
Adobe Books Backroom Gallery: “Wouldn’t You Like to?”
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wouldn’t you like to….Build yourself a fortress. Collect treasure and stack it on your shelves. Mount artwork to your walls. Sit among your riches and marvel. Wrap yourself in quietude while people carry on outside.[...]
Adobe Books Backroom Gallery: ‘Bestiario/Menagerie’ 6:00 pm
Adobe Books Backroom Gallery: ‘Bestiario/Menagerie’
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Adobe Books Backroom Gallery: 'Bestiario/Menagerie' @ Adobe Books Backroom Gallery | San Francisco | California | United States
BESTIARIO/MENAGERIE Adobe Books Back Gallery, at 3130 24th Street, Mission District, San Francisco Opening Reception — Saturday, January 7, 2017, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Closing Reception — Saturday, January 28, 2017, from 6[...]
Book & Job Gallery: Excelsior District Video Release and Photo Exhibit 6:00 pm
Book & Job Gallery: Excelsior District Video Release and Photo Exhibit
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Book and Job Gallery Excelsior District Video Release and Photo Exhibit Travis Jensen will be exhibiting a series of photos alongside Rasta Dave this Friday (8/5), 6-10, at the #MrSkweenz “Excelsior Park” video release party[...]
Modern Eden Gallery: Jana Brike, “Superabundance of Ordinary Being” 6:00 pm
Modern Eden Gallery: Jana Brike, “Superabundance of Ordinary Being”
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jana Brike: Superabundance of Ordinary Being Opening Reception: Saturday August 5, 2016, 6 pm–9 pm Exhibition Dates: August 5–September 10, 2016 Modern Eden Gallery proudly presents Superabundance of Ordinary Being, the San Francisco debut and[...]
Rare Device: Lisa Soloman and Christine Buckton Tillman, “Chroma” 6:00 pm
Rare Device: Lisa Soloman and Christine Buckton Tillman, “Chroma”
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chroma Lisa Solomon and Christine Buckton Tillman August 5 – September 6, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, August 5, 6-9pm Rare Device: 600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94117 Rare Device is pleased to announce our June[...]
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Jack Fischer Gallery: Ian Everard, “Drawing Water” 4:00 pm
Jack Fischer Gallery: Ian Everard, “Drawing Water”
Aug 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
IAN EVERARD: drawing water August 6 – September 3, 2016 Opening reception: August 6, 4-6 pm 311 Potrero Ave, San Francisco Jack Fischer Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of a new show featuring the[...]
Casemore Kirkeby: Steve Kahn, Mural Triptychs & Door/Window Constructions 6:00 pm
Casemore Kirkeby: Steve Kahn, Mural Triptychs & Door/Window Constructions
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Steve Kahn: Mural Triptychs & Door/Window Constructions August 6 – September 10, 2016 Opening Saturday, August 6th, 6-8pm Casemore Kirkeby is pleased to present Steve Kahn: Mural Triptychs and Door/Window Constructions, a selection of Kahn’s[...]
Alter Space Gallery: Shaky Towns 7:00 pm
Alter Space Gallery: Shaky Towns
Aug 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
“Shaky Towns” collaborative show with The Battery Art Program SATURDAY, AUG 6 7:00P – 10:00P ALTER SPACE GALLERY: 1158 HOWARD ST, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103 Please join us on Sat., August 6 from 7—10 p.m. at[...]
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Friday Nights at the de Young Museum 5:00 pm
Friday Nights at the de Young Museum
Aug 12 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday Nights at the de Young Museum @ de Young Museum | San Francisco | California | United States
Friday Nights at the de Young are after-hours art “happenings” that include a mix of live music, dance and theater performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demonstrations, hands-on art activities, and exhibition tours. Local[...]
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Campfire Gallery: Sean-McGee Phetsarath and Aaron Rivera ‘Pool Crashers’ 7:00 pm
Campfire Gallery: Sean-McGee Phetsarath and Aaron Rivera ‘Pool Crashers’
Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Campfire Gallery: Sean-McGee Phetsarath and Aaron Rivera 'Pool Crashers' @ Campfire Gallery | San Francisco | California | United States
Campfire Gallery is pleased to present “Pool Crashers,” a two-artist show featuring new paintings by Sean-McGee Phetsarath and Aaron Rivera. The work by these artists embodies the spirit of summer, a time to let go[...]
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Contemporary Jewish Museum: Kota Ezawa on “In That Case” 6:00 pm
Contemporary Jewish Museum: Kota Ezawa on “In That Case”
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Contemporary Jewish Museum: Kota Ezawa on "In That Case" @ San Francisco | California | United States
Join us for a Gallery Talk by Kota Ezawa, followed by a Live Performance by Peter Case! Free with Museum admission ($5 after 5pm). Kota Ezawa on “In That Case” 6–6:30pm “In That Case: Havruta[...]
500 Capp Street Foundation: Paul Clipson ‘Shadow Forms’ 7:00 pm
500 Capp Street Foundation: Paul Clipson ‘Shadow Forms’
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm
500 Capp Street Foundation:  Paul Clipson 'Shadow Forms' @ 500 Capp Street Foundation | San Francisco | California | United States
Join us for an engaging evening of film screenings with San Francisco-based experimental filmmaker Paul Clipson. Shadow Forms: Films with Paul Clipson Presented by the 500 Capp Street Foundation Thursday, August 18, 2016 at doors[...]
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Friday Nights at the de Young Museum 5:00 pm
Friday Nights at the de Young Museum
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday Nights at the de Young Museum @ de Young Museum | San Francisco | California | United States
Friday Nights at the de Young are after-hours art “happenings” that include a mix of live music, dance and theater performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demonstrations, hands-on art activities, and exhibition tours. Local[...]
Guerrero Gallery: ‘Non Non Violence’ 6:00 pm
Guerrero Gallery: ‘Non Non Violence’
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Guerrero Gallery: 'Non Non Violence' @ Guerrero Gallery | San Francisco | California | United States
NON NON VIOLENCE August 19, 2016 — September 10, 2016 “Can’t you see it? Can’t you feel it? / It’s all in the air / I can’t stand the pressure much longer / Somebody say[...]
Park Life Gallery: Katy Mosman ‘HA HA HA’ 6:00 pm
Park Life Gallery: Katy Mosman ‘HA HA HA’
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Park Life Gallery: Katy Mosman 'HA HA HA' @ Park Life  | San Francisco | California | United States
HA HA HA New Works by Katy Kosman Park Life Gallery August 19 – Sept 25, 2016 Opening Reception Friday, August 19th 6-9pm Park Life is proud to present HA HA HA, an exhibit of[...]
Park Life Gallery: Serena Mitnik-Miller ‘W I L D’ 6:00 pm
Park Life Gallery: Serena Mitnik-Miller ‘W I L D’
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Park Life Gallery is proud to present, W I L D an exhibit of new paintings by Serena Mitnik-Miller. Opening Reception Friday November 11th, 2016 6-9pm November 11th – December 26th Serena Mitnik-Miller is an[...]
The Growlery: Piper ‘Unhappy Little Trees’ 7:00 pm
The Growlery: Piper ‘Unhappy Little Trees’
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Growlery: Piper 'Unhappy Little Trees' @ The Growlery | San Francisco | California | United States
Unhappy Little Trees featuring artist Piper Join us for the opening reception of Piper’s show at The Growlery with musical guests: 7 PM – 10 PM: DJ Lucky Pocket 10 PM – Tropical City Though[...]
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SFAC Galleries: ‘Chain Reaction: A Reading’ 3:00 pm
SFAC Galleries: ‘Chain Reaction: A Reading’
Aug 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
SFAC Galleries: 'Chain Reaction: A Reading' @ San Francisco City Hall | San Francisco | California | United States
Join the San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries for an afternoon reading with writers and poets based in San Francisco. An extension of Chain Reaction 12, this event follows the structure of Chain Reaction, where artists[...]
State: t.w.five ‘Across From Us ‘ 6:00 pm
State: t.w.five ‘Across From Us ‘
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
State: t.w.five 'Across From Us ' @ State | San Francisco | California | United States
State is pleased to present Across From Us a solo exhibition by Bay Area-based artist duo, t.w.five. t.w.five consists of Paula Perreira and Pernilla Andersson — hailing from Brazil and Sweden respectively — but living[...]
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Ramon’s Tailor: W.C. No. 13: The Separating Circle 6:00 pm
Ramon’s Tailor: W.C. No. 13: The Separating Circle
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ramon's Tailor: W.C. No. 13: The Separating Circle @ Ramon's Tailor | San Francisco | California | United States
W.C. No. 13: The Separating Circle Opening Reception: Wednesday, August 24, 6-9 PM At Ramon’s Tailor 628 Jones St. (at Post) For W.C. No.13 artists Kristina Larsen and Sebastian Martin ask you to take a[...]
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1AMSF Gallery: ‘Motel Mademoiselle’ 6:30 pm
1AMSF Gallery: ‘Motel Mademoiselle’
Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
1AMSF Gallery: 'Motel Mademoiselle' @ 1AMSF  | San Francisco | California | United States
A visual tribute to the most gracefully rebellious souls, “Motel Mademoiselle” features a body of work that seduces you into an alternate reality where the Queen is King and the Lady is the Law… Join[...]
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Friday Nights at the de Young Museum 5:00 pm
Friday Nights at the de Young Museum
Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday Nights at the de Young Museum @ de Young Museum | San Francisco | California | United States
Friday Nights at the de Young are after-hours art “happenings” that include a mix of live music, dance and theater performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demonstrations, hands-on art activities, and exhibition tours. Local[...]
de Young Museum: Masako Miki, Residence Program Reception 6:00 pm
de Young Museum: Masako Miki, Residence Program Reception
Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
de Young Museum: Masako Miki, Residence Program Reception @ de Young Museum | San Francisco | California | United States
Please join me for the reception of my artist in residence program KiraKira, MoyaMoya, HaraHara at de Young Museum. I have new felt sculpture, new paper lanterns, and working progress drawing on site. I am[...]
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Irving Street Projects: Community Image Sourcing & Open Studio event with Carey Lin 2:00 pm
Irving Street Projects: Community Image Sourcing & Open Studio event with Carey Lin
Aug 27 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Irving Street Projects: Community Image Sourcing & Open Studio event with Carey Lin @ Irving Street Projects | San Francisco | California | United States
Join us Saturday, August 27 for our second and final Community Image Sourcing & Open Studio event with Carey Lin from 2-5pm. Carey’s project, “Nobody Said Not To”, is a progressive installation of shapes and[...]
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Hayes Valley Art Works: Stairwells Valley Step Work 12:00 pm
Hayes Valley Art Works: Stairwells Valley Step Work
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Hayes Valley Art Works: Stairwells Valley Step Work @ Hayes Valley Art Works | San Francisco | California | United States
Stairwell’s, artist duo Sarah Hotchkiss and Carey Lin, is in residence at Hayes Valley Art Works for the month of August. Join Stairwell’s and HVAW for a FREE culminating open house event on Sunday, August[...]
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