We love the enthusiasm the new year always brings- so we've created a CoE (calendar of events) of all the exciting shows opening this month in the bay so you don't feel left out.
*click on the word 'here' to be directed to the page events*
1. Pace Art + Technology: This one we're really excited about. Living Digital Space and Future Parks: an immersive and large-scale, site-specific installation and digital playground for all ages. Buy tickets here.
2. FOG Design + Art: A platform for contemporary design and art that shifts, morphs, and reveals itself through multiple forms and dimensions. Buy tickets here.
3. ArtSpan Exhibition at Arc Gallery: This exhibition celebrates ArtSpan's resolution to cultivate and sustain a vibrant, accessible, and world-class art community in San Francisco while promoting the city's unique creative energy throughout the years to come. Register here.
4. Strange Developments - Women in Video Art: Artists Sofía Córdova, Desirée Holman and Lynn Hershman Leeson in conversation with art critic Larissa Archer. Buy tickets here.
5. 200 Years of California Chinatowns - Alfred Twu Art Show: Join Alfred Twu in his latest exhibit that will showcase in acrylic paintings the past, present, and future of California Chinatowns. Free tickets here.
6. San Francisco Women Artists Gallery: Women Artists (SFWA) is an historic nonprofit arts organization that continues to support, promote, and exhibit the works of talented Bay Area artists. More info here.
7. CultureStrike + Justseeds Artists Cooperative: CultureStrike and Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative have joined forces with numerous artists and activist organizations to create a limited-edition print portfolio of works focused on the urgency of climate change around the globe, examining in particular its impact on migrant communities and people of color. Event info here.
8. Richard Diebenkorn: The Sketchbooks Revealed: This unparalleled collection of 29 sketchbooks, never before on public view, contain 1,045 drawings that span 50 years and represent the range of styles and subjects that Diebenkorn (Stanford BA, ’49) explored. More info here.
9. NEAT: New Experiments in Art and Technology: Artists and scientists worked on new projects in art and performance, was a turning point in art's relationship with science. Buy tickets here.
10. Tenderloin Museum: The Tenderloin Museum celebrates the gritty art and activism of old San Francisco and the neighborhood that spawned the city’s LGBT movement and was the site of the legendary music venues that featured the likes of Miles Davis, Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, the Grateful Dead, Santana and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. More info here.