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13 Jul 2017

The Best Art Parties, Festivals, and Fairs in San Francisco Right Now

There’s a bunch of fun, interesting, artsy extravaganzas happening all over San Francisco this July. The next couple weeks are garden parties, world class workshops, world records, opera auditions, and of course music, dancing & costumes all over the place. It’s time to get out there and mix it up with thousands of other beautiful bay area weirdos.

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13 Oct 2016

SF Artists Opening Their Studios, All Over The City

WEEKEND 1: October 15 & 16, 11am to 6pm Location: Hunters Point Shipyard & Islais Creek Studios San Francisco comes alive with art this October and November as ArtSpan presents the 41st Anniversary of SF Open Studios – the oldest and largest event of its kind in the country, featuring

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23 Sep 2016

Artists are Openning Their Studios in San Francisco

San Francisco’s 41th annual Open Studios kicks off this weekend!  Hundreds of SF local artists will opening up their work space to hangout with you for several weekends!  Weekend 1 takes place at the massive Hunters Point Shipyard where large buildings next to the bay play home to thousands of pieces of art.

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06 Nov 2015

Artists You Shouldn’t Miss At Open Studios Wknd 4

The final weekend of ArtSpan’s 2015 Open Studios is upon us, and it’s a doozie.   Mission, Castro, Bernal, Noe, Upper Market & Glen Park all reporting for duty.  There are lots of studios within walking distance, many that contain some of our favorite artists.  This weekend of Open Studios is

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16 Oct 2015

Artists You Shouldn’t Miss At Open Studios Wknd 1

San Francisco’s 40th annual Open Studios kicks off this weekend! Hundreds of SF local artists will opening up their work space to hangout with you for the next 4 weekends. Here are the artists you should definitely not miss

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25 Jun 2015

How To Create A 50 X 120 ft Mural in San Francisco

It’s not paint by numbers exactly, it’s a step-by-step booklet, for you to get, your HUGE mural game on track. Step 1: Find a canvas ArtSpan, the organization behind SF Open Studios and the reason many good artists can still live in San Francisco, has scored a 9-month lease on 6,000

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13 May 2015

SF’s Independent Art Fairs (in pictures)

There’s something magical about a hotel that’s been taken over by artists.  Generally in hotels you walk past rooms in the night and wonder what strangers may be up to behind closed doors.  At stARTup Art Fair at the Hotel Del Sol, you got to walk into any room you

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