open studios

10 Oct 2017

The Best Art Parties, Street Fests & Shows in San Francisco

There is an explosion of fun, artsy events happening in San Francisco this time of year.  5 weekends of art fairs, artist hosted parties, as well as music and literary themed festivals.   It’s October in SF, so it’s time to get out there and mix it up with thousands of artists, makers, movers and

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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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30 Oct 2015

ARTISTS YOU SHOULDN’T MISS AT OPEN STUDIOS WKND 3

Districts for Weekend 3: SOMA, Tenderloin, MIDMA, Downtown, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch, Bayview, Portola, Excelsior, Balboa Park

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18 Apr 2015

UPDATE – Owner Claims Studio 17 Will Remain For Artists

Thanks to Daniel Hirsch at www.missionlocal.org for this update! This week we received information from the historic art collective Studio 17 in the mission.  It explained how Studio 17’s owner Rick Holman was not going to renew their lease.  Holman was not responding to any of the tenants’ emails and they took

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26 Apr 2009

FREE Walking and Art: Open Studios in the Mission

  Open studio strolls are a great way to see a broad cross section of local art and down a wide array of  cheap beer and spirits.  I don’t need to tell you it can be an art-appreciating scavenger’s paradise.  So, I’ll tell a story instead.   Although I’m writing

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