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Artists are Openning Their Studios in San Francisco

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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.   Thank You ArtSpan for keeping this awesome SF tradition alive!

All event info can be found at artspan.org.  And make sure to pick up a Open Studios Guide!

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ARTLAUNCH: SF OPEN STUDIOS EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 6:30-9:00PM AT SOMARTS CULTURAL CENTER, 934 BRANNAN

Join ArtSpan as a member to attend the VIP portion of the event from 6:30pm to 7:30pm.  VIP ticket includes priority admission to be the first to preview the artworks, open bar, catered bites, and a year-long ArtSpan Art Lover Membership! At 7:30pm, doors open to general admission and the party continues until 9pm with an open bar, food, and a chance to win prizes from our drawing! Creative cocktail attire encouraged. ArtLaunch 2016 is a 21+ event. 

SF ART TASTING:

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 5:00-7:00PM AT SOMARTS CULTURAL CENTER, 934 BRANNAN

Join us for a taste of art, games, wine, and stimulating discussion at the SF Open Studios Exhibition. Please your palette with wine tastings, while viewing over 400 works of art, sculpture, and jewelry by San Francisco artists. Browse the gallery, get a taste of the artworks on display and hear how jurors and Juror’s Choice-Award winning artists selected artwork for the exhibition. SF Art Tasting 2016 is a 21+ event. 

PREVIEW WEEKEND: OCTOBER 8 & 9

View over 400 artworks by SF Open Studios Artists and plan your studio tours for the next four weekends.

  • Where: SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street, SF
  • Exhibition Dates: Friday, October 7 through Sunday, November 6
  • Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday, noon-7pm / Saturday, 11am-5pm / Sunday, 11am-3pm
  • Admission: Free and open to the public.

 

WEEKEND 1: OCTOBER 15 & 16, 11AM TO 6PM

Hunters Point Shipyard & Islais Creek Studios

WEEKEND 2OCTOBER 22 & 23, 11AM TO 6PM

Fort Mason, Marina, Pacific Heights, Russian Hill, North Beach, Downtown, Tenderloin, MIDMA, SOMA, Western Addition, NOPA, Hayes Valley, Lower Haight, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch, Bayview

WEEKEND 3OCTOBER 29 & 30, 11AM TO 6PM

Presidio, Richmond, Upper Haight, Buena Vista, Cole Valley, Sunset, Ocean View, West Portal, Portola, Excelsior, Balboa Park

WEEKEND 4: NOVEMBER 5 & 6, 11AM TO 6PM

Mission, Castro, Bernal Heights, Noe Valley, Upper Market, Glen Park

artspan guide

Photo: Artspan.org

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