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This Must Be The Place

Mondays-Fridays, 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Continues through June 29
111 Minna Gallery 111 Minna, San Francisco South of Market


Eric Rewitzer is a printmaker. Annie Galvin is a painter. Chance brought them to the west coast, each arriving in the late ‘80s to chase their dreams. Eric, born and raised on the industrial shores of Lake Michigan, boarded the California Zephyr train west from Chicago in 1987. Annie, born and raised in Ireland, emigrated to San Francisco in 1989, two weeks before the earthquake. The two met in Berkeley in 1998, and were married in 2001. In 2006, they founded 3 Fish Studios, which now serves as both a studio and a gallery, connecting them to the artistic fabric of the Bay Area through shows, classes, and events. 415-974-1719

Sand Garden

Fri., June 7, 6-9 p.m., Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through July 26
Gallery 16 501 Third St., San Francisco Potrero Hill/ Dogpatch


Gallery 16’s window exhibition project ‘Double Strength’ is pleased to present a two-person show featuring Ari Bird and Ian Parlett-Schaefer. There will be an opening reception on Friday, June 7th, from 6 to 9pm. 415-646-7495

Rina Banerjee: Human Likeness

Sat., Jan. 28, 4-6 p.m., Thursdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 31
Hosfelt Gallery 260 Utah, San Francisco South of Market


Rina Banerjee fills the gallery with fantastical sculptures & paintings in an exhibition describing the human experience in an era of migration. 415-495-5454

Bernard Lokai: New Paintings

Sat., May 11, 3-5 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Thursdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Continues through July 3
Hosfelt Gallery 260 Utah, San Francisco South of Market

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In two distinct bodies of work, German painter Bernard Lokai explores the seemingly infinite possibilities of paint applied to canvas. 415-495-5454

The Elephant And The Albatross: David Hytone

Fri., June 7, 6-9 p.m., Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through July 26
Gallery 16 501 Third St., San Francisco Potrero Hill/ Dogpatch


Gallery 16 is pleased to present its first solo exhibition with Seattle artist David Hytone. There will be an opening reception on Friday, June 7th, from 6 to 9pm. 415-646-7495

Earth, Water, Paint - Art Exhibition

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through July 20
Bay Model Visitors Center 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito Sausalito

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Toni Littlejohn is a mixed media artist living and working in Point Reyes Station. She has exhibited her work extensively in the Bay Area and is a founding member of Gallery Route One. For 26 years she has been leading Wild Carrots, an arts workshop for artists and people new to making art. Exhibition Dates June 11- July 20, 2019 Reception: Sat, June 15, 1pm–3pm 415-332-3871

Upon A Slitted Sheet I Sit: Josh Jefferson

Fri., June 7, 6-9 p.m., Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Mondays, Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through July 26
Gallery 16 501 Third St., San Francisco Potrero Hill/ Dogpatch


Gallery 16 is pleased to present its second solo exhibition with Boston artist Josh Jefferson. There will be an opening reception on Friday, June 7th, from 6 to 9pm. 415-646-7495

Mimi Plumb - Landfall

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Continues through June 29


Robert Koch Gallery presents Landfall, a series of black and white photographs from the 1980s by American photographer Mimi Plumb. The exhibition is accompanied by a monograph of the same title released in 2018 by TBW Books, a book that has been selected by a number of sources as one of the best photography books of 2018, including publisher Michael Mack. 415-421-0122

Show Me as I Want to Be Seen

Thu., Feb. 7, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. and Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through July 7
Contemporary Jewish Museum 736 Mission, San Francisco South of Market

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The CJM's original exhibition, "Show Me as I Want to Be Seen," presents the work of groundbreaking French Jewish artist Claude Cahun and her lifelong lover and collaborator Marcel Moore in dialogue with ten contemporary artists to examine the complex and empowered representation of fluid identity. 415-655-7800

A Fire Story

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through July 15


The Cartoon Art Museum is proud to present an exhibition of original artwork from A Fire Story: A Graphic Memoir by Brian Fies, depicting the artist's firsthand account of the 2017 Northern California wildfires. 415-227-8666

Christel Dillbohner: Falling Through The Universe: Christel Dillbohner Falling Through The Universe

May 11-June 22
Don Soker Contemporary Art 2180 Bryant St. #205, San Francisco Mission/ Bernal Heights


In her 10th solo show with Don Soker Contemporary Art, Christel Dillbohner presents “Falling through the Universe” an exhibition of a selection of her experimental cyanotypes, recent paintings and objects. The exhibition’s title refers to a question asked by the artist: “Is Spaceship Earth Falling Through the Universe?” She believes the current era of a globalized liquid flow of information has radically changed our perception of time and space. Many of us enjoy more mobility, flexibility and freedom; at the same time the world seems less stable, in constant flux and more conflict-ridden. 415-291-0966

Sadie Barnette: The New Eagle Creek Saloon

May 11-June 30
The Lab 2948 16th St., San Francisco South of Market


Sadie Barnette’s newest installation reimagines her father’s bar – the first black-owned gay bar in San Francisco. From 1990-93 Rodney Barnette operated the New Eagle Creek Saloon, a family-run business which served a multiracial gay community marginalized by the racist profiling practices of San Francisco’s bar scene at that time. Sadie Barnette’s project will be two-fold: to re-present The New Eagle Creek Saloon as an archival installation via her own vernacular aesthetic, and to host a “bar” and queer social space where everyone is invited to participate in ongoing acts of resistance, celebration, activism, and community building. 415-864-8855

Raymond Meeks: Sonder

June 1-Aug. 17, 6 p.m.
Casemore Kirkeby 1275 Minnesota St #102, San Francisco Potrero Hill/ Dogpatch


Black-and-white photographs show young divers in mid-jump, Meeks’s camera momentarily arresting them in space as they drop beyond his frame into a black void. Other photographs show them picking their way through the surrounding woods, using trails pockmarked with debris and graffiti-marked rocks. Interposed are color pictures of thin trees and vegetation photographed from a car, simultaneously sharply rendered and blurred by velocity. Taken altogether, these pictures present a nearly prayerlike sense of ritual, a procession of youth accelerating into something unknown yet vitally necessary, with a fleeting, quiet weightlessness at its center. 415-851-9808

The Erosion of Memory: Works by Anne Tait

Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.


Tait's work is influenced by vernacular 19th-century memorials and the influence of industrialized printmaking on images of memory and domesticity. Prints, paintings, glass etchings, and embroidery pieces combine cemetery grave imagery with monograms. 510-849-8935

Jim Haynes: Scar

Ongoing, 12 p.m.-12 a.m.
Right Window Gallery 992 Valencia, San Francisco Mission/ Bernal Heights


An exhibition of corroded photographs from Jim Haynes, who has investigated the technique of augmenting silver gelatin prints with rust, copper, and various acidic patinas.

Return to Eden: Etchings from California's Wild and Cultivated Gardens

Mondays, Wednesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through Aug. 31
San Francisco Botanical Garden Martin Luther King Jr., San Francisco Sunset (Inner)

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Stephanie Martin's aquatint etchings depict our state's most exquisite native and cultivated flora. Etching has a magic that is perfect for plants. 415-661-1316 x403

Mickey Mouse: From Walt to the World

Mondays, Wednesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through Jan. 6
The Walt Disney Family Museum 104 Montgomery, San Francisco The Presidio


A celebration of animation’s most beloved and recognizable character. Guest curated by legendary animator Andreas Deja, the exhibition features more than 400 objects, including rare and never-before-seen original sketches, character model sheets, and concept artwork, together with nostalgic merchandise, vintage photographs, and a variety of Mickey’s earliest and most recent animated short films. The exhibition is a testament to Mickey’s transcendent influence, from cartoons and comic books to real-life appearances at Disney Parks worldwide. 415-345-6800

Talk: Call and Responses-Curator Swap

Thu., June 20, 6-8 p.m.
Contemporary Jewish Museum 736 Mission, San Francisco South of Market

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Three neighboring museums in downtown San Francisco, The Contemporary Jewish Museum, Museum of the African Diaspora, and California Historical Society, launch a new progressive gallery talk and walk. Starting at the Museum of the African Diaspora, participants hear from educators and curators who will examine work in each museum's exhibitions in connection with the city-wide celebration of Pride. 415-655-7800

She was moving, even when she stood still

Thursdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through Aug. 24
Traywick Contemporary 895 Colusa, Berkeley Albany


Traywick Contemporary is pleased to announce She was moving, even when she stood still, a group exhibition featuring the work of Amanda Marchand, Rachel Davis, Amy Nathan, Keris Salmon, Emilie Clark and Patte Loper. Exploring the extensive influence of female vision and thought, the show highlights artists whose work and deep engagement in the world has been shaped in profound ways by the female perspective. 510-527-1214

Preview Reception for The Spirit of Bali

Fri., June 21, 6-8 p.m.
Oakland Asian Cultural Center 388 Ninth St. Ste. 290, Oakland Jack London Square

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Join us for a sneak peek of our upcoming exhibit featuring masterful Balinese paintings by I Madé Moja! This style and caliber of Balinese painting is rarely seen here in the United States. 510-637-0455

The Art Critique Comedy Show

Third Friday of every month, 8-10 p.m.
Art Attack SF 2358 Market, San Francisco Castro/ Noe Valley

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We are proud to announce that {comedians roasting thrift store art} has a permanent 2018 home in the heart of the city every third Friday at Art Attack SF! The price of admission gets you into the show, pizza, beer, a chance to win raffle prizes from Artist & Craftsman Supply Co., and the ESTEEMED PRIVILEGE to bid on any of the five pieces of our curated, divine thrift finds in the auction following the 8PM comedy show. Find us at www.artcritiquesf.com or on social media @ArtCritiqueSF 415-741-4456

The Spirit of Bali Exhibition

June 22-Aug. 3, 12-7 p.m.
Oakland Asian Cultural Center 388 Ninth St. Ste. 290, Oakland Jack London Square


I Madé Moja comes from Batuan, a traditional arts village in Bali, known for its classical music and dance, fine woodcarving and unique painting style. This style and caliber of Balinese painting is rarely seen here in the United States. Moja’s work has been shown internationally and featured in numerous books detailing the art and culture of Bali. 510-637-0455

Sketch Tuesdays

Fourth Tuesday of every month, 6 p.m.
111 Minna Gallery 111 Minna, San Francisco South of Market

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Sketch Tuesdays, founded in 2006, is a monthly event where 20 or so local artists hang out and make their art on a small scale. When the artwork is completed it becomes available to purchase by the audience mingling nearby -- and often for cheap! If you like the funky fresh art up on the wall just go find the artist seated at a cafeteria-style table and buy the art directly from the source. There is always a variety of artists using different techniques to create works, so chances are something will catch your eye. The event also serves as a get-together for the art community and a bonafide excuse to toss back a few cold ones on a Tuesday. For the aspiring art collector on a budget, this is a great way to get some high-quality art for a low price. The event itself is always free to attend and the venue has a full bar. Now if you appreciate other things, like being a creeper or hanging out under bridges, we imagine you would have a better time at something called "Sketchy Tuesdays," but we don't have any information on that non-existent event. 415-974-1719

Design and Drinks: Wanxin Zhang

Wed., June 26, 6-8 p.m.

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Join Bay Area artist Wanxin Zhang and the Museum of Craft and Design’s Design Council during SF Design Week for an exclusive walk-through of the exhibition “Wanxin Zhang: The Long Journey". Enjoy drinks and conversation in the exhibition with Zhang, Ariel Zaccheo, exhibition co-curator and Catharine Clark Gallery. 415-773-0303

Divisadero Art Walk

Thu., June 27, 6-10 p.m.
Divisadero Community Gallery 537 Divisadero, San Francisco Haight/ Fillmore

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The longest day of the year is almost upon us! Join us June 13 from 6:00pm - 10:00pm along Divisadero from Golden Gate to Haight for a night of art, community and fundraising. N/A

Millennium Of Conspiracy *Play Out Classical * A Survey Of JEREMIAH MADDOCK’S Work

Sat., June 29, 7-10 p.m.
63 Bluxome Street Gallery 63 Bluxome, San Francisco South of Market

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Jeremiah Maddock taps into the Other World when executing his excruciatingly intricate drawings. Although he draws on current events, politics and the news of today when making his drawings, there is always the current of a parallel ethereal world evident in his renderings. 323-359-5095

Free First Tuesday at MCD

Tue., July 2, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

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During this month’s Free Tuesday, shape organic, oceanic forms inspired by Jamie Bardsley and Nathan Craven’s repeating ceramic objects. MCD artists will use paper clay to imitate the natural shapes of shells or creatures as it forms around a balloon. While your paper clay begins drying, try your hand at collage silhouettes inspired by Wanxin Zhang’s work. 415-773-0303

TEN-Forward, A Fundraiser for the Future of ASG

Tue., July 2, 6-9:30 p.m.
Z Space 450 Florida, San Francisco Mission/ Bernal Heights

Buy Tickets$45-$175

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ASG is facing a challenging moment in our history. We are facing displacement from our current location of 9 years due to rent hikes and other non-negotiable lease terms. Our challenge comes a time where our growth has otherwise been momentous. Over the past few years, you've helped us grow from an artist-run space into a nationally funded non-profit. Your help is critical fuel for our community's future, and we can't do it without you! 415-626-0453

Peter Boyer "Material Evidence"

Sat., July 6, 4-6 p.m.
Don Soker Contemporary Art 2180 Bryant St. #205, San Francisco Mission/ Bernal Heights


Mixed media paintings on canvas 415-291-0966

Colorism: The Spectrum of Internalized Bias Gallery Opening

Sat., July 13, 7-10 p.m.
Root Division 1131 Mission, San Francisco South of Market


Colorism: The Spectrum of Internalized Bias analyzes the phenomenon of appearance-based discrimination among members of the same identity group. Interrogating this topic through contemporary media including photography, installation, animation, video and performance art. Influenced by ongoing research on the impact of colorism on individuals and the larger society, curator D.E. Stenvoll-Wells explores how colorism pervades globally and prevents the unity required to combat white supremacy. Colorism: The Spectrum of Internalized Bias aims to unpack the internalized consequences of racial constructs, and questions the very basis of modern-day racial categorization. 415-863-7668

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