April Dawn Alison at the SFMOMA

Private self-portrait Polaroids of April Dawn Alison, an Oakland-based commercial photographer who was known to family, friends, and neighbors as Alan Schaefer. The Polaroids were found after the artist’s death (in 2008) and present a “wide range of feminine archetypes drawn from advertising, motion pictures, and fetish and pornographic imagery, revealing a rich inner life Read more…

The Sculpture Objects Functional Art and Design (SOFA) Fair in Chicago

Gallery-presented art fair dedicated to three-dimensional art and design, happening every fall at Navy Pier in Chicago. There will be special exhibits in the theme Dinnerware + Design + Decoration as well as lectures, talks, and many artists who will present their art. Opening night event will be held on October 31st, 7-9 PM. Click Read more…

Pat Steir: Color Wheel at the Hirshhorn Museum

“The largest painting installation to date by the acclaimed abstract painter Pat Steir. Featuring The thirty large-scale paintings when presented together as a group, will create an immense color wheel that shifts hues with each painting, with the pours on each canvas often appearing in the complementary hue of the monochrome background.” Click here for Read more…

First Friday Dupont

More than a dozen art galleries in Dupont Circle are opening their doors every first Friday of the month between 6-8 PM for self-guided art walks. Discover new artists and meet fellow art enthusiasts. Stroll down Connecticut Avenue or over to P Street for many dining options. Click here for more info.

SFMade Week 2019

Experience SFMade products and the people who make them by participating in factory tours, demos, parties, and pop-up shopping events. Click here for more info.

Yayoi Kusama: LOVE IS CALLING

The brilliant Japanese artist is presenting LOVE IS CALLING, premiered in Japan in 2013, for a limited time at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston. This exhibition is considered “the most immersive and kaleidoscopic of the artist’s Infinity Mirror Rooms.” Timely tickets are needed. Click here for more info.

Bondye: Between and Beyond

A solo exhibition of Louisiana-born artist Tina Girouard, showcasing 12 sequined prayer flags she created with the inspiration of Haitian Vodou. The sequined prayer flags are used in community gatherings and the religious rituals of Haitian Vodou. Click here for more info and tickets purchase.

She Persists: A Century of Women Artists

The exciting exhibition at the beautiful Gracie Mansion House, “She Persists”, showcases the art produced in the last century by women who worked and created in New York City. On display will be paintings, photographs, furniture, handcrafted dolls and more. Tour on Mondays only at 10:00am, 11:00am, and 5:00pm Click here for more info.

Tribute in Light Commemorating September 11

An art exhibition of light to commemorate and honor September 11 victims and celebrates the unbreakable spirit of New York. The twin beams reach up to “four miles into the sky, and are comprised of 88 7,000-watt xenon light bulbs positioned into two 48-foot squares, echoing the shape and orientation of the Twin Towers.” Click Read more…

Hannah Collins; I Will Make Up a Song

“This presentation brings together still photography and an immersive video installation exploring the work of Egyptian Modernist architect Hassan Fathy. Her installation underscores the visual and philosophical connections between the ancient Egyptian structures and Fathy’s historically grounded, forward-looking designs, and prompts us to meditate on the past as well as contemplate new solutions for the Read more…