October 19-20, 11am to 6pm
San Francisco comes alive with art this October and November as ArtSpan presents its 38th annual SF Open Studios - the oldest and largest event of its kind in the country, featuring 800 artists! From the Sunset and Richmond to the Marina and Hayes Valley, Fort Mason to North Beach and Russian Hill, artists open their studio doors to welcome in the art-interested public during this free event. It's an unrivaled opportunity for art patrons, collectors, and admirers to connect one-on-one with artists, get a glimpse of the working artist's life, and to find their next true art love.
Visit artists during Weekend 1 (of 4) on October 19 & 20, 11am to 6pm at Fort Mason, the Marina, Pacific Heights, Russian Hill, North Beach, Hayes Valley, Haight, Buena Vista, Sunset, and Richmond.
Visit the SF Open Studios Exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street, SF to preview over 400 artworks from SF Open Studios Artists! Open Friday, October 11 through Sunday, November 10. Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday, noon-7pm / Saturday, 11am-5pm / Sunday, 11am-3pm
Pick up your free SF Open Studios Guide magazine to plan your studio route! Available at the SF Open Studios Exhibition (934 Brannan, SF), Blick Art Materials (979 Market, SF), and hundreds of cafes, bookstores, and shops near you! Guides include images of artworks, studio locations, contact information, a city-wide map, and articles about art and collecting.
Learn more at www.artspan.org
Don't miss the next three weekends of SF Open Studios: Weekend 2: October 26 & 27, 11am to 6pm Mission, Castro, Bernal Heights, Noe Valley including Upper Market, West Portal, Glen Park
Weekend 3: November 2 & 3, 11am to 6pm SOMA, Tenderloin, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch, Bayview, Portola, Excelsior
Weekend 4: November 9 & 10, 11am to 6pm Hunters Point Shipyard & Islais Creek Studios