15 of our members are participating in the inaugural Bay Area Gallery Weekend! Over the course of the weekend, different geographic regions and neighborhoods in the Bay Area will be activated by special programming and open hours, hosted by our members.
Download the Bay Area Gallery Weekend Map here
, or use our Google Map
to navigate on your phone. You can also RSVP to the event on Facebook
Thursday, August 3 - Potrero Hill
Catharine Clark Gallery
, 7:00pm: A commissioned performance by Monique Jenkinson (Fauxnique), Headlands Center for the Arts alumni artist (AIR '17) in conversation with "Masami Teraoka: Waves and Plagues Redux" in the North Gallery. Refreshments will be served.
, 5:30pm: A conversation between artist Russell Crotty and Sarah Mackay, Assistant Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs for the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Friday, August 4 - Minnesota Street Project
, 5:00pm-7:00pm: A reception with refreshments for “Laeh Glenn: The End Again” and “K.R.M. Mooney: auxil.”
, 5:00pm-7:00pm: A reception with refreshments for “A. Frick Vernon: Narratives.”
Rena Bransten Gallery
, 5:00pm-7:00pm: "San Francisco in Ten:" invited local personalities will speak for ten minutes on a subject of their choice. Guest speakers include award-winning columnist, Leah Garchik; artist and writer Maria Porges; and community organizer and Executive Director of the Gubbio Project, Lydia Bransten, among others. Refreshments will be served.
5:15pm: A guided walkthrough of "Summertime...," discussing the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington and art in the diasporic landscape, led by Gallery Associate, Emma Sugarbaker. Exhibition artists include Gordon Parks, Wesaam Al-Badry, Kevin Cole, Dewey Crumpler, Alex Jackson, and Raelis Vasquez.
Saturday, August 5 - Downtown SF, SOMA, Chinatown Galleries, and Berkeley
, 11:00am-4:00pm: A reception with refreshments for “Margaux Ogden: Out of Time” and “Elsa Hansen Oldham: Entitled to Love.”
Crown Point Press
, 1:00pm: Tom Marioni will talk about his new prints and exhibition, "Hard Edges for Hard Times."
, 11:00am-4:00pm: “Richard Misrach: New Old Pictures, New New Pictures” on view.
, 11:00am-3:00pm: A reception with refreshments for summer exhibitions: "Scot Heywood: Panar Variations" and "Sheldon Greenberg: Interlaced Viewings." Free gallery exhibition posters will be available.
Sunday, August 6 - Fort Mason and Mill Valley
, 11:00am-3:00pm: A reception with refreshments for the current exhibition, "David Simpson: Smoke and Mirrors."
, 12:00pm-4:00pm: A reception with refreshments for “What’s that about,” curated by Saif Azzuz.
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The ADAA is very happy to have you join the Gallery Weekend, and we hope you have a good time. Please note, however, that the event will take place on public roadways and sidewalks, and in outdoor and indoor spaces that are open to the public. There is inherent risk in any activity like this. The ADAA disclaims any and all liability for any kind of personal injury or loss of or damage to your property that may occur during the Gallery Weekend. By your participation in the Gallery Weekend, you are assuming all such risks.