Starting the weekend of October 13, lovers of the visual arts have the opportunity to once again experience all that the studios of San Francisco have to offer during the month long annual Art Span Open Studio event.

Jhina Alvarado, “Taking a Stroll”: oil and encaustic wax on panel (30″ by 40″)


Featuring a mix of close to 900 artists–both budding and accomplished–the month long event will focus on a different neighborhood each weekend until November 12, 2012, giving arts patrons a chance to get cozy with creators and see the spaces in which masterpieces are made.

The opening event for ArtSpan will be Wednesday, October 10 from 5:30 pm to 10 pm at the SOMArts Cultural Center. For more information and the full schedule see the ArtSpan website.