Join us for a taste of art, games, wine, and stimulating discussion at the SF Open Studios Exhibition. Please your palette with wine tasting and snacks, while viewing over 400 works of art, sculpture, and jewelry by San Francisco artists. Browse the gallery, get a taste of the artworks on display and hear how jurors and Juror's Choice-Award winning artists selected artwork for the exhibition.
Juror's Choice Awards:
ArtSpan has invited prominent professionals in San Francisco's art and culture industy to select one Juror's Choice Award artwork from the SF Open Studios Exhibition.
2017 SF Open Studios Exhibition Jurors: TBA
$10 for General Public, includes wine tasting and light snacks.
Complimentary admission for current ArtSpan Members & registered SF Open Studios Artists. Please RSVP above.
5:00pm - Gamified Gallery - Get a taste of the art on display with our scavenger hunt.
5:30pm - Juror talk - Jurors share their thoughts on selecting the pieces they considered "Best In Show."
6:00pm - Enjoy wine and light snacks, mixing and mingling around 400+ pieces of art!
* Please note that this event is 21 and over.
NEW 2017 SF Open Studios Schedule:
ARTLAUNCH: SF OPEN STUDIOS EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 6:30-9:00PMSOMARTS CULTURAL CENTER, MAIN GALLERY, 934 BRANNAN STREET
Join ArtSpan as a member to attend the VIP portion of the event from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. VIP ticket includes priority admission to be the first to preview the artworks, open bar, catered bites, and a year-long ArtSpan Art Lover Membership! At 7:30pm, doors open to general admission and the party continues until 9pm with an open bar, food, and a chance to win prizes from our drawing! Creative cocktail attire encouraged. ArtLaunch 2017 is a 21+ event, and ticketed for the general public.
**Tickets and more information will be available this fall 2017.**
SFOS EXHIBITION 2017
SF Open Studios Exhibition is open at SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street! View over 400 artworks by SF Open Studios artists and plan your studio tours for the next five weekends.
Exhibition Dates: Friday, October 13 through Sunday, November 12
Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday, noon-7pm / Saturday, 11am-5pm / Sunday, 11am-3pm
Admission: Free and open to the public.
WEEKEND 1: October 14 & 15, 11am to 6pmHunters Point Shipyard & Islais Creek Studios
WEEKEND 2: October 21 & 22, 11am to 6pm
Presidio, Richmond, Sunset, West Portal & Ocean View.
WEEKEND 3: October 28 & 29, 11am to 6pm
Dogpatch, Portrero Hill, Bayview, Bernal Heights, Portola, Excelsior, Balboa Park, Visitacion Valley, Outer Mission, Diamond Heights & Glen Park
WEEKEND 4: November 4 & 5, 11am to 6pm
Fort Mason, Marina, North Beach, Pacific Heights, Western Addition, Hayes Valley, NOPA, Upper & Lower Haight, Cole Valley, Tenderloin, Downtown, SOMA, Buena Vistam Russian Hill
WEEKEND 5: November 11 & 12, 11am to 6pmMission, Noe Valley, Castro & Upper Market
SF Art Tasting is supported by the SOMArts Cultural Center’s Affordable Space Program, which provides subsidized, large-scale affordable space and technical assistance to nonprofits. SOMArts receives support from the San Francisco Arts Commission’s Community Arts and Education Program with funding from Grants for the Arts/The Hotel Tax Fund. The mission of SOMArts is to promote and nurture art on the community level and foster an appreciation of and respect for all cultures. To find out about SOMArts classes, events and exhibitions, please visit www.somarts.org.