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Mon, March 18, 2013

NiAD A Light That Never Goes Out: Continuing Traditions in Abstraction
NIAD Art Center presents A Light That Never Goes Out: Continuing Traditions is a brief survey of a group of painters looking back at important art historic moments, as well ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
Louvre Extended! Legion of Honor: Royal Treasures from the Louvre
On view through March 31, 2013 -- don't miss Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette at the Legion of Honor. Direct from the Louvre, this world-exclusive exhibition ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Varies
Hat Closet The Art of Dr. Seuss: Never Before Seen Private Collection
Few authors are better known than Dr. Seuss, yet, to this day, his Secret Art and his fantastical Hat Collection are virtually unknown to the general public. Throughout his lifetime, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Cost: Free
Winogrand Garry Winogrand at SFMOMA
Widely acknowledged as one of the most important photographers of the 20th century, Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) captured moments of everyday American life in the postwar era, producing an expansive picture ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies

Tue, March 19, 2013

NiAD A Light That Never Goes Out: Continuing Traditions in Abstraction
NIAD Art Center presents A Light That Never Goes Out: Continuing Traditions is a brief survey of a group of painters looking back at important art historic moments, as well ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
Louvre Extended! Legion of Honor: Royal Treasures from the Louvre
On view through March 31, 2013 -- don't miss Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette at the Legion of Honor. Direct from the Louvre, this world-exclusive exhibition ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Varies
Asian Art Museum China's Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor's Legacy
Discover why the terracotta warriors are the eighth wonder of the world. Along with over 100 rare artifacts unearthed from the burial complex of China's First Emperor, the Asian Art ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Tracey Snelling Parallax Views: Photography Exhibition
http://www.sjica.org/detail.html?eid=948Whether by photographing environments they have constructed or through deconstructing and reworking photographs they have taken, the artist in Parallax Views offer the viewer a new line of sight. Faced ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Hat Closet The Art of Dr. Seuss: Never Before Seen Private Collection
Few authors are better known than Dr. Seuss, yet, to this day, his Secret Art and his fantastical Hat Collection are virtually unknown to the general public. Throughout his lifetime, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Cost: Free
Gutai Historical Survey and Contemporary Response at SFAI
The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) presents the first West Coast survey exhibition of Gutai (1954-1972), a significant avant-garde artist collective in postwar Japan that was founded by Jiro Yoshihara ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
Victoria May Victoria May's Maintenance and Operations at Don Soker Contemporary Art
Using the framework of cultural constructs, such as abstraction, codification, circumscription, Victoria May's work highlights the absurdity they often impose. By pitting the organic or visceral against the institutional, May ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Wonder Woman Film Screening: Community Cinema Presents Woman Women!
Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines traces the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the ...
Categories: Arts: Movies
Time: 5:30 PM
Cost: Free
Whipping Man The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez at Marin Theatre Company
In this explosive and suspenseful drama set at the close of the Civil War, a wounded Jewish Confederate soldier returns home where his two recently freed black slaves remain. When ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Winogrand Garry Winogrand at SFMOMA
Widely acknowledged as one of the most important photographers of the 20th century, Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) captured moments of everyday American life in the postwar era, producing an expansive picture ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies

Wed, March 20, 2013

NiAD A Light That Never Goes Out: Continuing Traditions in Abstraction
NIAD Art Center presents A Light That Never Goes Out: Continuing Traditions is a brief survey of a group of painters looking back at important art historic moments, as well ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
Louvre Extended! Legion of Honor: Royal Treasures from the Louvre
On view through March 31, 2013 -- don't miss Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette at the Legion of Honor. Direct from the Louvre, this world-exclusive exhibition ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Varies
Asian Art Museum China's Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor's Legacy
Discover why the terracotta warriors are the eighth wonder of the world. Along with over 100 rare artifacts unearthed from the burial complex of China's First Emperor, the Asian Art ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Tracey Snelling Parallax Views: Photography Exhibition
http://www.sjica.org/detail.html?eid=948Whether by photographing environments they have constructed or through deconstructing and reworking photographs they have taken, the artist in Parallax Views offer the viewer a new line of sight. Faced ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Hat Closet The Art of Dr. Seuss: Never Before Seen Private Collection
Few authors are better known than Dr. Seuss, yet, to this day, his Secret Art and his fantastical Hat Collection are virtually unknown to the general public. Throughout his lifetime, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Cost: Free
Gutai Historical Survey and Contemporary Response at SFAI
The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) presents the first West Coast survey exhibition of Gutai (1954-1972), a significant avant-garde artist collective in postwar Japan that was founded by Jiro Yoshihara ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
Perpetuation of Myth at The Art Museum of Los Gatos
Perpetuation of Myth showcases the work of four Iranian-American artists with roots in the Bay Area whose works contemplate history, poetry and universal issues of connecting to heritage through art. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Hung Liu Summoning Ghosts: The Art of Hung Liu
The exhibition Summoning Ghosts: The Art of Hung Liu is the first comprehensive survey of the artwork of Hung Liu -- one of the most prominent Chinese painters working in ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $12
Victoria May Victoria May's Maintenance and Operations at Don Soker Contemporary Art
Using the framework of cultural constructs, such as abstraction, codification, circumscription, Victoria May's work highlights the absurdity they often impose. By pitting the organic or visceral against the institutional, May ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Lecture: MBARI Seminars: Technology for Oil Spill Cleanup
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) presents a lecture by Eric Hoek, Ph.D., from the University of California, Los Angeles' department of civil & environmental engineering, California NanoSystems Institute, and ...
Time: 3:00 PM
Cost: Free
Seeking Asian Female Film Screening: Seeking Asian Female
Steve, an aging white man with 'yellow fever,' finds a young Chinese bride named Sandy through the Internet. The couple soon discovers that their dreams of a perfect love and ...
Categories: Arts: Movies
Time: 6:30 PM
Cost: Varies
Lera Boroditsky The Power of Language: Lera Boroditsky in Conversation with Roy Eisenhardt
There are over 7,000 languages around the globe and each one may shape a given culture's conception of time, space, color, or even justice. Lera Boroditsky, who conducts groundbreaking research ...
Time: 7:30 PM
Cost: Varies

Thu, March 21, 2013

NiAD A Light That Never Goes Out: Continuing Traditions in Abstraction
NIAD Art Center presents A Light That Never Goes Out: Continuing Traditions is a brief survey of a group of painters looking back at important art historic moments, as well ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
Louvre Extended! Legion of Honor: Royal Treasures from the Louvre
On view through March 31, 2013 -- don't miss Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette at the Legion of Honor. Direct from the Louvre, this world-exclusive exhibition ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Varies
Terracotta Warriors KQED Member Day at Asian Art Museum: China's Terracotta Warriors
Join KQED at the Asian Art Museum on Thursday, March 21, to view their newest exhibition, China's Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor's Legacy, and discover why the terracotta warriors are ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Cost: Free with KQED MemberCard
Tracey Snelling Parallax Views: Photography Exhibition
http://www.sjica.org/detail.html?eid=948Whether by photographing environments they have constructed or through deconstructing and reworking photographs they have taken, the artist in Parallax Views offer the viewer a new line of sight. Faced ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Hat Closet The Art of Dr. Seuss: Never Before Seen Private Collection
Few authors are better known than Dr. Seuss, yet, to this day, his Secret Art and his fantastical Hat Collection are virtually unknown to the general public. Throughout his lifetime, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Cost: Free
Gutai Historical Survey and Contemporary Response at SFAI
The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) presents the first West Coast survey exhibition of Gutai (1954-1972), a significant avant-garde artist collective in postwar Japan that was founded by Jiro Yoshihara ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
Perpetuation of Myth at The Art Museum of Los Gatos
Perpetuation of Myth showcases the work of four Iranian-American artists with roots in the Bay Area whose works contemplate history, poetry and universal issues of connecting to heritage through art. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Hung Liu Summoning Ghosts: The Art of Hung Liu
The exhibition Summoning Ghosts: The Art of Hung Liu is the first comprehensive survey of the artwork of Hung Liu -- one of the most prominent Chinese painters working in ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $12
Victoria May Victoria May's Maintenance and Operations at Don Soker Contemporary Art
Using the framework of cultural constructs, such as abstraction, codification, circumscription, Victoria May's work highlights the absurdity they often impose. By pitting the organic or visceral against the institutional, May ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
KQED Education Educator Event: Mapping the Sounds of Your Schoolyard
How can understanding sound help us better understand our environment? Join SFUSD and KQED Education for a free professional development series focused on the powerful world of sound and how ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
Wildlife Lecture: Human-Wildlife Conflict
The human-wildlife conflict is one of the biggest challenges facing wildlife conservation today, whether with bears, mountain lions or gorillas, across the planet or in our own Bay Area. ...
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Cost: $10-20
Onegin San Francisco Ballet: Onegin
After receiving rave reviews in 2012, San Francisco Ballet presents John Cranko's dramatic story ballet, Onegin. The San Francisco Chronicle called it 'remarkably imaginative...Cranko's masterpiece still has the power to ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Whipping Man The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez at Marin Theatre Company
In this explosive and suspenseful drama set at the close of the Civil War, a wounded Jewish Confederate soldier returns home where his two recently freed black slaves remain. When ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Winogrand Garry Winogrand at SFMOMA
Widely acknowledged as one of the most important photographers of the 20th century, Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) captured moments of everyday American life in the postwar era, producing an expansive picture ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies

Fri, March 22, 2013

Louvre Extended! Legion of Honor: Royal Treasures from the Louvre
On view through March 31, 2013 -- don't miss Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette at the Legion of Honor. Direct from the Louvre, this world-exclusive exhibition ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Varies
Asian Art Museum China's Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor's Legacy
Discover why the terracotta warriors are the eighth wonder of the world. Along with over 100 rare artifacts unearthed from the burial complex of China's First Emperor, the Asian Art ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Tracey Snelling Parallax Views: Photography Exhibition
http://www.sjica.org/detail.html?eid=948Whether by photographing environments they have constructed or through deconstructing and reworking photographs they have taken, the artist in Parallax Views offer the viewer a new line of sight. Faced ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Hat Closet The Art of Dr. Seuss: Never Before Seen Private Collection
Few authors are better known than Dr. Seuss, yet, to this day, his Secret Art and his fantastical Hat Collection are virtually unknown to the general public. Throughout his lifetime, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Cost: Free
Gutai Historical Survey and Contemporary Response at SFAI
The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) presents the first West Coast survey exhibition of Gutai (1954-1972), a significant avant-garde artist collective in postwar Japan that was founded by Jiro Yoshihara ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
Perpetuation of Myth at The Art Museum of Los Gatos
Perpetuation of Myth showcases the work of four Iranian-American artists with roots in the Bay Area whose works contemplate history, poetry and universal issues of connecting to heritage through art. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Hung Liu Summoning Ghosts: The Art of Hung Liu
The exhibition Summoning Ghosts: The Art of Hung Liu is the first comprehensive survey of the artwork of Hung Liu -- one of the most prominent Chinese painters working in ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $12
Victoria May Victoria May's Maintenance and Operations at Don Soker Contemporary Art
Using the framework of cultural constructs, such as abstraction, codification, circumscription, Victoria May's work highlights the absurdity they often impose. By pitting the organic or visceral against the institutional, May ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Alex Filippenko Lecture: Dr. Alex Filippenko, Astrophysicist
Join Alex Filippenko for Chabot Space and Science Center's first Friday Lecture of 2013! He was a member of both teams whose leaders were awarded
 the 2011 Nobel Prize in ...
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cost: Varies
Chabot Chabot Space and Science Center: Telescope Makers Workshop
Can you build a telescope? Yes! Open to all ages, the Telescope Makers' Workshop is an all-volunteer group committed to helping people build their own telescopes. Bring your interest and ...
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Onegin San Francisco Ballet: Onegin
After receiving rave reviews in 2012, San Francisco Ballet presents John Cranko's dramatic story ballet, Onegin. The San Francisco Chronicle called it 'remarkably imaginative...Cranko's masterpiece still has the power to ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Whipping Man The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez at Marin Theatre Company
In this explosive and suspenseful drama set at the close of the Civil War, a wounded Jewish Confederate soldier returns home where his two recently freed black slaves remain. When ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Winogrand Garry Winogrand at SFMOMA
Widely acknowledged as one of the most important photographers of the 20th century, Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) captured moments of everyday American life in the postwar era, producing an expansive picture ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies

Sat, March 23, 2013

Louvre Extended! Legion of Honor: Royal Treasures from the Louvre
On view through March 31, 2013 -- don't miss Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette at the Legion of Honor. Direct from the Louvre, this world-exclusive exhibition ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Varies
Asian Art Museum China's Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor's Legacy
Discover why the terracotta warriors are the eighth wonder of the world. Along with over 100 rare artifacts unearthed from the burial complex of China's First Emperor, the Asian Art ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Tracey Snelling Parallax Views: Photography Exhibition
http://www.sjica.org/detail.html?eid=948Whether by photographing environments they have constructed or through deconstructing and reworking photographs they have taken, the artist in Parallax Views offer the viewer a new line of sight. Faced ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Hat Closet The Art of Dr. Seuss: Never Before Seen Private Collection
Few authors are better known than Dr. Seuss, yet, to this day, his Secret Art and his fantastical Hat Collection are virtually unknown to the general public. Throughout his lifetime, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Cost: Free
Gutai Historical Survey and Contemporary Response at SFAI
The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) presents the first West Coast survey exhibition of Gutai (1954-1972), a significant avant-garde artist collective in postwar Japan that was founded by Jiro Yoshihara ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
Perpetuation of Myth at The Art Museum of Los Gatos
Perpetuation of Myth showcases the work of four Iranian-American artists with roots in the Bay Area whose works contemplate history, poetry and universal issues of connecting to heritage through art. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Hung Liu Summoning Ghosts: The Art of Hung Liu
The exhibition Summoning Ghosts: The Art of Hung Liu is the first comprehensive survey of the artwork of Hung Liu -- one of the most prominent Chinese painters working in ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $12
Victoria May Victoria May's Maintenance and Operations at Don Soker Contemporary Art
Using the framework of cultural constructs, such as abstraction, codification, circumscription, Victoria May's work highlights the absurdity they often impose. By pitting the organic or visceral against the institutional, May ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Onegin San Francisco Ballet: Onegin
After receiving rave reviews in 2012, San Francisco Ballet presents John Cranko's dramatic story ballet, Onegin. The San Francisco Chronicle called it 'remarkably imaginative...Cranko's masterpiece still has the power to ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 2:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Asian Chops Asian Chops: Meet Local Chefs and a Sneak Peak of a New PBS Show
Join KQED, Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), and filmaker Grace Lee for a unique food press conference introducing a new nationally televised program, Asian Chops (a working title) for ...
Categories: Food
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Cost: Free
Seeking Asian Female Film Screening and Panel: Seeking Asian Female
Please joing KQED and CAAM for a panel discussion of the award winning documentary, Seeking Asian Female. Director Debbie Lum and other mediamakers will have an extended conversation about 'yellow ...
Categories: Arts: Movies
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Whipping Man The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez at Marin Theatre Company
In this explosive and suspenseful drama set at the close of the Civil War, a wounded Jewish Confederate soldier returns home where his two recently freed black slaves remain. When ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Winogrand Garry Winogrand at SFMOMA
Widely acknowledged as one of the most important photographers of the 20th century, Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) captured moments of everyday American life in the postwar era, producing an expansive picture ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies

Sun, March 24, 2013

Louvre Extended! Legion of Honor: Royal Treasures from the Louvre
On view through March 31, 2013 -- don't miss Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette at the Legion of Honor. Direct from the Louvre, this world-exclusive exhibition ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Varies
Asian Art Museum China's Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor's Legacy
Discover why the terracotta warriors are the eighth wonder of the world. Along with over 100 rare artifacts unearthed from the burial complex of China's First Emperor, the Asian Art ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Hat Closet The Art of Dr. Seuss: Never Before Seen Private Collection
Few authors are better known than Dr. Seuss, yet, to this day, his Secret Art and his fantastical Hat Collection are virtually unknown to the general public. Throughout his lifetime, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Cost: Free
Perpetuation of Myth at The Art Museum of Los Gatos
Perpetuation of Myth showcases the work of four Iranian-American artists with roots in the Bay Area whose works contemplate history, poetry and universal issues of connecting to heritage through art. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Hung Liu Summoning Ghosts: The Art of Hung Liu
The exhibition Summoning Ghosts: The Art of Hung Liu is the first comprehensive survey of the artwork of Hung Liu -- one of the most prominent Chinese painters working in ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $12
Onegin San Francisco Ballet: Onegin
After receiving rave reviews in 2012, San Francisco Ballet presents John Cranko's dramatic story ballet, Onegin. The San Francisco Chronicle called it 'remarkably imaginative...Cranko's masterpiece still has the power to ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 2:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Winogrand Garry Winogrand at SFMOMA
Widely acknowledged as one of the most important photographers of the 20th century, Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) captured moments of everyday American life in the postwar era, producing an expansive picture ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies

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