Skip to Navigation Skip to Content


Three Can’t-Miss Oakland Gallery Exhibits to See in October

As San Francisco artists continue to migrate across the Bay Bridge, Oakland's art gallery scene is taking off. Here are three excellent exhibits to catch this fall.

Is Reno Poised to Become a Culture Capital?

Reno isn’t called Artown for nothin’. The city mostly known for its gaming is blooming with Burning Man sculptures, murals, Broadway musicals, and bluegrass music. The Nevada Museum of Art and its Center for Art + Environment was recently awarded a 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and will soon have one of the best views in Reno from its new Sky Room. Art in all its forms is now woven through the fabric of the city in unexpected ways.

New Exhibit in Yountville Pairs Food With Fine Art

Foodie culture is all-pervasive in the San Francisco Bay Area and Wine Country—we are obessed with food, and many of us have, at some point or another, worked inside the industry. Same goes for one Napa-based artist and curator whose upcoming exhibit at Napa Valley Museum celebrates the culture of food through art.

Shop Talk: The Perfect Fall Boot, a TOMS Warehouse Sale + Rare Jewels

If it's a fashionable way to spend, and happening in the Bay Area, we're talking about it in Shop Talk.

Fall Arts Preview: 29 Can't-Miss Shows, Performances + Exhibits in the Bay Area

Save the dates for these art, dance, film, literary, music, and theater events. 

Environmental Photog Edward Burtynsky Receives Art/Act Award + Exhibit at David Brower Center

Thanks to this drought, the grass isn't so green in California anymore. But as TED Prize–winning photographer Edward Burtynsky will show in his upcoming exhibit at Berkeley's David Brower Center, water depletion is a global problem. The grass isn't really greener on the other side.

Anonymous Artist Installs Seats on Bike Racks Around SF

Mid-Market is looking a little brighter this week thanks to the addition of 12 new artist-made "chairs" hanging from circular bike racks. 

New Exhibit Offers an Intimate Look at Cuban Life

“There were few cameras and only out-of-date film,” says Madeleine Plonsker, an art patron whose personal collection of contemporary Cuban photography will mount the walls at Jenkins Johnson Gallery next month. “They had to be resourceful.”

4 Women Makers Who Inspire Us

Meet four Bay Area women who bring imagination into our daily lives with their art, designs, craft, and games.  

Scenes of the City: Tour Diego Rivera's 'Allegory of California'

This week, we tagged along on an art lover's dream tour for an up-close view of Diego Rivera's first mural in America, Allegory of California, located in the City Club in FiDi.

Daily Newsletters

Essential SF knowledge in your inbox

Facebook Twitter Google+