Art Galleries and Museums

Andrea Schwartz Gallery

Tweet Address: 545 Fourth Street (between Bryant and Brannan) Phone: 415-495-2090 Website: www.asgallery.com . Hours: Monday – Friday – 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Most Saturdays – 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. . Reviews: Check out our coverage of their new location at 545 Fourth Street Yelp [rating: 4.0]   . Other Links: Official Facebook Page Twitter @ASGallerySF ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Andrea Schwartz Gallery was founded in 1982 in San Francisco, CA. Still happily situated in SOMA, co-owners Andrea Schwartz and Steve Dolan announced the purchase of our new location at 545 4th Street in October, 2012. The new gallery features brand [...]Read the full article...

Yerba Buena Gallery Walk Flier

Saturday: Yerba Buena Art Gallery Walk!

TweetIt’s really easy to forget that in addition to all of those great museums around the Yerba Buena micro-hood of SOMA, there’s also a ton of art galleries. This Saturday, the Yerba Buena Alliance is celebrating the galleries with a three hour art walk that is bookended by group gatherings. Kick off the walk wtih a champagne reception at Visual Aid (57 Post St., Suite 905), from 2:00-3:00 pm. Then,head off to experience some of finest art in the city, covering a diverse array of styles and mediums: from photography to paintings, sculpture to crafts, historical to modern, and everything in between! [...]Read the full article...

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Closing Reception: Little Raven Gallery’s Hand You My Heart Exhibit

Tweet Updated Post on March 28th: Hard to believe that it’s been a month and a half since the Little Raven Gallery (1015 Howard St.) opened their Love-themed exhibit, Hand You My Heart. But much like love, all exhibits must eventually come to an end, and this one is closing tomorrow. If you haven’t had a chance to swing by and check it out, why not stop by tomorrow night from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and take a look? They’ll be pouring a selection of wines from Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate Vineyards. For more information, visit Little Raven Gallery’s [...]Read the full article...

Bay Lights Project Update

The Bay Lights Gaining Traction, Moving Closer to Funding Goal… [Video]

TweetThe past few weeks have completely blown by me as there have been a number of huge developments involving projects that I have my hand in. I’m finally getting a little time to catch my breath, and there are some updates that I should probably share with you. First and foremost, the Bay Lights Project  has made some significant progress on their donation path, picking up a $3 Million matching grant from a single anonymous donor. Here’s the most recent update from the Bay Lights Causes Page: THE BAY LIGHTS is the honored recipient of a $3 Million challenge grant [...]Read the full article...

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Yerba Buena Presents New Arts in Dialogue Series

TweetI’ve been so busy over the past week or so that I almost forgot to post this exciting new reoccurring event from our friends over at the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District. With all of the great museums, the Metreon redevelopment, a giant garden and a future Central Subway station, it’s surprisingly easy to forget that Yerba Buena is actually quite the little micro-hood of SOMA that’s really becoming one of the residential hot spots in terms of development. Case in point? This new, ongoing monthly series, Third Thursdays and Yerba Buena Arts in Dialogue. This event, which occurs throughout [...]Read the full article...

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Thursday: RAW SF Presents Stimulus

TweetLast month, we posted an event called RAW SF: Natural Born Artists at 1015 Folsom (1015 Folsom St.). This month, it appears they’re kicking it up a notch with RAW SF: Stimulus. Greetings LiveSOMA, Hope you’re doing great! I wanted to let you know the fashion, art and music monthly, RAW SF, that we throw is back again THIS THURSDAY, March 15th at 1015 Folsom. It will highlight over 30 of the Bay’s leading and emerging artists, all pushing the boundaries to create a beyond extravagant event of unparalleled proportions!  And this time we’re going extra sexy with it! The event highlights [...]Read the full article...

Thursday: 1015 Folsom Presents Raw, Natural Born Artists

TweetThis event almost slipped through our crowded inbox. But it’s just too cool to pass up. RAW: Natural Born Artists is an artist showcase event happening this Thursday at 1015 Folsom (1015 Folsom St.). According to rawartists.org, it’s an “independent arts organization that hand-selects and spotlights independent creatives in visual art, film, fashion, music, hair & makeup artistry, photography, models and performing art.” Judging by the list of contributors, it should be quite the showcase, featuring “a film screening, musical performance, fashion show, art gallery, performance art and even a featured hair stylist and makeup artist” all under the same [...]Read the full article...

A New Exhibit at Arthaus… This Time, It’s For the Boys!

TweetOur friends at ArtHaus Gallery (411 Brannan St.) are happy to announce a new exhibit for the new year. This time, they’re focusing on Male Artists. It’s only fitting that as a follow-up to the acclaimed GIRL GROUP exhibition at ArtHaus, Gallerists, James Bacchi and Annette Schutz ring in the 2012 art season with MENS ROOM, a rotating exhibition of works in various media by ArtHaus Gallery and Guest male artists. This group show opens in the ArtHaus Project Gallery on January 6th with a reception for the artists from 6-8pm. MENS ROOM will showcase paintings, photographs, sculpture and works [...]Read the full article...

Back to the Picture

by Live SoMa

Back to the Picture

TweetAddress: 83 Tenth Street (Between Mission & Market) Phone: 415-558-9901 Website: www.backtothepicture.com . Hours: Monday – Friday – 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturdays – 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. . Menus: View Back to the Picture’s Specials Right Here . Reviews: Yelp! Average [Rating: 4.5] . Other Links: Facebook Fan Page •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Back to the Picture/SoMa Gallery re-opens after moving to 83 Tenth Street (at Mission Street), South of Market, near Civic Center and Downtown.  Next door to Cumaica Coffee, Back to the Picture/SoMa is excited to be part of the new community of small businesses growing on 10th [...]Read the full article...

The Quan Gallery Showroom

TweetAddress: 470 Third St., Suite #210 (between Bryant and Harrison) Phone: 415-450-1307 Website: www.carolynquan.com . Other Links: Facebook Fan Page Twitter @CarolynQuan ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• The Quan Gallery Showroom is open once a month for Light Champagne Art Shows, by private appointment and during Spring and Fall Open Studio Events. It is located at 470 Third St., Suite #210 in South of Market, San Francisco. The gallery features the inspiring visionary artwork of Fine Art Photo Collage Artist, Carolyn Quan. Art Show dates are listed on the artist’s website at www.CarolynQuan.com. Carolyn’s entire body of work includes collections of Nudes, Florals, Dreams, [...]Read the full article...