New Year. New things to do.
FRIDAY JAN. 4
FOUND IN CHINATOWN OPENING
LEGION SF | 808 SUTTER STREET | SF | 6-9PM
Chinatown Pretty documents the UH-MAZ-ING style of Chinatown seniors as captured by Valeria Luu and Andria Lo.
KATIE KIMMEL - “DOG PARK” OPENING
HASHIMOTO CONTEMPORARY | 804 SUTTER ST. | SF | 6-8PM
This is Katie Kimmel’s debut solo show showcasing her delightful and playful art. (i.e. dog sculptures galore!)
THURSDAY JAN. 10
JAZZ NIGHT AT OP MART
FAMILY AFFAIR GALLERY | 683 HAIGHT ST. | SF | 8PM
If you’re feeling jazzy, join Company Studio DJ’s for a cooool night.
FRIDAY JAN. 11
AWAKEN YOUR INTUITION
ANCHOR MEDITATION | 2118 UNION ST. | SF | 6-8PM | $65
Join Kismet and Bree Melanson, spiritual medium and channel, for a workshop that will support you in learning how to tap into and trust your innate intuition. You'll learn hands-on practices to engage all your clairsenses and deep meditation and energetic practices to connect you with your own inner guidance.
DESIGN ON PRESS - A GROUP SHOW
MULE GALLERY | 80 FRESNO ST | SF | 6-9PM
Design on Press is a group show featuring letterpress work from six artists and curated by Victoria Heifner of Milkfed Press.
SATURDAY JAN. 12
R&R WITH BRIGHT SIDE COLLECTIVE
SOUL CYCLE & LACQUER BAR | 4TH STREET | BERKELEY | 11:30-4 | $50
Kick off 2019 with a little self-care with Bright Side Collective. Join in for an afternoon of riding at SOULCYCLE Berkeley and relaxation at Lacquerbar. Drinks, snacks, and juices will be on hand. PLUS you’ll receive one FREE future ride at Soul Cycle so it’s def worth the price of admission!
EXOTIFY ELSEWHERE PT. II
SWIM GALLERY | 509 ELLIS ST. | SF | 6PM0
The artists in Exotify Elsewhere oppose the binds of historic fetishization on femme bodies and cultures not rooted in whiteness. Catch work from 12 dynamic femme-identified artists of color curated by Taylor Davis and Grace Sanabria.
BRION NUDA ROSCH AT BASS AND REINER
BASS AND REINER | 1275 MINNESOTA ST | SF | 2-6PM
Artist Brion Rosch is opening up his studio, hiding stuff around the neighborhood and facilitating clock tattoos by @nowheresvillesf.
GOLD STANDARD - 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW
EVERGOLD PROJECTS | 1275 MINNESOTA ST. | SF | 6PM
SUNDAY JAN. 13
A LITTLE LODGE | 1306 12TH AVE. | SF | 1-5pm | $78
A Little Lodge and Garbage Press are bringing you an afternoon of Riso printing. You’ll come to class with a two color design and learn how to produce a 2-color print on a Risograph!
TUESDAY JAN. 15
“PHONE HOME” - SADIE BARNETTE OPENING
MOAD | 685 MISSION ST. | SF | 6-9PM
Sadie Barnette’s new show displays glittery pink and shiny relics rooted in the West Coast aesthetics and politics and opens alongside Black Refractions: Highlights from the Studio Museum in Harlem at the Museum of African Diaspora.
SMALL SPELLS TAROT WORKSHOP
THE SCARLET SAGE | 1193 VALENCIA ST. | SF | 7-9PM | $40
Rachel from Small Spells is such a bad-ass. She made rad ceramics for a while and then when she mastered that, she shifted her main focus and business to tarot and reiki. It is a treat to have her in SF and she will be teaching from her own illustrated deck of cards.
THURSDAY JAN. 17
FOG DESIGN + ART FAIR
FORT MASON | SF | $25
Sooooo many rad galleries from across the world in one place. for one weekend. The Fair runs Thursday - Sunday.
FRIDAY JAN. 18
‘BLUE REVERIE’ OPENING BY ANASTASIA TUMANOVA
RARE DEVICE | 600 DIVIS ST. | SF | 6-8PM
Ceramic artist Anastasia Tumanova will be debuting her new body of work, Blue Reverie, whicht will be an entire wall of hand painted ceramic plates. See more of her work on her site www.weareclaystudio.com
SATURDAY JAN. 19
TEA MEDITATION AND SOUND BATH
CLOVE AND WHOLE | 683 26TH ST | OAKLAND | 11AM-2PM | $45
Jade Dexter of Wao Tea and Rachel Rossitto invite you to an afternoon of mindfulness and community through ceremonial tea and sound meditation. Please note this is a women’s only event.
FRIDAY JAN. 25
‘WHAT GOES AROUND’ OPENING BY LEAH ROSENBERG
RECOLOGY | SF | 5-8PM
Recology SF (aka the dump) has an awesome Artist in Residence program and one of my fav SF artists is currently there! Stop by to see what @leahmartharosenber, @mark_baugh_sasaki and @swap.rat.art have been up to. Additional viewing hours are Tuesday, Jan 29 from 5-7pm
SUNDAY JAN. 27
SAWMILL STUDIO | 3403 PIEDMONT AVE. | OAKLAND | 10AM-3PM | $175
Join @Solange_Roberdeau for a day of contemporary gilding using metallic leaf and loose pigment on paper, fabric, and wood. DM Solange or Sawmill Studio to sign up.
TUESDAY JAN. 29
BOTANICAL SMUDGE STICK WORKSHOP
GATHER SF | 541 OCTAVIA ST | SF | 7PM | $65
Local florist Ricci Cande of Rust & Flourish will go in depth about the properties of each botanical element we use in our beautiful smudge sticks, foraging and seasonal uses for each wand, sustainable practices, and the history of healing through smudge wands.