Artist Khari Turner, whose show will open this weekend at Voss Gallery.

Here is what is going on in the Mission this weekend!

Hyphy paintings at Voss Gallery 

On Friday, May 21, there will be an exhibition of 12 paintings by Khari Turner at Voss Gallery on Bartlett and 24th streets. The show, Hella Water, includes works influenced by the Bay Area’s Hyphy Movement culture, which spread across the nation in the early 2000s.

An opening reception with the artist will be held on Friday from 5 to 9 p.m., and the exhibit will be up until June 19. Register for the opening reception, or find more information here

Carnaval is happening! 

Wondering whether Carnaval is going down this year? Well, it is! On Saturday, May 29, from noon to 5 p.m., enjoy this year’s Carnaval festivities. This year, Mission artist La Doña, who we have written about before, will be performing at 4:30 p.m. Join the festivities at Harrison Street between 18th and 19th streets. 

Mark your calendars now, and get more info here

San Francisco Pro-Palestinian Rally & Protest 

This Saturday, starting at 11 a.m., people will gather for “Resistance until Liberation,” a pro-Palestinian protest and rally.  At 1 p.m., there will be a rally at Civic Center, according to the Bay Area Arab Resource and Organizing Center’s social media

Art show at City Art Cooperative Gallery on Valencia 

This weekend is the second to last weekend that you can view the current exhibition at City Art gallery, which features around 50 pieces from local artists. The gallery is open Sunday, Wednesday, and Thursday from noon to 9 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from noon to 10 p.m. Come see it at City Art at 828 Valencia St. Find more info here.

Arts education job opportunity at Southern Exposure! 

Southern Exposure, a San Francisco-based arts nonprofit, is looking for three “lead teaching artists” to work in its Artists in Education Program. The artists will teach youth in a series of online art workshops. The deadline to apply has been extended to May 24. More information here

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