Tag Archives: open studios

Friday Night in the Mission and Things to Do

These are all listed on our events calendar. Your stops can include: An opening at Paxton Gates Curiosities for Kids, a concert and conversation with the Arditti Quartet at the Community Music Center, an art opening at Gem and Jetsam, an art opening for Todd Brown at ZSpace, traditional Greek music at the Red Poppy, and Open Studios parties.

One Contributor’s Open Studios Picks

This an assemblage of items ranging from household kitchen tools to computer parts. The design was inspired by linear accelerators from around the world. The artist, John Zaklikowski, looked at me and said, “Meticulous is the word you are searching for.” Artist Miles Epstein makes wonderful designs from “found items.” The little things that look like flower petals are actually felt...

VIDEO: Childhood Memories Come to Life in Spohn’s Studio

Art Explosion is celebrating the holidays with open studios this Friday from 6 to 11 p.m.  Amy Spohn opened her studio to Mission Local, revealing a magical world of memories, old wooden boxes and childhood stories. Amy Spohn from Mission Local on Vimeo.

As Art Space Shrinks, Open Studios Carries On

  Artists around the neighborhood will open their studio doors to the public this weekend. Participants in the Mission Artists United spring open studios create their art in spaces ranging from units in an old mayonnaise factory to their own garages. But they often consider themselves the lucky few. As rents soar all around the city, the artistic hubs that...

Open Studio Artists – Artists and Their Influences

More than 100 artists will open their studios today and Sunday for the third weekend of Open Studios to show and sell work that includes everything from textiles to photography and ceramics. In addition to the Mission, the map of open workshops stretches from Upper Market to Glen Park and as far West as the Castro. Open Studio season comes this year in the midst of a...