Arts and Culture This Week

July 11-26

Now and at the Hour

Now and at the Hour

The sly, funny magician/actor/storyteller Christian Cagigal weaves tales ful...

Theater

August 8-10

DEAF LOUDER: Bay Area Deaf Dance Festival

DEAF LOUDER: Bay Area Deaf Dance Festival

The Bay Area Deaf Dance Festival is back for its 2nd installment at Dance Mi...

Dance

August 1

All Beethoven

All Beethoven

Canada’s renowned Gryphon Trio makes its Symphony debut playing Beethoven’s ...

Music

July 24

William T. Vollman

William T. Vollman

National Book Award winner William T. Vollman reads from his new collection ...

Literary Arts

August 30 & 31

Zine Fest

Zine Fest

DIYer writers and artists are beckoned to Zine Fest for a weekend of fosteri...

Festivals

August 17 & 24

Alec Guinness at 100

Alec Guinness at 100

Before he was Obi-Wan Kenobi in “Star Wars,” Guinness was a noted British st...

Film/Video

August 19

More Yosemite from the CHS collections

More Yosemite from the CHS collections

Join CHS archivists to view late 19th- to-early-20th-century photographs of ...

Museums

UNTIL August 16

Up All Night

Up All Night

This juried member’s group show features work by nine artists selected from ...

Galleries

UNTIL July 31

Summer Reading Club

Summer Reading Club

SF Botanical Garden encourages kids to engage both their minds and bodies th...

Children

UNTIL Aug. 30

Summer Choices: Crown Point Press

Summer Choices: Crown Point Press

This group show features prints that are possible selections for Seasons Clu...

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Arts & Culture Itineraries

We’ve created itineraries which feature favorites of local luminaries to spark ideas.  Make your stay extraordinary by planning the most brilliant Arts & Culture itinerary of your own. 

 

The Classicist

Featuring Elana Altman, San Francisco Ballet Soloist
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The Greenie

Featuring Michael Pollan, best-selling author and James Beard award recipient
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The Trendsetter

Featuring Traci Des Jardin, Chef and Owner of Jardiniere, Americaʼs Top Chef Contestant
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The Bohemian

Featuring Larry Harvey, Founder, Burning Man
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The Eccentric

Featuring Jack Dorsey, co-Founder, Twitter
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The Entrepreneur

Featuring Craig Newmark, Founder, craiglist.org
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The Artist

Featuring Sanjay Patel, Artist and Pixar Animator
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Editor's Picks

Skulls, a revealing new exhibit

Every skull tells a story. As unique as a thumbprint, skulls act as roadmaps in the scientific quest to understand how animals live, die, and evolve....more

Ai Weiwei coming to Alcatraz

Ai Weiwei is Coming to Alcatraz

You are looking at San Francisco's newest gallery. That's right, it's Alcatraz Island. From September 27 to April 2015, celebrated Chinese artist, Ai Weiwei's high-anticipated exhibition "@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz" will call the island home....more

20 Reasons to Go See Free Music at Stern Grove This Summer

20 Reasons to Go See Free Music at Stern Grove This Summer

Stern Grove Festival, San Francisco’s favorite summer tradition, announced its 77th season of admission-free concerts, June 22-Aug. 24, 2014 at Sigmund Stern Grove, 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard....more

Explore the New Home of the Exploratorium

Explore the New Home of the Exploratorium

The Exploratorium is now open at Pier 15 at the heart of our beloved San Francisco waterfront...more

Human Odyssey at California Academy of Sciences

Human Odyssey — Now Open

Did you know that humans almost went extinct 90,000 to 70,000 years ago? Learn about that close call, and the milestones which dot our species’ evolutionary history as you explore the origins of humanity....more

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