Arts and Culture This Week

Aug. 19-Sept. 7

Fetch Clay, Make Man

Fetch Clay, Make Man

In Will Power’s play, set in the Civil Rights era and based on true events, ...

Theater

August 1 & 2

SF Conservatory of Dance

SF Conservatory of Dance

San Francisco Conservatory of Dance’s summer performance season would not be...

Dance

August 14

Encuentro de Jaraneros

Encuentro de Jaraneros

The trio, which specializes in the Mexican folk music of Veracruz, son jaroc...

Music

August 9

25th Annual National Poetry Slam Finals

25th Annual National Poetry Slam Finals

More than 70 teams of performance poets from all over the country converge i...

Literary Arts

UNTIL Aug. 24

Stern Grove Festival Season

Stern Grove Festival Season

Spanning 77 years, Stern Grove is known for offering something for everyone ...

Festivals

July 20-Sept. 25

Invasion of the Cinemaniacs

Invasion of the Cinemaniacs

As part of its annual interdisciplinary program Bay Area Now, Yerba Buena Ce...

Film/Video

June 29-Jan. 25, 2015

Yosemite: A Storied Landscape

Yosemite: A Storied Landscape

“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.” The subject of John Muir’s...

Museums

UNTIL Oct. 5

Bay Area Now 7

Bay Area Now 7

Bay Area Now has historically been the show to see work by some of the most ...

Galleries

August 24

Korea Day/Asian Art Museum

Korea Day/Asian Art Museum

Enjoy the annual Hanguk-style (Korean-style) celebration at the Asian Art Mu...

Children

Ongoing

Goldsworthy in the Presidio

Goldsworthy in the Presidio

Andy Goldsworthy’s three site-specific installations—“Tree Fall” (2013), “Sp...

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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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