please note, WE ARE CLOSED until APRIL 20TH
GALLERY INSTALLATION. we re-open april 21st.
aPRIL 21, 23, 27, 28, 30
Laurie Shapiro's Open Studios. Talk to her, ask her about her inspirations, artistic processes, and materials. Watch her work and learn about the life of a working, professional artist. A great, interactive way to learn about fiber art and the day-to-day work of a fiber artist. Open studios will run through Sunday, June 25, 2017. Open Studios will be every Thursday & Friday 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM and Sunday from 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM.
On Sat, April 22, 1-3 PM, we will have a COMBO workshop, from two fiber artists who traveled all the way from Southern California. Join QUILTBEAST (the new exhibit in Fiberspace) artists, Phyllis Binkley and Allyson Allen, for an engaging trunk show AND needle felting, inktense pencils, and art quilt demo workshop for ALL ages. Click here for the Facebook event page.
Phyllis's pieces are below! Click here to watch and hear her describe what she will be teaching on Saturday.
Allyson also describes her trunk show workshop here.
april 22, 1-3:00 PM
The Quiltbeast exhibit's Duo Needle Felting & Trunk Show Workshop
April 21-July 16 NEW SPRING/SUMMER EXHIBITS
april 23, 11 AM-5Pm
Exhibit Opening Reception and SoFA Street Fair, with professional opera performances by First Street Opera. Free admission all day, but please make sure to tip the opera singers and to consider donating or becoming members.
First Street Opera will be performing three, 30 minute shows:
Opera Showtimes: 2:30pm-3:00, 3:30-4:00pm, and 4:30-5:00 pm
EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION: 3:00 PM TO 5:00 PM.
New exhibits, a local, legendary music festival, and opera, opera, opera. Below, are the founders of First Street Opera, Amy Mendon and Melissa Mallory, performing at our favorite neighboring European-style cafe, Caffe Frascati. Step inside the Museum and support a jaw-dropping, diverse array of South Bay Area musical talent. We will be open until 5 PM.
Experience one of the Bay Area's oldest art institutions and community resources with a free day of creative fun on May 7th.
"Made in 1977"
Celebrate our 40th anniversary with us as we open our doors all day for a community-wide, open house.
come on in and enjoy:
-the artist-run, make-and-take art activities (for both adults AND children),
-curatorial museum tours of our galleries and Permanent Collection
-Live Music by The Aki Kumar & Jon Lawton Blues Duo
-A DANCE+MUSIC PERFORMANCE inside our ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, LAURIE SHAPIRO'S, OTHER-WORLDLY "CAVE."
Free to the public.