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We Heart Tenderloin
Apr 19 - Dec 20 2024 - 155 days left
Local photographer and retired social worker, Judi Iranyi, photographed the Tenderloin community during the years 2014 – 2016.
Authentic Selves
May 03 - Aug 29 2024 - 42 days left
Authentic Selves is an exhibition with a companion book featuring photographs and interviews with people of all ages who are trans, nonbinary and gender fluid along with some of their family members.
Ralph Chessé : A San Francisco Century
May 16 - Aug 18 2024 - 31 days left
Ralph Chessé was born in 1900, the literal beginning of the 20th century, in New Orleans. He died at 91, just shy of a full hundred, and the turn of the millennium. The bulk of his life was spent in the San Francisco Bay Area, and his artistic endeavors — painting, sculpture and notably, marionette production and performance — reflected numerous touchstones of the Bay Area’s cultural and social life, from WPA, theater, television and rock and roll.
Hand Bookbinders of California Members’ Exhibition
Jun 01 - Aug 18 2024 - 31 days left
The Hand Bookbinders of California is pleased to present HBC52, their 52nd annual members' exhibition of fine bindings, artist books and boxes at the Skylight Gallery of the San Francisco Public Library June 1–August 18, 2024.
Square and Circle Club: Preserving a 100-Year Legacy
Jun 15 - Sep 22 2024 - 66 days left
Unknown in American history, past and present, seven Chinese American adolescent girls formed a club in 1924 to serve the community—the Square and Circle Club. One hundred years later, the Club continues with their legacy of service, driven by compassion and mainstream society’s marginalization of their community. The Square and Circle Club celebrate their centennial with an exhibition showcasing 100 years as a pillar of San Francisco's Chinatown community. Opening Reception: Sat, Jun 22.