The full schedule of Bay Area Now 7, from July 7 to Oct 12, 2014. ...
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First Tuesdays of the month FREE
Seniors, Students & Teachers $8
Non-profit Employees. KQED members $8
With valid public transportation pass or day-of transfer, or a public library card $8
YBCA Members, YBCA:You FREE
With Go San Francisco Card FREE
Children five years of age or younger FREE
BAN7's core idea is to decentralize the curatorial process, and centralize the public presentation of some of the most exciting artistic voices in the region today.
The visual arts component of Bay Area Now 7 has been reconceived through an open and rigorous selection process. By inviting noncommercial, small- to mid-size regional visual arts organizations to curate site-specific projects with Bay Area artists in YBCA’s galleries, we are making visible the rich complexity of our many arts communities. Using an art fair style format in which the selected participants curate projects for specific locations throughout an exhibition space, BAN7 celebrates visual arts organizations as vital players in the local arts ecology. The exhibition aims to foster increased appreciation for Bay Area art, artists, and organizers, and to promote a greater understanding of the vast range of practices and individual visions that make the Bay Area such a vibrant center for contemporary art.
Read more — From the Curators: BAN7 Visual Arts Exhibition
Celebrate the opening of YBCA's signature triennial event with Honey Soundsystem!...
Join the artists and organizations in a celebration of YBCA’s signature triennial, Bay Area Now 7! Enjoy cocktails and lively entertainment, and meet and mingle with some of the Bay Area’s finest contemporary artists. Featuring Marc Kate and Brian Tester of Adobe Books Backroom Gallery and DJ collective Honey Soundsystem.
6-8 PM VIP EXCLUSIVES:
6-7 PM Exclusive tour and reception for Curators Circle ($500+) and above. Please RSVP to Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org or 415.321.1320.
7-8 PM Preview Reception for Discoverer ($165+) and above. Please RSVP to Emily at email@example.com or 415.321.1320.
7-9 PM Groundbreaker Members ($300+) and above are welcome in our Donor Lounge.
Continue the celebration of YBCA's Bay Area Now 7 at the CounterPulse Underground After Party. Deep beats and immersive visuals by SURFACE TENSION with sets by DJs Justin Anastasi, Nihar Bhatt, Jason Polastri, and Chris Zaldua. See the future home of CounterPulse in the raw before renovation begins. More details & tickets »
Join us for an exciting evening featuring experimental multi- and inter-disciplinary...
Join us for an exciting evening featuring experimental multi- and inter-disciplinary art by Lucas Artists Residency Program fellows! This soiree will feature performances by Seattle-based composer Tiffany Lin; musician, performer, and Mexico City denizen Andres Solis; and Columbian dancer Sandra Gomez. Artists Susan O’Malley and Leah Rosenberg will present a performance involving audience participation. Attendees can mingle, enjoy food and drink, and get to know the artists.
A workshop teaching critical, hands-on survival skills for local artists who need...
A workshop teaching critical, hands-on survival skills for local artists who need preparation and endurance training for living and thriving in the Bay Area. Learn how to effectively source, forage, and re-purpose in order to provide yourself with your basic and creative needs as well as basic survival tips for the urban dweller. Participants will leave with a handbook to prepare for the most common emergencies encountered in San Francisco, and merit badges will be awarded upon completion of this course.
Behind the scenes
The visual arts component of Bay Area Now 7 has been reconceived through an open and rigorous selection process. By inviting noncommercial, small- to mid-size regional visual arts organizations to curate site-specific projects... More »
Bay Area Now 7 is made possible through the generous support of Rena Bransten, Helmut Wolfgang Schumann Foundation, Charles and Cheryl Ward, and Tom and Carol Burkhart.
Media Sponsor: San Francisco Bay Guardian, KQED
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is grateful to the City of San Francisco for its ongoing support.
Special Innovation Projects in 14-15 are supported, in part, by generous grants from: The James Irvine Foundation, Knight Foundation, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Panta Rhea Foundation, and Abundance Foundation.
YBCA Exhibitions 14-15 is made possible in part by: Mike Wilkins and Sheila Duignan, Meridee Moore and Kevin King, the Creative Ventures Council, and Members of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.
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