Upcoming Events

Please save these dates and come! Free and stimulating fun for everyone!

Saturday & Sunday October 25 & 26:

  • ArtSeed Artists lead a magical Presidio Pumpkin Carving event, hosted by The Presidio Trust, Pershing Square, Presidio Main Post, 11am – 4 pm (Volunteer! Please call 415-656-9849)
  • ArtSeed’s new Program Coordinator Mark Harris: Fall Open Studio 11am – 6pm @ SHARED – 739 Bryant Street between 4th & 5th Streets, 11am – 6pm

Earlier events this month

Thursday October 16, 5:30 7:30 p.m.
Shiri Mordechay crowns her eight-month ArtSeed cottage residency with a mural unveiling at Refusalon, a gallery in the lobby of the Marriott Hotel, 500 Post St. in San Francisco. 

Saturday & Sunday October 18 & 19, 11 a. m. 6 p. m.
ArtSeed Fall Open Studios presents selected work from our summer programs alongside Studio Affiliate Joseph Aponte: Studio #2513, Building 101. Also see ArtSeed’s new Program Coordinator Mark Harris in Building 110, Bayview Hunters Point Shipyard. See the photos on Flickr!

Saturday, October 18:
Shiri Mordechay Serpents of the Rainbow , solo exhibition at Alter Space, 1158 Howard Street between 7th and 8th Streets, San Francisco. Opening reception 7 10 p. m. Show ends Nov 29. (Parent advisory: some adult content)

Dear ArtSeed Families, Friends, Artists and Benefactors,

Thank you for making this past programming year the most remarkable since ArtSeed’s founding almost 15 years ago! Through our collaboration with the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players I witnessed three to ten-year-olds at the SF Public Montessori School writing and drawing in their accordion books specific reasons why they are inspired by Anton Webern, Gertrude Stein, or Andrea Palladio. There, and at the Leola Havard Early Education School, I listened to children this same age compose mottos for their Coats of Arms, and watched them construct miniature imaginary rooms from odds and ends to develop a sprawling shanty town. They exercised critical thinking, expressed their own individuality, and cultivated their tactile intelligence.

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