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  • Rothko. "No. 14 (1960),
    'Gorgeous' at the Asian Art Museum
    SFMOMA is closed for renovation but continues to be present in the Bay Area's art world. Last week, they, in collaboration with the Asian Art Museum opened "Gorgeous," the museum equivalent of a summer movie. "Gorgeous"...
  • Joanne T. Chou, the Asian Art Museums new Chief Financial Officer
    The Asian Art Museum appoints Joanne T. Chou as chief financial officer
    The Asian Art Museum announced today the appointment of Joanne T. Chou as the museum’s new chief financial officer, a key leadership position overseeing the financial management of the museum and the accuracy and integrity of the museum...
  • The CJM announces the appointment of Renny Pritikin as Chief Curator
    The Contemporary Jewish Museum appoints Renny Pritikin as Chief Curator
    The Contemporary Jewish Museum (The CJM) announces the appointment of Renny Pritikin as Chief Curator. Pritikin will begin in his new role April 28, 2014.Pritikin has been a leading figure in the San Francisco Bay Area arts community for decades...
  • Georgie O'Keeffe at Lake George. "From the Lake."
    Museum Picks for February 2014
    The Contemporary Jewish Museum.Arthur Szyk and the Art of the Haggadah highlights the work of Szyk, a Polish Jew whose Haggadah, created in 1940, was a visual commentary on the parallels between the exodus story and the Nazi persecution of the...
  • The Los Altos History Museum
    The Los Altos History Museum is an overly hidden gem
    Me: “Hi. I’m looking for the Los Altos History Museum.”Los Altos Reference Librarian (LARL): “I haven’t heard of it. Is it near here?”Me: “According to their website, the address is 51 South San Antonio...
  • 'Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami' at the Crocker Art Museum
    'Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami' at the Crocker Art Museum
    "Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami" at the Crocker Art Museumis the first major exhibition to explore the rich tradition of paper folding, both in Japan and Europe.“Folding Paper” has four sections,...
  • SFMOMA kicks off its two years of renovations with a 4 day-long-party
    SFMOMA kicks off its two years of renovations with a 4 day-long-party
    Today, or Wednesday, May 28, 2013 at 11:02 a.m. to be exact, various San Francisco dignitaries were joined by the pupils of Bessie Carmichael School to officially kick off SFMOMA's upcoming two and-a-half years of renovations. They counted...
  • The Mexican Museum jumps over another hurtle in their struggle to build a new museum in downtown SF.
    '¡Adelante! ' The Mexican Museum Moves Forward
    The Mexican Museum is not wasting time as it waits final approval and review for their proposed new site downtown, in San Francisco's Yerba Buena Arts District. The plan passed another hurtle on Thursday when the San Francisco Planning...
  • The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco choose a new director
    The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco pick Colin Bailey as the new director
    Today, March 27, the Board of Directors of the FAMSF, in the person of Dede Wilsey, ended months of speculation about the new director of the FAMSF by announcing their choice of Colin Bailey, currently the Frick Collection's Deputy Director...
  • Bouquets to Art 2013 opens today at the DeYoung
    Bouquets to Art 2013 at the DeYoung Museum
    Spring has arrived in the Bay Area and to celebrate the Spring Equinox, the de Young Museumhas once again transformed itself for the annual Bouquets to Art. More than 100 of the Bay Area’s most innovative floral designers have come together...
  • The Contemporary Jewish Museum (CJM) announces the appointment of Lori Starr as Executive Director.
    Lori Starr Appointed Executive Director of Contemporary Jewish Museum
    Today, Feb 20, TheContemporary Jewish Museum (CJM) announced the appointment of Lori Starr as Executive Director. Starr will begin in her new role June 10, 2013.Starr comes to the CJM from the Koffler Centre of the Arts, Canada’s only...
  • Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum
    The Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum is not just for mummy and daddy
    I once knew a woman who worked at the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum in San Jose. Claudia swore that the head of the mystic Egyptian order had been known to teleport himself on occasion onto the premises at 1660 Park Avenue. I truly believe this says...
  • Contemporary artists from China and U.S. explore gender and sexual identity at SF's Chinese Culture Center
    'Women' at the Chinese Cultural Center explores gender and sexual identity
    "Women," now showing at SF's Chinese Cultural Center (CCC) and curated by CCC's Deputy Director and Curator Abby Chen proves that art does not have to be large and loud to be powerful.In "Women," thirteen contemporary...
  • Choi Jeony Hua. 24-foot-tall "Breathing Flower. " Kinetic fabric. The lotus an ancient Asian symbol of spiritual illumination and renewal.
    'Phantoms of Asia' at the Asian Art Museum
    The red lotus that was recently installed in San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza is the outside symbol of an exciting, exhausting and bold exhibit inside the Asian Art Museum, right across the street.Created by the Korean artist Choi Jeong Hwa,...
  • Entry into the exhibit at the California Academy of Sciences
    'Earthquake' opens at the Academy of Sciences
    Prepare to shake, rattle and roll or in other words, experience the power of earthquakes. "Earthquake: Life on a Dynamic Planet," a new exhibit and planetarium show about the power of earthquakes, just opened at the California Academy of...
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