ArtSpan's SF Open Studios this October

ArtSpan's SF Open Studios is happening all month long this October with 5 weekends of art in artist studios near you. Over 800 local artists making art here in the city will open their studios to art enthusiasts for the biggest annual art event in the Bay.

ArtSpan's mission is to connect the art community with the general public. With an immense offering of both famous and emerging artists working in varying mediums here in SF - you have a lot of art to see. Meet local artists and other art lovers on your crawl while immersing yourself in art and new discoveries in districts you may not be familiar with.

SF Open Studios is a month long art crawl that starts with you. Find ArtSpan's guide in your hood and start plotting the artist studios you want to visit.


Weekend 1 - October 1-2 in the Mission District, Noe Valley, Bernal Heights, Castro and Excelsior.

Weekend 2 - October 8-9 in Ocean Beach, Sunset, Richmond, Duboce, Eureka Valley, Hayes Valley, Haight, Upper Market, Diamond Heights, Buena Vista, Mount Davidson, Twin Peaks, West Portal, Glen Park

Weekend 3 - October 15-16 in SOMA, Tenderloin, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch, Bayview

Weekend 4 - October 22-23 in Fort Mason, Marina, Pac Heights, Russian Hill, North Beach, Financial District

Weekend 5 - October 29-30 in Hunters Point Shipyard & Islais Creek Studios.

11-6 pm Every Saturday and Sunday in October.

Asterisk Artist Picks

Week 1

Hillary Williams

Secession Art & Design
3361 Mission Street at Virginia
Printmaking, Painting (415) 341-7885

Derek Duncan
Metal Arts Guild
724 Valencia Street at 18th St.
Wearable Art / Jewelry

Week 2

Kevin Tiell Photography

9 Broderick Street at Waller Photography

Z McGarigle
500 Buchanan Street, #1 at Oak
Painting, Mixed Media, Photography

Week 3

Johnny Botts
Arc Studios & Gallery
1246 Folsom Street at 8th St.

Stephan Crawford
The Oddists
26 7th Street, #202 at Market

Week 4

David Avery
Fort Mason, Bay Printmakers Bldg. D,
Fleet Room, #100 at Marina Blvd.

Ellen Brook
Fort Mason, 4@Fort Mason Bldg. C,#235 at Marina Blvd.
Painting, Fiber, Wearable Art / Jewelry

Week 5

Alex MacLeitch
Islais Creek Studios
1 Rankin Street, #407 at Custer
Sculpture, Installation

Jenny Robinson
Hunters Point Shipyard Bldg. 101, #2410
Printmaking, Drawing, Mixed Media

For more information on ArtSpan and SF Open Studios visit their website at

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