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Art: Photography, Sculpture
Mendocino Art Center Gallery Exhibitions
The Mendocino Art Center exhibits Michael Greene’s photography, Robert Spies two- and three-dimensional works in “Anthropic,” and Max DuBois’ “Abstractions.” A free Second Saturday Artists Reception will be held Saturday, July 8, 5pm-8pm. Enjoy snacks a...
Mendocino Art Center
Mendocino, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Sat 9/16/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Sculpture
Alexander Calder: Motion Lab
Alexander Calder revolutionized art in the early 1930s by introducing actual movement into his sculptural and pictorial compositions. Animated as if by a life force, these works quickly came to be known as "mobiles," a word that still brings to mind aerial...
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
San Francisco, CA

Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 8/25/17 - Wed 8/30/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/31/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 9/1/17 - Wed 9/6/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Sculpture
British Sculptors: The Fisher Collection
This exhibition brings together more than 40 years of sculpture by artists born or working in Great Britain. Drawn from the Doris and Donald Fisher Collection, the presentation begins with works by Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore, who established a footin...
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
San Francisco, CA

Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 8/25/17 - Wed 8/30/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/31/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 9/1/17 - Wed 9/6/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Drawings/Works on Paper, Museum
It Was a Dark and Stormy Night
Charles Schulz brought his love of literature to his art, especially with his depiction of Snoopy as the “World Famous Author” sitting atop his doghouse using a typewriter. Snoopy began his writing career in July, 1965 with that infamous first line origina...
Charles M. Schulz Museum
Santa Rosa, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Fri 8/25/17 at 11am-5pm
Sat 8/26/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Sat 9/2/17 - Sun 9/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Mon 9/4/17 at 11am-5pm
Wed 9/6/17 - Fri 9/8/17 at 11am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Installations, Museum, Photography
News from Native California: 30 Years of Cultural Renewal
This retrospective exhibit features highlights of 30 years of cover art from Heyday’s News from Native California magazine. News from Native California is a unique quarterly magazine devoted to the Indian people of California. Written and produced by Calif...
Maidu Museum & Historic Site
Roseville, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Fri 8/25/17 at 9am-4pm
Art: Art Show
Tiny Monsters 2017
The Fe Gallery will open its latest exhibition, "Tiny Monsters," with a reception Aug. 12. The gallery’s national juried show features over 90 pieces of 2-D and 3-D original monster art (maximum size 12" x 12" x 12"). In additional to original art, there w...
Fe Gallery & Metal Studio
East Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Fri 8/25/17 at 9am-4pm
Mon 8/28/17 - Fri 9/1/17 at 9am-4pm
Tue 9/5/17 - Fri 9/8/17 at 9am-4pm
Sat 9/9/17 at 6pm-9pm
Mon 9/11/17 - Fri 9/15/17 at 9am-4pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Textiles
Beyond the Surface: Embroidery Traditions
"Beyond the Surface: Worldwide Embroidery Traditions" presents a selection of embroidered costumes and accessories from around the world to explore their distinguished craftsmanship and unique social and cultural connotations. Embroidery - the stitching of...
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum
San Francisco, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 8/29/17 - Thu 8/31/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Photography
Full Spectrum: Paintings by Raimonds Staprans
Born and raised in Riga, Latvia, Raimonds Staprans has lived in Northern California for more than six decades - nearly his entire career. He has often claimed that in terms of his education, experience and personality, he is thoroughly Latvian, whereas his...
Crocker Art Museum
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 8/25/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 8/29/17 - Wed 8/30/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/31/17 at 10am-9pm
Art: Art Show, History/Science
Future of the Past: Mummies & Medicine, The
Ancient Egypt meets modern medicine in this exhibition that makes use of state-of-the-art scientific techniques to explore two of the Fine Arts Museums' mummies. An interdisciplinary team of scientists, Egyptologists, physicians, and museum curators and c...
California Palace of the Legion of Honor
San Francisco, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 8/29/17 - Sun 9/3/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 9/5/17 - Sun 9/10/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 9/12/17 - Sun 9/17/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 9/19/17 - Sun 9/24/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Art: Art Show, Installations, Museum, For the Family
Gato
Step into the dream world of "Gato," a giant toy cat that awakens the senses and surprises in everyone, particularly little museum visitors, in an installation by Darin Reyes and Michelle Lee.
Crocker Art Museum
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 8/25/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 8/29/17 - Wed 8/30/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/31/17 at 10am-9pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Photography
On the Road to the Summer of Love
The California Historical Society's ambitious exhibition in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love tells the story of the countercultural movement in San Francisco through photographs. In the summer of 1967, young people from across the ...
California Historical Society
San Francisco, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 11am-5pm
Tue 8/29/17 - Sun 9/3/17 at 11am-5pm
Tue 9/5/17 - Sun 9/10/17 at 11am-5pm
Art: Museum, Community Event
Patient No More: People With Disabilities/Civil Rights
“Patient No More: People with Disabilities Securing Civil Rights” chronicles the lives and legacies of the courageous Californians whose activism launched the American disability rights movement. Developed by San Francisco State University’s Paul K. Longmo...
California Museum
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 8/29/17 - Sat 9/2/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 9/3/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 9/5/17 - Sat 9/9/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Children
Plink
Surrounded by color, light and reflection, children will explore a an environment enhanced by stories of nature, magic, culture and courage. "Plink" invites virtual visitors to take part in the installation from remote locations through a robust website.
Crocker Art Museum
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 8/25/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 8/29/17 - Wed 8/30/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/31/17 at 10am-9pm
Art: Art Show, Painting, Drawings/Works on Paper, Gallery
Richard Stein: New Fields
The Tim Collom Gallery brings back Richard Stein for his second solo exhibition, “New Fields.” Stein uses bold textures, intense colors, and meticulous details in views from both air and ground that stir up nostalgia of Sacramento’s simpler country life. A...
Tim Collom Gallery
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 11am-6pm
Tue 8/29/17 - Fri 9/1/17 at 11am-6pm
Art: Art Show, Mixed Media, Museum
Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose
"Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose" marks the 10th anniversary of the popular art magazine Hi-Fructose. Highlighted are 51 of the most remarkable contemporary artists featured between its pages. This one-of-a-kind exhibition brings together...
Crocker Art Museum
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 8/25/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 8/29/17 - Wed 8/30/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/31/17 at 10am-9pm
Art: Gallery, Museum
Andrea Zittel: Wallsprawl
Andrea Zittel’s Wallsprawl #4 (Las Vegas, Next to Nellis Air Force Base), is based on an aerial photograph of the southern Nevada military installation known as Nellis Air Force Base. Zittel sourced the image online from an aerial image database (before Go...
Nevada Museum of Art
Reno, NV

Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-6pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-8pm
Fri 8/25/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 10am-6pm
Wed 8/30/17 at 10am-6pm
Thu 8/31/17 at 10am-8pm
Art: Museum
Art & Advocacy
“Art & Advocacy” is a new exhibit of original works by developmentally disabled artists residing across California. Juried by representatives from Choices Person Centered Services and the California Disability Community Action Network, the exhibit seeks to...
California Museum
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 8/25/17 at 10am-5pm
Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Art Show, Folk Art/Crafts, Textiles
Barbara Grandon
Barbara Grandon is an award-winning mixed-media fiber artist. Her grandmother was the first to introduce her to quilting as a young girl. While in college, Grandon had the intent of becoming a home economics teacher, but she soon took a U-turn to study nu...
Carolyn Huff Gallery
Modesto, CA

Wed 8/23/17 at 11am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 1pm-6pm
Fri 8/25/17 at 11am-5pm
Tue 8/29/17 at 11am-5pm
Wed 8/30/17 at 11am-5pm
Art: Museum
Blue Star Museums 2017
A partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star Families, Blue Star Museums provides free admission to all active-duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel and up to five members of their family from May 29 (Memorial Day) ...
California Museum
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 8/25/17 at 10am-5pm
Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: History/Science, Museum, Photography
California Memoirs: The William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection
This exhibit will showcase selected images from the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection, donated to the State Archives in 1996. William and Grace McCarthy, native Californians born in the late 19th century, pursued their passion for both photography ...
California State Archives
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/23/17 at 9:30am-4pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 9:30am-4pm
Fri 8/25/17 at 9:30am-4pm
Mon 8/28/17 at 9:30am-4pm
Tue 8/29/17 at 9:30am-4pm
    

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