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Art: Art Show
Call for Submissions: Axis Gallery 12th National Juried Exhibition
Axis Gallery is pleased to have Mat Gleason as juror for the 12th National Juried Exhibition. All artists working in contemporary original 2D and 3D work in any media are encouraged to apply. Along with the exhibition of all the excepted work there will...
Axis Gallery
Sacramento, CA

Sun 4/30/17 - Thu 6/1/17
Art: Art Show, Painting
Elaine Bowers: Aerial Landscape Watercolors
Crepeville in Davis will feature watercolor artist Elaine Bowers from April 7 through May 31. The show features aerial landscape views of the Sacramento Delta and farmlands. Meet the artist at her closing reception on May 31 from 5-8 pm.
Crepeville
Davis, CA

Sun 4/30/17 - Wed 5/31/17 at 7am-11pm
Art: Art Show, Painting
Elaine Bowers: Aerial Landscapes
Artist Elaine Bowers will be showing her aerial watercolors of the Sacramento Delta and farmlands. She'll be at the closing reception on May 31 from 5-8 pm.
Crepeville
Davis, CA

Sun 4/30/17 - Wed 5/31/17 at 7am-11pm
Art: Art Show
Spring Flowers
The Kennedy Gallery will present “Spring Flowers,” a show featuring a diversity of media as local artists celebrate the vibrant colors of spring when nature awakens in full splendor. Flowers come to life through paintings, photography and sculpture but you...
Kennedy Gallery
Sacramento, CA

Sun 4/30/17 - Mon 5/8/17 at 12pm-6pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Auto Show
Out of the Shadows: Film Noir Car Exhibition
"Out of the Shadows: Cars of the Notorious Age of Film Noir" brings us back to the time of femmes fatales, trench coats and anti-heroes in black and white, when striking cars from the late 1930s to the early '50s made their way into many of Hollywood's Fil...
California Automobile Museum
Sacramento, CA

Sun 4/30/17 - Wed 5/17/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/18/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 5/19/17 - Mon 5/29/17 at 10am-5pm
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

Sun 4/30/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Sun 5/7/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 5/9/17 - Sun 5/14/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 5/16/17 - Sun 5/21/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 5/23/17 - Sun 5/28/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Photography
Danny Lyon: Message to the Future
This is the first comprehensive retrospective of the career of Danny Lyon (b. 1942) to be presented in 25 years. The exhibition is organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and premiered at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, in summe...
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum
San Francisco, CA

Sun 4/30/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
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

Sun 4/30/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Sun 5/7/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 5/9/17 - Sun 5/14/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 5/16/17 - Sun 5/21/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 5/23/17 - Sun 6/4/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Art: Art Show, Gallery, Installations, Museum
Lynn Hershman Leeson: Civic Radar
"Lynn Hershman Leeson: Civic Radar" is the only presentation in the Americas of this acclaimed retrospective that provides an overview of the Bay Area artist’s revolutionary career from the 1960s to the present day. A pioneer of performance and conceptual ...
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
San Francisco, CA

Sun 4/30/17 at 11am-6pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Sun 5/7/17 at 11am-6pm
Tue 5/9/17 - Sun 5/14/17 at 11am-6pm
Tue 5/16/17 - Sun 5/21/17 at 11am-6pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Painting
Monet: The Early Years
"Monet: The Early Years" is the first major American exhibition devoted to the initial phase of Claude Monet's (1840-1926) career. Through approximately 60 paintings, the exhibition demonstrates the radical invention that marked the artist's development du...
California Palace of the Legion of Honor
San Francisco, CA

Sun 4/30/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Sun 5/7/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 5/9/17 - Sun 5/14/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 5/16/17 - Sun 5/21/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 5/23/17 - Sun 5/28/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Art: Art Show, Design, Folk Art/Crafts, Multimedia, Museum, Painting, Textiles, Special Event
Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion and Rock & Roll, The
The de Young Museum presents "The Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion, and Rock & Roll" an exhibition of iconic rock posters, photographs, interactive music and light shows, costumes and textiles, ephemera and avant-garde films. A 50th-anniversary cele...
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum
San Francisco, CA

Sun 4/30/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Sun 5/7/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 5/9/17 - Sun 5/14/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 5/16/17 - Sun 5/21/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 5/23/17 - Sun 5/28/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Art: Art Show, Gallery, Mixed Media, Museum
Teddy Cruz & Fonna Foreman: Visualizing Citizenship
In the face of a new, more divisive, political landscape, the public narrative around borders surfaces fears on all sides of the political spectrum. Yet for architect and theorist Teddy Cruz and political scientist Fonna Forman, border communities are oppo...
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
San Francisco, CA

Sun 4/30/17 at 11am-6pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Sun 5/7/17 at 11am-6pm
Tue 5/9/17 - Sun 5/14/17 at 11am-6pm
Tue 5/16/17 - Sun 5/21/17 at 11am-6pm
Tue 5/23/17 - Sun 5/28/17 at 11am-6pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Photography
What We See: Photographs by Women Without Shelter
This Community Gallery exhibition features photographs taken by 11 of Monterey’s unsheltered women. What Museum members and visitors will see through these women’s photographs, are images of optimism, faith, and reality. Along with these photographs, this ...
Monterey Museum of Art
Monterey, CA

Sun 4/30/17 - Mon 5/1/17 at 11am-5pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 11am-5pm
Fri 5/5/17 at 11am-8pm
Sat 5/6/17 - Mon 5/8/17 at 11am-5pm
Thu 5/11/17 - Mon 5/15/17 at 11am-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

Sun 4/30/17 - Wed 5/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 5/5/17 - Wed 5/10/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/11/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 5/12/17 - Wed 5/17/17 at 10am-5pm
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

Sun 4/30/17 at 10am-6pm
Wed 5/3/17 at 10am-6pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 10am-8pm
Fri 5/5/17 - Sun 5/7/17 at 10am-6pm
Wed 5/10/17 at 10am-6pm
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

Sun 4/30/17 - Wed 5/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 5/5/17 - Wed 5/10/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/11/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 5/12/17 - Wed 5/17/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Design, Installations, Museum
Bureau Spectacular: insideoutsidebetweenbeyond
In its first museum presentation on the West Coast, architecture studio Bureau Spectacular has designed a large-scale installation that further develops the studio's ideas on past, current and future architecture seen in the drawing "insideoutsidebetweenbe...
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
San Francisco, CA

Sun 4/30/17 - Tue 5/2/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 5/5/17 - Tue 5/9/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/11/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 5/12/17 - Tue 5/16/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Conference, Art Show, Art Talk, Ceramics/Pottery, Sculpture
California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Arts 2017
CCACA 2017 brings a three-day ceramic sculpture event to Davis. In an intimate setting, you can interact with top ceramic artists. The lineup includes Eva Kwong, Lisa Clague, Bar Shacterman, Kenjiro Kitade, John Balistreri and Dirk Staschke. There will be ...
John Natsoulas Center for the Arts
Davis, CA

Sun 4/30/17 at 9am-10pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Photography
Diane Arbus: In the Beginning
"Diane Arbus: In the Beginning" considers the first seven years of the photographer’s career, from 1956-1962. A lifelong New Yorker, Arbus found the city and its citizens an endlessly rich subject for her art. Working in Times Square, the Lower East Side a...
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
San Francisco, CA

Sun 4/30/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Drawings/Works on Paper, Museum
Drawings From the Collection: 1980 to Today
Showcasing works created between 1980 and the present day, this exhibition highlights contemporary drawings from SFMOMA’s collection and presents a variety of approaches to the medium. Bold works by artists including Joyce Pensato, Raymond Pettibon and Gar...
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
San Francisco, CA

Sun 4/30/17 - Tue 5/2/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 5/5/17 - Tue 5/9/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/11/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 5/12/17 - Tue 5/16/17 at 10am-5pm
    

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