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The Art of the Book

The Art of the Book

Posted by Ellen Reilly on 22nd Jun 2016

A fascinating exhibition of hand bookbinding is currently on view at San Francisco’s Main Library in the Skylight Gallery. More than forty members of Hand Bookbinders of California have contributed … read more
KPFA Summer Crafts Fair

KPFA Summer Crafts Fair

Posted by Ellen Reilly on 8th Jun 2016

Admission is free for the KPFA Summer Crafts Fair this June, but that is only one reason to go—one of more than 170 reasons. This premier Bay Area craft fair, benefitting KPFA 94.1 FM Public Radio, … read more
SFMOMA: A World-Class Museum

SFMOMA: A World-Class Museum

Posted by Ellen Reilly on 1st Jun 2016

SFMOMA has reopened after a three-year transformation from the original Mario Botta-designed building to include a 10-story expansion, integrated seamlessly with the original and designed by t … read more
It’s only Rock ‘n Roll—and I like it

It’s only Rock ‘n Roll—and I like it

Posted by Ellen Reilly on 25th May 2016

Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution, on view at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, presents a comprehensive retrospective about the life and career of rock impresario Bill Graham (1931–199 … read more
BAMPFA and Architecture of Life

BAMPFA and Architecture of Life

Posted by Ellen Reilly on 4th May 2016

The new Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) building opened earlier this year, at Oxford and Center, across from the UC Berkeley campus. An existing Art Deco-style building ( … read more