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Fall Open Studios
Open Studios November 1st & 2nd 11.00 - 6.00 pm Preview and Pumpkin Carving: Friday October 31st. 6.00 - 9.00 pm 1890 BRYANT ST. @ MARIPOSA # 204 SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94110 It's that time again. The leaves are turning, the clocks are about to go back, and there are people on the streets in funny costumes - it's time for my Open Studio! Come and enjoy the delights on offer by the artists of 1890 Bryant Street . And don't forget to visit me in studio # 204. This year I have many small affordable pieces and w...
Wanxin Zhang: Artist Whistling
In 1976, for a young, aspiring artist from Northern China, a crack appeared in everything and the light began to seep in. During the previous decade, the Cultural Revolution had imposed a communist orthodox hegemony. Mao had called on Chinese youth to purge “impure” elements from society and revive the revolutionary spirit. Not only was […]
Emperor Norton Party at 20 Mission Tonight
In 1859 Joshua Norton, a ruined but formerly successful businessman, returned to San Francisco after a two year absence and declared himself the Emperor Norton the First of the United States. He became a well-known and liked local eccentric and was saluted by local police officers, allowed free passage on public transportation, and free seats at the theater. For some time, the Emperor’s Bridge Campaign has been at the center...
What is Mission Artists United?
Mission Artists United is a bunch of Mission Artists who got together in 2009 to create a forum where we could cross promote each other, brag about our neighborhood, and find opportunities to further our artistic work together.
The Mission has the highest concentration of working artist in the Bay area and we just flat out love our neighborhood and all it has to offer. We knew if could demonstrate the diversity and richness of our art district to the city and to the world, that would be good for all our aspirations. Imagine how thrilled we were to grow from that group of 10 artists to over 500 active users on this site in less than 2 years!
If you are an artist working in the Mission, then you are already part of MISSION ARTISTS UNITED!
Join us by signing up and posting your portfolio or linking your blog. Help us show the world what we have and take our place at the center of artistic life in San Francisco!
Q1.) Is it really FREE?…. A1.) Yep. For real.
We are grateful to our supporters who volunteer their time and ideas and cash to make this possible. If you have any time, ideas or cash you’d like to send our way then GET INVOLVED. And thank you!
Q2.) Where is the Mission?…. A2.) The Mission District is the area between Dolores and Potrero, Division and Cesar Chavez in San Francisco, CA.