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SFAI Concentrate + Student Art Sale
Sunday, Nov 16, 2014, 1:00PM - 6:00PM
San Francisco Art Institute 800 Chestnut Street San Francisco, CA
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FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

San Francisco Art Institute welcomes you to an annual family-friendly festival and art sale, SFAI CONCENTRATE—a daylong adventure that celebrates artists, community, and the inimitable spirit of SFAI. Sunday’s daytime festivities are open to all, and feature work for sale by 100+ student-artists beginning at $1, family-friendly art making activities, a beer garden for adults, tactical ice cream for all, pizza, SFAI DJs, goats, and so much more.

The student art sale offers work in a variety of media including painting, drawing, collage, photography, printmaking, editioned works, crafts, sculpture, mixed media, video, performance, fiber, adventurous gifts, and unexpected projects.

BEER GARDEN WITH PIZZAHACKER AND FORT POINT BEER COMPANY » All day | Zellerbach Quad | Available for purchase
Renegade pop-uppizza kitchen PizzaHacker will be slinging gourmet pies from their home-built PizzaForge, with local favorite Fort Point Beer Company serving up craft beers

TACTICAL ICE CREEM UNIT* » 1-5 pm | Francisco Street Parking Lot | FREE
The Tactical Ice Cream Unit harbors a host of high-tech survelliance devices; a roof-top stage; activist supplies; a booming sound system; and of course, ice cream

BOUNCING HEART* » All day | Francisco Street Parking Lot
What is essential is invisible (2005), an inflatable sculpture of an anatomical human heart by the artist Felipe Dulzaides (MFA, 2001), returns to SFAI for one day only for you to climb through the aortas or watch the heart “beat” from the movements of people playing inside

CAMPUS TOURS WITH TIMOTHY "SPEED" LEVITCH » 1:30-2:30 pm + 3:30-4:30 pm | Meet in the Courtyard
The most famous tour guide in the United States, Timothy "Speed" Levitch is a writer and performer who has appeared in films (The Cruise, Waking LIfe, We Live in Public), TV shows (Up To Speed, Stroker, & Hopp), and published two books (Speedology and The Pegleg)

SOUNDS DJ'D BY TOWER RADIO »  All day
With students from SFAI's streaming freeform radio station: thetower.sfai.edu

MELT & REVEAL COLLABORATIVE PAINTING* » All day | Zellerbach Quad
Use watercolor ice cubes as a painting medium, revealing a hidden picture through collaborative effort

JELL-O RELIEF PRINTING* » All day | Courtyard
Pull positive or negative prints from arrangements made of leaves, string, paper shapes, and other materials with an inked-gelatin base

PANORAMIC PHOTO PUZZLE* » All day | SFAI Cafe
Help assemble a mural-sized panoramic photo of SFAI's view of the Bay

VISIT WITH GOATS IN THE SFAI MEADOW* » All day
Learn about the history of the SFAI Meadow and get to know our special visitors: goats from CIty Grazing who are helping keep the meadow tidy                                                                

Group 6.64 LECTURE AND BOOK SIGNING WITH AUTHOR MARY STREET ALINDER » 4pm | SFAI Lecture Hall Mary Street Alinder - leading expert on the photography of Ansel Adams and Adams's former assistant - introduces her new book Group f.64: Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham and the Community of Artists who Revolutionized American Photography                                    

LIVE CHESS GAMES » All day | Walter and McBean Galleries Our friends at the Mechanics' Institute Library and Chess Room will play on the gallery-sized chessboard from the current exhibition Javier Téllez: Games Are Forbidden in the Labyrinth (on view through December 13)

PING-PONG RALLIES*

Challenge friends, family, and strangers to a free-form tournament 

 

*SFAI family-friendly pick!