McEvoy Foundation for the Arts’ ‘Orlando’

Don’t miss McEvoy Foundation for the Arts’ opening reception for Orlando, the stunning exhibition guest-curated by androgynous icon Tilda Swinton and inspired by themes from Virginia Woolf’s 1928 novel —gender fluidity, flexibility, shifting perspectives. MFA hosts the exhibition’s West Coast debut (originally presented by the Aperture Foundation in New York) through May 2. The opening …

‘Uncanny Valley: Being Human in the Age of AI’ at the de Young

The de Young describes its upcoming exhibition, Uncanny Valley: Being Human in the Age of AI, as “the first major West Coast museum exhibition to unpack the tropes and modalities of AI through a lens of artistic practice.” Uncanny Valley runs through October 25 at the museum. deyoung.famsf.org

‘Formed and Fired: Contemporary American Ceramics’

A new show coming to the Anderson Collection’s Wisch Family Gallery focuses on clay and the myriad ways the medium can be used for individual expression. Formed and Fired: Contemporary American Ceramics will feature works by groundbreaking artists Kathy Butterly, Kahlil Robert Irving, Simone Leigh and Brie Ruais. Eleven pieces will be on view, among …

Celebrating the Summer Season

The San Francisco Opera and General Director Matthew Shilvock host Celebrating the Summer Season, a three-part virtual program featuring performances from Music Director Eun Sun Kim, plus appearances by Michelle …

Celebrate Your Unique Beauty

Christina Choi Cosmetics hosts “Celebrate Your Unique Beauty,” a virtual makeup class donating 100 percent of the proceeds to the Black Lives Matter Foundation. What to bring: Your laptop, your …

MoAD Screening of ‘Chisholm ’72: Unbought & Unbossed’

Inspired by our current election year, MoAD’s African Diaspora Film Club revisists Chisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed, the Peabody Award-winning documentary from 2004 that chronicles the 1972 presidential campaign of Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman to be elected to the United States Congress, and to run for president. Chisholm’s run also was depicted in …

Sonoma Valley Authors Festival

Eleven days. Twenty-four conversations. The Sonoma Valley Authors Festival is still the hottest literary ticket in town, and is still happening — virtually from July 13 to July 27. svauthorsfest.extendedsession.com 

The Asian Art Museum’s Meditation Session

Considering that 2020 may best be described as the exploding head emoji, now is a better time than ever to get into the ancient practice of meditation. The Asian Art …

REAF’s Virtual Summer Gala

The Richmond/Ermet AID Foundation presents its Virtual Summer Gala, benefiting REAF and Project Open Hand. Curated clips from past events highlight the talents of Carol Channing, Petula Clark, Tyne Daly, …

HairToStay’s Home Cabaret

The show must go on. HairToStay’s Home Cabaret brings dinner and a show to your doorstep, with all proceeds benefiting the organization’s mission of providing scalp cooling treatments to cancer …

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