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Bridging Generations, Celebrating the Year of the Ox

February 12, 2021

Bridging Generations, Celebrating the Year of the Ox

This year is the Year of the Ox, a time that reflects a commitment to hard work, responsibility, and discipline, all characteristics of the ox. As we mourn and recover from the ravages of the pandemic, we believe it is critically important to acknowledge the often-invisible work of caretakers, and the extraordinary loneliness and isolation so many have experienced over the last year.

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Trans Resilience is Powerful

November 19, 2020

Trans Resilience is Powerful

The Haight Street Art Center is proud to host this display of work created to commemorate the Trans Day of Resilience, which takes place every year on November 20th. Derived from the Trans Day of Remembrance, an annual memorial to trans folks murdered in the epidemic of violence perpetuated in particular against Black trans women and femmes, the Trans Day of Resilience presents an opportunity to turn mourning into radical imagining. What might a world look like in which trans stories, art, and identities are centered, protected, and nurtured? How might this imagining, in turn, set us all free?

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The Silence of the Good Opens Oct 10

October 09, 2020

The Silence of the Good Opens Oct 10

The Haight Street Art Center will open an outdoor and on-line exhibition on October 10 to consider the history of voting in America and encourage voting in the 2020 election. The Silence of the Good is free of charge and will remain on exhibit through November 15. The exhibition is located in the Alchemy Community Garden at 155 Laguna Street in Hayes Valley, San Francisco, which is open daily during daylight hours.

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19th Amendment: 2020 Vision Open Aug 26 to Sep 30

August 04, 2020

19th Amendment: 2020 Vision Open Aug 26 to Sep 30

The Haight Street Art Center is honored to announce an upcoming exhibition in commemoration of the passage of the 19th Amendment. On August 26 (the day that the Amendment was passed into law), HSAC will unveil in an outdoor display and release for sale online the work of 22 women and non-binary artists.

The exhibition is now on view in the Garden Gallery 7am-9pm and online 24/7.

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Mouse is in the House

February 27, 2020

Mouse is in the House

February 15th marked a milestone achievement for Haight Street Art Center, with the official opening of Stanley Mouse: A Retrospective.

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Stanley Mouse: A Retrospective

February 07, 2020

Stanley Mouse: A Retrospective

Haight Street Art Center is proud to present Stanley Mouse: A Retrospective, a career-spanning collection created over more than five decades of nonstop artistic inspiration.

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Dystopian Dreams Closing Reception & Alternative Tentacles Poster Release

November 27, 2019

Dystopian Dreams Closing Reception & Alternative Tentacles Poster Release

Winston Smith's limited edition screen print celebrating the 40th anniversary of Alternative Tentacles Records is now available online.

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Dystopian Dreams: Americana Ad Absurdum - Opening Halloween Night

October 17, 2019

Dystopian Dreams: Americana Ad Absurdum - Opening Halloween Night

Dystopian Dreams brings together the work of Dennis Larkins and Winston Smith, two lowbrow, pop-surrealist masters who have fearlessly explored the hilarious and poignant absurdities of America’s utopian dreams and often dystopian realities. 

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Pearl Jam: Live in Two Dimensions is Open!

August 11, 2019

Pearl Jam: Live in Two Dimensions is Open!

LIVE IN TWO DIMENSIONS opens with record setting reception for Haight Street Art Center. Sincere thank you to the hundreds of patient Pearl Jam Fans, Ten Club Members, poster heads, local friends and neighbors for making our July 27th Opening Reception a total success. Also, special thanks to visiting artists Barry Ament, Coby Schultz, Brad Klausen and Emek for flying down, helping with the exhibit and hanging out with guests.

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Final Week of "From Detroit With Love" Exhibit

June 04, 2019

Final Week of "From Detroit With Love" Exhibit

This Saturday, June 8th, is the final day to view the Grande Ballroom Poster Exhibition. Gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 12-6pm. We will be closed on Sunday to attend the 42nd Annual Haight-Ashbury Street Fair.

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Grande Ballroom Poster Exhibition

April 01, 2019

Grande Ballroom Poster Exhibition

EXTENDED THROUGH JUNE!
Rare posters, handbills, and postcards from Detroit's Grande Ballroom are currently on display at the Haight Street Art Center. Wed-Sun, 12noon-6pm.

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Ralph Steadman: A Retrospective

October 30, 2018

Ralph Steadman: A Retrospective

Ralph Steadman: A Retrospective will be at the Haight Street Art Center until Jan 20, 2019. The gallery is open Wed-Sun 12 Noon to 6:00PM.

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Kaja Renkas: Elements

September 20, 2018

Kaja Renkas: Elements

We are honored to present a pop-up exhibit of poster art by acclaimed Polish graphic artist, Kaja Renkas in the Print Studio Gallery. September 28th to October 14th.

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Family Devalues: A Poster Show

August 23, 2018

Family Devalues: A Poster Show

Opening September 15th, this group show features the work of four heavy-hitting contemporary silkscreen poster artists: Jermaine Rogers, Marq Spusta, Miles Tsang and Zoltron.

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Lee Conklin: 50 Years of Psychedelic Art

July 20, 2018

Lee Conklin: 50 Years of Psychedelic Art

We are excited to announce our next exhibit will be opening on August 1st.

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Ralph Steadman's "Savage Journey" Exhibit

March 20, 2018

Ralph Steadman's "Savage Journey" Exhibit

The Haight Street Art Center is honored to present a selection of Ralph Steadman's original art, famously featured in Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.

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January 31, 2018

ARTIFACTS: The Rock Art of EMEK - A Career Retrospective

An exhibition, honoring the life and work of pioneering artist Emek, opens February 24th.

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"Civic Beautification" Exhibition by Jeremy Fish - EXTENDED THROUGH JAN 21

December 30, 2017

"Civic Beautification" Exhibition by Jeremy Fish - EXTENDED THROUGH JAN 21

An exhibition of drawings, prints and photographs from Jeremy Fish's artist-in-residence at Coit Tower.

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PSYCHOBIODELICA: The Graphic World of Mark Dean Veca

November 20, 2017

PSYCHOBIODELICA: The Graphic World of Mark Dean Veca

An exhibition of drawings, paintings prints and gig posters by Mark Dean Veca.

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The Art of Consciousness Extended Run + Free Guided Tours

September 15, 2017

The Art of Consciousness Extended Run + Free Guided Tours

Extended until November 4, 2017. Free guided tours on selected Sundays beginning Sep 24th by cultural historian Nicholas Meriwether.

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‘The Art of Consciousness’ Premier Exhibition Celebrates the Summer of Love

June 24, 2017

‘The Art of Consciousness’ Premier Exhibition Celebrates the Summer of Love

Update: Exhibit extended to November 4, 2017

In celebration of Haight Street Art Center’s grand opening and the 50th anniversary of The Summer of Love, HSAC’s inaugural exhibition, “The Art of Consciousness,” features more than 90 seminal psychedelic poster works from 1965 to 1967. 

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'Out of the Attic' at Cliff Lede Vineyards

April 02, 2015

'Out of the Attic' at Cliff Lede Vineyards

To honor the 50th anniversary of the Grateful Dead, Haight Street Art Center partnered with Lede Family Wines to present “Out of the Attic: A Grateful Dead Retrospective” at the winery’s tasting room in Yountville, CA.

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