News

March 13, 2020

Haight Street Art Center will be closed until further notice

In light of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Haight Street Art Center will be closed to the public until further notice. We will post updates as they develop.

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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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Bonnie...RIP

February 12, 2020

Bonnie...RIP

Artist Bonnie MacLean passed away on February 4th, in Buckingham, PA, where she resided since 1972. One of the true founders of San Francisco’s psychedelic poster movement of the 1960’s, Bonnie’s spectacular art will live forever.

Rest in Peace, Bonnie

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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.

Join us on Saturday, Feb 15, 2:00-6:00pm for the opening event. Stanley Mouse will be in the house!

The first 100 people through the door will receive a special, commemorative, screen printed handbill.

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Rest in Peace, Wes

January 26, 2020

Rest in Peace, Wes

It is with deep sadness that we mourn the passing of Wes Wilson. A true friend, and free spirit, Wes’ boundless genius and unmatched contributions to San Francisco’s cultural legacy will never be forgotten.

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Youth Poster Contest 2019

December 10, 2019

Youth Poster Contest 2019

The winners and finalists of the 2019 Youth Poster Contest are now on display in the gallery through the end of this year. Swing by to check out this incredible artwork by Marin youths.

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Neighborhood Pop-Up Art Show

December 09, 2019

Neighborhood Pop-Up Art Show

Haight Street Art Center is proud to present the work of several local artists. Please Join us for the Opening Reception on Saturday December 14th from 12-5pm.

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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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Paul McAlpine + Zoltron Event

October 26, 2019

Paul McAlpine + Zoltron Event

We had a wonderful evening hearing stories from legendary photographer Paul McAlpine as he showed us his iconic images of Aerosmith, Debbie Harry, David Bowie, Queen, The Rolling Stones, Iggy Pop, and many more from the last four decades. Thank you to all who joined us last night!

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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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Iggy Pop “Bare & Real” Book Signing & Slideshow with Photographer Paul McAlpine + New Zoltron Print Release - October 25, 2019

October 08, 2019

Iggy Pop “Bare & Real” Book Signing & Slideshow with Photographer Paul McAlpine + New Zoltron Print Release - October 25, 2019

Iggy Pop “Bare & Real” Book Signing & Slideshow with Photographer Paul McAlpine.

Followed by new, limited edition Zoltron and Paul McAlpine - Iggy Pop silkscreen Serigraph Release.

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Pearl Jam Exhibit closing Sunday, October 13

October 07, 2019

Pearl Jam Exhibit closing Sunday, October 13

After two incredible, memorable, months, PEARL JAM: LIVE IN TWO DIMENSIONS is drawing to its close. Haight Street Art Center will begin taking the show down on Monday the 14th. First however, we’ve scheduled two very important events featuring none other than the AMES BROS—Barry Ament & Coby Schultz—the two architects of Pearl Jam’s poster program and graphic identity.

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POSTPONED Meet the Artist: Brad Klausen

September 20, 2019

POSTPONED Meet the Artist: Brad Klausen

⚠️ 9/28 Brad Klausen Event POSTPONED

Due to an unfortunate miscommunication, Brad's show poster won't be ready for you this weekend. Please stay tuned. We will alert you as soon as we have a release date for Brad's poster. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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Meet the Artists: Emek + Munk One

September 05, 2019

Meet the Artists: Emek + Munk One

Emek is returning to HSAC on Saturday, September 14, to meet and greet poster heads with friend and Pearl Jam Co-contributor Munk One.

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Oversize Pearl Jam Classics On Brushed Aluminum

September 03, 2019

Oversize Pearl Jam Classics On Brushed Aluminum

We are currently accepting online preorders for eight unique, artist-selected, works by AMES BROS, BRAD KLAUSEN and EMEK.

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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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Ames Bros & Emek attending Pearl Jam Exhibit This Saturday

July 21, 2019

Ames Bros & Emek attending Pearl Jam Exhibit This Saturday

Haight Street Art Center is pleased to announce that special guests Ames Bros and Emek will join fans, friends and family on July 27 to celebrate Pearl Jam: Live in Two Dimensions.

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Opening Reception for PEARL JAM: LIVE IN TWO DIMENSIONS

July 10, 2019

Opening Reception for PEARL JAM: LIVE IN TWO DIMENSIONS

Join us on Saturday, July 27th @ 5pm-8pm, for the opening reception of PEARL JAM: LIVE IN TWO DIMENSIONS. This is an extensive exhibition of Pearl Jam gig posters. It will be free and open to the public from July 27 through September 2019.

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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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HSAC Print Demos at the Haight-Ashbury Street Fair

June 03, 2019

HSAC Print Demos at the Haight-Ashbury Street Fair

Join us this Sunday June 9 at the Haight-Ashbury Street Fair! Find us by the iconic house at the corner of Haight & Ashbury. We will be demonstrating the art of screen printing posters with Gary Houston.

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Gary Grimshaw "Seagull" Poster

April 19, 2019

Gary Grimshaw "Seagull" Poster

This limited edition, screen printed, reproduction of the iconic, first Grande Ballroom poster from 1966 is now available for purchase.

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Grande Ballroom Special Event

April 10, 2019

Grande Ballroom Special Event

Please join us for this special event celebrating Detroit's key role in the American counterculture on the evening of April 19th.

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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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