This spacious gallery, once an industrial warehouse, now boasts a stage for performances, two sculpted copper and steel bars for mixers, and rotating exhibitions of contemporary art showcasing local and international artists, world class DJs, and film screenings.
1:AM, short for First Amendment Gallery, showcases the work of renowned local and international street and urban artists in month-long exhibitions while recruiting and building up the next generation of producers by running youth-oriented mural workshops and classes on graffiti lettering and making vinyl toys like those created by hip hop artists, fashion designers, and illustrators that depict figures from Asian and American pop culture. And, if that’s not enough, 1:AM offers private workshops for your next work retreat - “to boost the morale of your employees and promote team-building.”
Tucked in an alley in San Francisco's SOMA district, 330 Ritch boasts a full-service kitchen and hosts rock bands and hip-hop DJs.
An accordion shop that does repairs, offers lessons, and hosts live accordion music.
The intimate, actor-founded repertory theater hosts a variety of performances, from Cat on a Hot Tin Roof to The Lion in Winter, in addition to stand-up comedy nights and acting classes.
This recently renovated arts complex features the 203-seat Buriel Clay Theatre, the Sargent Johnson Gallery for Black visual culture, meeting spaces, dance studios, archives of African American history, a recording studio and a multi-use space available for rent. Located in the heart of the historic Western Addition, the complex celebrates Afro-centric artistic and cultural performance exhibition and programming, focusing specifically on African American artists from the area. Youth classes are offered in hip-hop dance, audio engineering, and animation, among other things.
Built in 1917, this 511 seat theatre gets some of the best Broadway and off-Broadway shows around. Right at the throbbing center of the theatre district, by Union Square, this venue embodies the finest in SF live performance.
After a year and a half, the Alphonse Berber Gallery closed its Berkeley storefront and merged with its Union Square location. Single artist exhibitions shown there feature a wide range of mediums - including light displays, sculpture, and print. The split-level space is available to rent and the venue offers catering services for events.
Amnesia is located right on Valencia Street in San Francisco's Mission District. It offers bluegrass and country music on Mondays. Tuesdays are generally reserved for karaoke. Wednesdays offer live jazz and late-night with Mitch Marcus' pick-up jazz session. Thursdays and Sundays have various live music from the indie scene in the city. Friday and Saturday have DJs and dancing. Some night have covers, so call ahead.
Ongoing exhibitions include "In a New Light," more than 2,500 works from the museum's collection.