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FOG Design+Art Fair
Explore modern and contemporary design, architecture, and art at the FOG Design+Art fair, a benefit for San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. The four-day celebration includes a dynamic lineup of presentations, discussions, movie screenings and more!
During these four days in January, San Francisco becomes the epicenter of art and design, celebrating modern art, architecture, technology and design, with dynamic exhibits, custom installations, pop-up galleries, as well as presentations and discussions on topics ranging from famed art collector Peggy Guggenheim to Northern California's woodworking renaissance in the 1970s, art collecting, the San Francisco design and art scene and more.
A diverse array of artists, designers, and dealers will participate in the fair's lively schedule of special preview events, panel discussion and conversations, and performances.
FOG Design+Art will feature over 40 prominent 20th century and contemporary art and design dealers from the Bay Area and beyond, including the return of Stanlee Gatti's iconic 21POP installation-titled "Cut it Out" for this year's fair-pop-up culinary experiences from Cotogna and Jane and a lineup of presentations, lectures and engaging discussions with leaders in the design and art worlds. The fair kicks off with a preview gala benefiting the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) that will give guests the opportunity for a first look at the fair's offerings before it officially opens to the public. Reflecting the inventive spirit of the San Francisco Bay Area, this year's FOG Design+Art will honor Instagram co-founders Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom at the Innovators Luncheon on Thursday, January 14, with design writer and sociologist Sarah Thornton as special guest speaker.
Founded in 1935 as the first West Coast museum devoted to modern and contemporary art, SFMOMA is reaching the final phase of a major expansion. The new SFMOMA will open on May 14, 2016. The proceeds from the FOG Preview Gala and fair support SFMOMA's innovative exhibitions and education programs -- programs that serve more than 55,000 students, teachers and families each year. For more information about SFMOMA and its expansion project, visit sfmoma.org.
Tickets for the FOG Design+Art fair are $20 at fogfair.com and $25 at the door.
January 13 (Special Preview Gala)
January 14 to 17
Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilion, 2 Marina Blvd., San Francisco
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Day of Service
January 18 honors the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., who devoted his life to service. Go to www.MLKDay.gov to find out how you can volunteer on this day and beyond!
Dr. King devoted his life to equality, social justice, economic advancement and opportunity for all. He challenged us to build a more perfect union and taught us that everyone has a role to play in making America stronger. Dr. King consistently said life's most persistent and urgent question was, "What are you doing for others?"
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