Posts by Dara Kerr
Exactly 150 years ago, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring, “all persons held as slaves” shall be “forever free.” And, the Museum of the African Diaspora is honoring this anniversary with an exhibit of African American art and history from the Kinsey Collection.
After rooting around a box in the back of his workshop, Jared Rusten pulls out an ordinary-looking block of honey-colored wood. He carefully shaves off a few curly strips and says, “smell that.” The wood gives off an intense citrusy, minty, crisp scent.“It’s called Port Orford cedar.
Design your own succulent garden, celebrate the female form, and pop-up spicy Mexican design at the Consulate round out this month's design and art events.
Design events abound this month in the Bay. Here's a few of our favorite exhibitions and events.
An extensive exhibition of Edwards work titled “Suburban Dreams” opens at the Oakland Museum of California this weekend.
When most people think of San Francisco architecture they imagine ornate wood Victorians standing several stories high, not the cottage-like cookie-cutter homes that blanket the city’s western neighborhoods. However, it’s looking like that could change.
It’s hard to imagine a Frenchman being able to capture the true feel of California but photographer Guillaume Grasset has pulled off this feat. Grasset's photos show the diversity, beauty, and intrigue of our big state.
You don’t have to cash a check to gaze at the inside of the historic former Bank of Italy headquarters in San Francisco.
Internationally renowned artist Leo Villareal is installing the world’s largest light sculpture in honor of the 75th anniversary of the bridge.