The Agenda: Goop MRKT, Andy Warhol, and Coachman HotelAuthor:Allison McCarthy
This hidden gem on San Francisco’s Maiden Lane is a Frank Lloyd Wright original (the spiral staircase here even inspired the design for the Guggenheim), and for the next few weeks, it’s playing host to Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop MRKT pop-up shop. Designed by local interiors’ star Steven Volpe (you know him as Hedge Gallery’s founder) to resemble 1970s Big Sur, the boutique even features three of his pieces for McGuire’s furniture collection (Kincob Bookshelf, Crin Dining Arm Chair, and Cubica Cocktail Table). You can ogle these, along with a curated selection of wellness products, apparel, kitchen goods by March, and Gwyneth’s first branded product line with the Bay Area’s own Juice Beauty.
When: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Mon. – Sat. and 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sun. through Sun. 5/22
Where: 140 Maiden Ln., San Francisco
Make a trip to the state’s capital to feast your eyes on iconic pop artist Andy Warhol’s recreation of Hollywood’s most famous faces. You’ll see silkscreens, self-portraits, fashion sketches, and photo booth film strips in this exploration of the artist’s lifelong obsession with portraiture.
When: Through Sun. 6/19
Where: Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St., Sacramento
After a yearlong, multi-million dollar renovation of the 1960s motel originally built for the Winter Olympic Games in Squaw Valley, the re-imagined Coachman Hotel opens its doors, and 42 rooms, to guests for weekend trips to the mountains. With design led by Brooklyn’s Studio Tack, the hotel features handpicked, locally handcrafted goods from the likes of Stephen Kenn, Brendan Sowersby of 100xbtr, Jason Pickens, and Eric Trine. Frette linens, Apple TVs, a Stumptown coffee bar, outdoor fire pits, and massive poolside lawn seal the deal.
When: Now open and accepting reservations
Where: 4100 Pine Blvd., South Lake Tahoe
This year, L.A.’s Architecture + Design Museum is participating in Heritage Auctions’ 20th and 21st Century Design auction. If you’re a collector, look for an extensive selection of stamped Julius Shulman prints, a Neutra Boomerang chair, and more. Proceeds from auction sales will benefit the museum’s upcoming exhibition, “Fast Forward: The Architecture of William F. Cody.” Get your bidding paddle ready.
When: Tues. 5/17
This is your chance to see the cutting-edge work produced by Autodesk’s 22 spring artists-in-residence. Look for projects and work ranging from fine art to robotics to patent-pending inventions and innovative design. Residents include Amy Karle, Sherri Wasserman, and Michael Koehle. Sign up for guided workshop tours at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
When: Noon – 5 p.m., Fri. 5/20 – Sun. 5/22
Where: Autodesk Pier 9 Workshop, Pier 9, San Francisco
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