THE JCCSF Announces MISSION MURALS: ART, POLITICS AND COMMUNITY PRESERVATION

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) announced today the opening of Mission Murals: Art, Politics and Community Preservation, a new exhibition in the Katz Snyder Gallery. Celebrating the vibrant murals found throughout San Francisco’s Mission District, the exhibit showcases the creativity and civic issues close to the hearts of the community, emphasizing the power of art to motivate movements and calls for change. The dynamic exhibition features documentary photographs, posters, handbills, tools, and ephemera by Precita Eyes Muralists, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating communities about the process and the history of public art, as well as the work of documentary photographer Dick Evans.

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the jccsf celebrates VANISHING POINT: THE 3.9 ART COLLECTIVE  REFLECTS ON BLACK COMMUNITIES IN SAN FRANCISCO

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) announced today Vanishing Point: The 3.9 Art Collective Reflects on Black Communities in San Francisco, an exhibition in the Katz Snyder Gallery, will end on Friday, October 13, 2017. With creeping gentrification in the twenty-first century, the black population of San Francisco is increasingly marginalized and invisible. Vanishing Point explores proposals for the survival of black people and artists in the city, while seeking to open a conversation on black history and the future of black populations in San Francisco.

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THE JCCSF Announces Lineup for the 2017–18 Arts & Ideas Series

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) announced the events for the 2017–18 Arts & Ideas series, featuring dynamic conversations with thought-provoking artists, acclaimed authors, historians and thought leaders. The lineup also includes event series’ that offer something for everyone of all ages, including Bad Movie Night, JCCSF’s Eat, Drink & Be Literary, Mark Cantor’s Giants of Jazz on Film, and Science on the Screen. The lineup will continue to expand as additional events are announced. 

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