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Art Walk + Block Party
Friday, October 13, 2017 5-9 PM

6th Street, SF (Market>Howard)

The 7th Annual 2 BLOCKS OF ART art walk and block party is scheduled Friday, October 13th, 2017 from 5 to 9 p.m. As with the six previous years, this free event will bring over 75 artists in some 25 locations on two blocks, 6th Street from Market to Howard Streets. The art walk will feature a range of art exhibits and live performances in galleries, bars, restaurants, a laundromat, coffee shops and a number of other storefronts.

New this year will be the premiere of a large-scale lighting art projection with a superhero theme on the back of 16-story high 995 Market Street, coupled with the closure of Jessie Street and the parking lane on the west side of 6th Street from Market to Mission Street to provide for a viewing area.

This viewing area will allow 2 Blocks of Art attendees to enjoy the lighting art projection from 7 to 9 p.m

, and will feature a stage for musical performances.

2 Blocks of Art will also bring ‘Sketch the Block back for a 2nd year. Co-produced with Sketchpad Gallery, this one-night sketch con hosts artists in the fields of visual concept, comic books, and video games, offering affordable and accessible art to all.

The Central Market Community Benefit District is the lead organizer of 2 Blocks of Art, which is made possible by our 2017 sponsors including Title sponsors SOMA Community Stabilization Fund, Urban Solutions, Masterpiece sponsor Mikkel Svane, Gallery sponsors Blick Art Materials, Stage 1075, Portrait sponsors Kilroy Realty Corporation, Shivshakti Foundation and other generous contributors to our 2017 event.
The Marvegos Fine Art School’s annual staff exhibit  March 4!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A gallery, a photo studio and an event space