Event Listing: September 5th Castro Art Walk

LIVE music by the The Beauty Operators Duo in Jane Warner Plaza from 6-7pm.


Apothecarium, 2029 Market Street

Join the team at Apothecarium as they bid a fond farewell to their gallery manager, Danyol Leon.

Adios, Tamale! by Danyol Leon

“I am moving to Mexico the day after this show closes. These pieces are a culmination of all of my shows that I have had here at The Apothecarium over the years. Come celebrate almost 16 years of art influenced by my time here in the Castro.”

Danyol Leon is a San Francisco-based, multidisciplinary, Latinx artist that has been active in the Bay Area arts community for over 16 years. He has hosted over 30 solo exhibitions at venues like SF AIDS Foundation’s Strut, The W Hotel, San Francisco, Counterpulse and Nickelodeon Studios; and has participated in extensive group shows at venues like SOMArts Cultural Center, 111 Minna, and The Center for Sex and Culture. His work was included in 1800 Tequila’s Essential Artist Series and he was named a featured artist by Redbull in 2007. Danyol is also an active musician in the band Muñecas and performs in San Francisco and LA as drag queen Tamale Ringwald.


Art Attack SF, 2358 Market St. Ste. 1

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Art Attack SF is proud to present San Francisco-based artist David Puck for a spotlight showcase. Join Thursday September 5th from 6-9pm for the Opening Reception during the Castro Art Walk. The event is free and open to the public. The exhibition is on view September 5th-29th. Gallery hours: Thurs-Sun 1-6pm

David Puck is a young independent traditional figurative painter, primarily working in spray paint and acrylic/oil, both in studio and as public murals. His work looks at depiction of the queer and fringe – playing with the relationship between abstraction and realism, through bold color and energetic mark-making – reflecting questions of individuality, normative culture and identity in the contemporary context.

David has been shown in and has murals in in Germany, Denmark, The UK, The Canary Islands, Nicaragua, Guatemala and USA.


BHHS Drysdale Properties, 2324B Market St.

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Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Drysdale Properties is hosting BHHSDP agent and artist Brook Casey.


Blackbird, 2124 Market St

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Blackbird is back on the CAW for August! Blackbird will be hosting artist Larissa Grant's Anywhere exhibit. Pop in and check out Larissa’s work while you sip an arty cocktail from Blackbird’s accomplished mixologists!


Blush! Wine Bar, 476 Castro St.

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Edgar-Arturo Camacho of Vallejo is showing at Blush! Wine Bar through the September 5th art walk. If you haven’t seen this show, you won’t want to miss it.

https://www.elcomalitocollective.com/


Dog Eared Books, 489 Castro St.

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Dina Marshalek is showing at Dog Eared Books.


Flore on Market, 2298 Market St.

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Join Flore’s resident crafter and look at more art on display at Cafe Flore for the June art walk!


The GLBT History Museum, 4127 18th Street

Front Gallery

Chosen Familias: Bay Area LGBTQ Latinx Stories

Open through October 20, 2019

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Community Gallery

The Mayor of Folsom Street: The Life & Legacy of Alan Selby

Open through October 20, 2019

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Main Gallery

Queer Past Becomes Present

Long-term exhibition

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Local Take, 3979 17th St.

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Fun with Shrinky Dinks

You remember Shrinky Dinks don't you? Who knew you could have so much fun shrinking polystyrene in the oven.

Join Mr Rogers at Local Take during the next Castro Art Walk to create your very own shrinky dink keychain. You'll draw and color your own design, or use one of the patterns and templates Mr Rogers will have available. Just bring your 1980's sense of adventure!

*No previous shrinky dink experience required.


Norden Living, 3618 17th Street

Norden Living is hosting artist Begitte Lynge Andersen from Denmark.


Papi Rico, 544 Castro St

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If you haven’t wandered into Papi Rico since their grand reopening, you’ll want to put this stop on your list. Grab a cocktail and venture out back to the garden to see the beautiful new murals!


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Curves that Compel by Olivia Donnini will be on display for the September art walk. Ruby’s will also have a Teapot Throwing Demo with Dick Lumaghi on Friday Sept. 20th. Meet and greet begins at 6:30 with the demo to begin at 7pm.


Spark Arts, 4229 18th St.

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It's that time of the month! First Thursday at Spark Arts! Join us for an evening of art, music and connection! Our DJ Will will be spinning from 6-9pm. There will be great snacks and wine. Let's celebrate this month's artists:

  • Deena Abramson

  • Andrea Brott

  • Jenny Feinberg

  • Sylvia Kanoff


The Arc SF Artists @ AHF | 518 Castro St.

Exhibition title: Infusion 

""In this exhibit, artists from The Arc of San Francisco's Howard St. Studio present an infusion of distinctive aesthetics into their formal practice by combining disparate images and 2D media to develop a visual language influenced by pattern, graphic design, the human figure, and abstract shapes.


The Academy | 2166 MARKET ST

Private club, The Academy, is open to the public during the Castro Art Walk! The Academy will feature 2 collections.

1) Isa Amalee, amaleeart.com

2) SF Ballet: Exploration in Drag


The Artist's Gallery, 4406 18th St. Ste. A

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The exhibition space at THE ARTIST’S GALLERY is intimate and welcoming, providing visitors with the perfect atmosphere to stroll through and enjoy the artwork currently on display. We believe individuals should have access to artand culture in their daily lives.   We also take pride in our support of local artists.

 THE ARTIST’S GALLERY is affiliated with ANLG IMPORTS INC., an importer of Italian fine art.

Special 25% OFF on any Art Walk purchase.


The Detour, 2200 Market St.

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The Detour (formerly Brewcade) features colorful graffiti-style artwork by area artist Rafael Arana as well as permanent installations by Kate Wakeman and a group of artists led by Don Fluitt.

Castro Art Walk