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Upcoming · Community Series

2-Day Rental

The Beehive Society

September 13th + 14th, 6-10pm

Everyone pile into the car, we're going to the video store! Browse the aisles, pick out your favorite movie on VHS and don’t forget to stock up on candy and popcorn too! For one weekend only, we're bringing back the 90s movie rental experience, with an art twist.

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In Review · Community Series

Sorry, I'm Not Home

Sophie Darling

Friday September 6th, 6:30-9:30pm

Heron Arts is pleased to host "Sorry, I'm Not Home", a photographic exhibition from native New Zealander and San Francisco resident Sophie Darling.

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In Review · Exhibition Series

A Compendium of Moments: Tales from The Ground Floor

Jonathan Matas

Saturday July 20th, 7-10pm
Gallery Hours Saturdays 11a-4p from August 3rd-24th
Or by appointment

Heron Arts is pleased to announce the first solo show by Jonathan Matas. The exhibition A Compendium of Moments: Tales from The Ground Floor, will be on view at Heron Arts until August 10th, 2019. The exhibition will take a look at the artist’s live portrait painting practice. The show opens on Saturday, July 20th, 2019 at 7pm and is free and open to the public.

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In Review · Exhibition Series


Mba Fabrications Inc.

Friday May 24th, 6:30-9:30pm
Presentations at 7pm and 9pm

On Friday May 24th, Heron Arts will present a new performance/installation by Donald Ian McCaw called WORDS WORDS WORDS. Equal parts art exhibition and corporate launch event, visitors will be part of an immersive theatrical experience where nothing is what it seems to be. McCaw will be present to make special presentations at 7pm and again at 9pm. This will be his second show at Heron Arts, following up on ARTPAK: THE WEST COAST LAUNCH in March of 2017.

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In Review · Exhibition Series


Okuda San Miguel

Gallery Hours Tues + Thurs 3:30-7:30pm
Saturdays 11am-4pm until May 11th

Heron Arts is pleased to announce Okuda San Miguel's first exhibition in San Francisco, a new and refreshing collection of work featuring collaborations with major international artists. The exhibition Metamorphosis by Okuda, curated by the Spanish artist, will be on view at Heron Arts until May 11, 2019. Visitors can enjoy a selection of Okuda's work, alongside pieces from a carefully chosen and surprising line-up of artists. The opening of Metamorphosis will be on Friday, April 26th, 2019 at 7pm and is free and open to the public. The gallery will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-7:30pm, and Saturdays from 11am-4pm until May 11th.

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In Review · Exhibition Series


Bordalo II

February 24th 2018

Heron Arts is pleased to present the ephemeral takeover by Portuguese artist, Bordalo II. This will be the artist’s first solo show in the United States and will feature a larger than life, all-encompassing installation including his signature trash animals, along with gallery pieces for sale. The work will continue to explore the themes of environmental awareness and consumerism. Bordalo II will be in attendance during the opening reception at Heron Arts on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The exhibition will be on display Saturdays from 11am-4pm or by appointment until March 24, 2018 and is free and open to the public.

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In Review · Exhibition Series

Tree no. 1

Thomas Jackson

June 22nd 2018

Heron Arts is pleased to announce "Tree no. 1," a new installation by Thomas Jackson. Expanding on ideas he has explored in his "Emergent Behavior" photographic series, Jackson's piece will juxtapose organic and manufactured materials to promote fresh perspectives on the complex balance between natural and manmade systems. The piece will feature a 15-foot "Sango-Kaku” (Coral Bark Japanese Maple) surrounded by floating LED grow lights and plastic take out containers. While Jackson frequently works with organic materials in outdoor settings, this will be the first time he has incorporated living flora into an indoor sculpture. The work presses the viewer not only to contemplate our dysfunctional relationship with the natural landscape, but also to envision a sustainable future in which natural and man-made systems are integrated and intertwined, and more resilient as a result. The exhibition will also feature a number of prints from the “Emergent Behavior” series.

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