Interpersonal networking and conversation with fellow creatives can be highly beneficial for professional and social connection. We champion an inclusive art experience by providing supportive, informative opportunities that encourage community between fellow artists and the public. Through these engagin events ArtSpan creates a platform for artists to thrive, share and relate with each other.
Artist Mixers are free to attend for ArtSpan Artists. Members are provided a promo code in their weekly Artist Opportunities newsletter to apply and receive their membership discount. Members may also email [email protected] to receive the promo code.
Non-members of the General Public are welcome to join these events for a $10 single-event fee or become an Artist Member to attend all our Artist Programs throughout the year for the annual fee of $50.
Contact [email protected] with innovative Artist Mixer ideas or to express interest in hosting or volunteering for an event.
in person mentor mixer
Thursday, September 7, 2023, 6:30-8PM
LOCATION: Arc Studios & Gallery, 1246 Folsom St.
Need some advice about taking part in SF Open Studios season? Meet up with ArtSpan's Mentor Team in person at Arc Studios and Gallery in San Francisco to be a part of the discussion about what you can anticipate from your SFOS experience, how to use and maximize registration benefits, advice about recommended preparations and how to promote your event.
ArtSpan's 2023 Open Studios Committee will be available to relay their first hand experiences as SFOS participants and answer your specific questions relating to SF Open Studios with the intent to build your confidence and introduce you to ArtSpan's supportive artist community.
Online Mentor Mixer for SFOS 2023
Wednesday, August 16, 2023, 6:30-8PM
LOCATION: online via Zoom
Need some advice about registering and preparing for this year's SF Open Studios season? Meet up with ArtSpan's Mentor Team on Zoom to discuss what to anticipate from your SFOS experience, how to use and maximize registration benefits, and how to promote and prepare to get the most out of it.
ArtSpan's Open Studios Committee will be available to relay their first hand experiences as SFOS participants and answer your specific questions relating to SF Open Studios to build your confidence and introduce you to ArtSpan's supportive artist community.
Join us online via Zoom Wednesday, August 16 from 6:30-8PM to ask your questions and get advice from experienced SFOS participants.
ARTIST Mixer: Gallery Visit at ICA SF
Thursday, January 26, 2023 5:30-7:00PM
LOCATION: Institute of Contemporary Art San Francisco, 901 Minnesota St.
Expand your engagement with art and fuel your creative practice by joining fellow ArtSpan Artists at the Institute of Contemporary Art San Francisco (ICA SF). Experience three different exhibitions that push the conceptual boundaries regarding our planet, femme-noir leisure and hyperlocal creative networks. Inspirational worksheets will be provided to spark your imagination and to be applied to your artistic endeavors. This is our first Artist Mixer visiting a museum in-person in over 2 years!