Thank you to everyone who came out for a musical treat: A Live @ the Conservatory concert inspired by Renaissance and Baroque music with Dominic Schaner, lute + theorbo, and Amy Michele White, soprano. This concert at dusk concludes 5×5, a 2014-15 series of five signature Friends’ events celebrating 5 years in our restored Conservatory.
Sunday, August 23, 2015 pm @ 6:30 pm. Doors open at 6:00pm. Suggested donation $15. No one turned away. Tix at the door or … Read More
Thanks to everyone who came out to enjoy the gorgeous day! Start planning your 2016 pumpkin inspiration!
Our beloved annual tradition! Join friends and family to carve, chat, and enjoy cider and fabulous halloween cookies.
Sunday, October 25, 2015, 2 pm – 4 pm, Free. Doors Open at 1:30.
Bring-Your-Own-Pumpkin. Pumpkin carving kits and tools, including tools for older children, will be provided. Parents must supervise and accept responsibility for pumpkin carving with children.
Thanks to FunCheapSF who featured us … Read More
How rare to come upon an authentic space of wonder in the middle of the city grid.
William Augustus Merralls, a British engineer and inventor, built this Victorian oasis next to his home on an old dairy farm, in the new Sunnyside District in 1898. Merralls’s original vision was to gather up exotic treasures for his own private delight. His home (now 258 Monterey) still stands today. A serial entrepreneur, Merralls made his money in the invention and sale … Read More
Eliyahu Sills and Jason Ranjit Parmar, appearing as a duo, brought their inspiring musical talents for an intimate evening of the ney, (reed flute of the Middle East), Bansuri (bamboo flute from India), oud, Indian tablas and various percussion, for a contemplative evening of Indian Ragas along with Jewish & Sufi music from The Middle East and North Africa.
Travis Wernet, aka Outlaw Dervish, opened with an energetic, meditative solo didgeridoo set, drawing on Australian Aboriginal musical traditions in a … Read More
What a wonderful evening of classical and musical theatre songs performed by Kelsey Lauritano, Vocal Arts major at Juilliard and graduate of the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts. Piano accompanist is Jillian Kim, student at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and SOTA 2012 alumna.
Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 7:00 PM. Admission Free, and light desserts served. Donations appreciated.
The evening is generously sponsored and organized by Ann Oglanian, CEO and President of ReGroup LLC and … Read More
A big thank you to everyone who came out for the great day! Stay dry and stay warm!
Sunday, December 7, 2014, 1-3. Free.
Multi-media artist and recycler Monica Lee inspires us once again our card making party. This year, she and artist Dorothy Yuki add ornaments! Check out her wonderful pictures and blog post about earlier incarnations day! Gather up your old holiday cards, gift-wrap, calendars, and magazines. Lots of examples and inspiration for handmade cards and ornaments using … Read More