Sat., July 21, 2018, from 12 noon to 5 pm
PRECITA EYES' 22nd ANNUAL
URBAN YOUTH ARTS FESTIVAL
Precita Park, 3200 Folsom Street
in the Mission
Now in its 22nd year, this FREE EVENT provides a fun, safe space for street artists and youth to express themselves.
Art supplies and stage giveaway donated by Blick , MacPherson's , and Thrasher.
Big SHOUT OUT to SF Recreation and Parks!
Artist Henry Sultan Celebrates 80
with Benefit Auction for Precita Eyes
WHEN: Saturday, August 4, 2018, from 7pm to 10 pm
WHERE: Precita Eyes store
Sultan, who's been connected to Precita Eyes Muralists for more than 30 years as board president, tour guide, muralist and friend, will celebrate his 80th birthday with a silent auction of his mandalas and drawings.
ALL PROCEEDS GO TO PRECITA EYES.
More info and photos of works here
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New Laguna Honda Mural Displays SF's Vanishing Natural World
Directed by Precita Eyes in collaboration with Laguna Honda Hospital patients and staff, the new mural is located in front of the Forest Hill Muni stop and extends by 160 feet the 200-foot mural completed in 2016 for the hospital's 150th anniversary. Photos and details, here.
Mosaic Workshops Bring Art, Color to San Francisco Senior Housing
Created by residents, two dozen mosaic panels now beautify gardens in three locations.
Forty years of seeing murals through Precita Eyes
Forty years ago, Susan Cervantes and her husband Luis founded Precita Eyes Muralists in San Francisco's Mission District. Since then, Cervantes and Precita Eyes have helped create more than 400 murals throughout the city and beyond. Listen here to Cervantes' interview with KALW's Crosscurrents to learn how it all came about.
Shotwell and 24th Street
Once Upon a Time in the Mission
Precita Eyes Urban Youth Arts Program unveils its latest mural.
The mural is a response to the pain of gang violence that has saddened this corner. Precita worked with artists who grew up here to create this tribute to those who have passed on. Directed by Max Marttila and Fred Alvarado, with Ramiro Guillermo, Guillermo, George Crampton and Paul de Costa. Funded by a California Creative Communities grant from the California Arts Council.
New exhibition at the JCCSF looks at neighborhood identity through public art.
On exhibit through January 2018
at the JCCSF
Mission Murals: Art, Politics and Community Preservation
Having a blast celebrating our 40th anniversary gala!
Thanks to all who accompanied us. More photos here.
2017 Latino Heritage Legacy Award, Another Reason to Celebrate with us on SEPT. 30
Another Reason to Support Precita on Its 40th Anniversary
A Prize for Precita Eyes!
On Sept 15, Precita Eyes Muralists was honored with the San Francisco Symphony's annual Ellen Magnin Newman Award for outstanding community service in arts education.
Precita artists and friends in the lobby of Davies Symphony Hall
ABC7 VIDEO: San Francisco muralists celebrating 40 years of brightening Mission District
This year marks a special anniversary for an organization that's brightened part of San Francisco while inspiring people to be artistic." (KGO-TV, July, 14, 2017)
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