Lovers of art and food should head to the San Francisco Art Institute for the Return to SFAI Party on Saturday November 3rd, from 5pm-10pm. The event will feature art and performances from notable SFAI alumni, including musicians Penelope Houston of The Avengers and Debora Iyall of Romeo Void. Cocktails from the Bon Vivants will be served, alongside appetizers from chefs like Dennis Lee (Namu Gaji), William Werner (Craftsman and Wolves), and Chester Watson (Trick Dog). Tickets are $40 until October 22nd, then they go up to $55. SFAI, 800 Chestnut St. at Jones.
Then on Sunday November 4th, SFAI is hosting their Winter Art Festival from 11am-4pm. There will be new art for sale by more than 200 of their current students, plus performances and video installations. If all the art makes you hungry, food trucks like Hapa Ramen and Le Truc will be on hand, so you can keep yourself going. The event is free, and all art sales will go to student scholarships. SFAI, 800 Chestnut St. at Jones.
The SFAI campus. Photo courtesy SFAI.
Saturday Nov 3, 2012 – Sunday Nov 4, 2012 5pm–10pm, 11am–4pm Return to SFAI Party is $40 until Oct. 22nd, then $55, Winter Art Festival is free SFAI Campus 800 Chestnut St. at Jones