Old Skool Cafe

Feast of Words: A Literary Potluck

East, write and share this Tuesday with youth literary and culinary guests from 826 Valencia & Old Skool Café!


Closing Reception for Frontrunners

Help us celebrate the meritorious achievements of our currently exhibiting Frontrunners with an evening of awards, live music, & tacos on Friday, September 16th!


Coalition on Homelessness Art Auction

The 11th annual live and silent auction evening September 8th features on-site screen printing, a mural display, food, live performances and art by Bay Area artists.


Artist Talk & Happy Hour to Accompany Frontrunners

Seven mini-talks on August 30th explore topics that may at first seem only tangentially related to the production of artwork. These talks hone in on the sources of inspiration for the works in our current exhibition.


Feast of Words: A Literary Potluck Features Poet Kevin Simmonds

Eat, write, and share with us on Tuesday, August 16th when Kevin Simmonds reads from his new book Mad for Meat, an exploration of sex, race and culture inspired by his travels to Japan.


Mobile Arts Platform Pop-Up Wrap-Up Exhibition

Celebrate a year of mobile participatory art structures with MAP, August 14th.


The Book: Free Closing Event With Dance Installations

Featuring a special three hour contemporary dance performance by Avy K Productions, July 29th, 6 – 9PM.


The Portal: Cosmic Rock Opera

The Portal weaves live music, cinematography, poetry and dramatic lighting for the ultimate multimedia experience on July 28th, 29th & 30th.