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'Retrofit 1.0' on Telegraph Hill

The Telegraph Hill Gallery, at the corner of Grant and Greenwich, reopens its doors on Saturday May 20th with the exhibition ‘Retrofit 1.0’. This show features artists of the acclaimed Cubberley Artist Studio Program in Palo Alto, housed in a former elementary school and boasting spacious, light-filled studios. This show, curated by Mel Day and Marianne Lettieri, explores the theme of revision in the studio process, in which the artist turns to older an older piece and reworks it from a fresh perspective. ‘Retrofit 1.0’ is on view from May 20-June 17, 2017, with the opening on Saturday May 20th from 6:30-8:30pm, and and a second iteration of the show, ‘Retrofit 2.0’, will run June 24th-July

Help Re-Envision the Maritime Museum

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park & its collaborators invite you to a CREATIVE EXCHANGE to re-imagine the visitor experience at its Maritime Museum. WHERE? SF Maritime Museum, seen by 300,000 visitors every year: 900 Beach St., SF, 94109. WHAT? • Envision how a new Museum experience can engage audiences in a current, creative and meaningful way. • Strengthen collaborative relationships between the Park the local community. WHY? Changing times remind us of essential values – ours include diversity, relevance, and collaboration. WHEN? May 23 & 25 4pm-7:30pm. Food will be provided. May 23: Envision the visitor experience on the Museum’s third floor display area. May 25: Envis

Walking the Historic District (A Self-Guided Tour)

Start at the southwest corner of Union and Montgomery in front of Cadre, the framing shop at 301 Union (#1) (the location of the former Speedy’s market) to begin your self-guided walking tour of the Telegraph Hill Historic District. By the time you finish, you will have traversed some ten blocks and seen just about all of the Historic District’s approximately 100 buildings. Although this building is just outside the Historic District, Speedy's market was a fixture on the Hill, serving its residents for almost 93 years until closing in 2008. The Spediacci family from which it took its name bought the building while it was under construction in 1915 and operated the market for over 35 years. D

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