FOG 2019

January 17-20, 2019

Preview Gala

January 16, 2019

Wednesday, January 16

4:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. Preview Gala
4:00 p.m. Early access for Platinum patrons
4:30 p.m. Early access for Gold patrons
5:00 p.m. Early access for Silver patrons, exhibitor guests and FOG FORUM members
6:00 p.m. Early access for Bronze patrons
7:00 p.m. Supporters (individual and couple package ticket purchasers)
Separate tickets required. Currently at capacity.

Thursday, January 17

11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. Open to the public
Noon–1:30 p.m. Innovators Luncheon presented by FENDI
Honoring Pamela J. Joyner
In conversation with Lorna Simpson
Lunch catered by A16
Separate tickets required. Currently at capacity.
3:00 p.m. A Conversation with Joan Jonas
Joan Jonas, artist
David Gruber, presidential professor of biology and environmental science, Baruch College, City University of New York
Markus Reymann, director, TBA21–Academy, London, UK
Chrissie Iles, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art
4:30 p.m. Barbara Stauffacher Solomon in Conversation: ‘Make it Happy, Kid!’
Barbara Stauffacher Solomon, artist and designer
Jennifer Dunlop Fletcher, Helen Hilton Raiser Curator of Architecture + Design, SFMOMA

Friday, January 18

9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. ArtBites presented by SFMOMA’s Modern Art Council
A Love Letter to San Francisco
Stephen ESPO Powers, artist
Laurie Lazer, Co-founder/director/curator, The Luggage Store
In conversation with Joseph Becker, associate curator of architecture and design, SFMOMA
Separate tickets required. Visit for details.
11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. Open to the public
FOG Theater
1:00 p.m. Designing Art: Douglas Durkin in Conversation with David Gill
David Gill, gallerist
Douglas Durkin, FOG Forum chair and Steering Committee member
3:00 p.m. An Expanded Practice: Photographs, Periscopes, and Granite Walls
Catherine Wagner, artist, Professor of Art, Nancy Cook Endowed Chair, Mills College
Erin O’Toole, Baker Street Foundation Associate Curator of Photography, SFMOMA
4:30 p.m. Young Bay Area Artists: Koak, Muzae and Sofie Ramos
Moderated by independent curator Natasha Boas
Koak, artist
Muzae, artist
Sofie Ramos, artist

Saturday, January 19

11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. Open to the public
FOG Theater
12:30 p.m. Artist Talk: Amie Siegel
Presented by Christie’s
Amie Siegel, artist
Elizabeth Thomas, curator and writer
3:00 p.m. Making the Moonshot: Tom Sachs and Adam Savage in Conversation with Joseph Becker
This program is being recorded for public radio broadcast on City Arts & Lectures
Moderated by Joseph Becker, associate curator of architecture and design, SFMOMA
Tom Sachs, artist
Adam Savage, Savage Industries
4:30 p.m. A Conversation with Pae White
Pae White, artist
Nancy Lim, assistant curator of painting and sculpture, SFMOMA

Sunday, January 20

11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Open to the public
FOG Theater
11:30 a.m. A conversation: Elisheva Biernoff, Luke Butler, and Jodi Roberts
Moderated by independent curator Jodi Roberts
Elisheva Biernoff, artist
Luke Butler, artist
1:00 p.m. Art and Activism In and Out of Institutions
Moderated by Lisa Sutcliffe, Herzfeld Curator of Photography and Media Arts, Milwaukee Art Museum
Nigel Poor, artist
Stephanie Syjuco, artist and educator