FOG 2018

January 11-14, 2018

Preview Gala

January 10, 2018

The Preview Gala is sold out.

2018 FOG Fair Tickets Available Now

Wednesday, January 10

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)

Thursday, January 11

11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. Open to the public
FOG Theater
12:00 p.m. Innovators Luncheon
Honoring Alice Waters
In conversation with Christina Kim
Supported by FENDI
Registration required
3:00 p.m. Women Rising: Building Representation and Marketability for Female Artists
Moderated by Jori Finkel, arts journalist for The New York Times and The Art Newspaper
Anne Ellegood, senior curator, Hammer Museum
Wendi Norris, owner and founder, Gallery Wendi Norris
Lucía Sanromán, director of visual arts, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
4:30 p.m. How to Haunt a Ghost: A conversation with Lynn Hershman Leeson
Claudia Schmuckli, curator-in-charge, contemporary art and programming, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Friday, January 12

9:00 a.m. ArtBites presented by SFMOMA’s Modern Art Council
Coffee and innovative breakfast bites by Jane
Location: Mezzanine
Registration Required
10:00 a.m. The Art of Compassion: How Art and Altruism Spark Change
Dr. James Doty, neurosurgeon and founder and director, Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University
Ana Teresa Fernandez, artist and art professor, California College of the Arts and San Francisco Art Institute
Tucker Nichols, artist and author based in Northern California
Moderated by Nancy Lim, assistant curator of painting and sculpture, SFMOMA
Registration required
11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. Open to the public
FOG Theater
1:00 p.m. Shop Local: Benefits of Local Philanthropy and Patronage, and the Continuation of a City’s Arts Legacy
Moderated by Anthony Meier, Anthony Meier Fine Arts
Alka Agrawal, SFMOMA trustee and collector
Janet Bishop, Thomas Weisel Family Curator of Painting and Sculpture, SFMOMA
Martin Muller, owner, Modernism Gallery
Deborah Rappaport, founder, Minnesota Street Project
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Artist as Social Activist: A Conversation with Theaster Gates
3:00 p.m. Presentation by Theaster Gates
4:00 p.m. Panel discussion
Moderated by Gordon Knox, President of the San Francisco Art Institute
Maria Jenson, Executive Director of SOMArts Cultural Center
Cristobal Martinez, Distinguished Visiting Faculty, San Francisco Art Institute
Dominic Willsdon, Leanne and George Roberts Curator of Education & Public Practice, SFMOMA
5:30 p.m. Clay: A Discussion About Collecting, Coveting and Teaching ceramic arts
Moderated by Rodman Primack, chief creative officer, Design Miami
Douglas Durkin, San Francisco Interior Designer
Tony Marsh, program head, ceramics CSULB School of Art
Jennifer Olshin, Partner at Friedman Benda
Mayer Rus, West Coast Editor, Architectural Digest

Saturday, January 13

11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. Open to the public
FOG Theater
11:30 a.m. A Conversation with Ryan McGinley
Chris Perez, gallerist, Ratio 3
1:30 p.m. Eames Forward: An Informal Celebration of the Innovative
World of Charles and Ray (to celebrate Film, Dance, Computers and Chairs)
Presented by Christie’s
Simon Andrews, international specialist, design, Christie’s
Michael Boyd, designer and collector
Jennifer Dunlop Fletcher, Helen Hilton Raiser Curator of Architecture and Design, SFMOMA
Kristin Damrow, artistic director, Kristin Damrow & Company, a contemporary dance company based in San Francisco
4:00 p.m. Global Play: A conversation with Isaac Julien
Shannon Jackson, Associate Vice Chancellor for the Arts and Design; Cyrus and Michelle Hadidi Chair in the Humanities; Professor of Rhetoric, Performance Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Sunday, January 14

11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Open to the public
FOG Theater
12:00 p.m. Community Impact: Shaping the City Through Public Art
A Conversation with Jim Campbell
Joseph Becker, associate curator of architecture and design, SFMOMA
Barbara Goldstein, principal, Barbara Goldstein and Associates
Jill Manton, Director, Public Art Trust and Special Initiatives, San Francisco Arts Commission
2:00 p.m. (in)complete-an enquiry into life and design, an interactive presentation with Aldo Cibic
Aldo Cibic, Designer, Architect, Eco-humanist, and former partner and founder of Memphis with, among others, Ettore Sottsass

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