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ArtPadSF 2011 Private Preview: A Benefit for the Black Rock Arts Foundation

May 19, 2011 @ 7:00 pm

Join us for an exclusive preview of ArtPad SF! ArtPad SF is a provocative, new, 21st century boutique and art fair featuring the art San Francisco and world-renowned artists, museums, galleries, and arts institutions.

ArtPad runs May 19 – May 22, but you can enjoy an exclusive opening night reception, benefiting the Black Rock Arts Foundation. You’ll enjoy a sampling of some of the many artists and performing troupes that make the Bay Area such a dynamic and vital center for art and culture.

Join BRAF and the producers, galleries and artists of the first annual ArtPad SF, and participate in the transformation of the legendary Phoenix Hotel into an exciting, innovative, alternative venue for art!

Enjoy special performances by Bay Area artists and performers, exhibits of emerging contemporary art, liberal libations, delectable hors d’oeuvres, live music and DJs with original scores and mixes created especially for the occasion.

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Ticket Packages: 

Premiere Lounge and Poolside Soiree
$125 online presale; $150 at the door
7:00 pm – Midnight

Includes an evening of featured and roaming performances, DJs, heavy passed hors d’ourves, and hosted bar and exclusive access to the lounge from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Also includes a pass to other ArtPad weekend events.

Poolside Soiree Only
$50 online presale; $75 at the door
7:00 pm – Midnight

Includes an evening of featured and roaming performances, DJs, light passed hors d’ourves, and one complimentary cocktail beverage.


Celebrate the extraordinary contemporary artists, galleries, performers and musicians that enrich the Bay Area and beyond!Featured opening night performing artists and performers include:

  • Capacitor (capacitor.org), Capacitor film edited by RJ Muna and Photos by Joseph Seif

…and so much more you’ll want to get there at 7pm and not miss ANY of it!

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About ArtPad SF

May 19 – May 22, 2011

ArtPad SF is a provocative, new, 21st century boutique art fair that focuses on emerging and contemporary art from the Bay Area and beyond. ArtPad SF invites San Francisco’s world-renowned museums, galleries, arts institutions, and artists to transform the Phoenix Hotel into an alternative venue for art. The hotel is reinvented as a vibrant and visionary community of prominent international and local artists.

Recognizing the need for an independent art fair to further engage and
create new audiences for Bay Area arts, Chip Conley, Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Joie De Vivre Hotels, along with ArtPad director, Maria Jenson, will debut ArtPadSF at the legendary Phoenix hotel May 19th, 2011.

ArtPadSF offers art enthusiasts and seasoned collectors alike the opportunity to discover current trends and artistic practices presented by local, national and international art galleries and artists.


May 19, 2011
7:00 pm


Phoenix Hotel
601 Eddy Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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