Benefit event for the Shipyard Gallery

We are halfway to our goal of raising $100,000 for the new Shipyard Gallery and are continuing our campaign with our very first concert and artist reception in the space:

The Bow and the Brush
February 2, 2023 | 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Artist reception and solo violin performance by Dan Flanagan
at the Shipyard Gallery, Hunters Point Shipyard, Building 101 (the big building)

Directions to 451 Galvez St., San Francisco
Ample free parking including two small lots adjacent to Building 101.

Benefit event poster

"View from the Hill" by Carol Jessen
"View from the Hill" by Carol Jessen: new painting will be on display for this event

Join us for an unforgettable evening with the very first music performance at the Shipyard Gallery, and the first public artist reception in the space.

Proceeds from the event and a portion of all art sales will support Shipyard Gallery equipment, furniture, and programs.

6 – 7 PM – Reception for the Artists

  • See new work by five Shipyard artists whose work inspired the musical compositions
  • Mingle with the artists
  • Refreshments will be served

Portrait of Dan Flanagan by Paul Gibson
Portrait of Dan Flanagan by Paul Gibson

7 – 8 PM – Dan Flanagan violin performance: The Bow and the Brush

During the pandemic concertmaster, violinist, composer and art collector Dan Flanagan started to play online concerts that were inspired by his extensive collection of local and international artists. He then commissioned local composers to write special pieces based on art works that spoke to them. Five of the artists whose works Dan has collected - Paul Gibson, Carol Jessen, Nikki Vismara, Rebecca Fox, and Nina Fabunmi - are Hunters Point Shipyard and Islais Creek Studios artists, and work by those artists will be shown in conjunction with the performance.

Tickets: (limited availability)

Dan Flanagan's art-inspired violin solos

Artist - Composer (* Hunters Point Shipyard/Islais Creek Studios artist)
Nikki Vismara* - Libby Larsen
Paul Gibson* - Shinji Eshima
Paul Gibson* - Michael Panther
Rebecca Fox* - Dan Flanagan (world premiere)
Carol Jessen* - Richard Strauss
Rachel Dwan - Nathaniel Stookey
Elaine Pratt - Maija Hynninen
Sean O'Donnell - Evan Price
Carrington Arredondo - Emily Onderdonk
Susan Bostrom Wong - Jacques Desjardins
Joaquin Turner- Dan Flanagan

Donate to support the Shipyard Gallery

We are working towards our $100,000 goal to completely outfit our new Shipyard Gallery with chairs and tables, a projection screen, sound system and other equipment to support the space's multiple purposes: exhibit space, event space, classroom, and more. We are a little over halfway there and have started to install major components of the new A/V system.

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