Events & Activities

Artists are listed in alphabetical order


Chris Carlsson, Shaping San Francisco

(USA) - The Hidden Histories of Fort Mason, Black Point and the North Shore


Date and Time: Saturday May 27, Noon
Duration: Two hours, no intermission
Location: The Chapel (box-office check in only)
Tickets: General Admission $13

A walking tour with historian Chris Carlsson that begins in the shadow of the Fontana Towers at Van Ness and Bay and concludes at the Fort Mason gates. During the excursion participants traverse the grounds of the old military base and discover nearby histories of farms, soldiers, lost lagoons, water flumes and an epic World’s Fair. Learn More

Niloufar Talebi

(USA) - Abraham in Flames

Date and Time: Wednesday May 31 8:00 PM
Duration: 60 minutes, no intermission
Location: Gallery 308
Tickets: General Admission $25

A staged reading of the libretto for a new opera inspired by the life and writings of the Nobel-prize-nominated Iranian poet, activist, translator, and folklorist Ahmad Shamlou (1925-2000). Audience feedback is sought in conversation with Ms. Talebi following the reading. Abraham in Flames is scheduled to premiere in 2018 and will be presented at the Festival in 2019. Learn More

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