FREE Family Friendly Event
at the Living Innovation Zone outside of the museum
Have a Heart!
Artist Rebecca Saylor sews pillows with engineered, arrhythmic heartbeats that can only become regulated when hugged. As part of the City’s Living Innovation Zone (LIZ) program, Saylor hosts this project at the Civic Center where participants can help construct a community heart pillow.
Her last exhibition takes place on Sunday, September 3rd just outside the Asian Art Museum, at the corner of Larkin + Fulton. Featured workshops include CPR, slime-making, and graffiti lettering.
Graffiti Wall + Fave SF Memories
Wish you had better handwriting? Learn basic lettering techniques from local lettering artists and use your new skills to write messages about your favorite San Francisco moments on a large graffiti wall. We'll be making pom-pom and slime, too!
The Living Innovation Zone Program
The LIZ program makes public spaces available to experiment with temporary, creative installations that encourage people to connect with each other and the city while testing out ideas for long-range urban design transformations. This program is a part of an interagency team called Groundplay that is managed by San Francisco Planning. The Art/Lit LIZ is a collaboration between the Asian Art Museum, Main Public Library, Civic Center Community Benefit District, San Francisco Planning and the Civic Center Commons Initiative, designed and constructed by Youth Art Exchange.
The Village Artist Program
The Village Artist Program (VAP) is offered by the Asian Art Museum and aims to support creative development directly aligned with growing and sustaining consistent community engagement amongst those who frequent the Civic Center Commons. The purpose of this program is to create a public platform via the Village Artists work that invites the community to explore and promote expression, creativity while deepening connection and compassion.