New Year, New You. Free community Hatha Yoga classes taught by Daniel Gorelick.
A great day of wreath and garland making with a hyper-local twist. Share the holiday spirit and evergreen bounty from your garden in our restored Conservatory. Create a holiday treasure—and tradition—in which the generosity of neighborhood shines through. A big thank you to loyal Friend Sally Ross for organizing us once again.
Saturday, December 17, 2016, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm, Free. Our 9th annual Wreath Making!
A variety of greens provided, some with red berries, variegated foliage, as well as … Read More
What a transformation from a neglected, graffiti-tagged shell of a Conservatory to an award-winning jewel.
We were over the moon when the Friends won one of four coveted San Francisco Beautiful Awards for the Conservatory restoration. The Conservatory was also awarded Project of the Year Award 2009 for Historic Restorations (under $5 million). The honor was granted to the SF Department of Public Works by the Northern California chapter of the American Public Works Association covering 11 counties.
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So many couples have booked the Conservatory for their wedding, and found it to be “intimate,” “perfect, and ” full of “unique charm” and “loads of sunlight.”‘ “[A]n amazing spot” and “hidden treasure,” it “fit our 65 guests perfectly.” Rental Information.
Featured Post Photo: Becky Burgin, Art of Emotion Wedding Photography. … Read More
We’re thrilled with our Menagerie in the Conservatory garden. When the Friends asked for “inventive delights” and “wonder, whimsy, and the stubbornly quirky and daring,” Wowhaus understood us. It was a joy to work with Scott + Ene during the process. Visitors always comment on the “fabulous,” “wonderfully odd,” “weird and groovy” sculptures, and the “elegant” design choices.
Sunnyside Menagerie is a collection of 23 fantastical bronze creatures designed by the artist team of Wowhaus. Commissioned by the SFAC’s Public… Read More
Thank you to all who came out and kicked off your weekend with a classical music treat on Friday, April 29, 2016. Fabulous as always.
Doors Open at 6:00 pm. Music Begins at 6:30 pm. Tickets at the door: $20 suggested donation, but no one turned away. Light Refreshments Served.
An all Beethoven program: Opus 18, #5, Opus 59 #3, and Opus 135.
Beethoven’s Opus 18 #6 and Ravel’s Quartet.
Hayden Quartet Opus 2 (the Quinten), the Borodin … Read More