John Wood’s “Flowing With Change” is among the works on view in ArtHaus gallery’s 20th Anniversary Exhibition, opening today with a reception. (Courtesy ArtHaus)

Jan. 12-13: ArtHaus exhibitions, Exploratorium After Dark, Electric Prunes, Really Funny Women Comedians, Miroslav Volf, Brian Fishman, Monotone Silence Symphony, Coming Clean

THURSDAY, JAN. 12

ArtHaus: The gallery opens two shows: a 20th Anniversary Exhibition (of works in various media by artists including Carolyn Meyer, Lucky Rapp, John Wood, Serena Bocchino, Marc Lambrechts, Gioi Tran, Astrid, Patter Hellstrom, Maxine Solomon, Adam Kurtzman and Andrea Arroyo) and paintings by Jhina Alvarado, with a reception.
[6 to 8 p.m., 411 Brannan St., S.F.]

Exploratorium After Dark: Hieroglyphic Being, the musical avatar of experimental composer and environmental sound artist Jamal Moss, is featured at the science center’s evening programming for adults. [6 to 10 p.m., Pier 15, S.F.]

The Electric Prunes: The 1960s band is best known for the psychedelic single “I Had Too Much To Dream (Last Night).” [9 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Really Funny Comedians Who Happen to be Women: The lineup includes Nicole Calasich, Kate Willett, Carla Clay and Maureen Langan. [8 p.m., Punch Line, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Miroslav Volf: The Yale University theologian discusses his book “Flourishing: Why We Need Religion in a Globalized World” at a ticketed event with refreshments. [6:30 p.m., Century Club of California, 1355 Franklin St., S.F.]

Brian Fishman: The Menlo Park-based counter-terrorism expert speaks about The Islamic State of Iraq: its origins, operations and internal disputes that may lead to its demise. [7:30 p.m., Kepler’s, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

Monotone-Silence Symphony: The work by French artist Yves Klein (1928-1962), a pioneer in performance art, minimal art and pop art, consists of a single-20-minute sustained chord followed by 20 minutes of silence; to reserve for the free concert, visit rsvp.artsy.net/monotone-silence-symphony. [6:30 p.m., Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St., S.F.]

Vintage Toy Buying Show: In an event described as “‘Antiques Roadshow’ meets Vintage Barbie,” America’s Toy Scout Joel Magee offers cash payments for 20th century (and earlier) toys, including “Star Wars” action figures, Transformers, Hot Wheels and 1960s comic book collections, [9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Fort Mason, Building C, #205, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F. ]


FRIDAY, JAN. 13

Coming Clean: The group art show of photography, drawing, collage, fiber art, film, sculpture and sound, described as “a cultural intervention designed to amplify the intimate, human experience of homelessness,” opens with a reception. [6 to 8 p.m., Fouladi Projects, 1803 Market St., S.F.]

Sanchez Art Center openings: The gallery hosts a reception for three shows: works by conceptual artist-sculptor James Shefik; textiles by more than 25 artists from the Loom & Shuttle Guild; and a group show by Art Guild of Pacifica. [7 to 9 p.m., Sanchez Art Center, 1220 Linda Mar Blvd., Pacifica]

Farallon Quintet: Old First Concerts artists-in-residence play a concert with two world premieres: Gregory Vajda’s “Alice Etudes” and Joseph Sowa’s “The Integrity of Clouds.” [8 p.m., Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento St., S.F.]

Sal’s Greenhouse: Bay Area vocal powerhouse and baritone saxophonist Sally Green’s band plays original music with a funky, soulful sound. [9 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.]

Pancakes & Booze: The City’s largest underground art show features more than 100 emerging artists, live body painting and a free pancake bar. [8 p.m., Mezzanine, 444 Jessie St., S.F.]

A Genuine Tribute to Paul Verhoeven: The series dedicated to the edgy Dutch filmmaker begins with “Total Recall,” followed by “Basic Instinct.” [7 p.m., Roxie, 3117 16th St., S.F.]

Untitled, Art: The inaugural San Francisco art fair features 55 international exhibitors and collaborations with Bay Area institutions and non-profits as well as a sector with large-scale, site-specific works, and “Untitled, Radio,” a platform for contemporary art, [11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Pier 70, 420 22nd St., S.F.]

Museum Models of Public-Private Partnership; The half-day forum on the state of public-private relationships in art institutions features a panel of museum directors, curators and international private collectors, and coincides with the 2017 FOG Design+Art Fair. [Sessions at 11:30 a.m., 1, 2:30 and 4 p.m., Gallery 308, Fort Mason, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F.]
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