FOG Design+Art has announced the programming for the eighth edition of the fair.
Bringing together leaders in the fields of art, design and technology, the FOG Talks offer engaging perspectives on some of today’s most relevant issues. From unpacking NFTs to diving into San Francisco’s treasure trove of public murals and looking towards the future of museums, the fair’s programming will feature a diverse array of talks that are all included with admission.
The FOG Talks are organized by steering committee members Susan Swig and Sarah Wendell Sherrill and take place in the FOG Theater at Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture.
FOG Design+Art, held January 20–23, 2022 in San Francisco, will kick off with a Preview Gala on Wednesday, January 19 benefitting the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s (SFMOMA) education and exhibitions program. The fair is the cornerstone of San Francisco’s art week, bringing artists, curators, design leaders, collectors and arts leadership from around the world together with the Bay Area’s vibrant arts community.
Featuring presentations by an international roster of 45 galleries, FOG Design+Art highlights the best of modern and contemporary art and design. In addition to the gallery exhibitions, visitors to the fair will be greeted by 21POP, a special installation by Stanlee Gatti celebrating the Arion press. The installation will highlight the storied San Francisco-based press through a demonstration of the Arion’s entire printing process.
The health and safety of the community is of the utmost importance, and the fair is taking many precautions to curtail the spread of COVID-19 in accordance with the City and County of San Francisco, the state of California and the CDC. All visitors will be required to show proof of full vaccination to enter and wear a mask for the duration of their visit.The theater will be operating at reduced capacity, and seating will be socially distanced. Food and drink will not be permitted in the theater. All of the FOG Talks will be livestreamed for those who prefer to watch at home, and will be available on YouTube following the close of the fair.