Eight bridges connect the San Francisco Bay, so it is an apt name for a gallery platform that brings the Bay Area art world together.

Our mission is to maintain a vibrant gallery scene, despite restrictions on travel, celebrations and other larger gatherings. We want to support our artists by informing and entertaining curators, collectors and critics with potent online exhibitions of their work.

On the first Thursday of every month, we will launch 8 shows of artists relevant to the Bay Area. They may be working in this place, long considered an epicenter of change, or deeply engaged in the conversations the Bay Area holds dear, whether it’s related to technology, the environment, social justice or sexual identity, to name a few. In addition, each month will highlight the crucial work of a Bay Area non-profit arts organization as its beneficiary, with an initial donation led by Phillips.

Founding Committee

Claudia Altman-Siegel, Kelly Huang, Sophia Kinell, Micki Meng, Daphne Palmer, Chris Perez, Sarah Wendell Sherrill, Jessica Silverman, and Elizabeth Sullivan

Ambassador Committee

Sayre Batton & Maja Thomas, Joachim & Nancy Bechtle, Matt Bernstein, Sabrina Buell, Wayee Chu & Ethan Beard, Natasha Boas, Douglas Durkin, Carla Emil, Matt & Jessica Farron, Lauren Ford, Ali Gass, Stanlee Gatti, Brook Hartzell & Tad Freese, Pamela & David Hornik, Katie & Matt Paige, Putter Pence, Becca Prowda & Daniel Lurie, Deborah Rappaport, Komal Shah & Gaurav Garg, Laura Sweeney, The Battery, Robin Wright, Sonya Yu & Zack Lara


Lobus, Phillips, The Space Program

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SFMOMA – Art Bash 2021 In Conversation: Visionaries Virgil Abloh and Moved by the Motion with Curator Eungie Joo

April 12 @ 6:00 pm PDT - 7:00 pm PDT

Monday evening’s conversation with creative force Virgil Abloh and Moved by the Motion collaborators Tosh Basco, Josh Johnson, Asma Maroof, and Wu Tsang is hosted by SFMOMA Curator of Contemporary Art Eungie Joo. Abloh is Chief Creative Director and founder of Off-White, and Men’s Artistic Director at Louis Vuitton. Moved by the Motion is a loosely affiliated “band” of interdisciplinary artists creating live performance and film since 2013; it frequently includes Wu Tsang, Tosh Basco, Patrick Belaga, Josh Johnson, Asma Maroof, and Fred Moten.

Learn more and register in advance.


April 12
6:00 pm PDT - 7:00 pm PDT
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