RePurposeful, The Art of Assemblage and Collage, extended through February 5, 2022

Media Contact:
Genevieve Antaky, Randall Museum Friends
510-435-8092
gantaky@comcast.net
Public Info: 415-554-9600

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (SAN FRANCISCO, December 29, 2021) – The Randall Museum in partnership with SCRAP has extended its current lobby exhibit RePurposeful, The Art of Collage and Assemblage, a collection of artwork from Bay Area artists inspired by sustainable practices and focused on recycling, reusing, and reimagining diverse materials to create art with a purpose. The display of more than 40 works demonstrates new ideas and approaches to sustainability, opening minds to creative ways of reusing materials and diverting waste.

Designed for visitors of all ages, the exhibition allows visitors to explore sustainability and interdependence through the collage and assemblage artworks from local artists, discover the artists’ unique insights on how to effect change through art, and try out simple collage and assemblage techniques at hands-on activity stations. RePurposeful, The Art of Collage and Assemblage is on display in the museum’s lobby during regular hours, 10am – 5 pm, Tuesdays – Saturdays. Admission is free.

A special FREE drop-in workshop will be held 10am-1pm, Saturday, January 22. Museum visitors are encouraged to drop by the Randall’s lobby exhibit to explore artwork created by Bay Area artists, then join a drop-in workshop led by contributing artist Monica Lee. Participants can make their own “Love Cards”created with repurposed materials. The workshop takes place in a well ventilated space and is limited to 15 participants at a time to allow for social distancing. All ages are welcome.

The Randall Museum staff continues to carefully manage the museum’s capacity and requires adult visitors to show proof of vaccine and all visitors age 2 and up to wear masks indoors.

For details about the Randall Museum and the RePurposeful exhibition please visit www.randallmuseum.org or call 415-554-9600.

About the Randall Museum & the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department:

The Randall Museum, located at 199 Museum Way at Corona Heights Park, is owned and operated by San Francisco’s Recreation and Park Department with a mission to inspire creativity, curiosity, and a love of learning about the world around us. In fulfillment of this mission, the Museum offers an integrated program of arts and sciences to children, youth and adults through opportunities for hands-on learning and recreation, focusing on the cultures and environment of the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information about the Randall Museum the public may call 415-554-9600 or visit www.randallmuseum.org.

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department’s Mission is to provide enriching recreational activities, maintain beautiful parks and preserve the environment for the well-being of our diverse community. For more information about SF Rec and Park please visit www.sfrecpark.org.

 

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