APPLE PIE Bay Area Premier

  Today - 6:30 PM

APPLE PIE is feature length artist film by Aotearoa New Zealand artist Sam Hamilton shot over 3 years on super 16mm film in NZ, Samoa, and a mountaintop astrophysics laboratory in the remote East Oregon Desert.


2017 Gray Area Festival

  May 4 - May 7, 2017

A conference, performances, workshops, and an exhibition surveying culture through the lens of art and technology.


Nonlinear Perspectives Exhibition at the 2017 Gray Area Festival

  May 4 - May 11, 2017

As part of the 2017 Gray Area Festival, we present an exhibition of works by international artists attempting to understand, illuminate, and refigure our world through superimposed inquiries into nature, power structures, representation, order, virtual art/architecture and world building.


Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and Novi_sad at the 2017 Gray Area Festival

  May 5, 2017 - 9:00 PM

On Friday night of the Gray Area Festival, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Novi_sad, and David Last join us for an evening of auditory painting and sculptural soundscapes.


Nonotak and Rival Consoles at the 2017 Gray Area Festival

  May 6, 2017 - 9:00 PM

On Saturday night of the 2017 Gray Area Festival, Nonotak and Rival Consoles join us for an evening of dancefloor-oriented tracks and light and sound installations. Opening this show will be artists BLEIE and Chelley Sherman.


Mad Max: Silent Fury by The Firmament - Black & White Live Electronic Score

  May 16, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Join us for Mad Max: Silent Fury by The Firmament, a live electronic rescore of George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road.


Noise Pop Presents Frankie Cosmos

  August 30, 2017 - 7:30 PM

Join Noise Pop for Frankie Cosmos in the Grand Theater!



100 Days No Ban Dance Party

  April 29, 2017 - 10:00 PM

And on the 100th day, there was a dance party.


Don Buchla Memorial Concerts

  April 22 - April 23, 2017

Join the convergence for a two night festival in celebration and remembrance of electronic music and design pioneer Don Buchla! Presented by Recombinant Media Labs, Buchla & Associates, Gray Area and Obscura Digital.


March For Science San Francisco Sign Making

  April 15, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Join the organizers for the March for Science San Francisco for a fun afternoon of Sign Making at Gray Area!


"The Mission" Book Launch Party

  April 13, 2017 - 6:00 PM

In his latest photography book, "The Mission", Dick Evans captures the pulse of life in the Mission District, the San Francisco neighborhood known for its murals and Latin American culture—and more recently for its rapid gentrification.


2017 Winter Creative Code Immersive Showcase

  April 5, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Join us for a showcase of work from the 2017 Creative Code Winter Immersive! Participants from the Winter cohort will be showcasing work based on the skills they developed over the ten-week program.


UNSEEN series | Spring 2017

  March 24, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Join us for our Spring edition of our UNSEEN series featuring artists Ainsley Wagoner, Jordan Presnick, Danny Clay, Jon Fischer, and Jim Haynes!


Creative Code Meetup XXVIII: Sara Dean & Erin McElroy

  March 22, 2017 - 7:00 PM

For our first Creative Code Meetup of 2017, we are excited to have presentations from two exceptional artists whose digital practices model artful social change.


Data Dash Benefit

  March 15, 2017 - 6:30 AM

Join Cloudera and O'Reilly Media for Data Dash, a charity run benefitting Gray Area taking place in San Jose. Each runner = $20 donation!



  March 9 - March 19, 2017

CAAM presents CAAMFest35, celebrating 35 years of Asian American film, music, and food, March 9th through the 19th in San Francisco and Oakland.



  February 24 - February 26, 2017

PRIMER isn’t your typical design conference, it’s a conference focused solely on Speculative Design. Join us in imagining new design responsiveness!