Burning Man Desert Arts Preview 2018

  June 3, 2018 - 5:30 PM

THIS EVENT HAS MOVED. Desert Arts Preview will now include a tribute to Larry Harvey and Burning Man has changed venues to the Nourse Theater to more comfortably accommodate a large community gathering.


North of Nightfall San Francisco Premiere

  July 12, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Join us at the Grand Theater for the San Francisco Premiere of Red Bull Media House in association with Freeride Entertainment’s highly anticipated film, NORTH OF NIGHTFALL!


Gray Area Festival 2018

  July 26 - July 29, 2018

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



Ebbing Sounds Symposium

  May 24, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Gray Area is thrilled to host Ebbing Sounds Symposium, an interdisciplinary symposium accompanied by concerts investigating new ways of music production, music listening and music critique.


Rival Consoles 'Persona' Live A/V Set

  May 19, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Gray Area and DJ Dials present Rival Consoles, a brand new live audio-visual accompanying his new album, 'Persona,' set for release on April 13th, 2018 via Erased Tapes.


2018.1 Incubator Artist Salon

  May 16, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Members of our 2018 Session 1 Incubator cohort will share their projects in development and we invite you to contribute your feedback! Our Incubator Program is an opportunity to develop a project within a supportive community of peers.


MUTEK SF A/Visions 3 with Tim Hecker

  May 5, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Come join MUTEK at Gray Area for their 3rd A/Visions presentation that highlights the futurist potential inherent in electronic music. A/Visions 3 will feature performances from Tim Hecker, Woulg & Push 1 stop, and Austin Cesear.


Kangding Ray Live

  April 27, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Gray Area presents Kangding Ray live following the release of his new Album “HYPER OPAL MANTIS”.


'discrete figures' performance by Rhizomatiks x Elevenplay

  April 19 - April 21, 2018

Gray Area in partnership with the Japan Foundation and Heron Arts are proud to present discrete figures by Rhizomatiks Research x ELEVENPLAY. Come re-imagine the boundary between real and imaginary, between object and movement.


ARCA live @ 1015 Folsom

  April 5, 2018 - 7:00 PM

GRAY AREA, DJ DIALS, 1015 FOLSOM, and SWAGGER LIKE US present a once in a lifetime rare A/V live performance by ARCA at 1015 Folsom.


Ai Weiwei's Human Flow Film Screening [SOLD OUT]

  April 4, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Join Bay Area International Link for a community screening of Human Flow, an epic film journey led by the internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei.


The Gap Between Intention and Action by Dr. David Eagleman

  March 27, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Join one of the world’s foremost neuroscientists, scientific advisor for HBO’s Westworld, and Host of Emmy-nominated television series on PBS and BBC The Brain for a one hour talk and Q&A session as David Eagleman will explore one of the most intriguing and challenging questions many of us face: Why don't we always do what we know we should?


BBC World Service - The Arts Hour on Tour in San Francisco

  March 15, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Join the BBC for a very special, San Francisco based recording of its world-renowned radio program, The Arts Hour on Tour.