New Media Cultural Diplomacy: American Arts Incubator International Artist Salon

  July 25, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Join ZERO1 and meet visiting international artists who will share stories and project prototypes from their experience participating in one of five 2018 American Arts Incubator exchanges in Ecuador, India, Morocco, Poland, and Ukraine. Each of these artists is creatively applying art and technology to a locally relevant social challenge in their community.


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.


Distributed Systems Exhibition at Gray Area Festival

  July 26 - August 3, 2018

On Thursday night of the 2018 Gray Area Festival, join us for an evening of exhibitions from artists from all over the globe.


Hundred Waters, Eartheater, and Lily Ackerman A/V at Gray Area Festival

  July 27, 2018 - 9:00 PM

On Friday night of the 2018 Gray Area Festival, Hundred Waters and Eartheater join us for an evening of detailed sonic tapestries and optimistic melodies.


Second Woman, Patricia, Layne and Machinedrum at Gray Area Festival

  July 28, 2018 - 9:30 PM

On Saturday night of the 2018 Gray Area Festival, Second Woman, Patricia, Layne and Machinedrum perform a journey through diverse moods.


Modular with Dauwd and Love Over Entropy Live

  August 3, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Gray Area and Modular presents Dauwd and Love Over Entropy live!



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 Showcase 2018.1

  June 27 - June 28, 2018

The Gray Area Showcase is an exhibit of artwork fostered within our Creative Development programs. As the culminating event of our first cohort of 2018, we offer the public a chance to experience artwork developed by our Incubator Members and Creative Code Immersive Students.


2018 Livability Awards

  June 20, 2018 - 5:30 PM

Join Livable City for their annual fundraiser and awards ceremony to honor San Francisco’s most dedicated livability advocates.


Diversity Beyond Lip Service: Inclusion by Design

  June 14, 2018 - 5:30 PM

Join us for a dynamic evening with designers, community leaders, and policy makers practicing Inclusive Design and engagement, working to create a more inclusive Bay Area.


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.


La Cocina presents F&B: Voices from the Kitchen

  June 1, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Join us for F&B: Voices from the Kitchen, a storytelling project created by La Cocina that seeks to share the voices and stories from the cooks and kitchens that are less often heard. The event will be a performance that revolves around and includes food and drink on the topic of Service.


Ebbing Sounds Symposium

  May 24 - May 26, 2018

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.