Friday, sildenafil April 29: Noon – 6:00 PM
Opening Night Celebration: Friday, April 29 7:00 – 10:00 PM
Saturday, April 30: Noon – 9:00 PM
Sunday, May 1: Noon – 7:00 PM

Hotel Del Sol
3100 Webster Street, San Francisco

Pro Arts will be presenting Home Away from HOME, an offshoot exhibition at the stARTup Fair in anticipation of HOME. Featured artists include Jessica Wassil, Mads Vindt Ludvigsen, Paulina Berczynski, and Rachelle Agundes.

Home Away from HOME will be in ROOM 316 at the Hotel Del Sol. Sara Mumolo and friends will be reading throughout the day on Friday, April 29.

On Saturday at 4pm in ROOM 225 Natalia Mount, Executive Director of Pro Arts, will be moderating a discussion on the topic of What do Artists Need Today? including panelists Dawline-Jane Oni-Eseleh (Artist in Residency at Pro Arts Studio Lab), Kristen Zaremba (Acting Cultural Arts Manager, Department of Economic and Workforce Development, City of Oakland), Nancy Gonchar (Principal of Nancy Gonchar & Associates), and Lordy Rodriguez (Artist). This conversation will focus on the topic of what are the contemporary needs of artists and what are some of the ways institutions remain responsive and flexible to those needs, either that be through programming, innovative strategies for community building, or city supported initiatives.

2016 Event Schedule:

Friday, April 29

  • 12:00 Noon: stARTup Art Fair opens — The Press Preview and Sneak Peek Preview takes place until 2:00 pm. The fair is open to the public during these preview hours; General Admission ticket required. (Members of the Press: please register for the Press Preview by emailing
  • 3:00 pm: Advisory Council member and ArtSpan Executive Director Joen Madonna invites visitors to a champagne toast, followed by a guided room tour of the fair. Meet in Room 225!
  • 6:00 pm: stARTup Art Fair temporarily closes to the public so we may prepare for our Opening Night Celebration
  • 7:00 pm: Opening Night Celebration — General Admission ticket is required for admittance
  • Evening: Rituals of Technowhere curated by Justin Hoover
  • 10:00 pm: stARTup Art Fair closes to the public

Saturday, April 30
All Art Conversations take place in Room 225

Sunday, May 1
All Art Conversations take place in Room 225