Through May 30 - Brendan Fowler: New Pictures, Bench and Six Sampler Works at Capital. The latest in a number of strong shows at this newish SF gallery, Fowler explores the concept of temporality utilizing both the embroidery sampler and the musical sampler in his work. And while you're in the neighborhood...
May 22 through June 11 - Andrew McClintock: Salt Water Batter 2.0: 3.5 Volts at Et al. The exhibition description is nothing but a list of materials: 72 x 11 qt Polyethylene Containers, 20 lbs Sodium Chloride, 840 oz Dihydrogen Monoxide, 50 lbs Cuprum, 55 lbs Aluminium. Guaranteed to be brilliant.
Wednesday, May 20 - Contemporary Photography in Mexico curator talk at SF Camerawork. In conjunction with the current group exhibition Existe lo que tiene nombre co-curator Sergio De La Torre will be speaking with the gallery's Executive Director Heather Snider about how he selected the images for the show as well as the state of photography practice in Mexico right now.
Through June 6 - Black Virgins Are Not For Hipsters at The Marsh. Powerful solo theater is alive and well at The Marsh, and Echo Brown's show is no exception as she takes on love and race and identity with hilarious and poignant results.