September 2013 Coit Tower News

 
  COIT TOWER NEWS – September 2013
 
PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE COIT TOWER 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION & ART SHOW ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8TH 

This October 8, San Franciscans will gather together to celebrate the Coit Tower spirit and Lillie’s generosity.  There will be a “Happy 80th Birthday Coit Tower” gathering in the morning at Coit Tower with relatives of Lillie Hitchcock Coit, sons and daughters of some of the original Coit Tower artists, representatives from the San Francisco Arts Commission, and a giant Coit Tower 80th birthday cake.  In the evening there will be a Coit Tower Birthday Party & Art Show at the Live Worms Gallery in North Beach. 

 

The art show will feature rarely-seen artwork from some of the original Coit Tower muralists including Otis Oldfield, Ralph Chesse, and Bernard Zakheim and Coit Tower inspired-art by talented working San Francisco artists such as “All Over Coffee” creator Paul Madonna, North Beach sculptor Daniel Macchiarini, photographers Dennis Hearne, Julie Jaycox, Richard Zimmerman, graphic artist John Mattos, and more.

 

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WHEN & WHERE:              Tuesday, October 8, 2013
 
 
10 AM:  “Happy 80th Birthday Coit Tower” News Conference
 
in front of Coit Tower
 
 
                        6PM – 9PM:  Coit Tower Birthday Party & Art Show
 
at Live Worms Gallery, 1345 Grant Avenue, San Francisco
 
                      * free and open to the public *
 
 
 
COIT TOWER 80th Birthday Event & Art Show Co-Sponsored By:
 
Protect Coit Tower * San Francisco Arts Commission * North Beach Business Association
 
National New Deal Preservation Association * Telegraph Hill Dwellers * Living New Deal

 

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