The Red Poppy and Family Art Needs Us!

The Red Poppy and Family Art needs you!   Have an extra flash drive, camera, or laptop collecting dust in your closet? Consider offering for a good cause to the Red Poppy Art House! Operating on a tiny budget and the generosity of hundreds of volunteers, the Poppy requires the above equipment to keep our information organized and provide the tools we need to write grants, sustain ourselves and document our great programming. Help us continue to serve our community better. Don't ...

Mijo de la Palma: A Ray of Caribbean Light Over This (Other) Great City by the Sea

  Being Puerto Rican, a recent arrival to San Francisco and being thousands of miles away from the Isla del Encanto, Borikén, Puerto Rico (it has so many names to those who know of it and its rich history) I fell into absolute nostalgia when I first heard Mijo de la Palma, a musical act that I had not encountered while I was living in San Juan, a city that like San Francisco lies by the sea. His sounds are remittent to nova trova, rock del patio, música jíbara and all the music made ...

AMALGAMATION: A Project About Networks, Systems and Communities – Summer 2012 Artistic Residency

Liberating the objects and their meaning from their cells.
      From May 31-August 2, 2012 at the Red Poppy Art House Thanks for the participation of those who left their mark on the grid! The Project's Thesis   This project seeks to integrate the residency of artist Ralph Vázquez-Concepción at the Red Poppy Art House, the Family Arts Program of the Poppy, local residents and artists as well as invited artists from abroad to participate in a dialogue about what the terms ‘networks’, ‘systems’, and ‘community’ mean to...