The Making of...

Friday, May 31, 2013
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Making Demonstrations)
5:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. (Making Discussions)


Meet Bay Area makers and artists featured in The Making Of…, a community collaboration by award-winning radio producers The Kitchen Sisters (Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva) and KQED. The Making Of… is a multimedia series about what people make in the Bay Area and why, capturing the art, creativity, and innovation happening in backyards, workplaces, cultural institutions, and public spaces throughout one of the most diverse and innovative regions in the country.

Making Demonstrations (various locations throughout the museum and on Third Street in front of the museum):

The Making of... Featured Maker Location
The Bookmobile San Francisco Public Library Third Street
The Karaoke Ice Cream Truck Treatbot, San Jose Third Street
A Truck Camper Jay Nelson, San Francisco Third Street
La Burbuja (The Bubble) Anayansi Diaz-Cortes and Eric Pearse Chávez, Sonic Trace, KCRW, Santa Monica Haas Atrium
The Homobile: A Story of Transportation, Civil Rights, and Glitter Lynn Breedlove and Sam Lowther, San Francisco Haas Atrium
The Remaking Of…A Museum Snøhetta, Oslo/New York, and SFMOMA, San Francisco Haas Atrium
The Submerged Turntable Evan Holm, Oakland Haas Atrium
The Workshop Residence Braden Weeks Earp with Johanna Grawunder (lighting devices), Lauren DiCioccio (trompe l'oeil embroidery), Futurefarmers (Flatbread Society), Maki Aizawa and Tsuyuo Onodera (kimono masters), and JD Beltran and Scott Minneman (Cinema Snowglobes) Haas Atrium
A Charitable Food Movement A food and gift certificate sale benefiting the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks, coordinated by Mission Street Food and, featuring presentations by Caleb Zigas of La Cocina, Chad Robertson of Tartine Bakery, Ryan Pollnow of Central Kitchen, Thomas McNaughton of Flour + Water, and Jesse Koide of Mission Chinese Food; food by Bar Tartine, La Cocina, Mission Chinese Food, Stag Dining Group, Tacolicious, and Wise Sons Deli The Schwab Room
Community Stories Hosted by Zeega; noon: The Making Of…Los Cenzontles, Linda Ronstadt and Eugene Rodriguez, Los Cenzontles Mexican Art Center, San Pablo; 1 p.m.: The Making Of…Zeega, Kara Oehler, Jesse Shapins, and James Burns, San Francisco; 3 p.m.: The Making Of…StoryCorps, Isaac Kestenbaum Koret Center
A Hat Paul’s Hat Works, San Francisco Third-floor landing
TechShop Blaine Dehmlow and Jesse Harrington Au, San Francisco Third-floor landing
A Campsite Alite Designs, San Francisco Rooftop
Chocolate Zohara Mapes and Shiao Williams-Sheng, TCHO Chocolate, San Francisco Rooftop
Confectionary June Taylor, The Still-Room, Berkeley Rooftop
Dashimaki Tamago Sylvan Mishima Brackett, Peko-Peko, Oakland Rooftop
Everything (A Revolving Table of Community Makers) 10:00 a.m.: The Making Of…A Sign, Damon Styer and Peter Kimack, New Bohemia Signs, San Francisco; 11:00 a.m.: The Making Of…A Walking Tour, The San Francisco Appreciation Society, San Francisco; noon: The Unmaking Of…A Typewriter, Jeremy Mayer, Oakland; 1:00 p.m.: The Making Of…Creative Growth, Oakland; 2:00 p.m.: The Making Of…A Violin, Remo del Tredici, San Francisco; 3:00 p.m.: The Making Of…The Warren Hellman Museum, Dawn Holliday, San Francisco Rooftop
A Surfboard Danny Hess, Hess Surfboards, San Francisco Rooftop

Making Discussions (Koret Visitor Education Center):

  • 5:00 p.m. The Making Of…A Surfboard, with Danny Hess and Jay Nelson in conversation with Sam George
  • 5:30 p.m. The Making Of…Queer Transportation, with filmmakers A. L. Steiner and A. K. Burns, makers of Community Action Center, in conversation with Homobile founder Lynn Breedlove