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Tarot in Pandemic & Revolution

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2023 - Saturday, April 15, 2023

Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: 447 Minna & The Parks at 5M

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March 25 – April 15, 2023

Curated by Adrián Arias

Presented by CAST and Baldocchi Projects, a fiscally sponsored project of Intersection for the Arts

Public Opening: Saturday, March 25, 2023 | 12pm – 4pm
Location: 447 Minna & The Parks at 5M
Exhibition On View: Floor 2 @ 447 Minna
March 17 – April 15 (by appt)
Gallery Hours: Friday – Sunday only, 12 PM – 3 PM

COVID-19 Policy: In accordance with San Francisco’s City health ordinance, we do not require proof of full vaccination for this event, though we strongly encourage guests to wear masks/face coverings when not eating or drinking. If you feel sick or are experiencing symptoms, please do not attend the event and do seek out the necessary care.


Find inspiration and resolve in this immersive art event through the worlds of tarot and social justice, curated by artist Adrian Arias.

Reflecting on our collective experience of living through a pandemic and responding to this critical moment of social awakening, Tarot in Pandemic and Revolution unites 62 visual artists and poets from across the San Francisco Bay Area in a never-before-seen display of original tarot images and poems.

Celebrate the opening of the exhibition at 447 Minna with live music performances, poetry, mural painting, tarot card readers, and local food at The Parks at 5M.

Emceed by award-winning journalist Chelis López

Blessing by Jorge Guillermo Perez Molina




John Santos Quartet

DJ TEAO SENSE (Audiopharmacy)


San Francisco’s 8th Poet Laureate Tongo Eisen-Martin

Kim Shuck

devorah major

Michael Warr

…and many more!


With artists:

Cece Carpio

Hugh D’Andrade

Pancho Pescador


with Haight Street Art Center featuring a 10th Anniversary print commemorating CAST’s decade-long work. Designed by Oakland-based artist Leslie Lopez.


Author signings and titles from Nomadic Press, publisher of the tarot deck


Sarap Shop

Tokachi Musubi

Fluid Coop

For the full lineup, visit 🔗


The Program

Beginning at Kapwa Gardens, join artists, poets, musicians, and dancers for a stroll down Mission Street before arriving at The Parks at 5M. Bring a blanket and sit on the grass to enjoy live music all afternoon and get your tarot read!

From 1-4pm, soak in the creative energy of art being made in real-time outdoors and inside 447 Minna during The Illusion Show, an interactive container of wonder that bridges the community with artists and musicians from a mix of disciplines and genres. Guests are invited to engage in the artistic collaboration through music, painting, drawing, and poetry.

On the 2nd floor at 447 Minna, view the pop-up exhibition of the visionary works that created the tarot deck. Capturing a moment in history unlike any other, this multidisciplinary collaboration brings together award-winning poet laureates, novelists, authors, muralists, painters, graphic artists, performance artists, musicians, and dancers, each committed to social, environmental, public health, and climate justice.

This exhibition will be on view from March 25 – April 15; gallery hours are Fri-Sun, 12-3pm.

Generously supported by #StartSmall and First Republic Foundation.

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