The Mission: Celebrate San Francisco’s Mission Culture Through Murals
Presentation by photographer, Dick Evans.
If you have ever walked through San Francisco’s historic Mission District, you’ve surely seen the colorful murals that pepper the streets of this dynamic, culturally rich neighborhood. But have you ever wondered what the story is behind each image?
The Mission, a new documentary photography book from San Francisco photographer Dick Evans captures the soul of the diversity and color of San Francisco’s Mission District through its quintessential art form—the community mural. At this “edutaining” slideshow presentation and lecture, photographer Dick Evans will share the history and influence of Mexican and Central American culture in the Mission, with poignant details about the roots and dynamics of the district’s cultural transformation that continues to this day. Learn more about some of the Mission’s most significant murals and the fascinating story behind them.