Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing

Dec 8 12:00 pm 4:00 pm

Join us for a FREE community event for EVERYONE, inspired by the life and work of Keith Haring. 

Keith Haring's timeless legacy shines on in the SF Bay Area and beyond. His iconic artwork and social activism continue to inspire people of all ages and from all backgrounds. Now a children's book commemorating his life is available for all ages to enjoy. Written by Keith's sister, Kay Haring, his story is beautifully told in The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing. This reflection on his life promotes Keith's mission to a new generation of people who believe in equality and that art is for everyone!

Author Kay Haring will be in attendance for a Q&A and book signing. A portion of book sale proceeds will be donated to the SF LGBT Center. This exciting event has something for everyone!

  • Q&A and book signing by author Kay Haring
  • Storytelling by legendary drag queen Honey Mahogany of RuPaul’s Drag Race
  • An art sale of works inspired by Keith Haring created by international artists (proceeds from this sale will benefit the SF LGBT Center)
  • Art activties for all ages
  • Kid’s fashion show by Emily Payne designer of Devon Rose & Project Runway alumni
  • Music by Boomzilla (deejays Disco-Dianna and Miss-Iggy) and Pete Avila

This event is free, but advance registration is strongly encouraged. RSVP on eventbrite: https://haringdec8.eventbrite.com/ 

Special thanks to the sponsors and organizers of this event, including:  SF LGBT Center Community Programs team, Micha Oliver, Jim Williams, Kay HaringHoney Mahogany, Emily Payne of Devon Rose, Pete Avila, BoomzillaClubcard PrintingBLICK Art MaterialsDog Eared Books.

Access Info:
This event is wheelchair accessible (second floor of buildling accessible via elevator). The Center is a low-scent building. For other access needs or questions about accommodations, please contact Rosemary Gardner at 415-865-5619 or email RosemaryG@sfcenter.org at least 48 hours prior to the event.