If you'd like to deck your walls with local art, then SF Open Studios has you covered. Sponsored by ArtSpan,SF Open Studios is the largest and longest-running open studios program in the U.S. The city-wide art extravaganza spreads over four weekends in October and November and invites you to dip into the workspaces and studios of more than 800 participating artists in various neighborhoods across the city. For art collectors or just curious consumers this means you can pick up one-of-a kind, made-in-San Francisco pieces and meet the artists that make up the city's vibrant and world-class creative community. There's even an app you can download to help guide you to different studios.
Best of all, SF Open Studios is free and open to the public.