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TWO WEEKENDS
SEPTEMBER 25-26-27 AND OCTOBER 3-4

Neon Speaks 2020
FESTIVAL & SYMPOSIUM

A celebration of neon art, design, and vintage neon signs.
These vibrant creations have evolved from advertising to art and cultural landmarks.

DAY 1
Friday 9/25/20

12:30 pm PST
INTRO TO NEON:
Beginning to See the Light

5:00 pm PST
VIRTUAL TOUR: SF Neon
Tender-Nob Neighborhood

6:45 pm PST
SYMPOSIUM Opening Night

DAY 2
Saturday 9/26/20

9:30 am PST
BEHIND THE SCENES with the Neon Museum of Philadelphia and Williams Neon

10:30 am PST
NEON CURIOSITY LOUNGE Part 1

5:00 pm PST
BEHIND THE SCENES with MONA
and Nevada Neon

6:45 pm PST
VIRTUAL TOUR:
SF Neon + Matchbooks in the Tenderloin

DAY 3
Sunday 9/27/20

10:15 am PST
LETTERS FROM THE NIGHT SKY
Letreiro Galeria Projecta
and Typographers Forum

5:00 pm PST
NEON FAMILY Dean Blazek and Michael Blazek

5:30 pm PST
SIGNS & STOREFRONTS with Martin Treu

6:00 pm PST
VIRTUAL TOUR: SF Neon Brilliant Storefronts

DAY 4
Saturday 10/3/20

10:15 am PST
NEON CURIOSITY LOUNGE Part 2

11:30 am PST
HIGHWAY LIFE
Overground Railroad: Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America, with Candacy Taylor

5:00 pm PST
VIRTUAL TOUR: SF Neon+
Ghost Signs of the Tenderloin

6:45 pm PST
SIGNS UNITED: Stories from the Road

DAY 5
Sunday 10/4/20

10:15 am PST
MID-CENTURY Neon in Havana, Warsaw, and San Francisco

10:45 am PST
“NEON” Polish neon documentary

5:00 pm PST
VIRTUAL TOUR: SF Neon Chinatown

6:15 pm PST
CLOSING NIGHT After Party

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NEON EVENTS SUMMER 2020

Neon Virtual Tours via Zoom
Thu 8/6 SF Neon Chinatown  Part 1
Thu 8/20 SF Neon Chinatown Part 2

Thanks to everyone who tuned in for neon events at
SF Design Week in June, we were thrilled to have such a
warm response for each event.

Be safe, be well, be kind, and stay illuminated!

Stay in touch, we’d love to hear from you. Sign up for a SF Neon Tour, register for Neon Speaks, or contact us for a free neon preservation consultation.