If you weren’t at 1:AM gallery last Friday, you missed out.  It was by far the most festive and entertaining opening we have ever had.

Brian Goggin knows how to throw a fundraiser.  With a lot of help and support from friends, the night was filled with wonderful surprises, music, photos, cupcakes and beautiful people radiating with positive energy.

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Brian Goggin blowing out candles. Happy 13th Birthday, Defenestration!

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Brian rapeling off the building!

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Black Rock Arts Foundation, the fiscal sponsor of the Operation

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Wine provided by our friends at Gundlach Bundschu

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The Dime Store Dandy kickin' off the night for us.

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The COCKROACHES from the Defenestration building... they delightfully entertained the patrons

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$teven, the master of ceremonies

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Mike Farrah from the Mayor's office of Neighborhood Services telling us to KEEP PUBLIC ART ALIVE IN SF!

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Mr. Lucky serenading the crowd

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Paul Cesewski's bowling ball sculpture outside the gallery

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PHOTO BOOF! with Defenestration backdrop outside the gallery

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DJ toAD on the 1 2's

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Jeremy and Paula workin the sponsorship table

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The man of the night, Brian Goggin with his beautiful friends

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GREAT TURNOUT! THANKS FOR THE SUPPORT!

If you haven’t had the chance to swing by the gallery, come by and check out original furniture sculptures off the Defenestration building, limited edition screen prints, photography of Defenestration over the years, and new sculptures.  Profits from the sale of art pieces goes towards restoring the building.  Do your part to keep public art alive in San Francisco!

If you want to learn more about OPERATION RESTORE DEFENESTRATION or make a donation, visit www.defenestration.org. Visit Laughing Squid to see more coverage of the opening.

MORE PHOTOS OF THE OPENING ON OUR FLICKR!  THERE ARE A LOT OF GOOD ONES!