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Vice Roy Hotel Takes our Street Art Workshop

Vice Roy Hotel came into the gallery to enjoy one of street art workshops. With plenty of assistance from our instructor Maggie, Vice Roy was able to go home with some awesome stenciled canvasses and a canvas mural for their office! In our street art workshops your group learns how to create a finished piece using stencils and spray paint. We have a variety of stencil options from famous Banksy images to Biggie Smalls that you can choose from to create your very own stencil piece. The Team Building Workshop also includes [...]

Davina Enjoys a Private Workshop at 1AM

Davina came by the gallery to enjoy a private night time workshop with our instructor Ethan. The group participated in our Graffiti workshop which includes learning how to tag and coming up with your very own tag name and also learning how to spray paint. The team got to practice on a canvas panel with pens and mops to get comfortable with their graffiti style and then they took it to our mural wall where they got to use spray paint  before painting their own mural. The murals are a great way [...]

Winter & Ross at 1AM

Some of our favorites from Winter & Ross joined us at First Amendment for one of our exciting team building activities. Our workshops include practice tagging, a canvas board with everyones new tag on it, a graffiti history slideshow followed by learning how to spray paint and creating a mural with our workshop instructor. Winter & Ross also enjoyed some food and drinks during the workshop as you can customize your experience to include whatever you please. The group put their skills to work on our mural wall and learned something new, [...]

By | 2018-03-27T17:26:18+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Classes, Graffiti Art, Team Building Workshops, Uncategorized|0 Comments

True Anthem’s 1AM Experience

A group from True Anthem visited First Amendment this past December and collaborated with our in house artists, learning how to tag and creating their own custom mural on our mural wall! Our workshops are a great way to bring a team together and experience something new. True Anthem learned how to tag, coming up with their own tag name and practiced on our white boards before taking their skills to the canvas. Next they got to learn about some of what makes street art so important to us and the community [...]

By | 2018-03-23T07:25:42+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Classes, Team Building Workshops, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Peery Foundation visits 1AM!

A group from the Peery Foundation recently visited 1AM gallery for a fun workshop. The Peery Foundation's mission is strengthen youth and families to build lives of dignity and self-reliance. Their group enjoyed a unique learning experience at our gallery, led by our talented instructors. First, our instructors give a quick history lesson about graffiti and street art in San Francisco. Then they can come up with their own tag names, practice writing on canvas, and eventually they get to collaborate on a big group painting. The Peery Foundation team put their [...]

Recap From Juxtapoz Clubhouse Miami

  A HUGE thanks to Juxtapoz Magazine for inviting us to their clubhouse in Art Basel Miami last week. First Amendment was honored to be apart of the clubhouse featuring installations by Jean Jullien, Olek, Laurence Vallières, Low Bros, Shepard Fairey, Jillian Evelyn, gallery presentations by Athen B Gallery, Superchief Gallery, Good Mother Gallery, Station 16, Corey Helford Gallery and Jonathan LeVine Projects along with a full showcase by Adidas.     First Amendment Gallery featured a handful of our talented artists including Andrew Antonaccio, Ellen Rutt, Francesco Lo Castro, Hell'O Collective, Hoxxoh, [...]

By | 2017-12-15T00:00:00+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Atlassian Workshop

1AM SF welcomed Atlassian for a workshop this past month at our gallery. The group of Atlassian employees came together in a unique team building exercise for an unforgettable experience! The activities include a presentation about the history of street art, a lesson on how to create your own tag name, and then you get to play with spray paint on our walls and canvases. The Atlassian group collaborated on a large canvas where they painted their brand name graffiti style and they got to keep the masterpiece once finished. We provide [...]

By | 2017-12-11T00:00:00+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Classes, Graffiti Art, Street Art, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Menlo High Enjoys a First Amendment Workshop

  First Amendment switches it up! Majority of our workshops are with companies and adults but this time we enjoyed our time with some high schoolers as they participate in one of our awesome workshops. Robbie our graffiti instructor started off the workshop with an introduction to street art as they learn about the history behind graffiti and street art and how it came to be so prominent, especially here in San Francisco. The introduction is a great to get the groups excited and ready to do some graffiti and tagging themselves. [...]

Adobe Visits 1AM

  Adobe visited First Amendment Gallery this November and teamed up with our instructors to create an awesome mural on our 6th street mural wall. Our workshops start with some practice tagging where they create their own logo or name to tag and then they transition to trying it out with real paint markers on canvas. After they get comfortable with their tag they move to spray paint so they can get ready to create their very own mural in collaboration with instructors. Adobe's mural turned out great with a creative approach [...]

OPENING RECEPTION: “Dystopia” A Solo Exhibition by Hell’O Collective

Thank you so much to everyone who came out to support Hell'O Collective in their first solo exhibition in the United States. The show encompasses multiple large scale paintings on canvas, paper and wood panel. Thank you to Hell'O Collective for all their hard work making this show happen and thank you to all of the First Amendment crew who helped bring the show together. To experience the full effect of these captivating pieces come check out the show in person at First Amendment Gallery in downtown San Francisco through November 30th. [...]