San Francisco Public Library

The Art of Music

6:00 - 7:30

Main Library

Latino/Hispanic Community Room A/B

100 Larkin St.

Michael Rios is a well known muralist in San Francisco’s Mission district, a fashion artist and album cover artist.  He has collaborated with Carlos Santana on concert backdrops, custom clothing designs, guitars, and several Santana record album covers, including the Grammy Award winning "Supernatural." Michael's commissioned artwork has appeared on several other recordings, including Grammy Award Winner Poncho Sanchez' "Latin Spirits," and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Steve Winwood's "About Time." Join us when Michael Rios discusses his Mission murals, his work with Carlos Santana, Steve Winwood and other musicians.

Related Exhibition: American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music

“American Sabor” was created by Experience Music Project and organized for travel by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. The exhibition, its national tour and related programs are made possible by Ford Motor Company Fund.