GALA: AIGA San Francisco presents Hung up, its annual fall gala. This year, AIGA celebrates the art of skateboarding and has invited its members to contribute custom skate decks, which will be auctioned off at the end of the night. The event also features a live art component and a raffle with prizes including posters, restaurant vouchers, magazine subscriptions, and a copy of Adobe CS4.

6:30 to 9:30 p.m. // Galleria, SF Design Center (101 Henry Adams St) // $15-25

ART: Curator and instructor Sheila Braufman will explore the intensely personal undercurrents in Maurice Sendak's work through visual presentations and a discussion in Unraveling the Mystery of Sendak. The class will include a guided tour of the There's a Mystery There: Sendak on Sendak exhibit.

6:30 to 7:45 p.m. // Contemporary Jewish Museum (736 Mission St) // $25-35

VARIETY: Trauma Flintstone hosts Little Minsky's Burlesque/Variety Show, "a mischievous mix of showgirls, drag, ukuleles, clownish cavorting, comedic cabaret and stylish striptease," which happens every second Thursday of the month.

9 p.m. to 2 a.m. // Club Deluxe (1511 Haight St) // $5, 21+