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RFP: Office of Chief Medical Examiner – Two-Dimensional Artwork


Office of Chief Medical Examiner – Two-Dimensional Artwork REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) RFQ Issue Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 APPLICATION DEADLINE Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. Applications are available through SlideRoom (https://sfgov.slideroom.com), an online application system for calls for entry. There is no charge to artists for using SlideRoom. Please be ... Read more

RFP: Comfort Women Memorial


For Immediate Release: The Comfort Women Justice Coalition in partnership with the City of San Francisco, California have released a Request for Proposals for the design of a Memorial to the “Comfort Women”, the victims of sexual slavery by the Japanese Imperial Army 1932-1945, to be built in St. Mary's Square ... Read more

Market Street Marquees Remembered in New Poster Series


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NOW ON VIEW: San Francisco-based artist Jeff Canham draws from his background as a vintage sign painter to recreate Market Street theater marquees from the distant and not so distant past. SAN FRANCISCO, August 15, 2016 – A resident of San Francisco's Outer Sunset neighborhood, Jeff Canham honed his skills as ... Read more

Access to Housing – San Francisco Artist & Arts Worker Outreach Program


San Francisco's reputation as a world class city is in part based on the creativity and vibrancy generated by a robust and energetic arts and creative community. From our world class museums, theaters and dance companies to our neighborhood murals and cultural centers, the arts are part of every community ... Read more

Special Message About Our Upcoming Grants Cycle


The grants team is busy building a new online grants management system (GMS) to be implemented for the FY2016-2017 grants cycle. We anticipate completing the build out by the end of July and spending August troubleshooting and beta testing the system. Although we are optimistic, it is likely that there ... Read more

San Francisco Arts Commission Public Art Projects Recognized as Best in USA


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Photo by Bruce Damonte. Memorial to Fallen Police Officers and Glass Mural at SFO were Honored Today by Public Art Network Year in Review SAN FRANCISCO, June 17, 2016—Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, honors 38 outstanding public arts projects created in ... Read more

Storm Drain Murals Unveiled


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Local Artist Jenifer Wofford Creates Vibrant Storm Drain Murals to Raise Awareness of Stormwater Pollution San Francisco, June 8, 2016 – The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) and the San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) unveiled a series of six colorful murals placed at storm drains in the Mission Bay neighborhood. Local ... Read more

Political Posters and Paper Made from Military Uniforms Engage Veterans, Artists, and Audience Members


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Media Contact: Kate Patterson, Director of CommunicationsKate.Patterson@sfgov.org or 415-252-2229 Meg Shiffler, SFAC Galleries DirectorMeg.Shiffler@sfgov.org or 415-252-2234 POLITICAL POSTERS AND PAPER MADE FROM MILITARY UNIFORMS ENGAGE VETERANS, ARTISTS AND AUDIENCE MEMBERS. SFAC teams up with Combat Paper, Warrior Writers and Justseeds. Workshop and Exhibition Saturday, June 11, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. SAN FRANCISCO, ... Read more

Messages from Displaced Artists Light Up Civic Center Windwo Installation


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Kate Patterson, Director of CommunicationsKate.Patterson@sfgov.org or 415-252-2229 Meg Shiffler, SFAC Galleries DirectorMeg.Shiffler@sfgov.org or 415-252-2234 MORSE CODE MESSAGES FROM DISPLACED ARTISTS LIGHT UP CIVIC CENTER WINDOW INSTALLATION Displaced artists send messages to San Francisco through an installation by local artist Ma Li June 3 – September 2, 2016 Sidewalk Artist ... Read more