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Market Street as Muse


Local artist Lauren Bartone uses material found on Market Street to create interpretive maps of San Francisco's main artery A Friend in Need by Lauren Bartone SAN FRANCISCO, March 23, 2016 – Every year, the San Francisco Arts Commission engages local artists to create original works of art for its popular Art ... Read more

Announcing Technical Assistance Workshops for WritersCorps Teaching Artists in Residence Grant Cycle


The San Francisco Arts Commission's grant staff is here to help you understand our grant application process. We are hosting a series of workshops at the Veteran's War Memorial Building (401 Van Ness, Room 302, San Francisco) that anyone interested in applying to our FY2016-2017 WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence ... Read more

ArtPlace America is now hiring!


ArtPlace America is looking to hire a director of communications as part of our executive team. We are a ten-year fund that will sunset in 2020; and we are a collaboration of 16 foundations, 8 federal agencies, and 6 banks that is looking to position arts and culture as a core ... Read more

WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence application is now open!


The WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence grant application and guidelines are now posted. The WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence (WCTAIR) grant is a three year grant, renewed annually, that provides support to individual teaching artists to offer free, long-term, in-depth literacy–focused arts workshops to youth at San Francisco community ... Read more

Public Art Application Reviews


Appointments Available for SFAC Public Art Application Reviews! April 25th and May 4th, 4-6 p.m. The Arts Commission is now offering application reviews for with the Public Art Staff! Come get feedback on your application materials and tips for submitting a strong portfolio. The reviews will take place between 4-6 p.m. ... Read more

Call for Artists – Moscone Expansion: West Bridge


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Moscone Expansion: West Bridge Project Art EnrichmentREQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS/ REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Issue Date: March 29, 2016 APPLICATION DEADLINE Friday, April 29, 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

City of Berkeley: BART Plaza Public Art Call-for-Artists


INTRODUCTION The City of Berkeley, in collaboration with the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART), is issuing this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to California based artists interested in designing artwork for long-term but potentially non-permanent placement on selected architectural features in the Downtown Berkeley BART Station Plaza. As a result ... Read more

Mayor Lee Announces Installation of Intrude Featuring Five Monumental Illuminated Rabbits, Enlivening Civic Center Plaza with Public Art


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, March 25, 2016 Contact: Mayor's Office of Communications, 415-554-6131 San Francisco Arts Commission, 415-252-2229 Recreation & Park Department, 415-629-2559 Large-Scale, Temporary Public Art Installation by Artist Amanda Parer Installed in Civic Center Plaza to Celebrate Public Art & Celebrate Families Image courtesy of Amanda Parer San ... Read more

Call for Artists: 2017 Art on Market Street Kiosk Poster Series


2017 Art on Market Street Kiosk Poster Series REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) RFQ Issue Date: March 22, 2016 APPLICATION DEADLINEMonday, May 9, 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 ... Read more

Announcement: WritersCorps Teaching Artist-in-Residence grant


Dear WritersCorps Community, The San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) is delighted to announce that WritersCorps will be changing from a direct service program to a teaching artist grants program in response to the San Francisco Arts Commission's strategic plan. The SFAC convened key stakeholders to consider how best to honor ... Read more