WritersCorps’ Words Within the Walls

WRITERSCORPS SENDS WORDS WITHIN THE WALLS - Unique Creative Writing Journal - TO INCARCERATED YOUTH ACROSS AMERICA   SAN FRANCISCO, APRIL 11, 2014 -- In 2010 when Anhvu Buchanan entered the Juvenile Justice Center to teach as part of San Francisco's WritersCorps program, he was astounded by the creativity of the youth ... Read more

The Arts Commission announces the recipients of the FY2013-2014 Organization Project Grants (OPG) and Arts & Communities: Innovative Partnerships (ACIP) grants

On April 7th, the Arts Commission announced the recipients of the FY2013-2014 Organization Project Grants (OPG) and Arts & Communities: Innovative Partnerships (ACIP) grants. Through a competitive peer panel review process, the SFAC granted 48 organizations OPG awards totaling $650,000, and sixteen organizations and individuals ACIP awards totaling $250,000. See below for the lists of ... Read more

Market Street Posters Give Intimate Look at Central Market from Local Youth

SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2014 – From April through July 2014, the San Francisco Arts Commission will spotlight the work of budding photographers involved with First Exposures, a San Francisco-based photo mentoring program for youth. The Market Street Kiosk Youth Poster Series features unique scenes from the Tenderloin, Central Market ... Read more

Mayor Lee and the San Francisco Arts Commission Break Ground on the Bayview Opera House Plaza and Building Renovations

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – This morning, Mayor Edwin M. Lee, joined by Supervisor Malia Cohen, a representative for House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, the San Francisco Arts Commission, the staff and board of the Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theater (BVOH) and community and municipal partners, kicked off construction ... Read more