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New Artwork by Johanna Poethig


Join the San Francisco Arts Commission, Recreation & Park Department and artist Johanna Poethig to celebrate a new public art installation at Hamilton Recreation Center. Celebrate Ability is a series of mosaic medallions that play with words and images of California native species to highlight the shared activities that take place ... Read more

Deep Roots 09: Rhodessa Jones


Inspirational performance artist, teacher, and activist Rhodessa Jones is recipient of this year's Mayor's Art Award. Tune in to learn how the confident Rhodessa Jones became so extraordinary. ... Read more

Deep Roots 08: William Rhodes


In the episode of Deep Roots, we meet with William Rhodes, a furniture sculpture artist who is concurrently working with three of the four City-owned Cultural Centers. ... Read more

Deep Roots 07: Alejandro Murguia


In this Deep Roots podcast, we sit down with Alejandro Murguia, San Francisco's new poet laureate, to talk about his history as a poet and community activist, and his involvement with the acquisition of the building that is now Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts. Tune in! ... Read more

Deep Roots 06: Holy Stitch


In this Deep Roots podcast you'll learn about Holy Stitch, a "denim social club" for youth to develop skills that empower them to work in the apparel industry and cultural sector. ... Read more

Deep Roots 05: StreetSmARTS


Listen to this podcast to learn about StreetSmARTS and hear an artist profile on StreetSmARTS artist Francisco Aquino, who started doing graffiti in the early days of hip-hop. ... Read more

Deep Roots 04: El Tecolote’s Floricanto


More than 40 poets celebrated El Tecolote's 40th anniversary with Floricanto, a poetry reading at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts. In this episode of Deep Roots, we share Floricanto performances by Guillermo Gómez Peña, Juan Felipe Herrera, Herrera, and Beatriz Herrera. Rio Yañez kicks it off with an ... Read more

Deep Roots 03: Art in Storefronts


This episode of Deep Roots looks at Art in Storefronts, our innovative pilot program that transformed the streetscape in four San Francisco neighborhoods. This summer, visit Art in Storefronts in Chinatown. The launch party is Friday, June 11 from 5-7 in Wentworth Alley. ... Read more

Deep Roots 02: Harvey Milk in City Hall


The second episode of Deep Roots offers a rare look at the sculpture in City Hall of civil rights leader and San Francisco hero, Harvey Milk; its sculptor; and its meaning to the city and the community that it represents. ... Read more