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We’re Moving!


The San Francisco Arts Commission will be moving its offices to the War Memorial Veterans building on Friday, October 9. Please note that on moving day our offices will be closed and we won't have access to email or phone October 9 through 12. During that time, please check ... Read more

SITES UNS_EN: REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS


APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 31, 2015, 11:59PM PST APPLICANT NOTIFICATION: November 30, 2015 (subject to change) • INTRODUCTION Sites Unseen is a fiscally sponsored project of the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District (YBCBD) that is partnering with public, private, not-for-profit, and community sectors to enhance the Yerba Buena neighborhood's reputation as an arts ... Read more

New Public Art Commissions at SFO


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ART ABOUNDS AT SFO – SAN FRANCISCO ARTS COMMISSION ADDS FOUR NEW ARTWORKS TO THE AIRPORT'S PUBLIC ART COLLECTION Public Art collection at SFO adds site-specific installations by Val Britton, Lordy Rodriguez, Jim Melchert and Yayoi Kusama Yayoi Kusama, High Heels Going to Heaven SAN FRANCISCO, September 23, 2015 – For over 30 ... Read more

Call for Artists: Water Mosaics!


Water, Water, Everywhere . . . Submissions Due October 28th, 2015 We are hoping to end the year with a wet winter and a gallery filled with water inspired images! We have gallery space for between 15 and 20 pieces and will accept as many as we can based upon the ... Read more

Jeremy Fish: O Glorious City


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100 works of art celebrating City Hall's 100th Birthday! On view November 4, 2015 - February 12, 2016 San Francisco City Hall: Ground Floor Exhibition + North Light Court Banners, plus 40 Downtown Kiosk Posters Special Event (free and open to the public)DATE: Thursday, November 19, 2015 Opening Birthday Party with Curator and Artist-led ... Read more

Artist Sarah Smith Confronts Greed and Power in the Shadow of City Hall


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Kate Patterson, Director of Communications Telephone: 415-252-4638 Email: Kate.Patterson@sfgov.org Meg Shiffler, SFAC Galleries Director Telephone: 415-252-2568 Email: Meg.Shiffler@sfgov.org ARTIST CONFRONTS GREED AND POWER IN THE SHADOW OF CITY HALL New site-specific installation by San Francisco-based artist Sarah Smith explores corrupting influence of greed through traditional symbols of power Sidewalk Artist TalkThursday, October ... Read more

Technical Assistance Workshop: One-on-One Consultations


These 15-minute one-on-one consultation with SFAC grants staff are designed to provide newcomers and seasoned grantees access to program-specific grant information, technical assistance materials (exemplary applications), and the opportunity to engage staff about specific components of the grant application, from work samples to budget notes. Bring your specific questions for ... Read more

Call for Art Entries – 12 Inches of Sin 2015


Call for Art Invites Opportunity to Exhibit '12 Inches of Sin' at Sin City Gallery in Las Vegas 12 Inches of Sin is the largest international juried exhibition of contemporary provocative art in Nevada. As an exploration of sensuality and the erotic, this show has a twist: every piece submitted for ... Read more

Upcoming Technical Assistance Workshops for Individual Artists and Organizations


The San Francisco Arts Commission is hosting a series of technical assistance workshops for individual artists and organizations who want to learn about our FY2015-2016 grants cycle. Everyone interested in applying is highly encouraged to attend one of these workshops, as it will be an opportunity for you to learn ... Read more

Technical Assistance Workshop: One-on-One Consultations


Save the Dates! These 15-minute one-on-one consultation with SFAC grants staff are designed to provide newcomers and seasoned grantees access to program-specific grant information, technical assistance materials (exemplary applications), and the opportunity to engage staff about specific components of the grant application, from work samples to budget notes. Bring your ... Read more