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Here you will find the Arts Commission's logo, press releases, current and archived news, including information about past exhibitions. Stay informed and on top of breaking news by signing up for our press list. Questions? Email Director of Communications Kate Patterson.

May 16 2016
SAN FRANCISCO – This summer messages from displaced artists will light up the SFAC Galleries Window Installation Site. Local artist Ma Li asked artists who have moved from San Francisco...
Apr 23 2016
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 on Market Street Poster...
Mar 8 2016
SAN FRANCISCO – A train journey in 2011 from his home town in North Carolina to Virginia inspired McNair Evans to explore contemporary America through our passenger rail system. For...
Feb 9 2016
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) Galleries celebrates the opening of a new, and greatly expanded 3000-square-foot gallery space in the historic War Memorial Veterans Building with...
Feb 1 2016
SAN FRANCISCO—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced Armistead Maupin, local icon and acclaimed author of the Tales of the City series, has been named to receive the 2016 Mayor’s Art...
Nov 16 2015
SAN FRANCISCO - The San Francisco Arts Commission unveils the last four art installations, completing the ambitions public art program for SFO’s new Terminal 3. The new artworks include a...
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What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Street Artists Screenings

February 06
/
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Street Artists Screenings

February 06
/
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Street Artists Screenings

February 06
/
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Street Artists Screenings

February 06
/
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125