Our Role & Impact
The San Francisco Arts Commission is the city agency that champions the arts

We believe that a creative cultural environment is essential to the city’s well-being and we strive to integrate the arts into all aspects of city life.

Yeye Suarez dancing for the crowd during 2 Blocks of Art in San Francisco. Photo by Glenn Halog

About Us

We believe that the transformative power of art is critical to strengthening neighborhoods, building infrastructure and fostering positive social change.


Arts Commission programs foster creativity and ensure broad access to high quality arts and culture for residents and visitors alike.

Public Meetings

The San Francisco Arts Commission is committed to open government. Any member of the public is welcome to attend our meetings and provide public comment.

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What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Executive Committee Meeting

December 18
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Hybrid: 401 Van Ness | Rm 125 and Online
Public Meeting

Visual Arts Committee Meeting

December 16
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Hybrid: City Hall | Rm 408 and Online
Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

December 11
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Hybrid: City Hall | Rm 408 and Online
Public Meeting

Community Investments Committee Meeting

December 09
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Hybrid: City Hall | Rm 416 and Online