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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.

Jun 25 2019
Coming 2021! SFO Museum Debuts Permanent Exhibition Celebrating the Life and Times of Harvey Milk SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2019 – In 1969, San Francisco became one of the first...
Jun 14 2019
SAN FRANCISCO —Americans for the Arts today honored Julie W. Chang’s 23,000-square-foot terrazzo floor at Salesforce Transit Center among 50 outstanding public arts projects created in 2018 through the Public...
May 31 2019
SAN FRANCISCO – A joint program of San Francisco Public Works and the Arts Commission, StreetSmARTS, pairs artists with private property owners who have received Notices of Violation for the...
May 21 2019
SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, 2019 - The concept of "sanctuary city" has figured significantly in recent discussions about immigration, whereby sanctuary cities are framed as “pro-migrant,” particularly in opposition to...
May 20 2019
SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2019 – The San Francisco Arts Commission announces the completion of a new large-scale, site-specific public art project by Johanna Grawunder at San Francisco International Airport...
May 15 2019
SAN FRANCISCO – For the San Francisco Arts Commission’s latest Art on Market Street Poster Series, Bay Area artist Kate Rhoades illustrates the City’s best-known urban legends in an attempt...

What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Advisory Committee of Street Artists and Crafts Examiners

October 01
/
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Advisory Committee of Street Artists and Crafts Examiners

October 01
/
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Advisory Committee of Street Artists and Crafts Examiners

October 01
/
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Advisory Committee of Street Artists and Crafts Examiners

October 01
/
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125