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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.

Mar 21 2018
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...
Mar 12 2018
SAN FRANCISCO – For its 2018 Art on Market Street Poster Series, the San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) invited artists to respond to “what it means to be a Sanctuary...
Feb 5 2018
SAN FRANCISCO – After a nationwide search, the San Francisco Arts Commission is pleased to announce that Barbara Mumby-Huerta is the new program director for the Commission’s Community Investments Program...
Jan 26 2018
SAN FRANCISCO —Mayor Mark Farrell today announced Yuan Yuan Tan, internationally renowned ballet icon and principal dancer for San Francisco Ballet, as the 2018 Mayor’s Art Award recipient. Prior to...
Jan 22 2018
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries (SFAC Galleries) is pleased to announce The Retrieval , a solo exhibition of works by Bay Area artist Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle...
Jan 18 2018
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Arts Commission, with funding from the Office of Economic and Workforce Development and in partnership with the Recreation and Park Department, will mount an...

What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

June 25
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2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

June 25
/
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

June 25
/
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

July 16 to May 20
/
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125