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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 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...
May 14 2019
A closing party on May 18 will mark the successful run of Charles Gadeken’s 50-foot LED light sculpture, SQUARED, which will be replaced by Dana Albany’s Tara Mechani on June...
May 2 2019
SAN FRANCISCO, April 29, 2019 – Brooklyn-based artist and child art enthusiast, Brian Belott, who will be featured in the Whitney Museum’s 2019 Biennial, came across Rhoda Kellogg’s name again...
Mar 20 2019
SAN FRANCISCO - There were many moments that collectively sparked the gay liberation movement, most notably the Stonewall riots in 1969. Through the late 1960s and the 1980s, activism was...

What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Advisory Committee of Street Artists and Crafts Examiners

January 07
/
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Advisory Committee of Street Artists and Crafts Examiners

January 07
/
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Advisory Committee of Street Artists and Crafts Examiners

January 07
/
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Advisory Committee of Street Artists and Crafts Examiners

January 07
/
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125