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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.

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 10 2018
SAN FRANCISCO, January 10, 2018 – The San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC), in partnership with San Francisco Planning, is pleased to announce the selection of local artist Jenny Odell for...
Jan 8 2018
SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the Treasure Island Art Steering Committee approved finalists to compete for the first three public art projects outlined in the Treasure Island Arts Master Plan released...
Jan 3 2018
The San Francisco Arts Commission debuts a suite of new murals by local artist Sirron Norris in the Pediatric Emergency Department at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. The new artwork,...
Dec 28 2017
SAN FRANCISCO – Since major construction began on the new Central Subway station in Chinatown in 2014, the San Francisco Arts Commission has engaged local artists in beautifying the building...

What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

July 30
/
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

July 30
/
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

July 30
/
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

July 30
/
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125