Public Art
San Francisco is home to one of the largest and most diverse public art collections in the country.

From the airport to the zoo, the Arts Commission ensures that all city residents, workers and visitors have access to world-class art in everyday settings.

SOMA West Skate Park: Jovi Schnell, The Saturn Clock, 2014. Photo: Ethan Kaplan Photography

Explore the Collection

The Civic Art Collection encompasses over 3,500 objects that range from historic monuments to contemporary works commissioned through the City's percent-for-art program.

Projects in Development

The Arts Commission is currently working on long-term public art projects for several massive capital projects such as the Central Subway, San Francisco International Airport and the new Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit.

Temporary Public Art Projects

Over the years, the Arts Commission has presented temporary art installations by some of the world's greatest artists in some of the city's most iconic public spaces.

What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Street Artists Committee Meeting

July 12
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2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Street Artists Committee Meeting

July 12
/
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Visual Arts Committee Meeting

June 21
/
3:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Community Arts, Education & Grants Committee Meeting

June 13
/
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125