Our Role & Impact
The San Francisco Arts Commission is the city agency that champions the arts

We believe that a creative cultural environment is essential to the city’s well-being and we strive to integrate the arts into all aspects of city life.

Yeye Suarez dancing for the crowd during 2 Blocks of Art in San Francisco. Photo by Glenn Halog

About Us

We believe that the transformative power of art is critical to strengthening neighborhoods, building infrastructure and fostering positive social change.


Arts Commission programs foster creativity and ensure broad access to high quality arts and culture for residents and visitors alike.

Public Meetings

The San Francisco Arts Commission is committed to open government. Any member of the public is welcome to attend our meetings and provide public comment.

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What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Full Arts Commission Meeting

October 02
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

City Hall | Rm 416
Public Meeting

Executive Committee Meeting

September 25
12:30 PM to 2:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Community Arts, Education & Grants Committee Meeting

October 10
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Street Artists Committee Meeting

September 13
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125