Press Room

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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.

Aug 4 2017
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries (SFAC Galleries) is pleased to announce An idea of a boundary , a group exhibition curated by SFAC Galleries Associate Curator...
Jun 22 2017
SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts (MCCLA) and the San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) announce the completion of the restoration of iconic mural, Spirit of...
Jun 20 2017
SAN FRANCISCO — The nonprofit arts and culture industry generates $1.45 billion in annual economic activity in the City and County of San Francisco, helping to support 39,699 full-time equivalent...
Jun 19 2017
SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2017– Long before Instagram and SnapChat made pocket-sized images of your favorite celebrity or sports hero a hot commodity, there was the trading card. Local artist...
Jun 16 2017
SAN FRANCISCO, June 16, 2017—Americans for the Arts today honors 49 outstanding public arts projects created in 2016 through the Public Art Network Year in Review program, the only national...
Jun 14 2017
300 acres of expansive open space and parkland will feature a diversity of public art projects and programs by artists of local, national and international renown SAN FRANCISCO, June 14,...

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