Press Room

What's new with the Commission?

Here you will find 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.

Mar 22 2017
The Convention will take place June 15-18 at the Hilton San Francisco, Union Square SAN FRANCISCO—Americans for the Arts, the leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education...
Mar 20 2017
The San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries (SFAC Galleries) announces a dynamic spring season kicking off with Tiny Bubbles a group exhibition curated by independent curator and former gallerist Steven Wolf...
Mar 16 2017
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) Galleries announces the first installment of Sanctuary City , a year-long exhibition and public program series that delves into topics related...
Feb 21 2017
SAN FRANCISCO – In conjunction with the regional 50th anniversary celebration of the Summer of Love, the San Francisco Arts Commission engaged three artists to reexamine this historic event through a contemporary lens for its popular Art on Market Street Poster Series.
Jan 13 2017
Travelers passing through San Francisco International Airport’s Interim Boarding Area B can view a series of silent film shorts inspired by travel and the writings of Danish author Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) through dime-sized peepholes.
Jan 9 2017
SAN FRANCISCO -- Six illuminated sculptures by Hong Kong artist Freeman Lau commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Street Artists Committee Meeting

May 10 to September 13
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Executive Committee Meeting

May 22
12:30 PM to 2:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Visual Arts Committee Meeting

May 17
3:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

May 15
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125