Press Room

What's new with the Commission?

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.

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,...
Jun 5 2017
SAN FRANCISCO - The new Glen Park Canyon Recreation Center features a new public art project by Charles Sowers, a local artist known for seamlessly melding his love of science...
May 31 2017
Starting in early June, travelers passing through San Francisco International Airport’s temporary Terminal 1 will have the opportunity to see acclaimed local artist Jason Jägel transform a blank wall into...

What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Full Arts Commission Meeting

August 07
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

City Hall | Rm 416
Public Meeting

Executive Committee Meeting

August 28
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