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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.

Dec 28 2017
SAN FRANCISCO – Since major construction began on the new Central Subway station in Chinatown in 2014, the San Francisco Arts Commission has engaged local artists in beautifying the building...
Nov 3 2017
The next World Cities Culture Summit will take place in San Francisco in 2018, it has been announced on the final day of this year's international conference. The news follows...
Nov 2 2017
Contact: City Administrator’s Office, (415) 554-6272 San Francisco, CA – The new Office of the Chief Medical Examiner building, designed for resiliency to serve the growing needs of a 21st-century...
Oct 30 2017
Bay Area artist Kota Ezawa pays homage to The Beatles and Piet Mondrian in the San Francisco Arts Commission’s latest public art installation SAN FRANCISCO, October 30, 2017 – The...
Sep 27 2017
Sarah Hotchkiss’s Market Street Poster Series adds fresh voices to the Summer of Love narrative with a focus on printed material published by the Black Panther Party and LGBTQ societies...
Sep 18 2017
SAN FRANCISCO, September 18, 2017 - The San Francisco Arts Commission and the San Francisco Planning Department issued a Call for Artists for a new Artist in Residence (AIR) initiative...

What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Street Artists Screenings

March 06
/
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Street Artists Screenings

March 06
/
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Street Artists Screenings

March 06
/
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Street Artists Screenings

March 06
/
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125