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.

May 8 2017
SAN FRANCISCO - In 2002, Tabitha Soren (fine art photographer and former reporter for MTV News, ABC News and NBC News), started photographing the new draft picks for the Oakland...
Apr 11 2017
The SFAC Galleries is pleased to present Sugar Circus , a two-person exhibition produced in partnership with Creativity Explored and presented at C+M (Coffee and Milk) War Memorial. Sugar Circus...
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.

What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Community Arts, Education & Grants Committee Meeting

July 11
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Full Arts Commission Meeting

July 10
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

City Hall | Rm 416
Public Meeting

Executive Committee Meeting

July 24
12:30 PM to 2:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Street Artists Committee Meeting

July 12
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125