Public Art Project

Art on Market Street Poster Series

In partnership with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) and Clear Channel, the San Francisco Arts Commission has commissioned new artworks from artists on an annual basis since 1992. 

Now in its 31st year, the Art on Market Street program has partnered with over 120 artists since its inception, commissioning over $1.2 million worth of art, showcasing a wide breadth of artistic styles, themes and topics centered around San Francisco.

Up to four artists are commissioned annually by the Arts Commission to create a series of at least six unique works of art that responds to a theme specific to San Francisco. 

Posters are displayed along Market Street between 7th Street and the Embarcadero at 15 SFMTA transit shelters.


The 2024 Art on Market Street Poster Series theme is  devoted to the San Francisco Bay Area Native Peoples. Artists that have been selected to be featured in 2024 include: Jesse Hernandez, Kirti Bassendine, and Calixto Robles.

Past Themes:

View the Art on Market Street Poster Archive Here.

What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Executive Committee Meeting

December 18
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Hybrid: 401 Van Ness | Rm 125 and Online
Public Meeting

Visual Arts Committee Meeting

December 16
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Hybrid: City Hall | Rm 408 and Online
Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

December 11
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Hybrid: City Hall | Rm 408 and Online
Public Meeting

Community Investments Committee Meeting

December 09
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Hybrid: City Hall | Rm 416 and Online