Current Press Releases
FEBRUARY 2, 2022
THE UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO AND SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE TO EXPLORE THE INTEGRATION OF ACADEMIC ART PROGRAMS, OPERATIONS
The leadership of two renowned educational institutions, the University of San Francisco (USF) and the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), announced today they have signed a letter of intent to explore integrating operations and academic programs in the arts to elevate the next generation of artists.
MAY 22, 2021
143RD COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY CLASS OF 2021
San Francisco Art Institute Class of 2021 Commencement Ceremony.
FEBRUARY 28, 2021
NEW LEADERSHIP OF BOARD OF TRUSTEES
San Francisco Art Institute announces the election of Lonnie Graham as Chair of its Board of Trustees.
FEBRUARY 22, 2021
LAUNCH OF ACCESS50 SCHOLARSHIP FUND
In honor of its 150th anniversary this year, The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) will launch a new scholarship program designed to provide a first-rate education in the fine arts annually to 50 students from underserved backgrounds.
FEBRUARY 4, 2021
SFAI 150 | A SPIRIT OF DISRUPTION
The San Francisco Art Institute celebrates its 150th anniversary with an exhibition and podcast series reflecting on the school’s extraordinary legacy curated by Margaret Tedesco and Leila Weefur.
NOVEMBER 10, 2020
CARLOS VILLA: WORLDS IN COLLISION
Carlos Villa: Worlds in Collision is the first museum retrospective of iconic Filipino-American artist Carlos Villa and is presented as a joint exhibition at both the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) and the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.
OCTOBER 9, 2020
Alumnus and former faculty member Rigo 23 brings his large-scale statue of Leonard Peltier to SFAI's rooftop terrace this fall to gaze across the bay to Alcatraz.
OCTOBER 1, 2019
Art collective Postcommodity focuses its indigenous lens on San Francisco’s sinking Millennium Tower in new sound installation at San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI)
SEPTEMBER 23, 2019
SFAI Receives $94,000 Save America’s Treasures Grant to Restore Recently Discovered New Deal-Era Frescoes
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Photo: SFAI News, Jay DeFeo and Hayward King, October 15, 1962.