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Featured Event/Exhibition
Allison Smith
Friday, Jul 08, 2016, 6:30PM
SFAI Lecture Hall
800 Chestnut Street
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Alumni, We Need Your Support
Double your impact and help make the new Graduate Center at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture a reality!

The Wilhelm Family Foundation has generously offered to provide a one-to-one match to alumni who make new donations of $1,000 or more to SFAI’s Making History Campaign.

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In Depth: Faculty
Brett Reichman

A Conversation on the State of Queer Art
Associate Professor Bret Reichman and former student Daniel Samaniego (MFA, 2011) consider their perspectives on queer art and how they're subverting realism.

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Make Art Here
Summer 2016

Expand your skills and interests with a Public Education evening or weekend course - noncredit and always unique.

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Degree Programs
SFAI is where bold questions and adventurous ideas take shape.

SFAI connects students to the world of art and criticism, positioning them to become future culture-makers and thought-leaders.

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AIR: Mariana Castillo Deball

A look inside Feathered Changes, Serpent Disappearances. On view through July 30 at Walter and McBean Galleries. 

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In Focus: MFA Graduates

Discover diverse practices, perspectives, and processes with graduating MFA artists Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Francis Calimlim, and Marcela Pardo Ariza. 

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New on (im)material

"What does it mean to have 'work' that’s 'art' versus 'work' that’s 'labor?'”

Explore Kaitlin Trataris' (MFA 2016) art/work, which examines food as a source to critique American ideologies and inequalities.

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Question-seekers welcome. Explore the world through Art + Ideas.

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Academic Calendar

Find out what’s coming up.

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Graduate Lecture Series

Engage with major thought-leaders.

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