Diego Rivera Gallery

The Diego Rivera Gallery, home to SFAI’s historic Diego Rivera Mural, is a student-directed exhibition space for work by SFAI students.

The gallery provides an opportunity for students from all academic programs to present their work or curate in a gallery setting; to use the space for large-scale installations; or to experiment with artistic concepts and concerns in a public venue.

Students submit applications for exhibitions in November and March annually, and a jury of alumni selects the artists who will exhibit. Students may apply to have an individual show, to participate in a group show, or to curate a show. About 40 shows per year are scheduled and close to 200 students exhibit each year.

HOURS:
Open daily for exhibition and mural viewing
9 am–7 pm

Opening receptions are on Tuesdays, with an artist talk at 5:30 PM and a reception from 5–7 pm.

Look Inside 

From the opening reception of Choose Where You Sit, October 4, 2016. Video courtesy of Sachi Moskowitz (BFA Sculpture, 2016).


Past Events

Opening Reception: 2017 BFA Fall Exhibition
Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017
5:00PM
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2017 BFA Fall Exhibition
Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 - Friday, Dec 8, 2017
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Opening Reception: WHOOPS!
Thursday, Nov 16, 2017
6:30PM
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WHOOPS!
Monday, Nov 13, 2017 - Friday, Nov 24, 2017
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Alumni Weekend 2017
Friday, Nov 10, 2017 - Saturday, Nov 11, 2017
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Alumni Exhibition: Le Salon de Diego
Monday, Nov 6, 2017 - Sunday, Nov 12, 2017
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Material Translations
Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017
5:30PM
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Material Translations
Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017
5:30PM
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Opening Reception: FOOTWORK
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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FOOTWORK
Sunday, Oct 15, 2017 - Saturday, Oct 21, 2017
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Opening Reception: Portraits in Ceramics
Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Portraits in Ceramics
Sunday, Oct 8, 2017 - Saturday, Oct 14, 2017
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The Open Book Show
Sunday, Oct 1, 2017 - Saturday, Oct 7, 2017
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Opening Reception: HELL
Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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HELL
Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 - Saturday, Sep 30, 2017
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Opening Reception: In My Blood
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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In My Blood
Monday, Sep 18, 2017 - Saturday, Sep 23, 2017
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Opening Reception: Poetics of Displacement
Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Poetics of Displacement
Sunday, Sep 10, 2017 - Saturday, Sep 16, 2017
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Opening Reception: Internal Something
Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Internal Something
Sunday, Sep 3, 2017 - Saturday, Sep 9, 2017
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Opening Reception: Languages of (A)scape
Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Languages of (A)scape
Friday, Aug 25, 2017 - Saturday, Sep 2, 2017
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Opening Reception: Lightly Heavy
Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Lightly Heavy
Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 - Saturday, Aug 26, 2017
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Opening Reception: Forbearance in Finitude
Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Forbearance in Finitude
Sunday, Aug 6, 2017 - Saturday, Aug 12, 2017
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Opening Reception: I Bruise Easily
Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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I Bruise Easily
Sunday, Jul 30, 2017 - Saturday, Aug 5, 2017
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Opening Reception: Frida’s Mustache
Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017
5:00PM
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Frida’s Mustache
Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 - Saturday, Jul 29, 2017
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Opening Reception: Below the Threshold
Friday, Jul 21, 2017
5:00PM - 6:30PM
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Below The Threshold
Sunday, Jul 16, 2017 - Saturday, Jul 22, 2017
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Closing Reception: 2017 Low-Residency Juried Exhibition
Friday, Jul 7, 2017
8:00PM - 9:30PM
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2017 Low-Residency Juried Exhibition: Skins and Selves
Sunday, Jul 2, 2017 - Saturday, Jul 8, 2017
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Opening Reception: Articulated Identities
Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017
5:00PM
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Articulated Identities
Sunday, Jun 4, 2017 - Friday, Jun 9, 2017
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Opening Reception: BFA Exhibition
Sunday, May 21, 2017
4:00PM - 6:00PM
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BFA Exhibition
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - Saturday, May 27, 2017
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Opening Reception: You’re welcome.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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You’re welcome. Sincerely Diana, Criselda, and Kezia.
Sunday, May 7, 2017 - Saturday, May 13, 2017
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Opening Reception: Eponymous
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Eponymous
Monday, May 1, 2017 - Saturday, May 6, 2017
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Opening Reception: Evolving Office
Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Evolving Office: An Arte Útil Project
Sunday, Apr 16, 2017 - Saturday, Apr 22, 2017
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Opening Reception: Figuratively Speaking
Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Figuratively Speaking
Sunday, Apr 9, 2017 - Saturday, Apr 15, 2017
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Opening Reception: Agartha
Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Opening Reception: Dream Variations (Part One)
Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017
12:45PM
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Dream Variations (Part One)
Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017 - Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017
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Agartha
Sunday, Apr 2, 2017 - Saturday, Apr 8, 2017
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Opening Reception: Not Without My Sketches
Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Not Without My Sketches
Monday, Mar 27, 2017 - Saturday, Apr 1, 2017
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Opening Reception: 8 Ways to Respond to a Plastic Sphere
Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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8 Ways to Respond to a Plastic Sphere
Sunday, Mar 12, 2017 - Saturday, Mar 25, 2017
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Opening Reception: The Optics of Inbetweenness
Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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The Optics of Inbetweenness
Sunday, Mar 5, 2017 - Saturday, Mar 11, 2017
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Opening Reception: Ñ
Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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(eñe)
Monday, Feb 27, 2017 - Saturday, Mar 4, 2017
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Opening Reception: Inadequacy
Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Inadequacy
Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 - Friday, Feb 24, 2017
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Opening Reception: Hyper Femme // Heavenly Flesh
Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Hyper Femme // Heavenly Flesh
Sunday, Feb 12, 2017 - Saturday, Feb 18, 2017
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Opening Reception: Assembling(de)Assembling
Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Assembling(de)Assembling
Sunday, Feb 5, 2017 - Saturday, Feb 11, 2017
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Opening Reception: Alternative Dementia
Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Alternate Dementia
Monday, Jan 30, 2017 - Saturday, Feb 4, 2017
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Opening Reception: The Wine Club
Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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The Wine Club
Sunday, Jan 22, 2017 - Saturday, Jan 28, 2017
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City Studio Exhibition
Monday, Dec 12, 2016 - Saturday, Dec 17, 2016
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Opening Reception: Portrayal(l)
Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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BFA Exhibition: Portrayal(l)
Monday, Dec 5, 2016 - Saturday, Dec 10, 2016
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Opening Reception: Presence/Absence
Thursday, Dec 1, 2016
7:00PM - 9:00PM
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Post-Bac Exhibition
Monday, Nov 28, 2016 - Saturday, Dec 3, 2016
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Roommates
Monday, Nov 21, 2016 - Saturday, Nov 26, 2016
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Opening Reception: Interpreting Sontag - Collaborative Project Exhibition
Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Interpreting Sontag - Collaborative Project Exhibition
Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 - Saturday, Nov 19, 2016
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Alumni Exhibition
Monday, Nov 7, 2016 - Monday, Nov 14, 2016
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Superficial…
Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016 - Saturday, Nov 5, 2016
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Opening Reception: Superficial…
Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Opening Reception: 10-Second Works
Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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10-Second Works
Sunday, Oct 23, 2016 - Saturday, Oct 29, 2016
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Opening Reception: Layered Perceptions
Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Layered Perceptions
Sunday, Oct 16, 2016 - Saturday, Oct 22, 2016
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Opening Reception: The New Wrinkle
Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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The New Wrinkle
Monday, Oct 10, 2016 - Saturday, Oct 15, 2016
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Opening Reception: Choose Where You SIt
Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Choose Where You Sit
Monday, Oct 3, 2016 - Saturday, Oct 8, 2016
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Opening Reception: En Regla Open Studio: Cuba 2016
Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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EN REGLA OPEN STUDIO: CUBA 2016
Monday, Sep 26, 2016 - Saturday, Oct 1, 2016
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Opening Reception: Material Bodies
Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Individual Group Show
Monday, Sep 19, 2016 - Saturday, Sep 24, 2016
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Material Bodies
Monday, Sep 19, 2016 - Saturday, Sep 24, 2016
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/S3B.S3.KW3NS/
Sunday, Sep 11, 2016 - Saturday, Sep 17, 2016
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INAPPROPRIATE
Monday, Sep 5, 2016
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Opening Reception: Artstar
Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Artstar
Sunday, Jun 19, 2016 - Saturday, Jun 25, 2016
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Opening Reception: BFA Exhibition
Sunday, May 15, 2016
4:00PM - 6:00PM
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Opening Reception: Urban Legends
Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Urban Legends
Sunday, Mar 27, 2016 - Saturday, Apr 2, 2016
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