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Featured Events/Exhibitions
Opening Reception: Vanguard Revisited: Poetic Politics & Black Futures
Saturday, Jan 26, 2019, 5:00PM
Walter and McBean Galleries
SFAI—Chestnut Street Campus
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Situational: The Body in Contemporary Painting
Saturday, Feb 09, 2019, 10:00AM
Osher Lecture Hall
800 Chestnut Street
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SFAI Alumni Critique Group (Spring 2019)
Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019, 7:30PM
Studio 18
800 Chestnut Street
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Alumni Reception: A+: Works by Susan Hauptman, Irene Pijoan and Richard Sheehan
Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019, 6:00PM
Main Gallery
SFAI—Fort Mason Campus
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SFAI Alumni Spotlight


Get an inside look at the making of Alicia McCarthy’s (BFA 1994) Market and 7th Street mural. 

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Painting Symposium


SFAI’s Painting Department is thrilled to announce Situational: The Body in Contemporary Painting—a one-day symposium with renowned British artist Jenny Saville, SF curatorial leader Claudia Schmuckli, and more.

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SFAI History


SFAI has a rich and deep history of revolutionary culture-makers and thought-leaders. Learn about five radicals who taught at SFAI.

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Faculty Spotlight

Art + Technology Chair Cristóbal Martínez was recently awarded the Fine Prize at Carnegie International with his collective, Postcommodity.  

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Academic Calendar

Find out what’s coming up.

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Engage With Us

This spring, SFAI brings diverse lineup of visiting artists, exhibitions, and events.

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