ONLINE ART APPRECIATION COURSE

Get a head start on your college education. Skip the texbook.

Learn about women in art, ancient civilizations, important artistic movements, ideas that were ahead of their time, and stolen art piled up in the world’s greatest museums and palaces, aka ‘the canon’.

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Featured Events/Exhibitions
Closing Reception: More Than 700 Years
Thursday, Aug 29, 2019, 5:00PM
Walter and McBean Galleries
SFAI—Chestnut Street Campus
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AXA Traveling Art Prize Exhibition
Friday, Sep 6, 2019 - Monday, Oct 7, 2019
Main Gallery at Fort Mason
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Undergrad Open House
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019, 10:00AM
SFAI—Chestnut Street Campus
800 Chestnut Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Grad Open House
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019, 10:00AM
SFAI—Fort Mason Campus
2 Marina Blvd (Pier 2), San Francisco, CA 94123
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Legacy Meets Legacy


Iconic photographer and SFAI alum Annie Leibovitz visited the stunning CAROLANDS Château on June 13, 2019 for a lively celebration with SFAI. At the close of the evening, Leibovitz remarked of her unparalleled career: “I truly am here because of the San Francisco Art Institute.”

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Venue Rentals


Looking for a space to hold your wedding, meeting, conference, or corporate event?

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APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2020 NOW OPEN!


SFAI alumni are invited to apply for the International MFA degree at China Academy of Art (CAA).

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Faculty Interviews

Curator Ángel Rafael Vázquez-Concepción interviews Artist James Claussen in new podcast series!

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Academic Calendar

Find out what’s coming up.

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Engage With Us

This summer, SFAI brings a diverse lineup of visiting artists, exhibitions, and events to campus.

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