The Art Association Napa Valley is a private, nonprofit arts organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for the Napa Valley by supporting arts and culture throughout the county. We provide funding, advocacy, marketing and exhibition oppo... more
Art SF's mission is to create a foundation on which the community of San Francisco's visual and performing artists can develop unity and solidarity, in order to promote prosperity and self-sufficiency as one evolving entity. In order to fulfill our... more
In 1986, California Lawyers for the Arts (C.L.A.) and the San Francisco Arts Commission developed ArtHouse as a joint program to respond to the acute need of artists for affordable space in which to live and work in the Bay Area. ArtHouse has since e... more
The Artists Guild puts on outdoor, gallery-quality art exhibits in San Francisco city parks-such as Washington Square in North Beach, the Marina Green, and Golden Gate Park opposite the deYoung Museum. Other exhibi... more
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The Arts of Fashion Foundation is a 501(c) (3), public, non-profit organization, linking both academics and professionals alike and is dedicated in fostering international cultural exchange through the creation of a variety of educational event... more
A non-profit arts organization dedicated to the promotion, documentation and preservation of the works and lives of Asian American women artists in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Advocacy. Visibility. Mentorship. more
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Brava! for Women in the Arts! is a professional arts organization committed to producing, presenting and cultivating live art celebrating the intersection of feminism and multiculturism that ignites social change and empowers community. Located... more
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Brush Fire Painting Workshops welcome you to use painting as a tool to explore creativity by focusing on the experience of putting the paintbrush to paper rather than on the final product. Whether you are a professional or an amateur painter, we have... more
The mission of the Burning Man Project is to facilitate and extend the culture that has issued from the Burning Man event into a larger world. This culture forms an integrated pattern of values, experience, and behavior: a coherent and widely applica... more
California Lawyers for the Arts is a non- profit service organization founded in 1974 by lawyers and artists. C.L.A.'s programs and services are designed to help artists understand and apply legal concepts. CLA provides lawyer referrals, dispute reso... more
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The CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts is a nonprofit institution established in 1998 in San Francisco at California College of the Arts. It serves as a forum for the presentation and discussion of international contemporary art and cura... more
Since 1980, City Arts & Lectures has presented programs covering a wide range of cultural perspectives. We host compelling figures whose work in literature, criticism, science, and the arts inspires us. We present events in an elegant theater setting... more
We Believe: 1. Art, Manufacturing and Technology are symbiotic; and that 2. Businesses should improve the human condition. more
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Community Music Center is a nonprofit music school and performance space founded in 1921 with the mission of making high quality music accessible to all people, regardless of their financial status. CMC is the Bay Area's oldest community arts organiz... more
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CounterPULSE provides support and low cost resources for emerging artists. CounterPULSE is an incubator space to create socially relevant, diverse, grassroots art and activism. The center provides low-cost access and technical support to under-serv... more
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Creativity Explored is a nonprofit visual arts center for artists with developmental disabilities. Since 1983, Creativity Explored has been helping Bay Area adults with developmental disabilities create, exhibit and sell original artwork. More than 1... more
Our mission is to heal the divides within us and between us through the stories of Asia and Asian America. We build cultural bridges that celebrate our humanity, embrace our differences and create compassionate communities through the performance of... more
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Fivepoints Arthouse is an artist-run alternative space in San Francisco. Fivepoints seeks to challenge traditional notions of what the creative space can be. By exhibiting, significant, engaging and challenging works of art as well as conceptual... more
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Funkanometry San Francisco Dance Company is a 501(c)(3) non-profit performing arts organization renowned in the Bay Area for their cutting-edge choreography, stylistic versatility, and professionalism. Established in 2002, Funkanometry SF's servic... more
Our mission is to originate and present contemporary art exhibitions, educational programs and community outreach in order to inspire people to experience the world in new ways. more
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Gray Area's mission is to apply art and technology to create positive social impact through education, civic engagement, and public programs. We use digital tools to create art and design projects that benefit society. We test and scale projects wit... more
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The Hunters Point Shipyard Artists (HPSA) are the largest community of artists in the United States, more than 250 artists in working studios. We are located in the former U.S. naval shipyard of San Francisco, Hunters Point Shipyard. We are ope... more
We're a photography studio in business since 2009, based in the San Francisco Bay Area. We specialize in architecture and fine art photography, and do commercial work for resorts around the world. We've participated in several prominent art fairs, an... more
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In recent years, the artists in Building 103 and The Point’s metal sculptors were evicted by the Navy due to extensive and necessary remediation work. The Point landlords found a suitable home for the metal artists located two miles from the Sh... more
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The Istituto Italiano di Cultura of San Francisco promotes Italian language, culture, and the best of Italy in its assigned consular area (Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, Montana, Alaska, Hawaii and the Pacific Islands) by... more
The mission of Kearny Street Workshop is to produce and present art that enriches and empowers Asian Pacific American communities. Our vision is to achieve a more just society by connecting Asian Pacific American(APA) artists with community members t... more
Kularts, is a Bay Area community-based arts organization whose mission is to inform and expand the understanding of American Pilipino culture through works that address contemporary issues in our community; to preserve the spirit and integrity of anc... more
McEvoy Foundation for the Arts (MFA) presents art and creative experiences through exhibitions, conversations, screenings, and live events that engage, expand, and challenge themes within the McEvoy Family Collection. MFA is distinguished in its comm... more
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We are a non-profit organized to ensure that artists not only survive but thrive in San Francisco. more
millard is a collaboration of two local artists . Diana Smith has a background in fashion illustration, while her partner Ezra Livingston has a history in working with graffiti.  more
Million Fishes is an incubating program for emerging artists of visual art, film making, choreography / dance, music, conceptual art, new media, interactive art, interarts, and writing to build the tools necessary to establish themselves as contribut... more
Mission Artists United is a bunch of Mission artists who have gotten together to find ways to promote the art that’s happening in our neighborhood. We organize a neighborhood-wide Open Studios event each year in spring. If you're making art in... more
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NEQA/Communications is part of Quinn Associates, a business that is dedicated to the fundraising and promotion needs of small and mid-size performing arts organizations. Quinn Associates has been in business for 20 years, NEQA/Communications was lau... more
PhotoAlliance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the understanding, appreciation and creation of contemporary photography. We are artists, students, professionals, amateurs, enthusiasts, and collectors. Our goal is to foster connecti... more
Public Glass is San Francisco's nonprofit center for creation and education in the glass arts. We offer classes in glassblowing, fusing/slumping, flamework, casting and neon. Beginners to advanced as well as specialty classes are offered year-round.... more
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Quinn Associates, has for 20 years, provided the greater Bay Area performing arts community with professional fundraising and strategic planning services.  Quinn Associates also runs NEQA / Communications, specializing in public relations and ma... more
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Root Division is an organization of Bay Area artists working for a livable existence in an arts and arts education community. By combining forces with artist-teachers, local schools, audiences, individuals and foundations, Root Division creates an ec... more
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We are a nonprofit organization that specializes in incubating new performing art through residencies, workshops and performances. more
The San Francisco Artist Network Mission is to • heighten awareness and understanding of the visual arts, through education, outreach, and service to visual artists • encourage and provide resources for the professional development of visua... more
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The San Francisco Center for the Book is a place where people can learn to make books--doing their own letterpress printing, artwork and binding--even if they've never made a book before. We offer daytime and evening classes, on weekends and weekdays... more
The San Francisco Chamber Orchestra is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to making classical music accessible to audiences of all ages and backgrounds across the Bay Area by providing fully professional, admission-free concerts and ed... more
The San Francisco Museum and Historical Society’s mission is to preserve, interpret, present, and disseminate historical data, information, and knowledge relating to the City and County of San Francisco so as to enhance the experience of living... more
San Francisco Women Artists is a non-profit organization dedicated to the furtherance of women in the visual fine arts. Since its inception in the late 1880's as a sketch club it has been in continuous operation. In 1924, then known as the Society of... more
The SFMOMA Artists Gallery is a professional resource for renting, buying, and viewing affordable, original art. The gallery represents many emerging local Northern California artists. The gallery provides great exposure for these artists in a histor... more
Since 1992 Sixth Street Photography Workshop (SSPW) has been expanding the depth and breadth of the creative practice of photography and photographic representation in the Bay by offering free access to equipment plus tuition-free classes and worksho... more
Our mission is to connect and inspire women as community. We are doing this through our web site www.spiralmuse.org, women's circles, community gatherings, a mentoring program for women and our new home that houses women-run businesses. more
Welcome to The Convent Arts Collective, torch-bearer of San Francisco’s legacy as a mecca for the arts. In addition to being an integrated live-work space, The Convent plays host to a variety of community gatherings including music, comedy, fil... more
The Garage is an artist-fueled space, focusing on expanding ongoing dialog and understanding between artists, curators and the public. more
growlery \grou-‘ler-ē\ noun; a place of refuge or retreat. The Growlery is a privately run artist residency centrally located in San Francisco’s historic Haight-Ashbury neighborhood. Residencies at the Growlery range from one to thr... more