San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco

4.8
#22 of 48 in Museums in San Francisco
Art Museum · Hidden Gem · Educational Site
San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) is a private college of contemporary art in San Francisco, California. Founded in 1871, SFAI is one of the oldest art schools in the United States and the oldest west of the Mississippi River. Approximately 400 undergraduates and 200 graduate students are enrolled. The institution is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), and is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD).

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  • If you want to see a Diego Rivera mural, this is his most accessible of his three San Francisco murals. It’s also very beautiful and located in a gallery that houses the occasional exhibition.  more »
  • Wonderful Diego Rivera mural which we had all to ourselves! Free entry. Really close to Lombard Street steps, but this is much more enjoyable.  more »
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  • A cool place - when I was there they presented an interesting project. Grants that are funding by buying their crypto-currency.
  • A time&place of transition,exploration of possibilities both banal&mundane!The specific place&Process of Unorthodox Methodology...Aquiring angles of Sight/Vision/ Action&Capturing the possibility of Rebellion,fantastical Destruction and The In between!SFAI/ALCHEMISTS/ARTIST/LEADER'S!

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