Arts Commission

The Arts Commission on Monday gave final approval for the removal of the "Early Days" statue,

Historic Preservation Commission to vote on removal of controversial ‘Early Days’ statue

A city commission is expected to vote later this month on the…

 

The western wall inside the Mothers Building at the San Francisco Zoo, which faces the ocean, is in particular need of restoration having sustained moisture-related damage over the years. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF looks for sources of funding to restore historic Mothers Building

A handful of animals at the San Francisco Zoo are in need…

 

San Francisco examining ways to stem tide of artist displacement

San Francisco examining ways to stem tide of artist displacement

Below-market-rate housing expressly for artists can’t come fast enough in San Francisco,…

 

Michael Addario, a longtime street artist in San Francisco, has been combing over archives of the struggles artists went through with The City just to sell their wares. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Photographer strives to protect SF street artist movement’s past and future

Michael Addario, 62, is a longtime San Francisco street artist who has…

Michael Addario, a longtime street artist in San Francisco, has been combing over archives of the struggles artists went through with The City just to sell their wares. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Santiago Alonso creates bicycles made of aluminum and plastic near the Ferry Building. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

City crafts new plan for street artists

Under an overcast sky Monday afternoon, Santiago Alonso twisted wire into the…

Santiago Alonso creates bicycles made of aluminum and plastic near the Ferry Building. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Zula Jones, left, and Nazly Mohajer, right, were reportedly recorded saying questionable things. (Luke Thomas-Fog City Journal/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mayor donates value of tainted political contributions to San Francisco

Reacting to allegations two women laundered campaign money, Mayor Ed Lee donated…

Zula Jones, left, and Nazly Mohajer, right, were reportedly recorded saying questionable things. (Luke Thomas-Fog City Journal/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Artists facing displacement from their homes, studios or apartments is a growing concern in San Francisco. The Redlick Building at 17th and Mission streets is one such place where artists face displacement because their landlord may not renew their lease. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SF Arts Commission reaches out to SF artists for work space displacement stories

The Arts Commission has spent a considerable amount of time lately discussing…

Artists facing displacement from their homes, studios or apartments is a growing concern in San Francisco. The Redlick Building at 17th and Mission streets is one such place where artists face displacement because their landlord may not renew their lease. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Nathaniel Y. Downes/special to the s.f. examinerThe west side of the Bill Graham Auditorium is the first project the Public Art Trust — a relatively new city entity — will seek artists to pitch ideas. The $1.5 million for the project comes Emerald Fund

San Francisco’s two-year-old Public Art Trust to produce its first work

Public art may play a much larger role in San Francisco as…

Nathaniel Y. Downes/special to the s.f. examinerThe west side of the Bill Graham Auditorium is the first project the Public Art Trust — a relatively new city entity — will seek artists to pitch ideas. The $1.5 million for the project comes Emerald Fund
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerCover ’em up: Plastic sheeting covers a mural where a leak believed to be caused by recent rainstorms allowed water into Coit Tower.

Rain seeps into Coit Tower, but damage to murals is averted

Recent rainstorms have aggravated leaks at Coit Tower, where roof repairs were…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerCover ’em up: Plastic sheeting covers a mural where a leak believed to be caused by recent rainstorms allowed water into Coit Tower.

Former San Francisco arts chief defends his out-of-town work

For two weeks in April, former Arts Commission Director Luis Cancel collected…

San Francisco Arts Commission Executive Director Luis Cancel quits amid controversy

Arts Commission Executive Director Luis Cancel has resigned as the head of…

List of artists for Central Subway project whittled down

The list of hundreds of artists eager to beautify three new Muni…

Arts budget makes hacks to cultural centers

So it happened; The City’s cultural centers that for decades have incubated…

49er part of Arts Commission speaker series

If you’re a football fan, you know that Vernon Davis is the…

Newsom reappoints two to Small Business Commission

Mayor Gavin Newsom has reappointed Richard Ventura and Luke O’Brien to the…

Adolph Sutro bust coming to City Hall

The City has commissioned a bust of Adolph Sutro for placement in…