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PRINCIPAL: MFA Exhibition

PRINCIPAL: MFA Exhibition
Thu, 05/15/2014 - Sun, 05/18/2014
The Old Mint
88 5th Street at Mission
San Francisco, CA,
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Sun, 05/18/2014 - 20:00

SFAI artists transform the Old Mint, a national historic landmark, with installations in the bank vaults, ballrooms, brick-lined hallways, courtyards, and every crevice between.

Graduate Open Studios

Graduate Open Studios
Sat, 04/19/2014 - 12:00 - 17:00
Third Street Graduate Center
2565 Third Street (between 22nd and 23rd)
San Francisco,
CA
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Sat, 04/19/2014 - 17:50

SFAI opens the doors of its graduate studios in this once-yearly event, offering a rare gimpse into the working processes of 150+ contemporary artists.

BFA Exhibition

BFA Exhibition
Thu, 05/15/2014 - Sat, 05/24/2014

Opening Reception » Thursday, May 15, 5–7 pm

Second Reception, Performances, Film and Video Screening » Saturday, May 17 following Commencement
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Sat, 05/24/2014 - 18:00

Join SFAI for the 2014 BFA Exhibition—an annual exhibition showcasing multidisciplinary work and performance practices of emerging artists from the BFA, BA, and Post-Baccalaureate programs.
 

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS

Commencement Ceremony

Commencement Ceremony
Sat, 05/17/2014 - 10:00
Nourse Theater
275 Hayes Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Sat, 05/17/2014 - 17:00

The 136th Commencement Ceremony celebrates SFAI’s graduating artists and scholars. Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts Recipient Jack Whitten and Douglas G. MacAgy Distinguished Achievement Award Recipient Rebecca Solnit will address the class of 2014 and the public. Reception to follow at SFAI's 800 Chestnut Street campus.

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MA Thesis Symposium

MA Thesis Symposium
Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:00 - 17:00
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Thu, 02/13/2014 - 10:23

Engaging a diverse and interdisciplinary range of topics across global contemporary art prac­tices, the MA Thesis Symposium represents the capstone of a two-year process of research, critical inquiry, and writing, and presents the emerging generation of SFAI scholars to the Bay Area academic community. Reception to follow in the Zellerbach Quad.

Moderated by Claire Daigle, Chair, MA Department.

SFAI CONCENTRATE

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Sun, 10/20/2013 - 17:00

The weekend of October 19 & 20 brings the return of San Francisco Art Institute’s annual, blow-out art party, SFAI CONCENTRATE—a raucous convergence of art, music, food, and mayhem at the historic 800 Chestnut Street campus.

SATURDAY NIGHT » BLOW-OUT ART PARTY

Spring Show 2013

Spring Show 2013
Sat, 05/18/2013 - Sat, 05/25/2013
Free and open to the public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Sat, 05/25/2013 - 17:00

Join SFAI for the 2013 Spring Show, highlighting the work of graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate students. 

MA Thesis Symposium 2013

MA Thesis Symposium 2013
Mon, 05/13/2013 - Tue, 05/14/2013
Free and open to the public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Mon, 04/22/2013 - 17:03

Graduating scholars in SFAI’s Master of Arts programs will present selections of their completed Master’s theses in a two-day-long public event.

Currency: The Moving Image

Currency: The Moving Image
Fri, 05/17/2013 - 13:00 - 17:00
Free and open to the public
Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Fri, 05/17/2013 - 18:00

In conjunction with the Contemporary Jewish Museum, SFAI presents a screening of works by graduating Master of Fine Arts students who excel in the moving image field. 

Paul Dorrell Talk

Paul Dorrell Talk
Thu, 04/25/2013 - 18:00
Free & Open to the Public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Thu, 04/04/2013 - 15:24

Paul Dorrell discusses his book Living the Artist's Life: Updated & Revised.

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