Admissions Events

April 14-18, 2014
Diego Rivera Gallery

Time/Space is a rotating exhibit featuring the work of nine SFAI graduate students. Each student’s work will be isolated in space or in time within the bounds of the week-long show, allowing...

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April 16, 2014
Public Events, Student Events

Join filmmaker Kent Kessinger for a screening of his documentary The Idiocratic Life, which offers an anthropological look at present-day American communes.

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April 17, 2014
Public Events

Julie Tolentino will offer 46 durational performances of approximately 2 hours in collaboration with sound artist and San Francisco Art...

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April 17, 2014
Regional Alumni Reception

Attend a special reception for SFAI friends and alumni in conjunction with the opening of ENERGY THAT IS ALL AROUND: Mission School at NYU's Grey Art Gallery.

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April 18, 2014
Public Events, Graduate Lecture Series

The Fist: Notes on an Athletic Gesture 

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April 18, 2014
Photo Alliance

For over thirty years, Catherine Wagner has observed the built environment as a metaphor for how humans construct cultural identities by examining art museums, science labs, the home, and even Disneyland.

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April 19, 2014
Admissions Events, On Campus Event, Open Houses, Graduate Open Houses, Admissions Special Events

Admitted and prospective graduate students are invited to join SFAI for a Graduate Reception coinciding with the once-yearly Graduate Open Studios event.

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April 19, 2014
Public Special Events

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.

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April 21-26, 2014
Diego Rivera Gallery
The Diego Rivera Gallery is proud to present "RED EIGHT: New Paintings", the first exhibition of...
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April 21-23, 2014
Public Events

Body/Performance:
Poetry Reading Diptych

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April 24-July 26, 2014
Public Events, Walter and McBean Galleries

Working against both correctness and failure, Wrong’s What I Do Best revels in repeated derailments to present the work of artists who prod the edges of our world. 

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April 24, 2014
Public Events, Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series

San Francisco–native Basil Twist has established himself, over a 20-year career, as one of the foremost puppeteers in the United States.

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April 25, 2014
Public Events

Vocal performance by radical opera singer Juliana Snapper.

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April 25, 2014
Public Events, Graduate Lecture Series

It Is Difficult

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April 26, 2014
Admissions Events, On Campus Event, Admissions Special Events

Admitted undergraduate and graduate students and their families are invited to join SFAI for Early Registration Day. Get acquainted with your new community and gain valuable information about student life at SFAI:

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April 26, 2014
Public Events, Walter and McBean Galleries

Curated by Hesse McGraw and Aaron Spangler

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April 30, 2014
Public Events

APPRAISALS: Determining Values in Today's Complex Marketplace » Explore the increasingly complex and essential world of fine art valuation at a panel discussion co-sponsored by Northern California ...

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May 1, 2014
Public Events

Monique Jenkinson will perform her latest project, with a Q&A to follow led by San Francisco Art Institute Visiting Faculty Christian Nagler.

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May 14, 2014
Public Special Events

SFAI's exclusive preview of the 2014 Master of Fine Arts Exhibition: PRINCIPAL in support of scholarships for excellence and diversity in the arts; Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at the Old Mint.

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May 15-23, 2014
Public Special Events, Student Events

Join SFAI for the 2014 BFA Exhibition—an annual exhibition showcasing the multimedia art practices of SFAI's emerging artists across programs.

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May 15, 2014
Public Special Events

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...

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May 15, 2014
Public Special Events, Student Events

SFAI presents works by graduating MFA students, offering an introduction to intriguing new filmmakers.

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May 16-18, 2014
Public Special Events

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.

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May 17, 2014
Public Special Events

Join SFAI in celebrating the accomplishments of its graduating BFA, BA, MFA, MA, and Dual Degree MA/MFA artists and scholars in the 2014 Commencement Ceremony.

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May 17, 2014
Alumni Events

Meet up with alumni for a special after-hours viewing of the 2014 MFA Exhibition PRINCIPAL at the historic Old Mint.

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