Visitors enjoy the 2011 MFA Graduate Exhibition at the Winery SF on Treasure Island.

Exhibitions + Public Programs

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
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 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, Graduate Lecture Series

It Is Difficult

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April 26, 2014
Public Events, Walter and McBean Galleries

Curated by Hesse McGraw and Aaron Spangler

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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 15-18, 2014
Public Special Events

SFAI artists transform the Old Mint, a national historic landmark, with installations in the bank...

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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 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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