Fort Mason Campus Opening Spectacle
Friday, Nov 10, 2017 - Saturday, Nov 11, 2017
Fort Mason Campus
2 Marina Blvd
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Join us for the free weekend-long Opening Celebration on November 10 + 11, 2017, featuring:

Weekend hours include:

November 10, 2017 | 7–10pm: Fort Mason Campus
November 11, 2017 | 12–5pm: Fort Mason Campus + Chestnut Street Campus


Celebrate emerging artists at our annual all-campus Art Sale + Open Studios—the chance to explore studios and works by over 100 emerging artists at SFAI's new Fort Mason Campus.

In conjunction with the Fort Mason Opening Spectacle and Alumni Weekend, come by for all-day events:

Art Sale + Open Studios—the chance to explore studios and works by over 100 emerging artists

  • All ages art activities
  • Admissions Fall Open House
  • Alumni Events
  • Fort Point Co. beer garden
  • Food
  • And much more!



The Alicia McCarthy commission is just one of a series of new public artist commissions, developed in partnership between SFAI and THE OTHER THING (a creative studio formed in 2013 as an offshoot of THE THING Quarterly), that will take place throughout the inaugural year to activate the public realm in, around, and beyond SFAI’s new building.



1. Photo credit: Robert Campbell and Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture. 2. Photo by Claudine Gossett Photography. 3) Alicia McCarthy creating the commissioned mural for SFAI’s Fort Mason Campus. Photo by Stephanie Smith.