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Announcing new transfer and graduate scholarships
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Applications are still open
Announcing new transfer and graduate scholarships
Apply Now »
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50 New Scholarships

The Access50 Scholarship Fund provides transfer and graduate students from underserved communities tuition support through graduation. It is a centerpiece of SFAI’s broader effort to combat racial and economic inequity.

Learn more about Access50 »
Donate to the scholarship fund »

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Events + Exhibitions
OPENING: MFA Summer Exhibition
Tuesday, Jul 20, 2021 - Friday, Sep 24, 2021
Diego Rivera Gallery
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Carlos Villa: Worlds in Collision
Friday, Jun 17, 2022 - Saturday, Oct 29, 2022
Walter and McBean Galleries
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Health & Safety
Returning to Campus
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10 Famous Artists
You Didn’t Know Went to SFAI
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Celebrating 150 Years

Inspired by our legacy to always look forward, we have attracted individuals who push beyond boundaries to discover uncharted terrain. SFAI Librarian Jeff Gunderson celebrates our faculty and alumni through a tour of our history.

Take the tour »
Donate to the 150th Campaign »

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Viewbook
A snapshot of life as a transfer or graduate student.
“When I switched to art definitely and entered the San Francisco Art Institute, it was the greatest experience of my life. I loved every minute of it.”

—Enrique Chagoya BFA 1984, Honorary Doctorate 2017, Guggenheim Fellow 2021


Got Questions?

“A lot of art schools teach you technique. At SFAI, they teach you to see.”

—Annie Liebovitz, BFA Photography

Degree Programs »

Look Ahead

Support SFAI by giving to the annual fund.

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