Diego Rivera Gallery

The Diego Rivera Gallery, home to SFAI’s historic Diego Rivera Mural, is a student-directed exhibition space for work by SFAI students.

The gallery provides an opportunity for students from all academic programs to present their work or curate in a gallery setting; to use the space for large-scale installations; or to experiment with artistic concepts and concerns in a public venue.

Students submit applications for exhibitions in November and March annually, and a jury of alumni selects the artists who will exhibit. Students may apply to have an individual show, to participate in a group show, or to curate a show. About 40 shows per year are scheduled and close to 200 students exhibit each year.

HOURS:
Open daily for exhibition and mural viewing
9 am–7 pm

Opening receptions are on Tuesdays, with an artist talk at 5:30 PM and a reception from 5–7 pm.

Look Inside 

From the opening reception of Choose Where You Sit, October 4, 2016. Video courtesy of Sachi Moskowitz (BFA Sculpture, 2016).


Past Events

Opening Reception: City Studio (Spring 2018)
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Opening Reception: BFA Exhibition
Sunday, May 13, 2018
4:00PM - 6:00PM
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BFA Exhibition
Sunday, May 13, 2018 - Friday, May 18, 2018
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Opening Reception: Rich Silences
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
5:00PM
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Post-Bac Exhibition: Rich Silences
Monday, Apr 30, 2018 - Saturday, May 5, 2018
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Opening Reception: Keep The Family Close
Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Keep the Family Close
Monday, Apr 23, 2018 - Saturday, Apr 28, 2018
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Opening Reception: The Emergency Has Been Everyday
Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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The Emergency Has Been Everyday
Sunday, Apr 15, 2018 - Saturday, Apr 21, 2018
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Opening Reception: Too Much Goodness is a Sin
Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Too Much Goodness is a Sin
Sunday, Apr 8, 2018 - Saturday, Apr 14, 2018
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Opening Reception: The Love Below
Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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The Love Below
Sunday, Apr 1, 2018 - Saturday, Apr 7, 2018
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Opening Reception: New Genres Salon
Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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New Genres Salon
Monday, Mar 26, 2018 - Saturday, Mar 31, 2018
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Opening Reception: decay/delay/evade/endure
Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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decay/delay/evade/endure
Monday, Mar 12, 2018 - Saturday, Mar 24, 2018
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Opening Reception: New Images of Woman
Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018
5:00PM
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New Images of Woman
Sunday, Mar 4, 2018 - Saturday, Mar 10, 2018
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Opening Reception: Be A Good Citizen
Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018
5:00PM
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Be A Good Citizen
Sunday, Feb 25, 2018 - Saturday, Mar 3, 2018
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Opening Reception: Aspects of The Contemporary and The Mythic
Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018
5:00PM
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Aspects of The Contemporary and The Mythic
Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 - Saturday, Feb 24, 2018
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Opening Reception: YOU WERE HERE
Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018
5:00PM
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YOU WERE HERE
Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 - Saturday, Feb 17, 2018
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Opening Reception: FLOW
Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018
5:00PM
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FLOW
Sunday, Feb 4, 2018 - Saturday, Feb 10, 2018
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Opening Reception: Narratives
Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Narratives
Sunday, Jan 28, 2018 - Saturday, Feb 3, 2018
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Opening Reception: If Opposites are Equal
Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018
5:00PM
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If Opposites are Equal
Sunday, Jan 21, 2018 - Saturday, Jan 27, 2018
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Opening Reception: Incli(nations)
Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018
5:00PM
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Incli(nations)
Sunday, Jan 14, 2018 - Saturday, Jan 20, 2018
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Opening Reception: 2017 BFA Fall Exhibition
Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017
5:00PM
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2017 BFA Fall Exhibition
Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 - Friday, Dec 8, 2017
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Opening Reception: WHOOPS!
Thursday, Nov 16, 2017
6:30PM
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WHOOPS!
Monday, Nov 13, 2017 - Friday, Nov 24, 2017
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Alumni Weekend 2017
Friday, Nov 10, 2017 - Saturday, Nov 11, 2017
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Alumni Exhibition: Le Salon de Diego
Monday, Nov 6, 2017 - Sunday, Nov 12, 2017
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Material Translations
Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017
5:30PM
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Material Translations
Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017
5:30PM
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Opening Reception: FOOTWORK
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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FOOTWORK
Sunday, Oct 15, 2017 - Saturday, Oct 21, 2017
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Opening Reception: Portraits in Ceramics
Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Portraits in Ceramics
Sunday, Oct 8, 2017 - Saturday, Oct 14, 2017
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The Open Book Show
Sunday, Oct 1, 2017 - Saturday, Oct 7, 2017
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Opening Reception: HELL
Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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HELL
Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 - Saturday, Sep 30, 2017
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Opening Reception: In My Blood
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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In My Blood
Monday, Sep 18, 2017 - Saturday, Sep 23, 2017
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Opening Reception: Poetics of Displacement
Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Poetics of Displacement
Sunday, Sep 10, 2017 - Saturday, Sep 16, 2017
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Opening Reception: Internal Something
Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Internal Something
Sunday, Sep 3, 2017 - Saturday, Sep 9, 2017
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Opening Reception: Languages of (A)scape
Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Languages of (A)scape
Friday, Aug 25, 2017 - Saturday, Sep 2, 2017
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Opening Reception: Lightly Heavy
Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Lightly Heavy
Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 - Saturday, Aug 26, 2017
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Opening Reception: Forbearance in Finitude
Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Forbearance in Finitude
Sunday, Aug 6, 2017 - Saturday, Aug 12, 2017
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Opening Reception: I Bruise Easily
Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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I Bruise Easily
Sunday, Jul 30, 2017 - Saturday, Aug 5, 2017
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Opening Reception: Frida’s Mustache
Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017
5:00PM
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Frida’s Mustache
Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 - Saturday, Jul 29, 2017
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Opening Reception: Below the Threshold
Friday, Jul 21, 2017
5:00PM - 6:30PM
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Below The Threshold
Sunday, Jul 16, 2017 - Saturday, Jul 22, 2017
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Closing Reception: 2017 Low-Residency Juried Exhibition
Friday, Jul 7, 2017
8:00PM - 9:30PM
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2017 Low-Residency Juried Exhibition: Skins and Selves
Sunday, Jul 2, 2017 - Saturday, Jul 8, 2017
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Opening Reception: Articulated Identities
Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017
5:00PM
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Articulated Identities
Sunday, Jun 4, 2017 - Friday, Jun 9, 2017
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Opening Reception: BFA Exhibition
Sunday, May 21, 2017
4:00PM - 6:00PM
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BFA Exhibition
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - Saturday, May 27, 2017
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Opening Reception: You’re welcome.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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You’re welcome. Sincerely Diana, Criselda, and Kezia.
Sunday, May 7, 2017 - Saturday, May 13, 2017
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Opening Reception: Eponymous
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Eponymous
Monday, May 1, 2017 - Saturday, May 6, 2017
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Opening Reception: Evolving Office
Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Evolving Office: An Arte Útil Project
Sunday, Apr 16, 2017 - Saturday, Apr 22, 2017
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Opening Reception: Figuratively Speaking
Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Figuratively Speaking
Sunday, Apr 9, 2017 - Saturday, Apr 15, 2017
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Opening Reception: Agartha
Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Opening Reception: Dream Variations (Part One)
Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017
12:45PM
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Dream Variations (Part One)
Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017 - Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017
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Agartha
Sunday, Apr 2, 2017 - Saturday, Apr 8, 2017
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Opening Reception: Not Without My Sketches
Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Not Without My Sketches
Monday, Mar 27, 2017 - Saturday, Apr 1, 2017
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Opening Reception: 8 Ways to Respond to a Plastic Sphere
Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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8 Ways to Respond to a Plastic Sphere
Sunday, Mar 12, 2017 - Saturday, Mar 25, 2017
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Opening Reception: The Optics of Inbetweenness
Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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The Optics of Inbetweenness
Sunday, Mar 5, 2017 - Saturday, Mar 11, 2017
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Opening Reception: Ñ
Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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(eñe)
Monday, Feb 27, 2017 - Saturday, Mar 4, 2017
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Opening Reception: Inadequacy
Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Inadequacy
Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 - Friday, Feb 24, 2017
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Opening Reception: Hyper Femme // Heavenly Flesh
Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Hyper Femme // Heavenly Flesh
Sunday, Feb 12, 2017 - Saturday, Feb 18, 2017
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Opening Reception: Assembling(de)Assembling
Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Assembling(de)Assembling
Sunday, Feb 5, 2017 - Saturday, Feb 11, 2017
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Opening Reception: Alternative Dementia
Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
5:00PM - 7:00PM
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Alternate Dementia
Monday, Jan 30, 2017 - Saturday, Feb 4, 2017
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