ArtHouse - A clearinghouse for information about artists' studio and live/work space and cultural facilities.
Artist Resource - Northern California and beyond. Posts calendars of shows, events and classes, readings, interactive forums, competitions, jobs, galleries, portfolios, hundreds of art links, art supplies, advice and techniques, and artists' stories.
ArtSpan - A nonprofit organization, builds a community by connecting the public to visual arts in San Francisco. Through SF Open Studios, youth and adult education, and art-centric events, ArtSpan creates a platform for artists to thrive, fostering a Bay Area that values the arts.
ArtworkSF - Art service organizing art, poetry, music, comedy, DJ's, fashion shows, film, wine tastings and more. Represents over 100 Bay Area artists.
Aurobora Press - Publishes unique prints by artists of regional, national and international reputations. .
Bay Area Art Grind - Posts local-national-international art calls for serious artists, grant/internships, art residencies, the rare paying job, local San Francisco Bay Area exhibitions, local art lectures, events, art news of interest, and other art related activities.
Bay Area Radio Museum - An online collection of audio recordings, documents and photographic images pertaining to the history and development of radio broadcasting in the San Francisco Bay Area. The materials found within the collection were contributed from a variety of sources, including local radio stations and private collectors, and are intended for the non-commercial use of the public.
Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) - Providing high-tech training programs, workshops, services, and facilities to help you create low-cost, cutting-edge new media.
California Arts and Artists - Access thousands of artists and arts organizations websites of California. A portal website representing California artists, innovators, and arts organizations. The Art California Web Portal provides access to the rich diversity of the artists and arts organizations in California, with a focus on the non-profit arts, but also including Hollywood and popular musicians. Art California also seeks to provide access to the work of artists, to make arts websites more visible and easier to find, to encourage arts content on the Internet, to increase the audience for events and publications, to demonstrate the importance of supporting the arts in our state, to serve as a model that could be replicated in other states, and to generate interest in California art.
California Arts Council (CAC) - A state agency established to encourage artistic awareness, participation, and expression in California. Arts information, fellowships, and grants.
California Lawyers for the Arts - Provides lawyer referrals, dispute resolution services, educational programs, publications and a resource library to artists of all disciplines and arts organizations.
CELLspace - Provides a safe and supportive public environment for the exploration of art, education, performance and community building.
Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) - Dedicated to presenting stories that convey the richness and diversity of Asian American experiences to the broadest audience possible by funding, producing, distributing and exhibiting works in film, television and digital media.
City Arts and Lectures - Since 1980, San Francisco-based non-profit City Arts & Lectures has offered unique programs with leading figures in arts and ideas. Each year there are more than fifty lectures and onstage conversations - and a few surprise performances, film tributes, and concerts - with outstanding writers, critics, scientists, performing artists, and cultural figures from around the world. Most City Arts & Lectures programs can be heard in edited and delayed broadcasts in the San Francisco Bay Area on KQED-FM (88.5) on Sundays at 1 pm, Tuesday evenings at 8 pm, and Wednesday mornings at 2 am. These programs are also heard on over 170 public radio stations around the country.
Contemporary Jewish Museum (CJM) - A non-collecting institution that partners with national and international cultural institutions to present art exhibitions, music, film, literature, and debate.
CounterPULSE - Provides support and low cost resources for emerging artists, serving as an incubator space to create socially relevant, diverse, community-based art in San Francisco.
Craneway Pavillion - Venue for fundraisers, concerts, conventions, performing arts, concerts, film and photo shoots.
First Voice - Created to provide an organizational structure for the collaborations of Mark Izu and Brenda Wong Aoki, two prominent Asian American artists whose work since the 1970s has centered on creating contemporary American art by adapting non-Western theatrical, musical, and spoken word traditions.
Golden Gate Mysteries - A bibliography containing over 1100 titles of mystery, detective, and crime fiction with the action, or significant parts of the action, set in San Francisco Bay Area.
Headlands Center for the Arts - Provides extended, live-in residencies to as many as 30 artists from throughout the U.S. and the world each year and rented studio space for Bay Area artists. Located in Sausalito.
Independent Arts and Media - Supports and develops nonprofit, noncommercial arts and media projects in San Francisco, the Bay Area and beyond. Projects include investigative news, live music, talk radio and more.
Intersection for the Arts - San Francisco's oldest alternative art space and has a long history of presenting new and experimental work in the fields of literature, theater, music and the visual arts and also in nurturing and supporting the Bay Area's cultural community through service, technical support and mentorship programs.
Kala Art Institute - Help artists sustain their creative work through Artist-in-Residence and Fellowship Programs, and engages the community through its exhibitions, public programs, and education.
Marina Abromovic Institute West - Established to help preserve performance art and to increase its audience. The Institute's goal is to inspire research, as well as foster creativity and collaboration among an international network of young artists, whose mediums range from performance, dance, and theater, to film, video, opera, and music. The San Francisco institute is located at 575 Sutter Street in Union Square, with two floors totalling 7,500 square feet of exhibition space and four lofts for workshops, artist residencies, and film and lecture series.
Mesa Refuge - A writers' retreat located near Point Reyes Station. It is one of the few retreats in the United States that supports progressive writers working on issues of environmental sustainability, economic reform, and related social equity issues.
Museum of Performance + Design (MP+D) - Founded in 1947 by Russell Hartley, a dancer and designer with the San Francisco Ballet, the organization was long known as the San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum (SFPALM) until it changed its name to Museum of Performance + Design in 2007. MP+D has served the arts community for over sixty years as a cultural resource and an archive for some of our nation's most important performance related materials. It manages a rare collection of 3.5M items on the history of performances in San Francisco and the Bay Area, maintains a comprehensive Research Library, and hosts a variety of engaging public events onsite and online. MP+D recently moved from the Veterans Building in the Civic Center to a creative loft space in SOMA in the Yerba Buena Gardens neighborhood.
Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) - Providing exhhibitions, public and educational programs on the culture, history and art of people of African descent within the United States and throughout the world.
orgSpaces - Brings together information about space availability, planning, funding and sharing to help non-profits stay and thrive in San Francisco.
Popular Noise Foundation - A nonprofit organization with the mission to stop the accelerating disintegration of local music in the San Francisco Bay Area and put in place new programs to preserve and benefit its existence.
Project Artaud - A pioneering arts complex in San Francisco's Mission District. A member-run, non-profit organization, supporting working artists by providing affordable housing and studio space, artists' resources and community, since 1971.
Public Works - A multifaceted event and community space in San Francisco's Mission District. Public Works consists of a performance/event space, bar, art gallery and artist work shop/community room. Location: 161 Erie Street, San Francisco, CA 94103. Info: +1 415-932-0955.
Pusod - A Filipino resource center for the arts, culture and environment. Part of the Babilonia Wilner Foundation with locations in Berkeley, California and in the Philippines.
Red Poppy Art House - Weekend concert/performance series and a monthly film night, and has broadened it's educational base to include workshops in painting, drawing, and monotype printing.
Root Division - Improves appreciation and access to the visual arts by cultivating an artistic ecosystem that connects individual creativity and community engagement. Since its founding in 2002 by three MFA graduates of the San Francisco Art Institute, Root Division has brought together artists, teachers, curators, local schools, audiences, individuals, and foundations, to achieve its mission.
San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) - Founded in 1871, the San Francisco Art Institute is one of the U.S.'s oldest and most prestigious schools of higher education in contemporary art. It boasts an illustrious list of alumni in all of its areas of focus.
San Francisco Film Society - Organizes the annual San Francisco International Film Festival and an assortment of equally anticipated events such as the yearly San Francisco International Animation Festival, New Italian Cinema and French Cinema Now, bimonthly SF360 Film+Club multimedia presentations and Film Arts Forum filmmaker gatherings, and frequent benefit screenings and film premieres.
San Francisco Tribal - An association of tribal art dealers from the San Francisco Bay Area. The association is comprised of 16 experts in African art, Oceanic art, Asian art, pre-Columbian art and North American Indian art. The members offer a wide range of high quality sculpture, masks, textiles, ceramics, weapons, shields and jewelry from ancient and traditional cultures and are committed to a standard of excellence and professional conduct.
SHARE Project - A non-profit, nationwide coalition focusing on harm reduction within the rave and nightclub community. DanceSafe's goal is to provide non-judgmental, fact based information to both users and non-users a like.
SOMArts - Leverages the power of art as a tool for social change through multi-disciplinary events and exhibitions. Equips artists with the space, mentorship and support they need to shift perspectives and innovate solutions, SOMArts fosters access to arts and culture for collective liberation and self-determination.
Southern Exposure - A non-profit artists' organization located in San Francisco's Mission District at historic Project Artaud. Activities range from exhibitions of local, regional, and international visual artists' work, education programs, and lectures, panel discussions, and performances.
thePoint - America's largest artists' colony located at Hunters Point Shipyard in San Francisco.
Theatre Bay Area - Programs, workshops, news, grants, publications; calendar, articles, archives; half-price ticket booth; bulletin boards, audition and job listings.
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