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Art and ideas can change the world. It starts with you. See More »

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Featured Event/Exhibition
Mariana Castillo Deball: Feathered Changes, Serpent Disappearances
Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 - Saturday, Jul 30, 2016
Walter and McBean Galleries
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In Focus: MFA Graduates

A look inside the studio practices of graduating MFA artists Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Francis Calimlim, and Marcela Pardo Ariza. 

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Meet the Faculty

From mathematician to artist, read how both practices inform Visiting Professor Elizabeth Travelslight's work and teaching.

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Artist-in-Residence: Mariana Castillo Deball

Watch as Mariana Castillo Deball develops her latest exhibition Feathered Changes, Serpent Disappearances during her residency in SF. On view through July 30 at the Walter and McBean Galleries.

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Make Art Here: Summer 2016

Expand your skills and interests with a Public Education evening or weekend course - noncredit and always unique.

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Degree Programs
SFAI is where bold questions and adventurous ideas take shape.

SFAI connects students to the world of art and criticism, positioning them to become future culture-makers and thought-leaders.

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Alumni Ventures

Bass & Reiner Galley's New Space

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From the Exhibitions Archive

Artist-in-residence Alejandro Almanza Pereda on Mexican muralism and progress


Introducing (im)material

A collection of images, stories, works-in-progress, and behind-the-scenes looks at SFAI’s artists and community.

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Question-seekers welcome. Explore the world through Art + Ideas.

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Academic Calendar

Find out what’s coming up.

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Visiting Artists and Scholars

Hear it straight from the artist.

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Graduate Lecture Series

Engage with major thought-leaders.

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