The health and safety of our supports, donors, and volunteers is our highest priority. With this in mind, we have made the decision to postpone our 2020 Spring Gala until the following year. We appreciate your understanding during this challenging time and appreciate your patience. Our next Spring Gala will be scheduled for 2021.
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Dear ArtCare Friends and Colleagues: ArtCare has been monitoring the devastating financial impact of COVID-19 on San Francisco’s artists and arts organizations. The canceling and postponing of performances, workshops, classes, programs and fundraisers, and the closure of museums and other vital cultural and community institutions, as well as the ‘shelter at home’ order is all […]
We are thrilled to announce that this year’s Mayor’s Art Award will be presented to Michael Tilson Thomas and the ArtCare Lifetime Achievement Award will go to Nancy Bechtle. Both will be honored during the May event at City Hall. More here
Lauren Kivowitz and A.C.T/ACCESS SFUSD: The Arc Team were awarded the first ArtCare Arts Learning Achievement Award in January because of their passion and enthusiasm to help students in the classroom! Their ACTSmart residency program allows the A.C.T. teaching artist to work in the classroom with students with intellectual and developmental disabilities to develop skills […]
ArtCare will award its first ArtCare Arts Learning Achievement Award this January to artist Lauren Kivowitz and the A.C.T/ACCESS SFUSD: The Arc Team. One of eight applicants, the jurors found this program especially compelling because the ACTSmart residency program allows the A.C.T. teaching artist to work in the classroom with students with intellectual and developmental […]
ArtCare, the Friends of the San Francisco Arts Commission, will host a lecture at the Palace of the Legion of Honor on February 22, 2020 to coincide with its recent fundraising efforts for the restoration of the George Segal sculpture The Holocaust. The free to the public event will feature renowned scholar Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett in […]
Prop E: Arts for Everyone, Doesn’t Raise Taxes While the City of San Francisco’s budget has increased by $937 million this year alone*, allocations to fund arts and culture in San Francisco have stayed relatively flat. This lack of investment in our arts infrastructure has endangered the unique and vibrant cultures that helps attract visitors […]
It is with gratitude and a full heart that we invite you to honor the lifework of the legendary Ruth Braunstein by supporting the 2016 Founder’s Fund Drive. In memory of Ruth, we are formally establishing a fund in her name, the Ruth Braunstein ArtCare Founder’s Fund, to be dedicated to the Restoration and Maintenance […]
On February 1, 2016, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced Armistead Maupin, local icon and acclaimed author of the Tales of the City series, has been named to receive the 2016 Mayor’s Art Award (view full press release). Mr. Maupin will be honored with the award on March 29, 2016 at a fundraising reception hosted […]
ArtCare supports and promotes the San Francisco Arts Commission public and civic art programs in conjunction with the Mayor, the Director of Cultural Affairs, and the Arts Commissioners.