ArtCare Awards Benefit 2018

Yuan Yuan Tan and Rena Bransten Announced as 2018 Award Recipients

On January 26, 2018, San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell announced Yuan Yuan Tan, internationally renowned ballet icon and principal dancer for San Francisco Ballet, as the 2018 Mayor’s Art Award recipient. Prior to his untimely passing, Mayor Edwin M. Lee had singled out Tan to receive San Francisco’s most esteemed cultural distinction. Read full press release.

Ms. Tan will receive the 2018 Mayor’s Art Award on Monday, April 9 at a benefit reception hosted by ArtCare: Friends of the San Francisco Arts Commission, in conjunction with the presentation of the ArtCare Lifetime Achievement Award to Rena Bransten.

For more information, visit the event page here.

Read recent Chronicle coverage here.

ArtCare Awards & Benefit 2016

ArtCare’s Inaugural Benefit announced for March 29, 2016

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 by ArtCare: Friends of the San Francisco Arts Commission. The event, ArtCare’s Inaugural Benefit, will also honor Steven H. Oliver with the ArtCare Lifetime Achievement Award. 

The award ceremony, celebration and reception will be hosted at the Green Room of the newly renovated War Memorial Veterans Building.

For more information, sponsorship opportunities or to purchase tickets, visit the event page here.