Arts Commission Meetings

We are committed to open government. The public are welcome to attend our meetings and provide public comment.

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    Meetings

    Meeting Format

    We host hybrid meetings. People can attend in person or watch online. All sub-committee meetings are currently being held remotely. Please see recurring meeting schedule below. All meeting agendas are posted 72 hours in advance of the meeting.

    Accessibility

    Contact Alyssa Ventre at Alyssa.ventre@sfgov.org or 415-252-2255 to ask for accomodations.

    For Monday meetings, you must ask by 4 PM the Friday before.

    You must ask at least 2 days before meetings on other days.

    Interpretation

    Chinese, Spanish, and/or American Sign Language interpreters are available if you ask. 

    Request Meeting Minutes & Recordings

    To request meeting minutes or recordings contact: Coma Te or call (415) 252-2229.

    Regular Meeting Schedule

    • Full Commission, first Monday each month, 2:00 PM
    • Civic Design Review, third Monday each month, 2:00 PM
    • Community Investments Committee, third Tuesdays, even-numbered months, 1:00 PM
    • Executive Committee, fourth Wednesday each month, 1:00 PM
    • Street Artists Program Committee, scheduled as needed
    • Street Artists Screenings, first Tuesday each quarter (January, April, July, October), 10:30 AM
    • Advisory Committee of Street Artists and Crafts Examiners, scheduled as needed
    • Visual Arts Committee, third Wednesday each month, 3:00 PM

    Past Meeting Archive

    Meeting Agendas, Minutes and Recordings prior to June 2022 are archived and available on the archived sfgov.org website. Meeting Agendas, Minutes and Recordings from January 2022 onwards are now posted here on sf.gov. Click "see past meetings" button below to access meeting documents.

    About

    The San Francisco Arts Commission invests in a vibrant arts community, enlivens the urban environment, and shapes innovative cultural policy. We are an agency of the City and County of San Francisco. Our work is overseen by the Director of Cultural Affairs and the Arts Commission. Commissioners are appointed by the Mayor.

    People

    Commissioners

    3555,
    Janine Shiota
    President (Acting)
    Commission President (Acting)
    Performing Arts & Literary Arts
    3555,
    Chuck Collins
    Commissioner
    At Large
    3555,
    JD Beltran
    Commissioner
    Visual Arts
    3555,
    Patrick Carney
    Commissioner
    Architecture
    3555,
    Suzanne Ferras
    Commissioner
    Visual Arts
    3555,
    Mahsa Hakimi
    Commissioner
    Visual Art Specialist
    3555,
    Yiying Lu
    Commissioner
    Visual Arts
    3555,
    Jeanne Anyanwu McCoy
    Commissioner
    3555,
    Nabiel Musleh
    Commissioner
    Visual Arts
    3555,
    Jessica Rothschild
    Commissioner
    Architecture
    3555,
    Abby Sadin Schnair
    Commissioner
    Photography
    3555,
    Marcus Anthony Shelby
    Commissioner
    Performing Arts (Music)
    3555,
    Kimberlee Stryker
    Commissioner
    Landscape Architecture​
    3555,
    Rachael A. Tanner
    Commissioner
    Ex Officio, Planning Commission

    Leadership

    3555,
    Ralph Remington
    Director of Cultural Affairs
    Director of Cultural Affairs

    Resources

    Remote Meeting Access Information

    Contact

    401 Van Ness Avenue
    Suite 325
    San Francisco, CA 94102

    Phone

    Commission Secretary

    415-252-2255

    Arts Commission Meeting Information
    SFAC Main Line

    415-252-2266

    General Inquiries