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Arts & Culture

In San Francisco, a welcoming climate for arts and artists doesn’t just make San Francisco a great place to live – it is driving entire industries that make us one of California’s most innovative economies.

One of San Francisco’s preeminent economic development officials frequently talks about “how Burning Man saved San Francisco.” He isn’t joking. He is identifying a phenomenon first articulated in author Richard Florida seminal Rise of the Creative Class. When artists can live and work in a city, that city becomes more attractive to everyone. And that is particularly true in a city like San Francisco – with our wealth of creative industries.

We see how our density of artists helps attract new jobs and revenue for our city. And that doesn’t even take into account that our number one economic generator is still tourism, which is also driven by our status as a cultural capital. So a climate that attracts, educates and can keep artists isn’t just crucial to keeping San Francisco a great place to live – it is a foundation of keeping San Francisco a place where we can find jobs.

New Mexican Art Museum Opens Spring 2019
1 week ago

New Mexican Art Museum Opens Spring 2019

By  •  Arts & Culture, Education

San Francisco is set to be the home of yet another beautiful museum in the spring of 2019 with the opening of the new Mexican Museum. The museum is currently being …
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Pay2Play Movie Screening; Panel Discussion This Thursday!
2 months ago

Pay2Play Movie Screening; Panel Discussion This Thursday!

By  •  Arts & Culture, Events

The non-partisan League of Women Voters San Francisco is hosting a screening of Pay2Play: Democracy’s High Stakes, followed by a panel on Money in Politics this Thursday, May 19 at …
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The Grand Reopening of the SFMOMA
7 months ago

The Grand Reopening of the SFMOMA

By  •  Arts & Culture, Neighborhood

After three years of renovations, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is set to reopen on May 14, 2016.

The expanded and redesigned museum will be three times it …
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What the Future Holds for San Francisco’s Beloved Palace of Fine Arts
8 months ago

What the Future Holds for San Francisco’s Beloved Palace of Fine Arts

By  •  Arts & Culture

The future of one of San Francisco’s most iconic landmarks, the Palace of Fine Arts, is up in the air.

The historic building, which sits on the waterfront near …
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Family-Fun Activities in San Francisco
8 months ago

Family-Fun Activities in San Francisco

By  •  Arts & Culture, Neighborhood, SF Favorites

San Francisco is a vibrant city, but sometimes it’s hard for parents to find safe and entertaining activities for the whole family.

Entitled 100 Things all San Francisco Kids …
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Union Square Ice Skating Rink Now Open for the Holidays
9 months ago

Union Square Ice Skating Rink Now Open for the Holidays

By  •  Arts & Culture, Events, Neighborhood

The ice skating rink in San Francisco’s Union Square has reopened for the holiday season. The TODAY Show calls it “One of the Best Ice Skating Rinks in the U.S.,” …
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