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San Francisco Art Institute

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Perché la gente del luogo lo consiglia
The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) is the oldest fine art school on the West Coast, founded in 1871 and located in a classic Mediterranean style building. Inside the Diego Rivera Gallery, which houses weekly student art shows with openings on Tuesday evenings, there is an epic three-story mural by Rivera, which was once covered up as it was deemed by the school’s administration to be too Communist-friendly. There is also a beautiful courtyard with rotating student artwork outside of the gallery. From the building’s roof you can take in the amazing panoramic views of downtown and the bay. There is also a public café on campus open for breakfast and lunch. Also close by is Café Sapore, a great café with a big food menu, and Kennedy’s Pub, which has over 100 beers on tap.
November 4, 2016

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August 28, 2019
Wonderful campus. Diego Rivera murals. I studied photography here.
Ellen B
Ellen B
November 11, 2018
Diego Murals and a great view of the bay.
Jessica & Marc
Jessica & Marc
May 20, 2018
BEAUTIFUL DIEGO RIVERA MURAL Good views of the city from the art institute
February 10, 2018
Accessible 24/7, with open murals and indoor fountain courtyard, and an amazing view of the Bay from the roof deck.
Catherine & Christian
Catherine & Christian
August 20, 2017
The school has two galleries open to the public—in a historic building with great modern brutalist addition. The Diego Rivera Gallery has a mural by Rivera and shows student work. The Walter McBean Gallery shows significant local artists.

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800 Chestnut St
San Francisco, CA 94133
Russian Hill
Telefono+1 415-771-7020
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