Intersection for the Arts

925 Mission Street, Suite 109
415-626-2787

Upcoming Events at Intersection for the Arts

Writers In Salesforce Park: Writing With Strangers

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Salesforce Park
San Francisco, CA
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Grant Quest

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm
San Francisco, CA
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Getting That Art Residency

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020 from 5:00am to 8:00pm
San Francisco, CA
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Recent News

Intersection for the Arts - We Want To Host Your Holiday Party!

Our bright and creative spaces can accommodate groups up to 120 people & everything from receptions to screenings to small performances. All rooms include fast WiFi, tech support, full AV set-up, and plenty of natural light. Dedicated to helping…

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Intersection For The Arts - Serving Lqbtq Communities In The Arts

Since opening in 1965, Intersection has served people who honor and make space for LGBTQ communities. We'll continue to serve those who are fearlessly pushing us forward with issues concerning intimacy, sexual expression, play, health, rhetoric, and…

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April Dose of Upcoming Artist Opportunities from Intersection for the Arts

GRANTS & AWARDS:- Kala Art Institute Fellowship Award, Studio Residency, Workshop, and Exhibition- Artadia Award- National Endowment for the Arts ART WORKS Grant Program- Getty Images Creative Bursary Photography Grant- San Francisco Film…

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Calling All Art School Graduates

Help For Recent Art School GraduatesHow do you build an art practice after graduation? We asked ourselves this question after folks shared how hard it is to transition from art school to "the real world." So we created What Now, a new program…

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Intersection for the Arts - Coworking for Arts and Culture

Making Space For Arts And Culture We're turning our new San Francisco office into an arts resource center by offering affordable coworking and event space for people working in arts and culture. Find beautiful, convenient, and affordable cowork and…

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Artist Opportunities from Intersection for the Arts

Some Resources for Artists.Recent opportunities and new tools.Scroll for yourself.A GRANT OPPORTUNITY FOR THE MUSICAL ARTSInterMusic SF's 2019 Musical Grant Program will award grants to support the creative musical activity of San Francisco Bay Area…

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Intersection for the Arts News: January 22, 2019

We're rebranding. Yay. We're starting the year off fresh with a new look and feel. This means we're redesigning our logo, honing our color palette, and building a new website. We're giddy to be working with local artists and web designers at New…

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Intersection for the Arts News: December 27, 2018

Powerful Resources for ArtistsA letter from Randy Rollison, Executive Director for Intersection for the ArtsThis is a year of growth for Intersection. This month, we started to build a responsive, arts resource center in our new home for people…

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Intersection for the Arts News: December 10, 2018

We moved. And we're giving away stuff to those who want it. Swing by our old office and grab stuff for free and suggested donation. Items include a Canon Pixma Pro 100 Photo Printer, sound mixer, speakers, 24" flat screen, stage lighting, road…

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Intersection for the Arts News: November 14, 2018

That's right! After 8 years in the Chronicle Building, Intersection for the Arts is moving to a new home on 1448 Market Street in San Francisco this December 3rd, 2018.  We're turning our new office into a creative and affordable coworking…

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Our New Community Artist in Residence

Meet Rey Cayetano Jr.Intersection's New Community Artist in Residence"The word 'community' gets thrown around loosely today, but when we take time to listen- there really is beauty in the community. Community helps people feel a sense of belonging…

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Intersection for the Arts News - July 19, 2018

What's new at Intersection?Intersection AIR // Salesforce Park Artist in ResidenceWhat:We're always asking how we can help artists grow. That's why we're launching Intersection AIR, our new Artist in Residence series that offers residency…

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Intersection for the Arts News - January 16 , 2018

In Event of Moon DisasterJanuary 3 - 28, 2018Z Below, 450 Florida St, San Francisco, 94110Mugwumpin takes you on a retro-futuristic space voyage in the new immersive theater experience, In Event of Moon Disaster. Worth Your SaltJanuary 26 - February…

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Ethos de Masquerade Festival at The Strand Theater

Ethos de Masquerade evokes the spirit of global masquerade rituals by creating a global courtyard honoring the spirits of lives lost from the Four Corners: Ancestors, Feminine Divine, Black Lives Matters, and AIDS . The Masquerade will awaken these…

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Intersection for the Arts News - July 11, 2017

San Francisco Jewish Film FestivalThe 37th annual San Francisco Jewish Film Festival is just around the corner, and Intersection is excited to co-present the two films below - and to offer discounted $13 tickets to screenings for members of our…

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Intersection for the Arts News - August 31, 2016

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Job Opportunities from Intersection for Fiscal Sponsorship Program Manager

Reports to: Executive Director/Director of Finance and Organizational DevelopmentSupervises: Support Staff, Interns and VolunteersOverview: The Fiscal Sponsorship Program Manager oversees all aspects of the administration and financial activities of…

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Investing In Artists Grants Program

Applications are due July 1, 2016The Investing in Artists grants program was established by the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) in 2007 to enhance the working lives and strengthen the creative support system for California artists working in…

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Job Openings At Intersection

Title: Director of Member Services and Professional DevelopmentReports To: Executive DirectorSupervises: Volunteers and InternsOverview: The Director of Member Services and Professional Development works with the Executive Director and the…

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Intersection Welcomes 4 New Board Members

As Intersection for the Arts’ Board Chair, I am happy to announce that the Board of Directors has approved four new members. Joining us are: Nicholas Almasov - Premier Banker at Wells Fargo; Ryan Biega – University Recruiter at Facebook; Kari…

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Intersection for the Arts News - August 2015

The CircleFrom our beginnings in the coffeehouses of the 60’s, Intersection has always been a place for gathering around art, issues and ideas.  As we celebrate the milestone of 50 years of continuous service to Bay Area artists and audiences we…

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Intersection for the Arts News - June 19, 2015

Incubator Member Happy HourJoin us for our Next Incubator Member Hour, Thursday, June 25, from 5:30 - 7 pm, hosted by Red Poppy Art House. Free and open to the public. Featured Incubator CORE MemberCODAMEEmbracing innovation through creativity,…

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Intersection for the Arts News - June 5, 2015

Joined us for Learning Field: Art + Corrections, with special thanks to all of our amazing panelists: Keith + Kent Zimmerman (Yardtime Literary Project) Amy Ho + Laurie Brooks (San Quentin Prison Arts Project/William James…

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Intersection for the Arts News - May 26, 2015

Around TownIncubator Member Happy HourFriday May 29, 5:30 - 7 PMHosted by Please Touch Garden​165 Grove Street, San FranciscoThe second in our roving happy hours to bring us together and visit Incubator members sites rolled into…

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Intersection for the Arts News - April 20, 2015

Arts organizations collaborate to present Marcus Shelby Orchestra at the African American Art & Culture Complex Free concert on Sunday April 26 to celebrate Duke Ellington “Marcus Shelby illuminates history through jazz”-SF Chronicle On…

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Intersection for the Arts News - April 2, 2015

As we begin our program planning for our 50th Anniversary we’re beginning to sift through the hundreds of boxes of materials that we’ve amassed over the years. It’s fascinating to do a random pull from one of the boxes and discover a moment in…

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Intersection for the Arts News - March 9, 2015

FORWARD! MARCH!!! At our recent members' meeting we were once again astonished at the incredible range of the projects we support throughout the Bay Area. Thanks to their tireless work we have meaningful arts programs in schools. Thanks to their…

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Intersection For The Arts Announces New Leadership Team

Randy Rollison To Serve As Executive Director Yancy Widmer, Chair of the Intersection for the Arts Board of Directors, announced that the board has chosen Randy Rollison as Intersection's new Executive Director.  A seasoned arts professional with…

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Intersection for the Arts Unveils Plans to Strengthen its Ability to Support Bay Area Arts

San Francisco's 50-year-old arts organization charts a course for the next half-centurySan Francisco, CA -- Intersection for the Arts today unveiled a durable new organizational framework to strengthen its financial backbone and to nurture a…

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Intersection for the Arts News - November 25, 2014

INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORTAs we approach the holiday season we are incredibly thankful here at Intersection.  I'm happy to report that things are going MUCH better!  It has been quite a journey and we have a lot to be grateful for.  Here…

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Intersection for the Arts Revives Artist in Residence Program at Bessie Carmichael School

Intersection for the Arts Revives Artist in Residence Program at Bessie Carmichael School with Contribution from the 5M Project.San Francisco, CA -- Intersection for the Arts is reviving its popular artist in residence program at San Francisco's…

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Intersection for the Arts Community Meeting Follow Up

We want to thank everyone who came out on Tuesday, July 15, to participate in our Community Meeting at Intersection for the Arts.Our meeting last week was the first in a series of community engagement meetings we intend to hold at Intersection…

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Intersection for the Arts - Spring Fundraiser

Spring has sprung at Intersection for the Arts and we are especially appreciative of the vitality our supporters continue to bring to our nearly 50-year-old arts and community development organization. We are able to serve as a platform of support…

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Campo Santo and the Living Word Project Present the World Premiere of Chasing Mehserle by Chinaka Hodge

directed by Marc Bamuthi JosephTracing a mix of scenes, video, music and poetry, the new play by Chinaka Hodge maps Oakland in the aftermath of the Oscar Grant murder San Francisco, CA - In a season exploring systems of social order, Intersection…

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Intersection for the Arts Presents: Why Can't the First Part of the Second Party be the Second Part of the First Party?

A Solo Exhibition by Bernie Lubell Intersection for the Arts presents Why Can't the First Part of the Second Party be the Second Part of the First Party?, a new large-scale interactive wood installation by San Francisco based Guggenheim Artist…

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Intersection for the Arts Announces its Annual Changemaker Social

An evening of art, cocktails, and the changemakers who inspire the citySan Francisco, CA -- Intersection for the Arts approaches its 50th year serving the Bay Area and beyond through a wide array of arts and community programs.  The Changemaker…

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Project NannyVan Pulls Up to Intersection for the Arts

Making stops in San Francisco this Spring 2014 is Project NannyVan, a public art initiative by REV- (Lead Artist: Marisa Jahn) and the California Domestic Workers Alliance that's accelerating the movement for domestic workers' rights.  The bright…

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Intersection for the Arts presents Community Engagement Program Spring 2014

San Francisco, CA -- This Spring, Intersection's Community Engagement Program continues its dedicated history of  collaboration with local partner organizations, Bay Area artists, and nationally-renowned projects. Through this vibrant roster of…

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Intersection for the Arts News - January 15, 2014

Systems February - June, 2014 Explore everyday mechanisms, both omnipresent and hidden, functional and brokenSystems Opening ReceptionWednesday February 5, 2014, 6-9pm, FREE We invite you to a kick-off celebration, featuring an array of…

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Intersection for the Arts News - November 6, 2013

Alleluia, The Road November 1 - November 17 | 8PM | THU-SUN | $30Intersection for the Arts and the California Shakespeare Theater co-produce the performance piece Alleluia, the Road, with text by Luis Alfaro. We follow the spiritual journey of…

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The Califas Festival 2013

Intersection for the Arts and the California Shakespeare Theater come together this fall to co-produce the Califas Festival, a six week-long immersive, story-filled play yard of music, visual art, performance, and more in and around…

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Intersection for the Arts News - July 31, 2013

Intersection Seeks Interim Executive DirectorQualifications Due: Saturday, August 3, 2013 at Midnight Photo Credit: Wendy MacNaughton maps Intersection's 5M neighborhoodAs we look ahead to some exciting transitions we invite you, members of our…

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Intersection for the Arts News - Moment of Transition and Opportunity

By now, you may have heard news that after many years with Intersection for the Arts I have accepted the position of Executive Director of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. I am thrilled to have this opportunity. I am also immensely proud that…

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BIG Opportunities Ahead for Intersection!

The San Francisco arts community is abuzz this week with the announcement that in September, Deborah M. Cullinan, executive director of Intersection for the Arts, will be taking over the executive director position at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts…

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Intersection for The Arts News - May 2, 2013

Art and Science in Conversation: By-Product Becomes Product Innovative and creative thought leader, Fast Company, joins the conversation about the intersection between art and scientific advancement, propelled by our last gallery exhibition,…

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Su-Chen Hung's Ants in the City - Exhibition

ANTS IN THE CITY Su-Chen Hung18th Century British poet William Blake wrote, “To see a world from a grain of sand,” and so Su-Chen Hung examines our world from the perspective of ants through three related video works and installations:…

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Special Bring-A-Friend Offer for The River by Richard Montoya, Campo Santo and The Intersection

Get in ahead of the crowd to see the first performances of The River, a world premiere play written by Richard Montoya of Culture Clash and co-created and directed by Campo Santo co-founder Sean San José.  The River is part of…

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Intersection for The Arts News - September 26, 2012

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Intersection for The Arts News - September 11, 2012

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Intersection for The Arts News - August 1, 2012

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Exhibition - Broadside Attractions

Broadside Attractions: Vanquished Terrains is a playful collaborative challenge between 12 Bay Area artists and 12 Bay Area writers to explore the tradition of broadsides while pushing the interpretation of the form into the 21st…

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