Step into the San Francisco art scene and see where ArtSpan can take you. Enjoy a backstage pass into artist studios across the city, get creative with interactive mural projects, engage with art appreciators at auctions and exhibitions, and expand your knowledge of art collecting at ArtSpan's events and programs. We offer diverse audiences an inclusive art experience and authentic connection to local art and artists.

"ArtSpan has been like meeting a friend and being introduced to many other people whom you have a lot of interests in common. I feel like I’m part of a bigger community that supports me and other Bay Area Artists."
- ArtSpan Artist Joseph Abbati


View our Calendar for a full list of ongoing and upcoming events and deadlines.

Join us at artist workshops and networking mixers, collector education events, exhibition openings, auctions, and more!

SF Open Studios is the oldest and largest open studios program in the country, featuring an annual, month-long art event each fall that showcases 1000 San Francisco artists.

ArtSpan's Art Curious series aims to demystify the process of building an art collection, provide exposure to original local art, and cultivate a space for learning and living with art.

See artwork from emerging and established local artists in ArtSpan's year-round Exhibitions.

ArtSpan's Art for City Youth program connects local working artists with under-served youth in San Francisco through Youth Open Studios and community art-making events.

ArtSpan's Community Engagement program connects local ArtSpan artists with the San Francisco community to provide public art activities at popular events to engage patrons in art-making. 

ArtSpan's Art-in-Neighborhoods exhibition program brings artwork from local artists to neighborhoods venues, such as cafes, bars, restaurants, and hotels across San Francisco.