San Francisco hosts a thriving and ubiquitous art scene — from its various museums, theaters and galleries to wheatpasted posters, murals, street performers and spray-painted sidewalk art, evidence of the city's artistic nature can be seen almost anywhere. The city's Civic Center is home to several notable buildings such as the War Memorial Opera House, Davies Symphony Hall and the Asian Art Museum. Other than these, institutions of art can be found almost anywhere.

Types of Art

For more information on the various art forms that can be enjoyed in San Francisco, visit the pages below:

Art Schools

Several art schools exist within the city, and these include the following:

Local Artists

A plethora of artists are based right here in San Francisco and the Bay Area. To see them in action and buy their work, you can visit Sketch Tuesday at 111 Minna Gallery.