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Lost Fresco From 1930 Uncovered at San Francisco Art Institute

Like something out of a Nick Cage movie, the San Francisco Art Institute has just uncovered a fresco, by a San Francisco artist, that had been lost and forgotten for the past 85 years.

Tonight: ¡Oye, Mira! at SFAI Goes Out With A Bang

From standard white-walled exhibit space to underground tropical nightclub—the San Francisco Art Institute's Walter and McBean Galleries make a sultry transformation at tonight's free closing reception for “¡Oye, Mira!, Reflective Approaches in Contemporary Latin American Video Art.”

Art Students Showcase Their Work At Spring Shows Citywide

Yasuyoshi Sakamoto

It's that time of year again—the flowers are blooming, the weather is getting warmer, and art students across the city are showing off their best work. Check out this year's batch of up-and-coming artists and designers at this series of shows put on by the San Francisco Art Institute, California College of the Arts, and Academy of Art University. Gallerists and museum curators will no doubt be out scouting this talent, so now's your chance to say you saw them here first.

A San Francisco Fashion Treat: The Arts of Fashion Symposium 2011

If Halloween isn't inspiring you, perhaps this year's Arts of Fashion Symposium will. Taking place the weekend of October 29-30 at the San Francisco Art Institute, you can witness fashion competition at its best with presentations and creative works from budding international fashion talent. Lectures, networking opportunities, photography exhibits, and fashion film screenings, will occur all day, both days. And most of this inspiration will come free.

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