(Image via SFAC) This post has been updated to share upcoming events. While the "Early Days" statue was removed in 2018, the hole in the ground has left more than just a physical space -- it's left an opening for the true history of the Native American experience in the Bay Area to be shared by those who should have been the only ones to tell their story in the first place: Native Americans. To draw attention to the true history, mark the 50th year anniversary of the occupation of Alcatraz, and emphasize accurate artistic representation of Native Americans,…

In 2018 the San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved the Women’s Recognition Public Art Fund - an ordinance requiring 30% of all public art in the City to represent women - with the goal of 50%. At the time of passing the ordinance, of the 87 statues in San Francisco only three depicted non-fictional women. As part of this effort to expand the presence of influential women through permanent art pieces, the first statue approved for the steps for the San Francisco Main Library will depict poet and civil rights activist Dr. Maya Angelou. The beautiful renderings of the three…

Rendering from artist Jules Arthur

Featuring two modular turf fields, the new spot to play soccer is Fulton Street between the Asian Art Museum and the Main Branch of the San Francisco Pubic Library! Presented by San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department with Street Soccer USA, and additional programming with America Scores, the fields will be up through summer, and include a schedule inclusive for all. (more…)