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San Francisco Art Institute

San Francisco Art Institute - San Francisco, California
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street, San Francisco, CA 94133Map
+1 415 771 7020
Neighborhood: Russian Hill
Overview

Established in 1871, the San Francisco Art Institute is one of the pioneering art schools in America. Its galleries were designed to look like a converted monastery complete with a beautiful courtyard. Forty years hence, the rooftop deck was added from where you can see a great deal of the city, including Coit Towerand Twin Peaks. The Diego Rivera Gallery contains a mural by the man himself and a strong collection of students' work. The Walter McBean Gallery feature a myriad of contemporary creations by established and emerging artists.

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  • Type: Arts & Museums
  • Nearest Train: Columbus Avenue & Chestnut Street
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