Artists Gallery Exhibitions + Events

Come to an exhibition or event to meet local artists and learn more about contemporary art. In keeping with our mission to promote Northern California art, we present rotating exhibitions year-round, focusing on both new and established artists. We feature solo, group, and thematic shows representing a diverse range of art practices, from painting to photography to new media.

Selections from the Artists Gallery Art Rental Program

Show Dates: Thursday, Oct 17–Saturday, Nov 24, 2019
Closing Reception: Thursday, Nov 20, 5–7 p.m.
Nicholas Coley, Headlands Perspective 2, 2009; photo: courtesy the artist

Join us at the Artists Gallery for selections from our Art Rental program. Paintings, sculpture, photography and mixed media works are on view in the gallery in Building A.

RSVP to the closing reception or meet with a consultant.

Fresh Focus: Small Works Exhibition of Recent Bay Area MFA Artists

Monday, Dec 9, 2019–Sunday, Feb 23, 2020
Reception: Wednesday, Dec 11, 6–8 p.m.
Exhibition Meet and Greet: Wednesday, Jan 15, 4–9 p.m.
Cate Nelson, Brushstroke Number 2, 2017; photo: courtesy the artist

The Artists Gallery presents Fresh Focus, an exhibition featuring small-size artworks by recent and current MFA artists of the Bay Area. During December, SFMOMA members receive 15% off small artwork purchases (sized under 24 x 24 inches or equivalent.) Please note, this discount does not apply to artwork rental fees and cannot be combined with a rental credit.

RSVP to the reception, or meet with a consultant.

Reception: Wednesday, Dec 11, 6–8 p.m.

Meet the exhibiting artists, enjoy refreshments, and create your own limited edition artist-designed tote at our screen printing station.


Exhibition Meet and Greet: Wednesday, Jan 15, 4–9 p.m.

On your way to the Fog Design + Art Preview Gala, stop in to Fresh Focus. Enjoy light refreshments and meet the exhibiting artists.