Creative Growth artist John Martin and Director Emeritus Tom di Maria, 2018; photo: courtesy Creative Growth Art Center and Method
Special Event

Opening Celebration: Creative Growth: The House That Art Built

Related Exhibition Creative Growth: The House That Art Built

Thursday, Apr 4, 2024

5–8 p.m.

Floor 4, Gina and Stuart Peterson White Box

Free with museum admission. This event takes place on a First Thursday when museum admission is free to Bay Area residents.

Join us for an evening of music, drinks, and merriment celebrating the opening of Creative Growth: The House That Art Built. This exhibition celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the first organization in the United States dedicated to supporting artists with developmental disabilities. It features artworks recently acquired by SFMOMA as part of a historic partnership with Creative Growth.

Sounds and music provided by DJ Lonely Girl + Jazz Trio: Gary Brown & Friends

About Creative Growth

Creative Growth is a non-profit organization based in Oakland, California that advances the inclusion of artists with developmental disabilities in contemporary art and strengthens community by providing a supportive studio environment and gallery representation. Founded in 1974, Creative Growth is a leader in the field of arts and disabilities, establishing a model for a creative community guided by the principle that art is fundamental to human expression and that all people are entitled to its tools of communication.

Accessibility Information

Accessibility accommodations are available upon request 10 business days in advance. Please email publicengagement@sfmoma.org, and we will do our best to fulfill your request.