SF OPen Studios Exhibition 

Every year, ArtSpan's expansive SFOS Exhibition presents a diverse survey of artworks created by artists shaping today's contemporary SF Bay Area art scene. Check back in Spring 2022 for our 2022 Exhibition dates to save a time to experience the creative vibrancy and power of the San Francisco Bay Area! 



October 22 - November 21, 2021


In 2021, we were thrilled to return to in-person events with our annual SFOS Exhibition at the SOMArts Cultural Center from October 22 through November 21, 2021. Featuring over 200 works of art by local artists, the SFOS Showcase Exhibition honors the artists responsible for our region's unique artistic landscape that attracts admirers from all over the world.

Our expansive exhibition celebrates the abundant creativity of the region and is accompanied by a variety of festivities; including an opening party, art salons, and more as allowed by continued minimized COVID-restrictions.


View photos of the 2018 SFOS Exhibition HERE.


Thursday, October 21, 2021, 6-8PM

Exhibiting artists and ArtSpan's ArtLover members are invited to join us for a private viewing reception to celebrate the radiant creativity of the San Francisco Bay Area and the local artists who make our region one-of-a-kind. This festive evening will reconnect artists and members with creativity, culture and one another! ArtSpan members, check your email for your invitation.

View photos of the 2019 ArtLaunch event HERE.

Art Salons

November 04, 09, 11 & 19 | 6:30-8PM ONLINE VIA ZOOM

Enjoy a deeper dive into the work and creative process of Premier SF Open Studio artists as they speak about their work within the SFOS Exhibition space. Our Art Salons are artful conversations hosted online via Zoom Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30-8PM starting November 4th. With a different grouping of artists at each Salon, we highly encourage you to attend all four to get the full insider's experience! 

The SF Open Studios Exhibition is supported by the SOMArts Cultural Center’s Affordable Space Program, which provides subsidized, large-scale affordable space and technical assistance to nonprofits. SOMArts receives support from the San Francisco Arts Commission’s Community Arts and Education Program with funding from Grants for the Arts/The Hotel Tax Fund. The mission of SOMArts is to promote and nurture art on the community level and foster an appreciation of and respect for all cultures. To find out about SOMArts classes, events and exhibitions, please visit www.somarts.org.