November 2022 Election ~ San Francisco D6 Candidates on Arts & Culture
With the San Francisco general election coming up fast (November 8th!), we want to ensure you learn about District 6 Supervisor candidates' vision and support of local arts & culture. As San Francisco's District 6 holds one of the largest arts and culture communities, we want you to be informed about their actions, vision, and support of the local arts and culture scene and industry. Please continue to access their responses to our questionnaire.Read more
CALL TO ACTION: Continued Support to Hotel Tax Arts & Culture Allocation
Budget 2022/23 Recommendation for Continued Support to Hotel Tax Arts & Culture Allocation
CALL TO ACTION: >>> Arts for a Better Bay Area, the San Francisco Arts Alliance and its partnering organizations have drafted a letter to send to our City's officials to request and ensure ongoing support to supplement Hotel Tax shortfalls due to the pandemic as we move into the budgeting cycle for 2022/23. JOIN US IN THIS EFFORT, PLEASE ADD YOUR NAME! <<<Read more
REBOUND - ARTS Equity & Recovery Series (#4) 2/17/22 - Rising from the Ashes
SAVE THE DATE: Developing a Sustainable Creative Workforce Spurred by Economic Recovery ~ A Regional Conversation with Californians for the Arts in Partnership with Arts for a Better Bay Area and Theatre Bay AreaRead more
REBOUND 3: 10/7 - BIPOC Voices & Reflection on Local Arts & Culture Materials & Survey
On Oct. 7th, 2021 Arts for a Better Bay Area and SAFEHouse Arts initiated the 3rd Rebound - ARTS Equity & Recovery series: BIPOC Voices & Reflection on Local Arts & Culture. The event was designed and planned by an influential and thoughtful steering committee of local BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) arts and culture leaders. Click 'continue reading' for a recap and materials, and to share your thoughts on reopening arts & culture!Read more
REBOUND - ARTS Equity & Recovery Series (#3) 10/7/21 - BIPOC Voices & Reflections on Local Arts & Culture
How can we move towards increased stability, and a thriving local Arts & Culture sector?Read more
REBOUND 3: Survey to Inform Next REBOUND Event
To learn about emerging issues and concerns directly from the community as we reopen, we ask you take this short survey to help us determine the focus of the next REBOUND - ARTS Equity & Recovery event. We want the event to be representative of our arts & culture communities and be driven by your interest and needs. Please share this survey with your communities (too) - Thank you!
REBOUND 12/17 - Re-imagine San Francisco Through the Arts Recap & Resources
On 12/17/20, Arts for a Better Bay Area and SAFEHouse Arts initiated the 2nd Rebound: ARTS, Equity & Recover series, Re-Imagine San Francisco Through the Arts. The event was realized through a significant collaboration between several arts organizations, cultural centers, cultural districts, and leaders. Click 'continue reading' for a recap, materials, and to share your thoughts on the event and topic!Read more
REBOUND - 9/24, Arts & Recovery for Smaller Venues and Organizations Recap & Resources
Arts for a Better Bay Area and SAFEhouse Arts were proud to host this panel and discussion on 9/24/20 to connect with several local arts leaders working at the forefront of recovery efforts. We shared candid conversations about what we know, discussed what we wish we knew, and considered what we can be doing in the short and long-term. Two themes surfaced during the event; there are still many questions and a need to advocate for our venues, organizations, and sector. Please click below to access recordings and resource documents.
Launching REBOUND - ARTS Equity & Recovery Series - 9/24, Arts & Recovery for Smaller Venues and Organizations
Are you confused about the arts reopening in San Francisco? You are not alone. Join us to hear from and connect with local arts leaders working at the forefront of recovery efforts, now.Read more
Spring 2019 recent advocacy highlights!
- ‘San Francisco Arts Post Prop E, A Policy Win for Arts & Culture. NOW, WHAT?’ convening brought together 30+ arts and culture community members to discuss local advocacy for the arts, share ideas, and pose questions.
- ABBA joined over 200 arts and culture leaders, organizations and advocates from California in Sacramento for the first annual statewide Advocacy Day.
- Arts for a Better Bay Area joined 29 other Bay Area arts/culture and nonprofit leaders to discuss San Francisco Arts Commission and Grants for the Arts recommendations for the Arts Impact Endowment (AIE) in a 2-day Working Group.