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Art, Activism & Equity: A Retrospective on San Francisco’s Cultural Evolution

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT

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Artists Idris Ackamoor, Marie Acosta and Pam Peniston discuss cultural equity in San Francisco’s arts scene and its national impact, hosted by grantwriter Jeff Jones with artist/activists Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens. Learn how SF’s BIPOC and Queer artists transformed arts funding from the60s to the 90s, challenging exclusionary practices and securing CulturalEquity Grants. Discover how they increased support for diverse art forms and venues like Theater Rhino and SoMarts. Co-sponsored by the SanFrancisco Public Library, this event is funded by an Individual Artist Grant from the SF Arts Commission and a Major Project grant from UC Santa Cruz.

For questions about the program contact [email protected] accommodations (such as ASL or language interpretation), call (415) 557-4400 [email protected]. Requesting 3 days in advance will help ensure availability.



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June 1
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT
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E.A.R.T.H. Lab SF
San Francisco Public Library


San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, 94102 United States
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