San Francisco Art Institute

San Francisco Art Institute closes as fate of $50m Diego Rivera mural hangs in limbo

Following years of financial hardship, the university has announced it will become a nonprofit, but it is unclear how it will handle its famed Rivera mural

Diego Rivera mural in San Francisco to be conserved, not deaccessioned

The San Francisco Art Institute has received $200,000 from the Mellon Foundation to conserve the 1931 fresco

San Francisco Art Institute chair steps down in wake of controversy over proposed Diego Rivera mural sale

Pam Rorke Levy, who has led the school’s board since 2018, will be replaced by photographer and alum Lonnie Graham

The fate of the San Francisco Art Institute’s historic Diego Rivera mural hangs in limbo

The proposed sale of the work has raised outcry from artists and city leaders, who have taken action to protect it

San Francisco Art Institute says it is reinstating degree programmes

Decision follows the resolution of contract disputes with tenured faculty and an infusion of funds

San Francisco Art Institute plans to stay open but suspend degree programmes

School seeks a new business model as well as a partner that can shore up its finances

San Francisco Art Institute considers suspending classes after May graduation

Citing coronavirus tumult, the 149-year-old school says it has failed to find a partner to ensure its financial survival