Focused on Arts & Culture

Hands-on Workshops, Lectures & Exhibits

A Place to Meet, Interact & Build Community

Invest In Your Neighborhood

Your investment makes the neighborhood thrive with arts and cultural programs for all ages. Please volunteer your time or make a donation now.

Please Take Our Survey

It's your community! How do you want to participate? We are looking forward to hearing your thoughts, please take a moment to fill out our survey here.

Stay Informed

Keep in touch! We will send you a note when something exciting happens, so stay informed!

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Current Events

Next Up

Drawing

Fermented Pickle Workshop

Intro to Relief Print Making

Intro to Book Binding

Drawing

Tuesday Night Drawing Series

Kid's Storytime Art at Arch

Full listing of all our events

Pop-Up Events

Dogpatch Center for Arts & Culture is a venue based organization (d for decentralized even?) and we are fortunate to have many amazing community partners! If you would like to host an event, please contact us. Click on the 'Complete Schedule' to see all our events.

A Few Examples of Our Community Partners

Community Meetings

We want to hear from you! You can take our survey , and attend our community 'working group' meetings to learn more and participate. Click on the 'Complete Schedule' to see all our events.

Our Mission

HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS, LECTURES & EXHIBITS FOR PEOPLE OF ALL AGES & ABILITIES. EMPHASIS ON INCLUSIVITY & EXPRESSION

WORKSHOPS & LECTURES THAT CELEBRATE DIFFERENT CULTURES & PROVIDE A FORUM FOR DISCUSSION & UNDERSTANDING

PLACES TO MEET, INTERACT & BUILD COMMUNITY THROUGH LEARNING AND ACTIVE PARTICIPATION.

Our Vision

A Resource for Learning, Creating and Discussion

Experiences that Enrich and Educate

The Dogpatch Center for Arts & Culture offers programming with an emphasis on inclusivity and expression. Imagine interactive art exhibits, hands-on activities and engaging lectures. Take a moment to reflect, create, and learn— with us.

We Serve the Entire Community

Our programs serve all ages, and our operating hours serve the entire neighborhood — weekdays, evenings and weekends.

Weekday drop-in classes are tailored for a growing community, including those visiting and working in the surrounding neighborhoods.

A Nexus for Existing Arts & Culture

Our program partners are leading innovators, educators and expert crafts people. We bring these organizations together at venues throughout the neighborhood to make arts and culture part of your everyday. Our program calendar enables you to experience a wide variety of high-quality programs that fit your schedule.

Program Partners

Experts and Visionaries in their fields

We are fortunate to have program partners that are leading innovators, educators and expert crafts people in San Francisco. We bring these organizations together at venues throughout the neighborhood to make arts and culture part of the everyday. Our partners will bring their existing programming, and expanded program offerings to our venues.

A Few Examples of Our Partners


BAYCAT

BAYCAT

California College of the Arts

Museum of Craft and Design

PREFund

Minnesota Street Project

Carrie Ann Plank

Greg Mindel, Owner

Family House

SF Sketchers

Potrero Hill Archives Project

UC Master Food Preservers

Kimiko Chan Design

To inquire about becoming a program partner, please contact us

More Information

To access our press kit , please click here

To learn about our advisory council and leadership team click here

We would love for you to volunteer! Contact our volunteer manager by sending a note here

Want to attend a community meeting for a live project update and participate in the planning process? Check Current Events, Community Meetings for whats up next!

Invest in your neighborhood by making a donation here through our fiscal sponsor Independent Arts & Media a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to building community through media and the arts.

More questions? Just contact us

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