SINCE 1965

Providing Artists
With Resources
To Grow

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Become a member with fiscal sponsorship and take your creative projects to the next level. In addition to fiscal sponsorship, members get discounts on workshops, arts coaching, coworking and event space, and dedicated staff support.

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“Intersection doesn’t just provide us with the logistical support for accounting and grant management, they keep us connected with other arts organizations in our community so that we can all work together make sure the arts are valued in San Francisco and the Bay Area.”

Todd Berman

Arts Education Alliance of the Bay Area

“Through the support of Intersection, I’ve received numerous grants for my creative work and curatorial projects. These grants have also enabled me to support collaborating artists, thus spreading the support to the larger arts community. I’m grateful for Intersection in helping me make my dreams and aspirations real.”

SARAH KLEIN

SARAH KLEIN PROJECTS

“Arts Ed Matters has been fiscally sponsored by Intersection since 2011. We LOVE Intersection. Their fiscal sponsorship, professional support, strategic planning, and space rentals have all been instrumental in the growth and expansion of our work and outreach. We simply could not exist without Intersection!”

Michelle Holdt

Arts Ed Matters

“As an independent artist and founder I’m constantly spread thin, but Intersection gives me the tools and resources to feel supported and keep my head above water. Intersection goes above and beyond and I appreciate it every single day.”

Anna Smith

The Quinan Street Project

“Intersection has galvanized our organization to focus on what matters and build our professional capacities. ”

Justin Hoover

Collective Action Studio

 

Who we are

Intersection for the Arts is a bedrock Bay Area arts nonprofit that’s dedicated to helping artists grow. Our staff provides people with useful resources to realize creative and cultural projects. We’re a passionate team of artists helping artists.

We love a coffee shop as much as the next person, but sometimes you need a spacious, quiet working environment to get things done. Join us for Drop-In Co-Working Tuesdays at Intersection for the Arts and enjoy a serene, friendly, light-filled space. We are centrally located, have printing/copying/scanning, fast internet, complimentary coffee and more. All this just for $10 per day during January! Grab your spot: bit.ly/3i5uLWk ... See MoreSee Less
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Is starting an arts non-profit the right path for your arts venture? Join us for this exploratory, hands-on workshop to discover the pro's and con's. 💡Explore the life stages of an arts non-profit💡Consider the required government paperwork and Board management 💡Articulate an organizational vision and mission based on core values, and much more! Happening: Tue, Feb 21, 12 - 1:30 pm, via Zoom. Sign up: bit.ly/3CojUOp ... See MoreSee Less
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We've been going through our archive for a special upcoming project! In 1966 Intersection for the Arts' moved to St. John’s Methodist Church at 756 Union in North Beach. The church was a cultural hub in the underground arts scene. To set the scene, here is a quote from Robert Johnson, IFTA' director from '66 - '69: “...It had been an active church, but the attendance was so bad they closed it. The Methodist Church said Intersection could have it for a dollar a year. I took the pews out and got seats from the old Surf Theater. We turned the lower level social hall into a coffeehouse. We had art exhibits there. We built a light-projection booth for Canyon Cinema. In the sanctuary they showed experimental films—short, personal films by artists like Bruce Conner. There were poetry readings: Ferlinghetti, Michael McClure, Kenneth Rexroth, Josephine Miles. We had wonderful plays like “Slow Dance on the Killing Ground.” There were so many programs going on simultaneously.”Stay tuned for more gems from IFTA's rich legacy. ... See MoreSee Less
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We love a coffee shop as much as the next person, but sometimes you need a spacious, quiet working environment to get things done. Join us for Drop-In Co-Working Tuesdays & enjoy a serene, friendly, light-filled space for just $10 during January. https://bit.ly/3i5uLWk

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Is starting an arts non-profit the right path for your arts venture? Join us for this exploratory, hands-on workshop to discover the pro's and con's. Happening: Tue, Feb 21, 12 - 1:30 pm, via Zoom. http://bit.ly/3CojUOp

We've going through our archive for a special project! In 1966 Intersection for the Arts' moved to St. John’s Methodist Church at 756 Union in North Beach. The church was a cultural hub for the underground arts scene with performances from Ferlinghetti, Michael McClure & more!

 

Intersection for the Arts respectfully acknowledges that we are based in Yelamu: the traditional, unceded lands of the Ohlone people. We pay our respects to elders both past and present.