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San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco

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Art Museum Educational Site
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  • For sometime I couldn't find the school. Kind of like a hidden gem. I was trying to follow google maps from the bus stop, it was quite confusing, so I finally just started walking around. The place lo...  more »
  • This is a very cool art institute with a huge Diego Rivera mural in their main gallery space. You can just drop by without tickets or any pre-planning. Check out their rooftop cafe for a coffee break ...  more »
  • The forecourt with its fountain and greenery are so serene, and the art on the surrounding walls very interesting. Upstairs their is a cafe / canteen and also great views across SFO. On the lower leve...  more »
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  • The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) is an exceptional place for modern and contemporary art lovers! The Diego Rivera Mural can be found here. without the monastic atmosphere of most of the museums. You can discover and enjoy works of art quietly, and get a true relation with the works exposed there. You can enjoy refreshments at the cafeteria, with a wonderful view over San Francisco! We visited this place in August 2012 The SFAI is an inescapable place.
  • A beautiful building with an amazing view of the northern side of the city.
  • If you are here on a weekday, you can walk right in. If you take a left and then a right and walk all the way down you will find some great places to take photos of the bay.
  • Stunning rooftop views of SF. Open to the public.
  • Beautiful Italian style art school right on the hillside of North Beach with amazing views and even more stunning facilities to study Fine Arts.

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