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Press release / Jan. 16, 2019

$90 million CCA student housing project receives strong support from investors

New building to house 500+ students with below-market, on-campus housing in San Francisco

Photo of an architectural rendering of the future 188 Hooper residence

Press release / Jan. 15, 2019

Making (It) Work celebrates makers who embrace parenthood

This new group exhibition presents artists who are new parents and view parenthood as a generative force in their creative practice.

Madeline Donahue, Bathers, 2018, Oil on canvas, 36 x 48 inches.

Press release / Nov. 27, 2018

Summit Public Schools awarded $10,000,000 XQ prize to design high school of the future

CCA to partner with Summit by providing a broad network of mentors for its students.

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Press release / Nov. 7, 2018

CCA Wattis Institute presents new work by Diamond Stingily and Rosha Yaghmai

New York-based Diamond Stingily and Los Angeles-based Rosha Yaghmai are respectively and rapidly establishing themselves as leading voices in contemporary sculpture.

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Press release / Oct. 8, 2018

CCA leads Bay Area in For Freedoms' 50 State Initiative and appoints Hank Willis Thomas as first Creative Citizenship Fellow

Exhibitions, town hall meetings, and installations encourage artists and designers to participate in civic life.

Embrace Your Freedoms/Know Your Rights  A For Freedoms Town Hall

Press release / Sept. 24, 2018

New student housing for CCA opens at 75 Arkansas Street with ribbon-cutting ceremony

Below-market-rate housing for over 200 students is a model of environmental sustainability.

CCA Trustee Simon Blattner and team at the new Blattner Hall ribbon cutting ceremony at 75 Arkansas.

Press release / Sept. 17, 2018

2018 Larry Sultan Photography Award goes to Belgian photographer Bieke Depoorter

Granted through CCA, Headlands Center for the Arts, Pier24 Photography, and SFMOMA prestigious awards consists of $10,000 and an artist residency.

Bieke Depoorter, from the series I am about to call it a day, 2010–14

Press release / Sept. 13, 2018

CCA Wattis Institute announces solo exhibition of San Francisco-based artist Léonie Guyer

Show features newly commissioned work and highlights the intimate scale and idiosyncrasy of Guyer's oeuvre.

Image of work by artist Leonie Guyer

Press release / Aug. 28, 2018

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and CCA launch the Curatorial Research Bureau

The bookshop, learning site, and public program space is also the new home of CCA's Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice.

Curatorial Practice Bureau at CCA

Press release / Aug. 16, 2018

CCA presents robust lineup of fall events and exhibitions

Open to the public, lineup includes affiliate events with the Global Climate Action Summit and For Freedoms' 50 State Initiative, exhibitions at the CCA Wattis Institute and more.

Installation view of 'Take Action: A For Freedoms Exhibition' in the Hubbell Street Galleries

Press release / Aug. 14, 2018

CCA joins forces with Global Climate Action Summit

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Press release / June 18, 2018

Summer exhibitions at CCA Wattis explore, expand, and disrupt notions of time

Two exhibitions include a solo show of German artist Susanne Kriemann and a group show curated by contemptorary.

Installation view of Susann Kriemann, Canopy, canopy at the CCA Wattis Institute

Press release / June 18, 2018

CCA Wattis to present works by Adam Linder for 20th anniversary

Feat of performance art features five choreographic works by Linder performed all day, every day, during Wattis open hours.

Installation view of Adam Linder, Full Service.

Press release / June 12, 2018

'Art Practical' receives California Arts Council Arts and Public Media grant

$12,400 award supports program to explore how artists and culture makers fight to live and work in the Bay Area.

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Press release / June 7, 2018

Center for Art + Public Life announces winners of the 2018 IMPACT Award

Hatch Workshop and House9 each receive $25,000 to create affordable and sustainable living environments for artists and designers.

2018 IMPACT Award winners

Press release / May 24, 2018

Gala honoring Kay Kimpton Walker raises $1,267,000 for student scholarship fund

CCA patrons, museum directors, authors, artists, architects, city officials and more attend the largest grossing gala for the college to-date.

Image of Stephen Beal, Kay Kimpton Walker, Cathy Podell, and Stanlee Gatti

Press release / May 14, 2018

CCA appoints Keith Krumwiede as new dean of architecture

Award-winning educator and respected mind in the field begins in August 2018.

Image of Keith Krumwiede, Dean of Architecture at CCA

Press release / May 11, 2018

Fashion Experience 2018 debuts 11 collections by CCA emerging designers

Works presented through a fashion show and installation at SOMArts.

Fashion Experience 2018, models in an checkered installation

Press release / April 18, 2018

New dean of Fine Arts and dean of Humanities & Sciences announced

Allison Smith and Tina Takemoto, two women who have already done incredible work to advance programs at CCA, join the college on August 1, 2018

Headshot of Allison Smith and Tina Takemoto

Press release / April 18, 2018

2018 commencement speaker and honorary doctorates announced

Glenn Adamson and Lia Cook are awarded honorary doctorate degrees. Glenn Adamson is selected to deliver CCA’s undergraduate commencement address.

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