Press release / June 15, 2020
CCA presents four events during San Francisco Design Week’s 2020 virtual festival
CCA’s 2020 San Francisco Design Week events feature discussions exploring long-term design thinking, designing the future of music, and what matters now in design and architecture education.
Press release / May 11, 2020
CCA celebrates its graduating students in digital Class of 2020 Showcase, on view online beginning May 14
The Class of 2020 Showcase brings the work of over 300 students across the Fine Arts, Architecture, Design, and Humanities and Sciences divisions to visitors’ homes while CCA’s campus is closed.
Press release / May 7, 2020
CCA's 2020 graduates in Curatorial Practice present 'The Word for World is Forest'
The Word for World is Forest, a project curated by CCA’s Curatorial Practice graduate program Class of 2020, is on view at wattis.org May 14–September 14, 2020.
Press release / April 28, 2020
CCA Wattis Institute launches a new annual book series, A Series of Open Questions
Press release / April 20, 2020
CCA appoints Ed Prohaska as chief financial officer
Press release / April 14, 2020
California College of the Arts to host inaugural CCA Sparks Pitch Day competition
Student-run teams put their new and innovative business ideas to the test at California College of the Arts’ inaugural CCA Sparks Pitch Day event.
Press release / April 2, 2020
CCA Wattis Institute launches free online platform for videos, lectures, and essays
The CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts introduces the Wattis Library, a free online platform for videos, lectures, and essays.
Press release / March 30, 2020
California College of the Arts named one of the nation’s top graduate schools for fine arts by U.S. News & World Report
Press release / Dec. 18, 2019
CCA Wattis Institute presents صرخة شمسية Solar Cry by Algerian artist Lydia Ourahmane
Ourahmane's ambitious sound installation will envelop visitors creating more of a physical experience than simply an auditory one. On view February 6–March 28, 2020.
Press release / Oct. 2, 2019
Brazilian artist Cinthia Marcelle to transform CCA Wattis into a radio station
In a new commission, Marcelle will convert the Wattis galleries into a temporary radio station for her first solo exhibition in California. On view November 26, 2019–January 18, 2020.
Press release / Sept. 26, 2019
Community celebrates the launch of California College of the Arts Float Lab in Oakland Bay
A vibrant community celebration brought together civic leaders, CCA faculty, and students of all ages for the historic launch of CCA Buoyant Ecologies Float Lab.
Press release / Sept. 8, 2019
Buoyant Ecologies Float Lab Launches in San Francisco Bay
Architecture faculty Adam Marcus, Margaret Ikeda, and Evan Jones reach a major milestone in their award-winning Float Lab project. Public celebration is 1–3pm September 21 at Middle Harbor Shoreline Park.
Press release / Aug. 22, 2019
CCA Hubbell Street Galleries presents Surfacing Histories Sculpting Memories
Press release / July 2, 2019
CCA Wattis Institute receives prestigious 2019 Ellsworth Kelly Award
The Foundation for Contemporary Arts announced today that CCA's ultra-contemporary art space will receive $40,000 in support of Algiers-based multidisciplinary artist Lydia Ourahmane's upcoming exhibition.
Press release / June 26, 2019
CCA celebrates the opening of Alma Mater: Methods
This second biennial exhibition features almost 200 CCA alumni and is on view June 15–July 26, 2019 at CCA Hubbell Street Galleries.
Press release / June 19, 2019
Center for Impact at CCA announces Impact Award Winners
The Impact Award offers crucial funding for projects that could make a long-term impact addressing social and environmental challenges.
Press release / June 6, 2019
Vincent Fecteau premieres entirely new body of work at CCA Wattis Institute
Fecteau’s untitled exhibition of new work signals a shift in exhibition structure at CCA Wattis and will be on view September 5–November 9, 2019.
Press release / May 17, 2019
California College of the Arts appoints Ann Wiens Vice President for Marketing and Communications
Wiens joins CCA from the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA), where she served as director of marketing communications.
Press release / May 17, 2019
Faculty Kota Ezawa presents new work at the 2019 Whitney Biennial
Press release / May 6, 2019