In 2018 the San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved the Women’s Recognition Public Art Fund - an ordinance requiring 30% of all public art in the City to represent women - with the goal of 50%. At the time of passing the ordinance, of the 87 statues in San Francisco only three depicted non-fictional women. As part of this effort to expand the presence of influential women through permanent art pieces, the first statue approved for the steps for the San Francisco Main Library will depict poet and civil rights activist Dr. Maya Angelou. The beautiful renderings of the three…

Rendering from artist Jules Arthur

Featuring two modular turf fields, the new spot to play soccer is Fulton Street between the Asian Art Museum and the Main Branch of the San Francisco Pubic Library! Presented by San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department with Street Soccer USA, and additional programming with America Scores, the fields will be up through summer, and include a schedule inclusive for all. (more…)

Prior to the kick-off the 1st Sundays Block Party 2019 series on Fulton Street at Larkin Street -- catch the Women's World Cup Final in Civic Center Plaza at 8am. Hosted by SF Rec & Park, join other fans to cheer on the teams and watch the game live on the big screen. Following the game, continue the celebration of soccer at the 1st Sundays Block Party -- play a game with Soccer USA and make a free DIY sport pennant, hosted by Feed the Fish Co. and SF Etsy. Also stay and check out the other great elements of…