Archive | Public Art

30 June 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Chinatown Station Plaza: Couplet Contest Winner

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s (SFMTA) Central Subway Project joined the Chinatown Community Development Center to officially announce Carin Mui as the winner of the Chinatown Plaza Couplet Contest at a press event on June 24. In April, the search began for a couplet, which is a pair of prose that is similar in […]

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22 March 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Public Art Program Update

The San Francisco Arts Commission’s Public Art Program is overseeing the creation of a diverse and exciting permanent public art collection in the four Central Subway stations. Each station’s distinct identity will be enhanced by beautiful art that the public can enjoy when the Central Subway opens in 2019. Artwork was selected in accordance with […]

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14 August 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Artist Tomie Arai discusses planned art installation for Chinatown Station

Artist Tomie Arai met with some of the San Francisco community on August 7 about her art installation for the future Central Subway Station in Chinatown. More than thirty people attended the event produced in conjunction with the San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) and hosted by the Chinese Culture Center (CCC). The presentation was done […]

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30 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Check it out: Our summer 2012 project newsletter

Construction is progressing at the site where tunneling will begin next year. Download our summer 2012 newsletter to learn more. Hot off the presses: It’s the summer 2012 edition of the Central Subway newsletter. Download it in English or Chinese to learn about the latest project news and to gain insight into construction progress, the public art program and community outreach […]

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19 April 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Now out for bid: The Union Square/Market Street Station contract

The Union Square/Market Street Station will connect residents and visitors to the heart of Union Square and downtown. The contract to construct the Central Subway Union Square/Market Street Station has gone out for bid, marking the latest advance in this major improvement to San Francisco’s public transportation system. The centrally located station will connect residents […]

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16 March 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Mayor Lee, local leaders unveil decorative wrap at Chinatown Station site

Mayor Lee spoke about the benefits of the Central Subway today at a press conference in Chinatown. The Central Subway will improve public transportation in San Francisco, create thousands of jobs and enhance the quality of life of residents and visitors alike. That’s what Mayor Edwin M. Lee and other local leaders and community members […]

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25 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Check It Out: Our Winter Project Newsletter

Our latest project newsletter is now available online. In it, we highlight recent project milestones and provide updates on what to expect in 2012. Articles feature the following topics: The status of our grant application with the Federal Transit Administration The major project milestones we expect to accomplish this year The dazzling public art installation […]

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05 August 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Public Art Program Announces Winners

Congratulations to the six artists! The San Francisco full Arts Commission  approved the six selected artists for the Central Subway Public Art Program. Two of the winning artists/artist teams will be commissioned to create two original works at each of the stations: a landmark and a wayfinding artwork. The landmark project will serve as the […]

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14 July 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Public Art Proposals: CTS

Which are your favorite proposals? We want to hear from you! This is the last preview of the San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) artist proposals for the “landmark” and “wayfinding” designs for Chinatown (CTS) Station. The public comment period will end on Friday, July 16, 2010, so we hope you will take the time to […]

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13 July 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Public Art Proposals: MOS

Here are perfect bite size samples from the San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) of the “landmark” and “wayfinding” artist proposals for Moscone (MOS) Station. The public comment period will end on Friday, July 16, 2010, so we hope you will take the time to pay a visit and give the SFAC’s Public Art Program your […]

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