Anti-Racism Updates Articles

In March 2020, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco suspended all in-person education programming due to COVID-19. We, as museum educators, were challenged to transition our on-site programming to digital platforms. In May...
We write today in solidarity with Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and join those condemning the appalling acts of racism, violence, and discrimination committed against these communities across the nation.Ten long, sad...
As we at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF) address and redefine what being an anti-racist organization means for us, we are actively engaged in the ongoing work of personal reflection and dialogue. The insights...
As part of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s ongoing Anti-Racism work, and in an earnest desire for transparency, in this blog post we are sharing the results of our annual staff demographics reporting. This data is...
George Floyd was killed on Monday, May 25, a victim of the shockingly cruel behavior of four police officers using unnecessary force. For the world at large, this awful event could have been merely another statistic in the...
What does it take to become an anti-racist organization? We know that we must move from a work culture that enforces acceptance of inherited value systems and flawed work practices to one that fosters equity and belonging...
We honor and remember George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and the countless Black lives lost to police brutality and racial injustice. These heinous murders have shaken us to our core, and we stand in...
As we continue to reckon with the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor, and far too many other Black lives taken by violence, we must once again contend with the harrowing reality that America...