With 12-15 annual art exhibitions, artist lectures, and interdisciplinary conversations, The Arts at CIIS promotes dialogue across disciplines, and within and between communities, about the arts, visual culture, and social change. The Arts at CIIS relies on the generosity of its donors to fulfill its mission of celebrating creativity, community engagement, and integrative approaches to the social questions facing contemporary society through art. We thank you in advance for your generous contribution.

To learn more about supporting the Arts at CIIS, please contact Deirdre Visser at dvisser@ciis.edu.

Donate by Check
If you wish to donate by check, please make the check payable to CIIS, with “Arts at CIIS” written in the memo section, and send to the attention of:

CIIS Director of Development
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Matching Gifts
A corporate-sponsored matching gift program can double or even triple an employee's gift to The Arts at CIIS. Ask for a matching gift form from your or your spouse's/partner's employer (usually available in the Human Resources office) and mail it in with your CIIS contribution or shortly thereafter.

Friends of the Arts
Friends of the Arts at CIIS brings together community members who are dedicated to supporting and promoting The Arts at CIIS. Friends of the Arts are invited to private walkthroughs of each Arts at CIIS exhibition, as well as invited to quarterly salons held at private homes where guests and exhibiting artists gather to discuss art in an intimate setting.

For more information about the Friends of the Arts at CIIS, please contact Deirdre Visser at (415) 575-6242 or dvisser@ciis.edu.

Current Supporters
The Arts at CIIS gratefully acknowledges the support of the following funders:

  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • Zellerbach Family Foundation

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