Violinists Cecily Ward and Tom Stone, violist Ethan Filner, and cellist Jennifer Kloetzel celebrate their 20th and final season as the Cypress String Quartet with a series of free concerts. We hope you will be able to attend at least one performance.
Spectra: A Counting is a curtain of beads. In this curtain, each individual bead represents $10,000 of the Fund’s grantmaking. Taken together, they visually encapsulate the past 30 years of Fund grantmaking. Spectra, in the language of art, reveals the complex story of a foundation responding to changing times while maintaining its core values.
A little more than 20 years ago, devoted philanthropist and longtime advocate for the arts Elise S. Haas gave a remarkable group of paintings, sculptures, and works on paper to SFMOMA. Join the Fund in reading SFMOMA Assistant Curator of Painting and Sculpture Caitlin Haskell’s investigation of the collection over at the Open Space Blog. Caitlin’s first entry
In 2007, the Walter and Elise Haas Fund inaugurated The West Wall Project to recognize and support some of the talented artists who have received Creative Work Fund grants. Every 18 months, an artist is commissioned to create an original work for display in the Fund’s offices at One Lombard Street in San Francisco. The