Art in the Golden Gate National Parks is a parkwide call to action to incorporate the creativity in our interaction with park sites. Find more information below on which programs work best for you and learn about other opportunities to get involved.

Art in the Parks

From foggy Sutro Baths to Alcatraz, Art in the Parks showcases site-specific works within national park settings that provide opportunities for reflection about nature and the unique culture of the San Francisco Bay Area.

Interested in bringing more creativity to the parks? Please read our Frequently Asked Questions (PDF). For more information on the Art in the Parks program, email

This initiative is a partnership program of the National Park Service, the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, and the Headlands Center for the Arts.

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Presidio Trust

The Presidio Trust is a distinctive federal agency created to save an historic American place and transform it to fulfill a new national purpose. The Trust has developed an extensive community of arts in the Presidio of San Francisco, overseeing and supporting the installation of various art projects within the national park. Working with local, national, and international artists, the Presidio Trust presents historically rich and creatively dynamic opportunities to explore the parks.

To learn more about their projects and upcoming events, and showcasing work in the Presidio, visit

For additional information about Presidio-specific works, please see:, or email inquiries can be sent to

The Presidio Trust is currently seeking volunteers for a Presidio Art Docent program. Click here for more information.

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