Explore Art in the Parks today with any of these creative works now open for visitors. Come back soon to see more current exhibitions and programs—new opportunities and creative works are always making their way to to the national parks!

Alcatraz Portraits by Charles Unser

Charles Unser, Alcatraz Portraits >>
Charles Unser has created ten portraits of famous Alcatraz prisoners, offering a unique artists and visual window into the lives of some of the most feared individuals to have been imprisoned on the Island.

Prisoners of Age

Ron Levine, Prisoners of Age >>
Specializing in documentary photography spanning decades, Ron Levine's work is internationally known for spurring introspection as well as inspection of relevant social issues.

Ai Wei Wei at Alcatraz in 3D

@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz Online Experience >>
In a virtual 3-D environment, explore all seven pieces of the groundbreaking exhibition (which ended April 2015). Powered by Matterport technology.

Spire by Andy Goldsworthy

Andy Goldsworthy, Spire >>
Presidio Trust and the FOR-SITE Foundation
This 90-foot sculpture, like most of Goldsworthy’s work, was constructed out of objects already existing in nature. 

Wood Line

Andy Goldsworthy, Wood Line >>
Presidio Trust and the FOR-SITE Foundation
Wood Line winds its way down a historic grove in the Presidio. Goldsworthy created this sculpture that harkens back to the Park’s beginnings, then the trees were first planted by the U.S. Army in the 1880s.

Andy Goldsworthy's Tree Fall

Andy Goldsworthy, Tree Fall >>
Presidio Trust and the FOR-SITE Foundation

Made from the trunk of a tree from the Presidio Parkway project, Tree Fall introduces a different side of Goldsworthy’s work, bringing nature indoors. 

Headlands Center for the Arts

Headlands Center for the Arts >>
The Headlands Center for the Arts is a multidisciplinary and international art center located in the Marin Headlands, and is a crucial component to the success of the Art in the Parks program. Learn more at www.headlands.org.

Art in the Parks is a cooperative effort of the National Park Service, the Presidio Trust, the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, and the Headlands Center for the Arts to work with a variety of community partners to bring the arts to park settings to provide new ways of experiencing and learning about place. Some of our current and past partners include the FOR-SITE FoundationWe Players, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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