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Press Releases

June 29, 2009
The Crissy Field Center will be relocating in September 2009 due to the acceleration of the Doyle Drive replacement project.
Volunteers at work
June 18, 2009
Join us to officially kick off the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Summer Service Initiative and Outdoor Youth Mentoring Program, following the conclusion of the National Conference on Volunteering and Service, on June 25 by volunteering in the Golden Gate National Parks.
April 30, 2009
Crissy Field Center will honor four Bay Area individuals and collaborative groups with its annual Community Heroes Award on Saturday, May 2.
2009 Turning the Tide
February 26, 2009
An extraordinary gathering of environmentalists, Nobel Laureates, CEOs, philanthropists, venture capitalists, scientists, social entrepreneurs, youth activists and other leaders in their fields will come together at the gateway to the Pacific Rim April 2-3, 2009.
Volunteers at work
January 7, 2009
Volunteer in the Golden Gate National Parks at your doorstep. It’s fun, it’s healthy, and it makes a difference—the perfect way to pitch in on a momentous day and an opportunity for people to give back to the park sites we all love and cherish.

Press Coverage

The Daily Star. Lebanon

Alcatraz is perhaps the world’s most famous prison. Ai Weiwei is arguably China’s best-known artist. Now they have come together in a viscerally powerful show in the notorious former jail.

Bay Area Reporter

An exhibition marrying the work of Ai Weiwei, the world-famous Chinese political dissident artist, and Alcatraz, the notorious federal "ghost" prison with spectacular vistas of San Francisco Bay.

Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz, Trace exhibit
Yahoo News. Singapore

An installation featuring seven new sculpture, sound, and mixed-media works by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has opened on the historic prison island of Alcatraz.

SF Weekly

The words of dissidents, political prisoners, and free speech advocates are everywhere in "@Large," a multi-work exhibition by renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei now open on Alcatraz Island — embossed on kites, represented in LEGO portraits, and echoing from speakers hidden behind jail cell vents.

The Daily Beast

The confined Chinese dissident’s new exhibition raises important questions about human rights at a site that’s home to America’s own notorious past.