Supporting SDAI means making an impact by:


ADVANCING artists of today


rotating exhibitions and biennials


youth exhibitions

art sales

training for teaching artists

professional development

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REVEALING culture and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion

community art projects

multilingual programming

gallery educators and guided tours

free and discounted admission


INSPIRING institutional innovation

art & technology initiatives

guest curators

pop-up events

hot topic forums

project spaces


ENGAGING underserved populations and artists of tomorrow

artist-in-school residencies

summer and holiday art camps

offsite community art initiatives

Make a donation at any level and choose from monthly payment options by clicking the donate button. Your donations are tax deductible. For more details and to learn about our philanthropic circles, planned giving, and opportunities to engage with SDAI leadership, please contact Executive Director Jacqueline A. Silverman at (619) 236-0011 or