In its 46th year, Intersection for the Arts is continuing its long-standing tradition of redefining and democratizing cultural space. In response to extraordinary opportunity, Intersection is locating its core operation in the iconic San Francisco Chronicle Building at the corner of 5th and Mission Streets in a dynamic neighborhood that converges downtown, the Yuerba Buena Cultural District, South of Market, Mid Market, and the 6th Street Corridor. In partnership with the Hub Bay Area (a dynamic global community of social entrepreneurs), Intersection opened a new visual arts space in the Chronicle Building in May 2010 and is playing a leadership role in an innovative large scale urban development project called 5M. This forward movement illustrates Intersection's continued ability to creatively respond to a changing world.
Intersection for the Arts began in North Beach in the early 1960's. Incorporated in 1965, its first home was at 756 Union Street and since then it has moved 6 times throughout the city, including this move to 925 Mission Street.