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Wind Newspaper: Chinatown’s New Art Center “Edge on the Square” Presents Its First Exhibition

Source: Wind Newspaper

Edge on the Square, a brand new contemporary art center established by the Chinatown Media & Arts Collaboration (CMAC) in the heart of San Francisco Chinatown, launched its first exhibition for public view on January 13 in time to celebrate the Chinese New Year.

State Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), who is the Budget Committee Chair in the Assembly, was able to secure $26.5 million in state fund to purchase the Chinatown business building at 800 Grant Avenue to work with CMAC, founded by six San Francisco non-profit Asian organizations, to transform it into the first contemporary art center, Edge on the Square, in San Francisco Chinatown.

Ting announced the state fund for the Edge on the Square in July 2021. A community mural at the Edge on the Square main building, which is located at the corner of Grant Avenue and Clay Street, was unveiled in October 2021.