“Dead Man Walking” Returns to the Bay Area

Composed by Jake Heggie with libretto by Terrence McNally, Dead Man Walkingwas commissioned by San Francisco Opera and premiered on the War Memorial Opera House stage in 2000. Since then, it has been...

Magic Theatre Presents “A Lie Of The Mind”

Magic Theatre is thrilled to present the Legacy Revival of A Lie Of The Mind, by Sam Shepard. The show, hailed by the New York Times as “His richest and most penetrating play, a 20th century maste...

The Wattis Institute Opens Two New Exhibitions

January 21 – April 18, 2015: Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys show new and recent work. The artists show fifteen new steel sculptures, along with a set of recent drawings,a video, some watercolors ...

Fall 2014 Grant Recipients Announced

The Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation is proud to announce the recipients for the Fall 2014 grant cycle: African American Art & Culture Complex,Whispering Tenderness Fresh Meat Productions, The Missin...

Hope Mohr’s Metrics of Intimacy

November 22: metrics of intimacy Hope Mohr and Christian Burns perform their ongoing improvisational duet practice. When: 8 PM Saturday November 22 Location: S.F. Conservatory of Dance 301 8th Street ...

PROJECT TENFOURTEEN Commences November 16th!

The Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation is honored to support San Francisco Contemporary Music Player’s Project TenFourteen – a series of four programs featuring world premieres simultaneously ...

Welcome To Our New Website

The Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation welcomes you to our new website. As we make this transition, please feel free to contact us if you have any additional questions. Thank you for your patience as we mak...