Reflections on labor. In-depth interviews. Explorations near and far, including within the museum. Our collaborators respond to age-old subjects and pressing current events, to their communities, and to one another: click any of the category names to find out more.

Columnists In Residence

Our columnists are free to write and publish without editorial oversight from Open Space or SFMOMA. The program, which grants lifelong access to our site, is, so far as we know, a unique publishing experiment among major art institutions.

Conversations

Interviews, exchanges; in-depth dialogue, debate, discussion.

Field Notes

Critical observations on the cultural landscape; musings in and on the field; explorations on the road.

Impermanent Collection

Undiluted perspectives on SFMOMA’s collection and program, from creative practitioners of all stripes. Includes online exhibitions and one-on-one engagements with artworks.

Miscellany

Project Space

Special projects commissioned for Open Space. All downloadable. All free.

Reticulum

Latin rēticulum little net; (initial capital letter) Astronomy. the Net, a small constellation

Series

Compilations and unfurling sequences of contributions – some from our archive, some freshly assembled.

Spotlight On...

Work on Work

Meditations on and confrontations with labor, ethics, and money in the culture industry.

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