About us

We are a community-based, volunteer-driven center
connecting the power of the arts with the imperatives of these times
to engender sustainable living and resilient urban communities.

We are neighbors and community members of all ages, backgrounds, and orientations with a common interest in community building through the arts, advocacy, and commitment to resilient lives and environments.  

What Happens Here

For artists and performers, Cyprian’s Center offers a venue with excellent acoustics and lighting, studio space, exhibition galleries, and instruction. For community organizers and resilience advocates, we are a hub of collaboration for generating ideas and testing strategies on the streets and in the community. Wehopes to engage everyone who seeks challenge, collaboration, sociability, and innovation. Together we create community. We host concerts, classes for kids and adults, exhibitions, theatrical productions, cooking classes, and programs that community members suggest and help organize. ARC also works with several community organizations to develop and implement projects and services on-site and in the neighborhood. Various spaces and rooms in the building are available on a rental basis.

 

General Information

Set in St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church, Cyprian’s Center is located in the North of Panhandle neighborhood of the Western Addition. We are near Lone Mountain and the University of San Francisco. The building, located at the intersections of Turk & Lyon, is open for center events, concerts, meetings, presentations, classes, cooking events, and programs. We also host funerals, weddings and worship services for area churches.  To view the facility, please email us at fr.tom@stcypriansf.org or call and leave us a message at 415-567-1855.Get all the information on upcoming projects and programs with feature stories and community profiles at our Facebook page facebook.com/cyprians.arc and by signing up for online updates by clicking on the connect button.

 

Location

2097 Turk Street (at Lyon) San Francisco, CA 94115 • Click here for a map

 

How to Get Here

By public transit: located along the 31 Balboa MUNI bus line at the Turk and Lyon Street stop. Other bus lines are within 2 to 4 blocks: 24 Divisadero, 5 Fulton, 21 Hayes, 43 Masonic.
By bike: within a few blocks of frequently used bike routes, including those along Baker and McAllister streets and near the cross-town Wiggle bike route.
By car: on-street parking is frequently available along Turk Street near St. Cyprian’s. Special off-site parking is available for concert patrons within two blocks at Masonic and Turk Streets at the Blood Centers of the Pacific.

Space Use Rentals

We offer great spaces to share with performers, community organizers, neighborhood groups, and individuals. The performance hall seats 240 and has excellent acoustics, a baby grand piano, theatrical lighting, sound equipment, and a green room with panoramic view The community hall serves 200 with tables and chairs, a stage, kitchen access and a stage, excellent for conferences and special events Community kitchen for onsite meals and food prep Meeting rooms for 10 to 20.

Please see and use our Online Space Use Application Form.

Contact Us

Programs & Events • Space Use Rental  • Community Kitchen
fr.tom@stcypriansf.org • 415-567-1855 

Rev. Tom Jackson,  Director

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