The Lab

The Lab is a nonprofit experimental art and performance space located in the Mission District of San Francisco.

Resources for the Bay Area

Bay Area Common Wealth

Together with designer & doula Yula Paluy and over 100 contributors, we assembled the Bay Area Common Wealth guide to increase the visibility of and access to existing cooperatively-owned resources and alternative networks available to our community. Download and share the printable PDF and help us continue to update this guide throughout the year:

Negotiating Fair Pay in the Arts

How do we create a better art ecosystem? Art consultant Beth Pickens responds with an essay on why equity and fair compensation go hand in hand. Artist Carrie Hott maps out the annual budgets of Bay Area art institutions. Use her map alongside our guide to WAGENCY to start negotiating for fair compensation for artists and art workers.