Harvey Milk Photo Center

Harvey Milk Rec Center

Established in the early 1940’s, The San Francisco Photography Center is the oldest public darkroom in the United States. Moved to the Harvey Milk Recreation Center in 1957. The Photo Center has been a cornerstone of arts programming almost since the building’s inception.

Our members enjoy full use of the very large darkroom and film processing areas, at extremely reasonable prices. Offering a wide variety of weekly classes and Saturday workshops and orientations in both film and digital photography, and open to anyone interested in photography regardless of experience.

The SF Photo Center is continuing to improve and expand its’ facilities, and the scope of its unique program offerings, gallery and ongoing exhibits which showcases the wide creative talents and unique viewpoints of our members.

All of these engaging, fun classes, and programs are offered to the public, and can be taken from teens to adults. Photo Center classes are taught by working professionals within the industry, in both fine arts and commercial photography.

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Harvey Milk Holiday Craft Fair

Dec 11, 2016
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Harvey Milk Center for the Arts, part of San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department is proud to host its Holiday Craft Fair on Sunday, December 11th 2016. The event will include numerous … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day

Feb 14, 2017
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Memorial Day

May 29, 2017
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Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces.[1] The holiday, which is observed every year on the … Continue reading

Independence Day

Jul 4, 2017
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Labor Day

Sep 4, 2017
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Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the … Continue reading

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