Academy Homeroom

Learn, discover, and meet new friends with interactive courses hosted at The Academy—open to all.

Upcoming Homeroom Events

  • Academy Homeroom: Figure Drawing
    Dec 14, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    The Academy SF, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Join us for this month's Figure Drawing! Each session features a rotation of models in different length poses. A great weeknight "drink & draw" for all skill levels.
  • Academy of Wine: Champagne Thiénot
    Dec 15, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM PST
    The Academy SF, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Join wine director Michael Wells as we welcome back our friend, Olivier Tonnerre, for the last Academy of Wine of 2022, a very special tasting of the fabulous lineup from Champagne house Thiénot!

Academy Homeroom offers interactive courses as part of our mission to highlight the community and culture of our neighborhood. Courses are regularly-scheduled events designed to be fun and engaging. They are open to anyone in the community who wishes to enroll.*

Whether it is figure drawing, bartending or exploring San Francisco's unique history, Academy Homeroom courses always offer a chance to explore and meet new people.

If you have a question or a suggestion for a Homeroom event, please let us know. Courses are generally free to Members, but general enrollment costs can be found in the listing for each class.

Other Academy Events Open To All

  • Nov 28, 7:00 PM
    KQED Headquarters, 2601 Mariposa St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Is it hard to find love these days? You bet your apps it is! Join our friends at KQED for an all-original dating game live on stage hosted by comedian Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, where one special KQED fan will be the center of attention as you, the audience help them pick a date from the contestant
  • Dec 03, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM PST
    The Academy SF, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Join in the holiday festivities at our first annual Holiday Wine Fest, featuring an all-star lineup of Northern California wineries, paired with scrumptious hors d'oeuvres from chef Chad of Classic Culinaire.
  • Dec 08, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM PST
    The Academy SF, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Safe queer spaces where we can celebrate community are more important now than ever. Join Academy Co-Founder Paul Miller for a special Holiday Bar Crawl, supporting some amazing nightlife establishments in our beloved Castro neighborhood. This event is open to all.
  • Dec 09, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM PST
    The Academy SF, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Join Carly Ozard and friends for a Holiday Concert featuring feel good originals and covers to ring in the season! Featuring Fiora Wise, Terrence McLaughlin, JD Randle, and more! Musical Direction by Barry Lloyd.
  • Dec 13, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM PST
    The Academy SF, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Celebrate with us at The Academy as we come together with the SF Bay Times and Golden Gate Business Association, featuring emcees Liam Mayclem and Donna Sachet, plus entertainment by DJ Rockaway and Kippy Marks, and drinks sponsored by Bacardí.
  • Dec 17, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM PST
    The Academy SF, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Last year's theme was so much fun, we just HAD to do it again! Join hostess Donna Sachet, pianist Russell Deason, and Santa's sexy elves for an unforgettable party to celebrate the season in style! Whether you've been naughty or nice this year, all are welcome!
  • Dec 20, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    The Academy SF, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Don't miss the closing show of photographer Mike Ruiz's collection, "The Leathermen Project." Known for his work with celebrities from RuPaul to Beyoncé, Mike's work is "a time capsule that will keep the leather community’s rich history alive for future generations." This event is open to all!
Halloween Wine Tasting
Halloween Wine Tasting

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Painting Class
Painting Class

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Figure Drawing Group
Figure Drawing Group

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Halloween Wine Tasting
Halloween Wine Tasting

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*Course fees do not include full Club access or other associated Member benefits. For more information about membership, click here.