The luggage store/509 Cultural Center is a non profit organization, founded in 1987. We received our non profit status in November 1989. We are one of San Francisco’s premier non profit multidisciplinary arts organizations. Our gallery exhibitions, performing arts, public art and educational programs are dedicated to cultural equity and broadening social and aesthetic networks. Our programmig is designed  to encourage  the flow of images and ideas between different cultural, ethnic  and economic communities.

Please make your donation/contribution to the luggage store/509 Cultural Center
via check, money order, , cash, credit card (donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law)

Please support the luggage store and its programs by purchasing
tee shirts, catalgoues and records or by purchasing art . (70% of each sale goes to the artist, 30% to the luggage store.).

The Luggage Store gratefully acknowledges its funders:


California Arts Council

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Asian Cultural Council
California Arts Council
Fleishhacker Foundation

Furlotti Family Foundation

The Further Foundation

Gerbode Foundation
Grants for the Arts of the Hotel Tax Fund

The Walter and Elise Haas Fund

The Kenneth Rainin Foundation

Herringer Family Foundation
The City and County of San Francisco, Community Challenge Program
The James Irvine Foundation
The LEF Foundation
The National Endowment for the Arts
San Francisco Beautiful
The San Francisco Foundation

The Seed Fund
The Kenneth Rainin Foundation
Zellerbach Family Fund
The San Francisco Art Commission/Cultural Equity Fund
The San Francisco Art Commission/Creative Space Fund
JP Morgan/Chase
Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation
Fleishhacker Foundation

The Seed Fund
Recent In Kind Donations
Kytin Design and Fabrication, Oakland, CA
Christensen Fund.


Employee Matching Program
Lehman Brothers