SOMArts leverages the power of art as a tool for social change through multi-disciplinary events and exhibitions. Equipping artists with the space, mentorship and support they need to shift perspectives and innovate solutions, SOMArts fosters access to arts and culture for collective liberation and self-determination.
Exhibitions & Events
- The Annual Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, September 7–29, 2017
- Francis Calimlim in The Ramp Gallery, September 5–October 1, 2017
- Remembrance and Resistance: Día de los Muertos Exhibition, October 6–November 9, 2017
- Remembrance and Resistance: Día de los Muertos 2017 exhibition unveiling, October 6
- Remembrance and Resistance: Día de los Muertos 2017 Mission Salon, October 20
- Remembrance and Resistance: Día de los Muertos 2017 Closing Celebration, November 9
Our versatile space—including 3 classrooms, a 99-seat theater, exhibition space and capacity up to 1,000—is available to rent for theatrical productions, benefits, social and cultural events. Prioritizing support for arts nonprofits and social justice movements, SOMArts' Affordable Space program provides below-market rate rentals to over 100 events every year. SOMArts also offers fiscal sponsorship and free professional development to emerging artists.
Whether you can offer a one time or recurring gift, or share your time and skills by volunteering, you can have a lasting impact on the people and programs who come together to create this valuable community resource. Get involved and ensure that SOMArts continues as a vital home for art, cultural learning and connectivity.