SOMArts seeks proposals from artists to participate in the 18th annual Día de los Muertos exhibition, curated by René Yañez and Rio Yañez. The theme of this year’s exhibition, Remembrance and Resistance, insists on the importance of mourning in the context of resistance struggles. Proposals are due online by 3 pm on Thursday, August 24, 2017. Click here for more information.
Exhibitions & Events
- The Black Woman is God, July 20–August 26, 2017
- Zerena Diaz in The Ramp Gallery, August 8–September 3, 2017
- Night Light Multimedia & Performance Festival, August 25 & 26, 2017
- Calling artists for Día de los Muertos 2017
- The Annual Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, September 7–29, 2017
- The Annual Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition Opening Reception, September 7, 2017
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