Author Archives: Sarah Pritchard

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Dia de los Muertos: Interview Roundup

Here you can find the interview roundup for this year’s Dia de los Muertos Exhibition. Now in its 16th year, the annual Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center offers one of the most internationally diverse Día de …

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Today is the Shadow of Tomorrow: Día de los Muertos Exhibition, October 9–November 7, 2015

On view October 9–November 7. Extended gallery hours: Tuesday–Friday 12–7pm, Saturday 11am–5pm & Sunday 11am–3pm.

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Artist Interview: Denise Benavides

  Your work often deals with the themes of institutional racism and violence that are being featured in this year’s Day of the Dead exhibition. Why do you feel it’s important for artists to address these issues? I think that …

Gathering the Embers: The Fifth Annual Día de los Muertos Tribute Show, Oct 23

Now in its fifth year, Gathering the Embers brings the spirit of Día de los Muertos to the stage and is part of SOMArts’ annual Day of the Dead exhibition and accompanying public programming. Gathering the Embers, Friday, October 23, 7–9:30pm, is …

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Today is the Shadow of Tomorrow: Día de los Muertos 2015 Exhibition Unveiling, Oct 9

The 16th annual Día de los Muertos exhibition opens Friday, October 9, 6–9pm, with performances from music and theatre ensemble Loco Bloco and poets Denise Benavides and Adrian Arias.

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Technical Assistance Workshops for San Francisco Arts Commission Grant Applicants

These 15-minute one-on-one consultation with SFAC grants staff are designed to provide newcomers and seasoned grantees access to program-specific grant information, technical assistance materials (exemplary applications), and the opportunity to engage staff about specific components of the grant application, from …

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Artist Interview: Kaitlin Trataris

Your work is extremely personal in the way that it invites viewers into your home space, bringing the private sphere into the public sphere and vice versa. Why do you find it necessary to introduce these spheres to each other, …

SOMArts is hiring: Executive Director

SOMArts Cultural Center (South of Market Arts, Resources, Technology, and Services or SOMArts) is an independent nonprofit that operates the South of Market Cultural Center. SOMArts’ mission is to cultivate access to the arts within the Bay Area by collaborating with community …