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The Black Woman is God, July 7–August 17, 2016

Curated by Karen Seneferu and Melorra Green, The Black Woman is God: Reprogramming That God Code celebrates the Black female presence as the highest spiritual form and challenges viewers to do the same. More than 60 intergenerational artists working in sculpture, painting, …

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Dom Empire in The Ramp Gallery, July 14–August 6, 2016

Blackbird is the visual story that accompanies the coming musical story of the same name. It is the story of self-mastery, the journey of becoming one’s highest self through recognition of potential, through the emotional work it takes to transform, …

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Baruch Porras-Hernandez hosts The News, August 2, 2016

On the first Tuesday of each month The News, presented by SOMArts Cultural Center, features new, queer work by Bay Area artists. The News is a monthly cabaret evening that spotlights 10-minute or less performance pieces, experiments, and works in …

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The Black Woman is God Artist Interview: Latisha Baker

“Mission Accomplished” by Latisha Baker. Pyrography & acrylic on reclaimed wood. What did your process look like for this particular body of work? Was it different than your usual process? I am primarily interested in the plight of Black women, …

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Calling Artists for Día de los Muertos 2016

Installation by Victor-Mario Zaballa for Today is the Shadow of Tomorrow: Día de los Muertos 2015. Now in its 17th year, SOMArts’ Day of the Dead exhibition is one of the most internationally diverse Día de los Muertos celebrations in the United …

Tehuti's Conquest

The Black Woman is God Artist Interview: Nicole Dixon

“Tehuti’s Conquest” by Nicole Dixon. Image courtesy of the artist. How do the different mediums you use, and the combination of them, play into the message you are trying to get across with your work? I believe all different mediums …

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SOMArts Welcomes New Executive Director

Maria Jenson admires the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC)’s exhibition “RESISTANCE,” on view in SOMArts’ Main Gallery. Photo credit: Michael Macor, San Francisco Chronicle. After an extensive executive search conducted by SOMArts’ Board of Directors with valuable input from …

Kim Jung Gi Workshop

Workshop with Kim Jung Gi: The Elements & Principles of Art, Aug 13

Kim Jung Gi is an established artist from South Korea whose art work has attracted the international attention of millions over the last few years. This will be Kim’s only appearance in Bay Area during his U.S. visit in 2016. …