Day of the Dead 2016 photo

A Promise Not to Forget: Día de los Muertos Exhibition, October 7–November 5, 2016

Now in its 17th year, the annual Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center offers one of the most internationally diverse Día de los Muertos celebrations in the United States. Merging traditional Mexican altars with contemporary art installations, …

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Elvira Dayel in The Ramp Gallery, September 7–October 1, 2016

Born in Ukraine, Elvira Dayel is currently based in San Francisco Bay Area. Dayel is a multi-media artist, who works in series of large abstract works of drawings done in soft/dry pastel on paper, 3D-printed mixed media sculpture, cut-paper abstractions. …

Day of the Dead 2016 opening reception

A Promise Not to Forget: Día de los Muertos 2016 Exhibition Unveiling, October 7

Now in its 17th year, the annual Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center offers one of the most internationally diverse Día de los Muertos celebrations in the United States. Merging traditional Mexican altars with contemporary art installations, …

Davia Amerasu

The News hosted by Mia Satya: Trans Future Legends!, October 4, 2016

October is LGBTQ History Month, and in that spirit we are highlighting San Francisco’s trans artists who are bound to be the legends of the future! Bare witness to all original music, poetry, comedy, and mutch, mutch more! – guest curator Mia “Tu Mutch” Satya

Day of the Dead 2016 photo

A Promise Not to Forget: Día de los Muertos 2016 Interactive Drawing Circle, October 21, 7–9:30 pm

Now in its 17th year, the annual Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center offers one of the most internationally diverse Día de los Muertos celebrations in the United States. Merging traditional Mexican altars with contemporary art installations, …

Day of the Dead 2016

A Promise Not to Forget: Día de Los Muertos 2016 Exhibition Closing Event, November 5, 6–9 pm

Now in its 17th year, the annual Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center offers one of the most internationally diverse Día de los Muertos celebrations in the United States. Merging traditional Mexican altars with contemporary art installations, …

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The Annual Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, September 1–24, 2016

The San Francisco Foundation and SOMArts Cultural Center present The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, a focused look at the future of the Bay Area visual arts, September 1–24, 2016. The exhibition showcases 15 promising visual artists …

Gabrielle Hill

Murphy & Cadogan Artist Interview: Gabrielle L’Hirondelle Hill

“A bitch always smokes,” 2016. Gabrielle L’Hirondelle Hill. Photo by Kelly Wu. You say in your artist statement that you’re interested in exploring the histories embedded in objects. Have you done similar creative investigations of other objects, or are tobacco …