Saba Taj

The Third Muslim, January 25–February 22, 2018

SOMArts Cultural Center presents The Third Muslim: Queer and Trans* Muslim Narratives of Resistance and Resilience co-curated by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Yas Ahmed. The second exhibition in the 2017–2018 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency, this group exhibition centers artists whose identities as …

Andrea Nicolette Gonzales in The Ramp Gallery, January 6–February 6, 2018

Marked explores the current work of Bay Area artist and educator Andrea Nicolette Gonzales. Andrea paints on the human body and then photographs the performance. Along with painting models she also paints herself in various performances that are documented through photography.  In the piece …

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SOMArts releases first-ever Annual Report

SOMArts is proud to announce the publication of its first-ever Annual Report, covering the fiscal year July 2015–June 2016. Thanks to the support of SOMArts’ community of artists and arts lovers, FY2016 was a groundbreaking year for SOMArts, with programs exploring …

Kiyaan Abadani

The Third Muslim Opening Reception, January 25, 6–9pm

SOMArts Cultural Center presents The Third Muslim: Queer and Trans* Muslim Narratives of Resistance and Resilience co-curated by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Yas Ahmed. The second exhibition in the 2017–2018 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency, this group exhibition centers artists whose identities as queer, …

Game Recognize Game Artist Interview: Yvan Iturriaga

Game Recognize Game Artist Interview: Yvan Iturriaga (Snippet) Yvan Iturriaga is a director and producer. His work is on view as a part of Game Recognize Game, a deep inquiry into the power and potential of sports as a culture-building …

Jamil Hellu

Queering Islam: A conversation, Thursday, February 8, 6–8pm

SOMArts Cultural Center presents The Third Muslim: Queer and Trans* Muslim Narratives of Resistance and Resilience co-curated by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Yas Ahmed. The second exhibition in the 2017–2018 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency, this group exhibition centers artists whose identities as queer, …

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SOMArts Social: Game Recognize Game Edition, January 10, 4–7pm

SOMArts is proud to partner with La Cocina culinary incubator to present a new happy hour series showcasing SOMArts’ innovative exhibition programs and the emerging food entrepreneurs supported by La Cocina. Building on the historic relationship between arts and culture …

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Game Recognize Game, November 30, 2017–January 10, 2018

SOMArts Cultural Center presents Game Recognize Game, a deep inquiry into the power and potential of sports as a culture-building institution for social change curated by Dania Cabello. The first exhibition in the 2017–2018 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency, this group exhibition will build an …