Maria Jenson in SF Chronicle

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 …

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Queer Cultural Center presents Creative Labor, June 5–24, 2016

Presented as part of the 2016 National Queer Arts Festival, Creative Labor: Queer-It-Yourself (QIY) Expo and Faire focuses on how material and immaterial labor manifests itself in the work of queer Bay Area artists. The exhibition focuses on the use of traditional …

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Solis and Eddie Valentine in The Ramp Gallery, May 17–June 11, 2016

Solis collaborates with Eddie Valentine in his latest exhibition, New Religion. This show harkens back to a San Francisco that existed before the most recent tech boom. Inspired by the magical place of San Francisco that he describes as “a garden on an …

Lorenzo Cardim DeAlmeida

Queer Cultural Center’s Creative Labor, Opening Reception and Maker Faire, June 5

Lorenzo Cardim DeAlmeida, “There is No Glitter Here” performance. Image courtesy of the artist. Presented as part of the 2016 National Queer Arts Festival, Creative Labor: Queer-It-Yourself (QIY) Expo and Faire focuses on how material and immaterial labor manifests itself in the work of …

The News: “Speaking Of…NIGGA.” a collected/collective conscious of Black Folk, June 7

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, 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, …

APICC Resistance

APICC Presents Resistance, May 6-26, 2016

Kicking off Asian Pacific Heritage Month and the United States of Asian America Festival with a group visual arts exhibition and performances in San Francisco. Resistance, a multidisciplinary visual arts exhibition presented by the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC), …

StyleREBORN 2016 Student Fashion Show

StyleREBORN 2016 Student Fashion Show, Jun 11

Visionary student designers display the bebirth of style in contemporary fashion collections at 2016 fashion show, presented by The Art Institute of California- San Francisco