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Place/Displaced Opening Reception, November 20

The opening reception for Place/Displaced features a drum circle led by Kulture Freedom that anyone can join, live performances hosted by American Conservatory Theater’s Stage Coach program, live painting, brief artist talks and interactive installations facilitated by more than 13 participating …

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Ubuntu: Everyone at the Table + Happy Hour

Ubuntu: Everyone At the Table invites everyone to the table, including artists, curators, educators, political organizers and more, to generate ideas and inspire action that will nurture art and artists in the Bay Area. Each course of the 3-course meal …

Police Brutality Zine Resources from the Altar “Not One More”

These zines are part of an altar installation dedicated to victims of police brutality. “Not One More” by Carrie Leilam Love, Fallon Young and their collaborators, is on view October 11–November 8 at SOMArts as part of Visions at Twilight: Dia …

The News: An Evening of Fresh Queer Performance featuring Oakland artists!

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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Quiet Lightning 65 // sparkle + blink 58

Today, in conjunction with the Litquake festival, ArtSpan & SOMArts, the reading series Quiet Lightning will be held among over 400 works by SF Open Studios artists. Join us for a live literary mixtape tonight!

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SF Art Tasting 2014

Join ArtSpan at SOMArts for a taste of art, games, wine, and stimulating discussion at the SF Open Studios Exhibition Saturday, October 11, 5–7pm

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Along The Fence in The Ramp Gallery, October 21–November 8, 2014

Along The Fence is a photographic exhibition by Patrick D. Wilson, who uses architectural forms and photographs as the framework for visually habitable space. His most recent body of work is gathered from ten months he spent photographing construction sites …

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Opening Event for Visions at Twilight: Día de los Muertos 2014

Now in its 15th year, the Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center offers a visually dense and stimulating environment of elaborate, traditional altars and multi-dimensional art installations where creativity leads the way to meaningful reflection. Don’t miss the exhibition unveiling with live music & performances on Friday, October 10, 6pm to 9pm!