Global Street Dance Masquerade ensemble

The Global Street Dance Masquerade presents A Grand March at SOMArts, Saturday, May 6, 8–10pm

SOMArts is proud to partner with The Global Street Dance Masquerade to present A Grand March at SOMArts on Saturday, May 6. This site-specific dance performance is the culmination of Global Street Dance Masquerade Artistic Director Rashad Pridgen’s year-long residency at SOMArts …

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THIS COUNTS, an exhibition of thesis projects from Design & Fine Arts students at the University of San Francisco, May 18

THIS COUNTS, an exhibition of thesis projects from Design & Fine Arts students at the University of San Francisco. BA students in the Design & Fine Arts programs at complete a capstone course in which they create a comprehensive thesis project …

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FOREIGN LANGUAGE MAGIC WORD MOTHER TONGUE Artist Interview: Christy Chan

                        Could you tell us more about the performance you did for the exhibit? I read an English-language book “backwards” to gallery guests using the traditional Chinese modality of …

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The Masquerade 4 Prince, April 29, 6:30–8 pm

  SOMArts is proud to partner with The Global Street Dance Masquerade to present A Masquerade 4 Prince on Saturday, April 29. Beginning at the Luggage Store Gallery (1007 Market Street) at 6:30 pm, this site-specific dance, drag-memorial and creative offering will culminate with …

Jamil Hellu Art

FOREIGN LANGUAGE MAGIC WORD MOTHER TONGUE Artist Interview: Jamil Hellu

        “I”, 2016,  Jamil Hellu. Image courtesy of the artist.  Where and how did the idea for “I” originate? Although I am of Syrian descent, I did not learn Arabic growing up. With the war in Syria …

I Didn't Ask For This: A Lifetime Of Dick Pics

I Didn’t Ask For This: A Lifetime Of Dick Pics, June 9

Curated by Activist/Artist/Feminist, Whitney Bell, I Didn’t Ask For This: A Lifetime Of Dick Pics exhibits a collection of 150+ unsolicited dick pics, accompanied by work from 30 rad artists that explores the female condition, harassment, and sexuality in the digital age. This immersive exhibition replicates the …

Pièce de RESISTance

SOMArts presents the Pièce de RESISTance, April 22

Welcome to the Pièce de RESISTance! On Saturday, April 22, SOMArts teams up with curator Kelly Lovemonster to transform our Main Gallery into a one-night-only art party and contemporary renaissance ball to benefit the cultural oasis under the 101 freeway known as SOMArts. …

Bureau of Linguistic Reality performance

FOREIGN LANGUAGE MAGIC WORD MOTHER TONGUE, March 9–April 8, 2017

FOREIGN LANGUAGE MAGIC WORD MOTHER TONGUE is a poly-lingual exhibition, featuring artists and performers investigating the relationships between language, culture and identity. Curated by The New Urban Naturalists, FOREIGN LANGUAGE MAGIC WORD MOTHER TONGUE (MAGIC WORD) is the third and final exhibition in the …