SOMArts is accepting Board nominations

  Nominate a Board Member candidate here. SOMArts Cultural Center is currently accepting nominations for its volunteer Board of Directors. Self-nominations and nominations of others are both welcome. SOMArts is an independent nonprofit organization and one of six cultural centers that work in …

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Celebrate Your Body with Kearny Street Workshop

Kearny Street Workshop presents a one-of-a-kind, body-positive expo of fashion, art, music and food, Saturday, January 31, 7–10pm.

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The News 3 Year Anniversary Performance, February 3

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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Glamorgeddon Final Spectacle & Limo Lectures

On Friday, January 30th enjoy free performances among the visual art in Glamorgeddon and circle the city of San Francisco in a garish pink limousine while enjoying one (or more!) of an array of ticketed 30-minute performative lectures.

Dis/Play Group Exhibition, March 24 through April 23, 2015

SOMArts Cultural Center presents DIS/PLAY, a multidisciplinary exhibition of work by more than 30 Bay Area artists and groups who are stretching and expanding predictable representations of disability in the gallery space. DIS/PLAY centers the perspectives of artists with and without …

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Axis Dance Performance & DIS/PLAY Artists Panel, April 8

Dig deeper into the themes of the group exhibition DIS/PLAY with docent-led tours, a performance by AXIS Dance Company and a panel discussion featuring dancers and exhibiting visual and media artists. The panel probes the limits of disability as a …

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DIS/PLAY Closing Reception with Film, Pizza & Poetry, April 23

The final opportunity to view and interact with DIS/PLAY on Thursday, April 23, 6pm to 9pm, features short film screenings in the gallery, including recent work by artist Todd Herman, co-founder of performance project “Sins Invalid”, as well as poetry, and pizza from Mozzeria, …

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DIS/PLAY Opening Reception, March 26

DIS/PLAY, a group exhibition on view March 24 through April 23, 2015, centers the perspectives of artists with and without disabilities who deconstruct and examine individual and shared experiences of disability culture, shatter assumptions about access in the arts, surface …