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Nima Shiraz Fashion Show to Benefit Global Fund for Women

You are cordially invited to an evening of gourmet food, scrumptious cocktails and high-end fashion at San Francisco’s beloved cultural center, SOMArts. Be the first to preview the Nima Shiraz Fall Winter 2016 Ready to Wear and Couture collection, featuring …


Izza Anwar in The Ramp Gallery , January 20–February 20, 2016

The Ramp Gallery features a curatorial project by Izza Anwar in collaboration with Jason Wyman titled Belonging in Transition, Part Two. Below, Izza shares her poetic curatorial statement and biographical response to the question “Where do you belong”? About the Exhibition …

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Calling Artists for Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party 2016

  SOMArts Cultural Center seeks “code breaking” artists to exhibit in one-night-only exhibition, Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party, on Saturday, July 23, 2016, 8:30 pm–midnight. Now entering its sixth year, Night Light blankets SOMArts indoors and out in luminous art installations, including audiovisual performances, performative …


Meike Christine Gugel in the Ramp Gallery, February 23 – March 19, 2016

Pacific reflections is an intimate statement about the artist’s relationship with water, climate change and neuroscience. Photographer Meike Christine Gugel invites the viewer onto a contemplative journey. As an admirer of nature, she learned to swim when she was only …


ArtSpan Artist Workshop: Taxes for Artists, February 16

Get organized for tax season. Gary Bishop of niceRecords demystifies what tax prep looks like with a special insight into the needs of individual artists. Topics to be covered include organizing expenses, tracking information, using available tax and finance resources, …

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Black Salt Collective’s Visions Into Infinite Archives

30 artists of color honor the non-linearity of time to create an interactive & infinite archive of universal depths in a new group exhibition. Public programming includes film screenings and a closing ceremony with rituals & live musical performances.

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Elevate Ensemble Presents: Ancient Sounds Meet Modern Minds

What happens when you pair an ancient instrument with thoroughly modern San Francisco creatives? Come find out as Ancient Ensemble presents three new works for the harpsichord written by Bay Area composers alongside one of the 20th century’s masterpieces. Program: …


Artist Interview: Scott Stark

Why was it important for you to make your installation interactive? Too often viewers of art are presented with an invisible “do not touch” rule, usually reinforced by a nearby security guard, creating a virtual barrier between them and the work; I’m …