ArtSpan Artist Workshop: Installation Best Practices, June 30

  Learning to professionally display your artwork is an important part of presenting yourself as an artist. This workshop will provide you with tips on how to best install an art exhibition. Get tips for best practices and materials to help …

photo courtesy of Steve Phipps/FAMACOCA

TALKStyle Fashion Show, June 13

In this age of hyper-connectivity, Michael Rosen, founder of London Fashion Week and TalkStyle event producer, sets the stage for a post-technology dystopian world where our fashion sense is heightened by color, texture and sound. This is Rosen’s third annual …

Corey Brown Fire Circle

Corey Addison Brown in the Ramp Gallery, June 4–30

These prints reflect upon the artist’s journey of discovery and (re)claimation of his own queer ancestors through myth and legend, secret codes, and imagination. Having been raised by a witch and encouraged to explore the world through magic and mystery, …


THE NEWS: a Queer Energy Cauldron, guest curated by SALTA

On Tuesday, June 2, free admission, SALTA guest curates live performances by Elizabeth Ardent, Ronnie Heaven, Judah Levenson, Bernadette Herself, NCN, Zander Brown with Earth Dance Mafia, Justus Harris, Ian Waisler, Rachael Dichter, Kat Marie Yoas, Sara Rees, and Dia Dear.

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SOMArts SOULstice Party & Fundraiser

Help us usher in our 36th year at a fundraiser for SOMArts featuring live music, a dance battle, art and a tasty silent auction featuring over 100 Bay Area restaurants! Pre-sale tickets on sale now!

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Food Social: Indoor Pop-up Market 3-year Anniversary, June 6

Start the summer off right at Food Social’s 3-Year Anniversary Celebration: a one of a kind experience featuring some of the hottest street food vendors, apparel pop-ups, and DJ sets the Bay Area has to offer. It’s going to be one …

Building Closed for Memorial Day, Monday, May 25

On Monday SOMArts is closed for Memorial Day, a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, with the final two days …

by Christine Fu

Una Planta y Seis Cuerdas: Flamenco Performance, June 26 & 27

Two evenings of flamenco music and dance performed by over 30 dancers, singers and musicians. A Caminos Flamencos production by Emmy Award-winning choreographer Yaelisa features her flamenco school at all levels, accompanied by world-class musicians in new and exciting choreographies …