SOMArts Announces Director of Neighborhood Arts Services: Zach Slater

SOMArts is pleased to announce the promotion of long-time staff member Zach Slater to Director of Neighborhood Arts Services, which provides support and consultation for San Francisco’s many street fairs and festivals ranging from small neighborhood film screenings to San Francisco Pride …

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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Elia Vargas in The Ramp Gallery, January 20–February 14, 2015

Video Walks is an ongoing series of recorded walks exploring place and terrain. It is a dérive, an aimless walk influenced by the surrounding environment. “What we mean by place is an intersection of narratives and infrastructure, constantly in flux. …

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Selections Artist Reception presented by ArtSpan, January 24

Selections 2015 elevates artists from the SF Open Studios circle into a more visible place of honor. Success as a professional artist relies on opportunities to be recognized as exceptional; thus ArtSpan produces this exhibition as a vehicle to launch …