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On The Edge 5: Erotic Art Exhibition, February 13–15

On The Edge 5 is an exhibition of 26 erotic photographers and sculptors displaying sculptures and over 450 photographs, from fine art nude to extreme erotica on Valentine’s Day Weekend. Friday & Saturday evening events feature erotic entertainment and a …

Refuge in Refuse Film Screenings on SF Public Access Television

If you miss the film screenings during the opening reception of Refuge in Refuse, never fear! Thanks a special partnership with Bay Area Video Coalition, these films are broadcasting on SF Commons, San Francisco’s Public Access Television Station while the exhibition …

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 …