SOMArts 35th Anniversary Celebration, July 19

What: SOMArts 35th Anniversary Party When: Saturday, July 19, 7–9pm, just before Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party  Where: 934 Brannan St. (between 8th & 9th) How Much: $35 admission, tickets at http://nightlightparty.eventbrite.com  Come a little early to Night Light: Multimedia …

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Pieces of the Excelsior by J. Astra Brinkmann in the Ramp Gallery, July 14–August 11

Pieces of the Excelsior is inspired by the vibrant neighborhood of the Excelsior. When J. Astra Brinkmann settled in the Excelsior neighborhood, it was evident to her that the neighborhood felt unexplored and could become a great project filled with hidden …

Spectrum: An Online Auction of Food, Fun & Adventure is live!

  Browse & place your bids here: http://www.biddingowl.com/somarts The auction includes: – Getaways like a chic vacation at the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs, two nights in a cozy home on the Russian River, and massage and spa services for …

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Projected Personae

On view for the first time during Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party and during regular gallery hours July 22–August 16, is an exhibition about the self as surface and the construction of identity through performance, cultural drag and bodybuilding.

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Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party

Tonight’s luminous, immersive contemporary art experience is SOLD OUT! Door sales will begin at 10pm, availability will be based on capacity. View live webcast from 9:30 to 11pm PST by clicking here.

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A touring contemporary dance performance featuring Bruno Isaković, Wednesday, July 2, 8pm.

Zemartas Budrys in The Ramp Gallery, June 23–July 14, 2014

What: Final Zoning by Zemartas Budrys When: June 23–July 14, 2014 Where: The Ramp Gallery, a community curated space at 934 Brannan St. (between 8th and 9th) Throughout history, humans have zoned the environment in which they live in to create “the grid”. …

Justin Hoover moves to Santa Cruz Museum of Art

After five years with SOMArts, Curator & Gallery Director Justin Hoover will be moving to the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History to become their Curator of Exhibitions. Justin joined SOMArts in 2009 as the organization’s first full-time curator …