Business Donation Form: SOMArts 35th Anniversary Online Auction

Thank you for your commitment to fostering creative risk-taking, promoting cultural connectivity and learning, and instigating accessible, multifaceted participation in the arts! Donations of gift certificates (preferred) or physical items valued at $100 or more will have the most impact …

Refuge in Refuse: Homesteading Art & Culture Project, February 12–March 14, 2015

For more than two decades artists, recreationalists, and the homeless have shared the Albany Bulb, a decommissioned landfill peninsula located along the east shore of the San Francisco Bay, creating infrastructure and exploring borders between public and private urban space. …

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Ernest Rivera Retires

After forty three years of dedicated service, Ernest Rivera will be leaving his role as Director of Technical Services. Ernie is a founding worker of SOMArts and leads the organization’s longest-running program. His dedication to fortifying and amplifying the voices …

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Li Westerlund in the Ramp Gallery, February 3–March 3

What: Into the Night by Li Westerlund When: February 3–March 3, 2014 Where: The Ramp Gallery, a community curated space at 934 Brannan St. (between 8th and 9th) Into the Night, a series of photographs by Li Westerlund, conveys the inherent synergy between …


Removing Roadblocks to Gallery Representation

Unsure of how to successfully approach art galleries? This workshop will cover 3 keys to removing the obstacles to building a successful art career and will present a 5-step strategy to getting gallery representation, Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 6–7:30pm.


Parallel Universe? Artist Talk

Delve deeper into contemporary speculative pieces in the group exhibition All Possible Futures with an artist talk featuring visual presentations by three featured designers, Wednesday, January 22, 6:30–8:30pm.

Color Curious, January 23

What: Color Curious When: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 6–8pm Where: 934 Brannan St. (between 8th & 9th) How Much: Free for ArtSpan members. $10 general admission. Click here to register. Color radiates meaning, mood, and intrigue, in art and in …


Double Edge Theater Workshops, January 18–22

What: foolsFURY presents Double Edge Theater Workshops When: One Day Introductory Workshop: Friday, January 17, 6–10pm. Five Day Intensive: Saturday & Sunday, January 18 & 19, 10am–6pm; Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, January 20, 21 & 22, 6–10pm. Where: 934 Brannan …