Life and Death: A Community Conversation on Capital Punishment

Join an audience-participatory conversation around human rights, justice and prison reform in the gallery among the art in Speak Your Peace, Thursday, January 10th.


Breaking News: A One-Night-Only Radical Collaboration

What happens when we trust disorder? When we trust a moment and just make? Find out on Tuesday, January 8th at Breaking News, when the audience is invited to watch improvisational, collaborative and in-process performances created during the event, or to become part of the action.

Protected: Fiscal Sponsorship & Incubation

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Forage SF’s Last-Ever Underground Market, December 22

What: The last Forage SF Underground Market When: Saturday, December 22, 11am–4pm (day market featuring packaged food and gifts), 6pm–12am (night market with street style hot food, drinks, and music) Where: 934 Brannan St. (between 8th and 9th) How Much: …


Speak Your Peace Exhibition

January 4–24, Speak Your Peace brings together Bay Area-based painters, digital, video and installation artists ranging in age, ethnicity and nationality to explore intercultural communication and social justice and propose new iconographies of peace through visual art.

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Speak Your Peace Exhibition Opening Reception

Explore iconographies of peace with Bay Area artists. The opening reception features live music and performance, Friday, January 4, 6–9pm.

Lament in the Ramp Gallery, December 20–January 6

  What:Lament, disappearing photographs by artist John Steck Jr. When: December 20, 2012–January 6, 2013 Where: The Ramp Gallery, a community curated space at 934 Brannan St. (between 8th and 9th) Photography is often understood as a medium that emphasizes the permanence …

Holiday Closure Notice

SOMArts Cultural Center will be closed Saturday, December 22nd through Monday, December 31st for the winter holiday.