Events

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The Black Woman is God, July 7–August 17, 2016

Curated by Karen Seneferu and Melorra Green, The Black Woman is God: Reprogramming That God Code celebrates the Black female presence as the highest spiritual form and challenges viewers to do the same. More than 60 intergenerational artists working in sculpture, painting, …

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Emma Brown in The Ramp Gallery, June 14–July 9, 2016

If her first camera was her eyes, Emma’s second camera was a big old digital camera with its batteries held in by black mechanical tape, which arrived about seven or eight years after her first one. Since then, there have …

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The Black Woman is God Opening Reception, July 7, 2016

“Hotcomb: The Masquerade” by Karen Seneferu and Idris Hassan. Image courtesy of the artists. Opening with a public reception on Thursday, July 7, 6pm to 10pm, The Black Woman is God celebrates the Black female presence as the highest spiritual form and challenges …

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Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party, July 23, 2016

One-night-only, Saturday, July 23, 2016, Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party blankets SOMArts in luminous art installations, including audiovisual performances and performative interventions by 22 artists, and digital and cinematic projections and multimedia installations by 44 artists. The galleries open at 8:30pm and …

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Queer Cultural Center presents Creative Labor, June 5–24, 2016

Presented as part of the 2016 National Queer Arts Festival, Creative Labor: Queer-It-Yourself (QIY) Expo and Faire focuses on how material and immaterial labor manifests itself in the work of queer Bay Area artists. The exhibition focuses on the use of traditional …

(Im)Print Exhibition

The Department of Art + Architecture at the University of San Francisco presents Im(print), May 14-20

The Department of Art + Architecture at the University of San Francisco presents Im(print), an exhibition of BA thesis projects from students in the Design and Fine Arts programs.Featuring the work of: Moises Alcaraz | Brooke Barbier | Cathleen Bishop …

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APICC’s Resistance, Opening Reception, May 6

Opening with a reception at SOMArts from 7-10 pm on Friday, May 6, 2016, Resistance kicks off Asian Pacific Heritage Month with a group visual arts exhibition and performances. A multidisciplinary visual arts exhibition presented by the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC), …

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The News Features an Evening of Wild Cards hosted by Brown Meshugana, Tuesday, May 3

Gabriel Christian, image courtesy of the artist. 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 …