Events

Shifting Movements

The Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center & Asian American Women Artists Association present Shifting Movements, May 4–25, 2017

Asian American Women Artists Association (AAWAA) and the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC) join forces to present the multidisciplinary art exhibition Shifting Movements: Art Inspired by the Life & Activism of Yuri Kochiyama (1921-2014) , as part of the …

Night Light 2016

Calling Artists for Night Light: Multimedia & Performance Festival, Submissions due June 13, 2017

SOMArts Seeks Artists for Night Light: Multimedia & Performance Festival About Night Light SOMArts Cultural Center seeks artists of color to exhibit in the two-night, large-scale exhibition, Night Light: Multimedia & Performance Festival, on Friday and Saturday, August 25 and …

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The Queer Cultural Center presents From Self to #Selfie, June 3–30, 2017

Presented by the Queer Cultural Center (QCC) as part of the 2017 National Queer Arts Festival, From Self to #Selfie will open on Saturday, June 3. Curated by artistic director Rudy Lemcke, the exhibition features the work of eight nationally recognized performance/video …

Urban X Indigenous

URBAN x INDIGENOUS III: Keep Pushin’ remixes Hip Hop and indigenous cultures for the community, June 11, 2017

URBAN x INDIGENOUS (UxI)* is an intercultural art collective centered on providing an intergenerational and multidisciplinary framework for uplifting narratives of hxstorically marginalized communities. For its third installment, URBAN x INDIGENOUS III: Keep Pushin’ will celebrate the resilience of our …

Russell Anthony Robles

A Celebration Of Life For Russell Anthony Robles, May 27, 2017

As a community organizer, cultural producer, photographer and teacher, Russell Anthony Robles was a critical figure in the advocacy and formation of SOMArts Cultural Center.  Come out and join the Robles family for a day of celebration in commemoration of the late Russell Robles …

Yuri collage

Shifting Movements Opening Reception, Thursday, May 4, 6–9 pm

We Did it for Yuri and Malcolm 2, Image courtesy of the Asian American Women Artists Association Asian American Women Artists Association (AAWAA) and the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC) join forces to present the multidisciplinary art exhibition Shifting Movements: …

Global Street Dance Masquerade ensemble

The Global Street Dance Masquerade presents A Grand March at SOMArts, Saturday, May 6, 8–10pm

SOMArts is proud to partner with The Global Street Dance Masquerade to present A Grand March at SOMArts on Saturday, May 6. This site-specific dance performance is the culmination of Global Street Dance Masquerade Artistic Director Rashad Pridgen’s year-long residency at SOMArts …

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THIS COUNTS, an exhibition of thesis projects from Design & Fine Arts students at the University of San Francisco, May 18

THIS COUNTS, an exhibition of thesis projects from Design & Fine Arts students at the University of San Francisco. BA students in the Design & Fine Arts programs at complete a capstone course in which they create a comprehensive thesis project …