Events

Gabriel Christian headshot

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 …

Emma Brown photography

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 …

Club Soda

Club Soda: Hard French Benefit for SOMArts, April 23

On Saturday, April 23, SOMArts Cultural Center teams up with infamous dance party Hard French to transform SOMArts into Club Soda – A one-night-only, after-hours benefit for SOMArts’ programs. Club Soda will showcase the best in Hard French Films, DJs, …

Lorenzo Cardim DeAlmeida

Queer Cultural Center’s Creative Labor, Opening Reception and Maker Faire, June 5

Lorenzo Cardim DeAlmeida, “There is No Glitter Here” performance. Image courtesy of the artist. 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 …

APICC Resistance

APICC Presents Resistance, May 6-26, 2016

Kicking off Asian Pacific Heritage Month and the United States of Asian America Festival with a group visual arts exhibition and performances in San Francisco. Resistance, a multidisciplinary visual arts exhibition presented by the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC), …

Kathleen Quillian

Timeless Motion, February 18–March 23, 2016

Timeless Motion reveals the science and magic behind cinema through photography, collage, drawing, celluloid, sculptural installation and projected light. On view from February 18–March 23, 2016, the exhibition features new artwork from seven moving image artists. Activated by a series of live …

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Support SOMArts by Eating Patxi’s Pizza on March 23

As part of Patxi’s Pizza 52 Weeks of Giving program, 10% of all sales from the Hayes Valley location will go to support SOMArts. The fundraiser includes takeout and delivery orders, as well as all in-store sales, from Patxi’s Hayes Valley, so this is …

ArtSpan

ArtSpan Juried Art Auction, March 26

ArtSpan’s annual art auction features 100+ artworks by local artists in curated live and silent auctions. Proceeds benefit ArtSpan’s mission to cultivate a vibrant, accessible, and world-class art community in San Francisco. Featured artworks are hand-selected in diverse styles and mediums by ArtSpan’s …