Alan Khum

Alan Khum in The Ramp Gallery, August 9–September 3, 2016

Khum’s art practice highlights the importance of Campodian diaspora through cultural preservation, life experience and family history. As a product of Cambodian refugee parents, he seeks to find interpersonal connections with people who have gone through similar traumatic life events. …

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The Annual Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition Opening Reception, September 1, 2016

Opening with a reception and awards ceremony Thursday, September 1, 6:30–9pm, awards at 7:00pm, The San Francisco Foundation & SOMArts Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition surveys new work from the 15 recipients of the competitive Jack K and …

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Jam with Post:Ballet at SOMArts! Mar 3

Celebrate Post:Ballet’s exhilarating eighth season at our annual P:B Jam Fundraiser, an evening of creativity, community, and collaborative concert in support of the Bay Area’s leading modern ballet company.

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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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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 …


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 …

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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), …