Events

The Coalition on Homelessness  - Art Auction 2017

Transforming Art Into Action for 30 Years, September 14

The Coalition on Homelessness is pleased to invite you to it’s 2017 Art Auction, Transforming Art into Action // Celebrating 30 Years in the Struggle. The auction showcases the work of hundreds of Bay Area artists in a show benefiting …

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Project Nunway 8 – A fantastic charity fashion show with the Sisters, August 19

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, your fabulous Order of Queer Nuns, hosts their annual Project Nunway charity fashion show on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at SOMArts. On its 8th edition, Project Nunway features talented fashion designers paired up with some …

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The Black Woman is God Artist Workshops, August 5, 1–4 pm

Co-curated by Karen Seneferu and Melorra Green The Black Woman is God: Divine Revolution is a group visual art exhibition with free admission celebrating the Black female presence as the highest spiritual form. More than 60 intergenerational artists working in sculpture, painting, new media, …

Marissa Arterberry

The Black Woman is God Opening Reception, July 20, 6pm–midnight

Marissa Arterberry, “Kreation Funkstress,” Acrylic paint, oil pastel, and glitter on canvas, 2014. Opening with a public reception on Thursday, July 20, 6pm–midnight, The Black Woman is God celebrates the Black female presence as the highest spiritual form and challenges viewers to do the …

Yasmin Sayyed

The Black Woman is God Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, July 22, 1–4 pm

The Black Woman is God exhibiting artist Yasmin Sayyed, “Complicated, lovely Sisters,” Acrylic on canvas. 2016. SOMArts, the California Digital Library and Art Practical present a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon in conjunction with The Black Woman is God exhibition to raise the online visibility …

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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 …

Queer Comics Expo 2017 featuring Irene Koh (Legend of Korra)

2017 Queer Comics Expo features Legend of Korra Artist Irene Koh

The fourth annual Queer Comics Expo (QCE) will take place on Saturday, July 8 and Sunday, July 9, 2017 from 11am to 5pm. Spend the weekend discovering new comics, going to thought provoking panels and meeting creators in this intimate …

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 …