The News

It’s here, it’s queer, it’s The News! February 7th (and every 1st Tuesday) we’re showcasing the freshest queer performance the Bay Area has to offer.


At War Opens Friday, February 3, 6–9pm

Join artists Peter Max Lawrence and Truong Tran for a first look at hundreds of paintings, drawings, videos, and sculptures which incorporate religious elements, assumptive queer histories, and war iconography.


Get Lucky: The Culture of Chance Closing Reception & Panel Discussion

On Thursday, January 26 exhibiting artists, curators, I-Ching experts, and non-profit leaders discuss John Cage’s influence on their work. Plus, it’s the last chance (no pun intended) to see Get Lucky: The Culture of Chance!


Upgrade! SF Discusses The Art & Technology of Chance

Join the members of Upgrade! SF for a public conversation about new media art to compliment the exhibition Get Lucky: The Culture of Chance.


Feast of Words: A Literary Potluck

Eat, write, and share this Tuesday, January 17th with Mariama Lockgington and Charleen Caabay. Mariama explores through poetry how families come together by fate and circumstance through the process of adoption.


The Sister

Follow this story of forbidden love, belief systems, and taboos from set to set, accompanied by a live musical score, January 11–14.


Opening Reception for Get Lucky: The Culture of Chance

Attend the opening reception for Get Lucky: The Culture of Chance and become part of a living tarot card deck or help create a crowd-sourced poem this Friday, January 6th.


Holiday Closure Notice

SOMArts Cultural Center will be closed Saturday, December 24th through Sunday, January 1st for the winter holiday. We hope you’ll pack the house again for the opening reception for Get Lucky: The Culture of Chance on Friday, January 6, 6–9pm!