Mission Celebration

A Flurry of Fundraisers! Five Celebrations Support Arts & Community

Think of the word “fundraiser,” and what comes to mind—black-tie galas with bland crudités? Not at SOMArts. These five organizations match passion for a cause with lively community, affordable art, creative performances, music and more.

forageSF Market Sauce

forageSF Returns Sept 11

The SF Underground Farmers Market is a venue where you can enjoy the food that is being produced in backyards and home kitchens in the Bay Area.

Art by Art Hazelwood and Jos Sances

Coalition on Homelessness Art Auction Sept 9

This year’s auction for the Coalition on Homelessness will feature work by Andrew Leone, Zina Al-Shukri, Deborah Lyons, Kathryn Arnold, Sita Bhaumik, Tom Mogensen, Brett Amory, Johanna Poethig and more.

Asma Salehi

Behind the Burka: Opening Reception

SOMArts Bay Gallery hosts an exhibition of work by artist Asma Salehi, as well as a book signing for her work Buzaak Chinie (The Porcelain Goat)

Rory Golden

NYFA Presents Free Fundraising Workshop For Artists

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) presents a free workshop on it’s fundraising and support programs. NYFA events are geared to individual artists across disciplines and small/emerging arts organizations.

Impassioned Eye

Impassioned Eye Film Screening & Ice Cream Social

Join SOMArts and CaliberSF for a wonderful, evocative biography of the man considered to be one of the greatest photographers of the last century.

Image credit: Noctural Revolution by Ralph Joachim, and #53 by Cecil Childress

Totally Unrealistic Closing Reception

See Totally Unrealistic: the art of abstraction one last time, and meet Hava Lieberman, whose exhibition is opening in The Ramp.

garden volunteers

Volunteers Needed For Gardening Day At SOMArts July 31

If you have enjoyed SOMArts’ garden during the recent one-night-only exhibition “Night Light,” “MOMENTS: Bring Back The Now,” or the Underground Market, this is your chance to pitch in and keep this space lovely and welcoming.