Events

Aron Kantor

Touch On: Closing Reception & Film Screenings, January 12, 6–9pm

To celebrate the exhibition’s closing, Touch On presents an evening of mixed media, experimental films, and digital art in SOMArts’ Main Gallery featuring local directors. Additionally, a discussion will be held after the event giving audiences a chance to talk …

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Ms. San Francisco Leather Contest

On Saturday, January 14, SOMArts will host the Ms. San Francisco Leather contest from 6:30–9:30 pm. The mission of the event is to create and maintain an annual contest that celebrates the diverse and dynamic Greater San Francisco Bay Area …

Virgie Tovar

Figure, Form, Frame: An evening of embodied narratives, December 15, 6–8pm

  An evening presentation and discussion by fat femme writer and activist Virgie Tovar, choreographer and performance artist Larry Arrington and Touch On curators James Fleming and Kelly Lovemonster, Figure, Form, Frame brings together voices on the science, politics and cultures of …

Yves Saint Croissant

Yves Saint Croissant hosts The News: Futurism and The Avant-Garde, Dec 6

On the first Tuesday of each month, SOMArts Cultural Center presents The News, featuring new, queer work by Bay Area artists. The News is a monthly cabaret evening that spotlights 10-minute or less performance pieces, experiments, and works in progress …

boychild

Touch On Opening Reception, Thursday, December 1, 6–9 pm

Touch On: Aesthetics in the Art, Politics and Ontology of Touch is a deep inquiry into the multifaceted nature of touch curated by James Fleming and Kelly Lovemonster. The first exhibition in the 2016–2017 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency, this group exhibition …

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A Promise Not to Forget: Día de los Muertos Exhibition, October 7–November 5, 2016

Now in its 17th year, the annual Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center offers one of the most internationally diverse Día de los Muertos celebrations in the United States. Merging traditional Mexican altars with contemporary art installations, …

Day of the Dead 2016

A Promise Not to Forget: Día de Los Muertos 2016 Exhibition Closing Event, November 5, 6–9 pm

Now in its 17th year, the annual Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center offers one of the most internationally diverse Día de los Muertos celebrations in the United States. Merging traditional Mexican altars with contemporary art installations, …

Tanea

Amanda and Natalia Vigil host The News: Legacy, November 1

On the first Tuesday of each month, SOMArts Cultural Center presents The News, featuring new, queer work by Bay Area artists. The News is a monthly cabaret evening that spotlights 10-minute or less performance pieces, experiments, and works in progress …