A Place of Her Own, November 19–December 11, 2015

In an exhibition rooted in arts-based healing & transformation, women artists respond to the question, “If you had a place of your own, what would it be?”


Today is the Shadow of Tomorrow: Día de los Muertos Exhibition, October 9–November 7, 2015

On view October 9–November 7. Extended gallery hours: Tuesday–Friday 12–7pm, Saturday 11am–5pm & Sunday 11am–3pm.

ArtSpan 40

SF Open Studios 2015—40th Anniversary

ArtSpan presents a preview of their 40th annual SF Open Studios—the oldest and largest open studios program in the country—with work by more than 450 artists, on Thursday, Oct 8, 6:30-9:00pm.


TSFF & SOMArts Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition

A focused look at the future of the Bay Area visual and media arts landscape, showcasing 24 promising visual artists working across disciplines, opening with a free reception, Thursday, September 3, 6:30–9pm


Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Bay Area Spaces

Making a Scene, which received critical support from the National Endowment of the Arts, spotlights a rich history of Bay Area artist-run, independent and alternative spaces, as well as the pioneers and contemporary trailblazers of social justice who utilized these spaces as a catalyst and megaphone. The exhibition is free to visit through August 20th during gallery hours.


Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party

One night only, Saturday, July 18, 8:30pm–midnight, Night Light blankets SOMArts in luminous art installations, including audiovisual performances and performative interventions by 30 artists, and digital and cinematic projections by 27 artists. This year Night Light evolves in a new direction: as an homage to the Bay Area’s rabble-rousers, trouble-makers, independents and outliers, in conjunction with Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Bay Area Spaces, a gallery exhibition on view through August 20, 2015.


Memory of Trees, April 13–22, 2015

Memory of Trees, curated by Annalisa D’Angelo, features the work of photographer Kathryn Cook as she traced the memory of the Armenian Genocide across Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Armenia, Israel and France. The core of Cook’s work revolves around the Turkish …


Timeless Motion, February 18–March 23, 2016

Timeless Motion exposes the science and magic behind cinema. Using photography, collage, drawing and sculptural installation, the exhibition reveals how moving image art is created and how the human response to visual phenomena drives the magical illusion of movement. Visitors …