Exhibitions

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Something (you can’t see, on the other side, of a wall from this side) casts a shadow, July 14–August 14, 2018

SOMArts is proud to present Something (you can’t see, on the other side, of a wall from this side) casts a shadow, a multi-disciplinary exhibition curated by Juana Berrío exploring the politics of space in the urban landscape. The exhibition …

Shirin Khalatbari

The Annual Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, August 16–20, 2018

SOMArts is proud to partner with The San Francisco Foundation to present The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, a focused look at the future of the Bay Area visual arts, August 16–20, 2018. The exhibition, made possible …

Kytana Winn

The Black Woman is God: Assembly of Gods, August 30–October 2, 2018

SOMArts is proud to present The Black Woman is God: Assembly of Gods, a multidisciplinary exhibition with free admission from August 30–October 2, 2018, celebrating the Black female presence as the highest spiritual form. More than 50 intergenerational artists working in sculpture, painting, …

JulieTolentino

Queer Cultural Center presents A History of Violence, June 7–28, 2018

Curated by Rudy Lemcke, the Queer Cultural Center presents A History of Violence, a multidisciplinary exploration of the social and political context of violence against and within queer communities, featuring the work of artists who have gazed deeply into the flame of …

Rea Lynn de Guzman

The Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center presents Betweenscapes, May 3–24, 2018

Kicking off Asian Pacific Heritage Month and the United States of Asian America Festival with a group visual art exhibition and performances in San Francisco. Co-presented by Kearny Street Workshop and the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC) and curated …

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Diasporic Alchemy, March 8–April 5, 2018

SOMArts presents Diasporic Alchemy: Transforming Ancestral Traditions into Ritual Futurisms co-curated by Louis Chinn and missTANGQ. The third exhibition in the 2017–2018 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency, this group exhibition centers artists whose identities as immigrants, activists, LGBTQ, and …

Saba Taj

The Third Muslim, January 25–February 22, 2018

SOMArts Cultural Center presents The Third Muslim: Queer and Trans* Muslim Narratives of Resistance and Resilience co-curated by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Yas Ahmed. The second exhibition in the 2017–2018 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency, this group exhibition centers artists whose identities as …

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Game Recognize Game, November 30, 2017–January 10, 2018

SOMArts Cultural Center presents Game Recognize Game, a deep inquiry into the power and potential of sports as a culture-building institution for social change curated by Dania Cabello. The first exhibition in the 2017–2018 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency, this group exhibition will build an …