Exhibitions

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The Annual Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, September 1–24, 2016

The San Francisco Foundation and SOMArts Cultural Center present The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, a focused look at the future of the Bay Area visual arts, September 1–24, 2016. The exhibition showcases 15 promising visual artists …

Alan Khum

Alan Khum in The Ramp Gallery, August 9–September 3, 2016

Khum’s art practice highlights the importance of Campodian diaspora through cultural preservation, life experience and family history. As a product of Cambodian refugee parents, he seeks to find interpersonal connections with people who have gone through similar traumatic life events. …

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The Black Woman is God, July 7–August 17, 2016

Curated by Karen Seneferu and Melorra Green, The Black Woman is God: Reprogramming That God Code celebrates the Black female presence as the highest spiritual form and challenges viewers to do the same. More than 60 intergenerational artists working in sculpture, painting, …

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Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party, July 23, 2016

One-night-only, Saturday, July 23, 2016, Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party blankets SOMArts in luminous art installations, including audiovisual performances and performative interventions by 22 artists, and digital and cinematic projections and multimedia installations by 44 artists. The galleries open at 8:30pm and …

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Queer Cultural Center presents Creative Labor, June 5–24, 2016

Presented as part of the 2016 National Queer Arts Festival, Creative Labor: Queer-It-Yourself (QIY) Expo and Faire focuses on how material and immaterial labor manifests itself in the work of queer Bay Area artists. The exhibition focuses on the use of traditional …

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Emma Brown in The Ramp Gallery, June 14–July 9, 2016

If her first camera was her eyes, Emma’s second camera was a big old digital camera with its batteries held in by black mechanical tape, which arrived about seven or eight years after her first one. Since then, there have …

no god above FOR PROMO

Solis and Eddie Valentine in The Ramp Gallery, May 17–June 11, 2016

Solis collaborates with Eddie Valentine in his latest exhibition, New Religion. This show harkens back to a San Francisco that existed before the most recent tech boom. Inspired by the magical place of San Francisco that he describes as “a garden on an …

APICC Resistance

APICC Presents Resistance, May 6-26, 2016

Kicking off Asian Pacific Heritage Month and the United States of Asian America Festival with a group visual arts exhibition and performances in San Francisco. Resistance, a multidisciplinary visual arts exhibition presented by the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC), …