Exhibitions

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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 …

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Something (you can’t see, on the other side, of the 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 the 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Remembrance and Resistance: Día de los Muertos Exhibition, October 6–November 9, 2017

Now in its 18th 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, …

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The Annual Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, September 7–29, 2017

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, September 7–29, 2017. The exhibition, made possible …