Man as Object: Reversing the Gaze

Women and transgender artists reverse conventional hierarchies in the culture of display, November 4–30.


Illuminations: Día de los Muertos 2011

Artists embrace the beauty of life and honor the spirits of the dead. Visit their altars and installations through November 5 with extended gallery hours.


ArtSpan’s Annual SF Open Studios Exhibition

Over 400 SF Open Studios artists display their work in the SOMArts Main Gallery, September 30–October 29.


Frontrunners: The San Francisco Foundation 2011 Murphy & Cadogan Fellowship Awards Exhibition

A focused look at the future of the Bay Area visual and media arts landscape. Juried exhibition features 23 regional MFA student artists. August 17 – September 16, 2011.


The Book: Exhibition & Performance Series

An evolving exhibition including contact dance, live painting, sculptural installations, photography and video projection. Exhibition runs July 1 – 29. Accompanying performances July 1, 7, 14, 21 & 29.


QIY: Queer It Yourself – Tools for Survival

Queer Cultural Center presents an exhibition inspired by queer DIY culture and alternative world-making. Exhibition runs through June 24.


A Place of Her Own: May 5—27

23 Asian American women artists respond to the question, ““If you had a place of your own, what would it be?”


The Ramp Features Transit/Stasis

SFAI exhibition considers art and urban movement in San Francisco.