Exhibitions

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Calling On the Spirits to Face the Future: Día de los Muertos Exhibition 2012

The centuries-old tradition of building altars to welcome and celebrate deceased loved ones fuses with present-day artists’ sentiments on the state of life and politics. Elaborate, traditional altars and multi-dimensional art installations are on display through November 10th with extended viewing hours.

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SF Open Studios Exhibition on view through November 3rd

Peruse over 400 SF Open Studios artworks as a preview of what you will discover when visiting San Francisco’s open studios on the upcoming weekends!

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ArtLaunch 2012: Kick-off Party for SF Open Studios

Wednesday, October 10th, preview over 400 original artworks at the SF Open Studios Exhibition’s ArtLaunch, the kick-off party for SF Open Studios 2012!

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The Annual Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, September 4–October 2, 2012

The San Franicsco Foundation & SOMArts present a survey of fresh work across disciplines from regional MFA programs.

Yelena Sophia in The Ramp Gallery, August 22–31

What: Moments, XX’s Collection by Yelena Sophia When: August 22–August 31, 2012 Where:  The Ramp Gallery, a community curated space at 934 Brannan St. (between 8th and 9th) Yelena Sophia’s candid photographs evoke a sense of stillness and camaraderie with the …

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The Ramp Gallery exhibits black & white portraiture by Claudia Marquez

Entitled, August 1–20, is a series of portraits of five inspiring undocumented youth activists.

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Performing Community

In Performing Community, curators Laura Poppiti and Kara Q. Smith connect artists with audiences to explore and inform community building and creative placemaking in SOMA, San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood, July 6–July 28.

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ReMix: Reframing Appropriation, Opening June 1

Curated by Jonathan D. Katz, the Queer Cultural Center’s 15th annual National Queer Arts Festival exhibition maps the parameters of queer appropriation as it has evolved through to today, June 2–26.