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Technical Assistance Workshops for San Francisco Arts Commission Grant Applicants

The San Francisco Arts Commission is hosting a series of technical assistance workshops for individual artists and organizations who want to learn about our FY2015-2016 grants cycle. Everyone interested in applying is highly encouraged to attend one of these workshops, …

SOMArts is hiring: Executive Director

SOMArts Cultural Center (South of Market Arts, Resources, Technology, and Services or SOMArts) is an independent nonprofit that operates the South of Market Cultural Center. SOMArts’ mission is to cultivate access to the arts within the Bay Area by collaborating with community …

Rtystk in the Ramp Gallery, July 23rd–August 25th, 2015

Rtystk works prolifically and spontaneously with acrylic, aerosol and mixed media on canvas, wood, textiles, and t-shirts. The canvases, many self-stretched, are splashed with energetic, vibrant colors, upbeat with African cultural references of struggle and resilience. He calls it  “Hierofiti”, conveying …

SOMArts is hiring: Event & Support Services Administrator

The Event & Support Services Administrator facilitates access to SOMArts facility and support services, provided at below-market rates to over 100 non-profits and other cultural producers annually through SOMArts’ Affordable Space Program and Neighborhood Arts Services Program. A wide range …

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ArtSpan Artist Workshop: Preparing for SFOS – Panel Discussion

ArtSpan presents a panel of experienced SF Open Studios Artists who are willing to share their expertise as Bay Area artists prepare for the SF Open Studios event this fall. Panelists: John Kraft Dianne Hoffman Joshua Coffy Topics of discussion …

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Ideasthesia: A Multisensory Installation by Owen Brown

“How do ideas feel?” This is the question driving Danko Nikolic, the neuroscientist famous for theorizing “ideasthesia”—the notion that thoughts and sensations are interconnected and interdependent. Sights, sounds, and smells are not simply interpreted by the brain; rather, the ways …

Justin Young courtesy of the artist

The News: An Evening of Fresh, Queer Performance

On Tuesday, September 1, free admission, Jackie Clay guest curates live performances by AH-Mer-AH-Su, Jade Ariana Fair, Titiana Kumeh, and Justin Young.

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TSFF & SOMArts Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition

A focused look at the future of the Bay Area visual and media arts landscape, showcasing 24 promising visual artists working across disciplines, opening with a free reception, Thursday, September 3, 6:30–9pm