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Jose Antonio Galloso

Jose Antonio Galloso in the Ramp Gallery, July 2–August 21

[See Spanish Translation below] The photos shown here are based on an initial position of respect. On the one hand, respect understood as the value that allows us to recognize, accept, appreciate and value the qualities of others and their …

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Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party- Making a Scene, July 18

One night only, Saturday, July 18, Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party blankets SOMArts Cultural Center in luminous art installations, including audiovisual performances and performative interventions by 30 artists, and digital and cinematic projections by 27 artists. This year Night Light evolves in …

Making a Scene Interview: Malidoma Collective

  Leading up to Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Spaces, a visual art exhibition with accompanying events that spotlights a rich history of Bay Area artist-run, independent and alternative spaces, Intern Michael Fontana talked with curator and creative …

Making a Scene Interview: Creativity Explored

Leading up to Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Spaces, a visual art exhibition with accompanying events that spotlights a rich history of Bay Area artist-run, independent and alternative spaces, Intern Michael Fontana talked with Charlotte Miller Russell, a …

Making a Scene Interview: Alter Space

Leading up to Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Spaces, a visual art exhibition with accompanying events that spotlights a rich history of Bay Area artist-run, independent and alternative spaces, Intern Michael Fontana talked with Kevin Krueger, founder and …

Making a Scene Interview: Wonderland SF

Leading up to Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Spaces, a visual art exhibition with accompanying events that spotlights a rich history of Bay Area artist-run, independent and alternative spaces, Intern Michael Fontana talked with Irene Hernandez-Feiks, founder and …

Building closed for 4th of July holiday, Friday and Saturday, July 3-4

On Friday and Saturday, July 3-4, SOMArts is closed for the Fourth of July, a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on that date in 1776. Regular business hours will resume on Monday, July 6; please join us …

Beatnik parade downtown in Union Square, August 13, 1958. Photo: Bancroft Library

Contribute to the Wiki for Collective Memory/Making a Scene

In conjunction with the exhibition, the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism is creating articles for the Collective Memory: Art & Activism Archive for the alternative spaces listed here and any other alternative space that has had an impact. Additionally, it would be great to get …