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The spirit of the mission

Día De Los Muertos Artist Interview: Shizue Seigel

“The spirit of the Mission,” 2016. Shizue Seigel. Photo by Tara Chandi. As a long-time San Franciscan and participant in the Día de Los Muertos exhibition at SOMArts, how would you describe your connection to community? Día de los Muertos …

I meant to write to you

Día De Los Muertos Artist Interview: United Booksellers of San Francisco

“I meant to write to you,” 2016. United Booksellers of San Francisco. Photo by Tara Chandi. Interview with Denise Sullivan from Modern Times Bookstore Collective. How did this collaboration between three long-standing  bookstores in the Mission come about? We frequently …

Day of the Dead 2016 photo

A Promise Not to Forget: Día de los Muertos Exhibition, October 7–November 5, 2016

Now in its 17th 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, …

Seeking Life & Liberty

Día De Los Muertos Artist Interview: Patricia Montgomery and Michael Ross

“Seeking Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness that America Promised,” 2016. Patricia Montgomery and Michael Ross. Photo by Chani Bockwinkel. How did you choose the Scottsboro Boys’ arrest of 1931 as the theme for your exhibit at Día De …

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Nye’ Lyn Tho in The Ramp Gallery, October 4–November 5, 2016

Nye’ Lyn Tho’s work focuses on photographing the souls of her subjects and then manipulating them with various tools in order to heighten and or exaggerate the sometimes not so apparent story. She believes the shadows in her work are …

Day of the Dead 2016

A Promise Not to Forget: Día de Los Muertos 2016 Exhibition Closing Event, November 5, 6–9 pm

Now in its 17th 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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Amanda and Natalia Vigil host The News: Legacy, November 1

On the first Tuesday of each month, SOMArts Cultural Center presents The News, featuring new, queer work by Bay Area artists. The News is a monthly cabaret evening that spotlights 10-minute or less performance pieces, experiments, and works in progress …

Visions into Infinite Archives

Proposals for the SOMArts Curatorial Residency due October 26

SOMArts Curatorial Residency Program is a unique opportunity for emerging artists and curators to execute their bold vision for our Main Gallery space. The support provided by the Curatorial Residency enables artists to continue their professional development, form new creative partnerships, and …