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A Promise Not to Forget: Día de los Muertos 2016 Interactive Drawing Circle, October 21, 6:30–9:00 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, …

Day of the Dead 2016 opening reception

A Promise Not to Forget: Día de los Muertos 2016 Exhibition Unveiling, October 7

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, …

Davia Amerasu

Event Cancelled: The News hosted by Mia Satya: Trans Future Legends!, October 4, 2016

October is LGBTQ History Month, and in that spirit we are highlighting San Francisco’s trans artists who are bound to be the legends of the future! Bare witness to all original music, poetry, comedy, and mutch, mutch more! – guest curator Mia “Tu Mutch” Satya

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The Annual Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, September 1–24, 2016

The San Francisco Foundation and SOMArts Cultural Center present The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, a focused look at the future of the Bay Area visual arts, September 1–24, 2016. The exhibition showcases 15 promising visual artists …

Gabrielle Hill

Murphy & Cadogan Artist Interview: Gabrielle L’Hirondelle Hill

“A bitch always smokes,” 2016. Gabrielle L’Hirondelle Hill. Photo by Kelly Wu. You say in your artist statement that you’re interested in exploring the histories embedded in objects. Have you done similar creative investigations of other objects, or are tobacco …

"FRUIT Spring 2016" by Andrew Wilson

Murphy & Cadogan Artist Interview: Andrew Wilson

“FRUIT Spring 2016″ by Andrew Wilson In your artist statement, you talk about how different mediums help to tell different parts of the story in your work. Can you say more about how you learned to use each medium to …

Hadley Radt

Murphy & Cadogan Artist Interview: Hadley Radt

You say your work is strategic and systematic. Does this mean that you come up with a logic and method to your patterns before you start working? Or do the logic/methods develop during the process, and you can never be quite sure …

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ArtAuction16: Transforming Art Into Action, September 15, 2016

The Coalition on Homelessness is pleased to invite you to Art Auction 16, Transforming Art into Action // Right to a Roof. The auction showcases the work of over 150 Bay Area artists in a show benefiting the work we do …