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Diasporic Alchemy Closing Reception & Performances, April 5, 6–9pm

SOMArts presents Diasporic Alchemy: Transforming Ancestral Traditions into Ritual Futurisms co-curated by Louis Chinn and missTANGQ. The third exhibition in the 2017–2018 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency, this group exhibition centers artists whose identities as immigrants, activists, LGBTQ, and people of …

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Rahmat A. Balogun in The Ramp Gallery, February 6–March 20, 2018

The Color Within is an exhibit by Bay Area-based artist Rahmat Balogun, which explores the theme of self-expression. The pieces displayed in this collection were created after she moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in mid-2015. Each piece is …

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SOMArts Social: Diasporic Alchemy Edition, March 15, 5–9pm

SOMArts presents Diasporic Alchemy: Transforming Ancestral Traditions into Ritual Futurisms co-curated by Louis Chinn and missTANGQ. The third exhibition in the 2017–2018 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency, this group exhibition centers artists whose identities as immigrants, activists, LGBTQ, and people of …

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Diasporic Alchemy Opening Reception, March 8, 6–9pm

SOMArts presents Diasporic Alchemy: Transforming Ancestral Traditions into Ritual Futurisms co-curated by Louis Chinn and missTANGQ. The third exhibition in the 2017–2018 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency, this group exhibition centers artists whose identities as immigrants, activists, LGBTQ, and people of …

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Mamas in the Movement: Celebrating Mothers on the Front Lines, May 9, 6-9pm

Please join us in celebrating our wonderful “Mamas in the Movement”. Coleman Advocates will be hosting an evening to honor the change-making mothers who lead and inspire us. Come enjoy the unveiling of a photography exhibit honoring Coleman’s movement mamas, …

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The Third Muslim, January 25–February 22, 2018

SOMArts Cultural Center presents The Third Muslim: Queer and Trans* Muslim Narratives of Resistance and Resilience co-curated by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Yas Ahmed. The second exhibition in the 2017–2018 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency, this group exhibition centers artists whose identities as …

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The Third Muslim Closing Reception & Performance, February 17, 1–4pm

SOMArts Cultural Center presents The Third Muslim: Queer and Trans* Muslim Narratives of Resistance and Resilience co-curated by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Yas Ahmed. The second exhibition in the 2017–2018 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency, this group exhibition centers artists whose identities as queer, …

Andrea Nicolette Gonzales in The Ramp Gallery, January 6–February 6, 2018

Marked explores the current work of Bay Area artist and educator Andrea Nicolette Gonzales. Andrea paints on the human body and then photographs the performance. Along with painting models she also paints herself in various performances that are documented through photography.  In the piece …