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Calling All Performers: Apply for La Pocha Nostra performance workshop, July 25–August 4

Calling all artists! SOMArts is thrilled to announce a new partnership with La Pocha Nostra, collaborative production company of the legendary Guillermo Gomez Peña. This year, members of La Pocha Nostra will host one of their  international performance workshops at SOMArts. As …

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Jess Wu in The Ramp Gallery, April 24–May 29

EVERYBODY SK8s is a series of original illustrated portraits and interviews featuring skateboarders of all abilities who identify as femmes of color, and non-binary people of color. These simple black and white illustrations, along with mini interviews come from the …

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SOMArts releases first-ever Annual Report

SOMArts is proud to announce the publication of its first-ever Annual Report, covering the fiscal year July 2015–June 2016. Thanks to the support of SOMArts’ community of artists and arts lovers, FY2016 was a groundbreaking year for SOMArts, with programs exploring …

Director of Communications & Strategy

SOMArts Director of Communications & Strategy Reports to: Maria Jenson, Executive Director Supervises: Community Engagement Manager, Communications Intern, Volunteers Position Overview: SOMArts seeks a creative and strategic thinker to build the public profile of SOMArts and the diverse artists we …

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SoMapagmahal in The Ramp Gallery, March 20–April 24

SoMapagmahal presents Brown Joy, showcasing the collective cultural memories and daily experiences of Filipinx/Filipinx American youth in the South of Market. By learning how to use a 35 mm film camera, participating students explored the ways art can humanize marginalized …

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SOMArts presents ¡Demasiado! : A benefit for SOMArts, April 14

¡Demasiado! Too much glamour. Too much fun. Too much art. Too much hope for the future. On Saturday, April 14, SOMArts will present ¡Demasiado! — an immersive art party, community meal and dance party to support the organization at the …

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Diasporic Alchemy, March 8–April 5, 2018

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 …

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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 …