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Yonas Tesfai

Game Recognize Game Youth Workshops, Saturday, December 9, 12–3 pm

SOMArts is proud to present Game Recognize Game, a deep inquiry into the power and potential of sports as a culture-building institution for social change curated by Dania Cabello. The first exhibition in the 2017–2018 season of the SOMArts Curatorial …

Contract position: Part-time Development Consultant

SOMArts Cultural Center seeks an organized and detail-oriented Development Consultant to support administrative tasks associated with communications and organizing tasks specific to fundraising. This part-time contract role will work closely with SOMArts’ staff to execute a comprehensive communications and development …

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Jenifer K Wofford in The Ramp Gallery October 6–November 9, 2017

Jenifer K Wofford will be showcasing a series of prints in The Ramp Gallery as part of Remembrance and Resistance: Dia de los Muertos. Now in its 18th year, the annual Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center offers …

Yonas Tesfai

Game Recognize Game Opening Reception, November 30, 6–9 pm

SOMArts Cultural Center presents Game Recognize Game, a deep inquiry into the power and potential of sports as a culture-building institution for social change curated by Dania Cabello. The first exhibition in the 2017–2018 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency, this group exhibition will build an …

Open Calls for SOMArts Curatorial Residencies, 2018–2019 Season

SOMArts Curatorial Residency is a unique opportunity for emerging curators and artists to gain mentorship and production assistance to execute a large scale exhibition in our 31,000 square foot gallery. Three residencies are awarded each season and are designed to …

"WOMEN WHO MOVED THE MOVEMENT," 2017. Elizabeth Benson & Brandy McDaniel.

Día de los Muertos Artist Interview: Elizabeth Benson & Brandy McDaniel

  How have these women inspired you? Did any of these women inspire you creatively in your earlier works? The only woman I knew when I started this piece with Brandy was Mother Jones. I knew something of the triangle …

Collective in honor of Luis Gongora Pat

Día de los Muertos Artist Interview: Adriana Camarena

How did all of you meet and decide to collaborate on this installation? What does the thread connecting all of the materials represent? I am a community advocate for Luís ever since he was killed. I’ve collaborated with Jose and …

"America Built by Immigrants," 2017. "Sanctuary," 2017. "American Hero," 2016.
Xavier Viramontes.

Día de los Muertos Artist Interview: Xavier Viramontes

Why did you choose these three types of heroes? To me, there are a lot of heroes in life, many of them unappreciated and never really acknowledged.  I wanted to bring recognition to those everyday heroes who do so much …