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SOMArts is accepting Board nominations

  Nominate a Board Member candidate here. SOMArts Cultural Center is currently accepting nominations for its volunteer Board of Directors. Self-nominations and nominations of others are both welcome. SOMArts is an independent nonprofit organization and one of six cultural centers that work in …

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Celebrate Your Body with Kearny Street Workshop

Kearny Street Workshop presents a one-of-a-kind, body-positive expo of fashion, art, music and food, Saturday, January 31, 7–10pm.

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The News 3 Year Anniversary Performance, February 3

On the first Tuesday of each month The News, presented by SOMArts Cultural Center, features 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 …

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Glamorgeddon Final Spectacle & Limo Lectures

On Friday, January 30th enjoy free performances among the visual art in Glamorgeddon and circle the city of San Francisco in a garish pink limousine while enjoying one (or more!) of an array of ticketed 30-minute performative lectures.

Dis/Play Group Exhibition, March 24 through April 23, 2015

SOMArts Cultural Center presents DIS/PLAY, a multidisciplinary exhibition of work by more than 30 Bay Area artists and groups who are stretching and expanding predictable representations of disability in the gallery space. DIS/PLAY centers the perspectives of artists with and without …

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Selections Artist Reception presented by ArtSpan, January 24

Selections 2015 elevates artists from the SF Open Studios circle into a more visible place of honor. Success as a professional artist relies on opportunities to be recognized as exceptional; thus ArtSpan produces this exhibition as a vehicle to launch …

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“Emerging Artists 101″ From the Coffee Shop to the Solo Show, Tuesday, January 27

Emerging Artists 101 is an interactive workshop designed for anyone looking to get started with selling their artwork in any form. Time tested techniques from a peer perspective will set you on the path to making your art work for …

The News: Curatorial Best Practices Round Table II, January 6

The News: Curatorial Best Practices Round Table this Fall was a rare opportunity for Bay Area curators of queer performance to convene in an open conversation to discuss best practices in queer performance curation. 40+ attendees discussed best practices in …