Hidden Cities Exhibition

In Hidden Cities, February 22–March 22, artists and activists reveal the overlooked within the city, make visible the invisible, give voice to the unheard and encourage the gallery visitor to physically explore urban social and spatial structures in new ways.


SOMArts Seeks Board Member Nominations

Nominate a Board Member candidate here. SOMArts Cultural Center is currently seeking nominations for its volunteer Board of Directors. Self-nominations and nominations of others are both welcome. SOMArts is a tax exempt, nonprofit organization and an independent affiliate of the …


Art Crasher Exhibition, February 7

What: Art Crasher Exhibition When: Exhibition February 7–9. Opening event Friday, February 7, 7–11pm. Gallery Hours: Saturday, February 8, 12–5pm & Sunday, February 9, 12–3pm. Where: 934 Brannan St. (between 8th & 9th) How Much: Free admission Art Crasher, a …


The News: Fresh, Queer Performance

This February The News celebrates its two year anniversary with nine performances hosted by Kolmel WithLove and Peter Max Lawrence, Tuesday, February 4, 7:30–9pm.


Two Spirits Powwow

The BAAITS powwow is a celebration of the diverse Native populations that live in and around the Bay Area. There will be dancing, drumming, and singing throughout the day, Saturday, February 1, 11am–6pm.

Business Donation Form: SOMArts 35th Anniversary Online Auction

Thank you for your commitment to fostering creative risk-taking, promoting cultural connectivity and learning, and instigating accessible, multifaceted participation in the arts! Donations of gift certificates (preferred) or physical items valued at $100 or more will have the most impact …

Refuge in Refuse: Homesteading Art & Culture Project, February 12–March 14, 2015

For more than two decades artists, recreationalists, and the homeless have shared the Albany Bulb, a decommissioned landfill peninsula located along the east shore of the San Francisco Bay, creating infrastructure and exploring borders between public and private urban space. …

Ernest Rivera holding mayoral proclamation

Ernest Rivera Retires

After forty three years of dedicated service, Ernest Rivera will be leaving his role as Director of Technical Services. Ernie is a founding worker of SOMArts and leads the organization’s longest-running program. His dedication to fortifying and amplifying the voices …