Community Gardening Day, March 23

What: Community Gardening Day! When: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 10am–4pm (drop in any time!) What else: Please let us know if you plan to attend by emailing The community is invited to join SOMArts and Amber Hasselbring of Mission …


The Salvadoran Diaspora through the Lens of Visual Art, Literature, and Politics

The final opportunity to view Mourning and Scars: 20 Years After the War features a panel discussion with academic leaders and exhibiting artists, Wednesday, February 27th, 2013, 6-8 pm

Exhibiting Artist Interview: Victor Cartagena

In this interview, artist Victor Cartagena, exhibiting in SOMArts’ exhibition Mourning and Scars: 20 Years After The War (open until February 28th), shares his artistic process and the politics of his work. -Lex Kosieradzki, SOMArts communications fellow What do the …


SF Weekly’s 6th Annual Artopia

Have all your senses entertained at SF Weekly’s annual art party announcing local artists who will receive a grant from the MasterMind charity, Thursday, February 21, 6–9pm


Feast of Words: A Literary Potluck

Eat, write and share with Virgie Tovar and Slam Johnson! Tuesday, February 18, 7–9pm.

Exhibiting Artist Interview: Juan Carlos Mendizabal

Featured artist Juan Carlos Mendizabal, exhibiting in SOMArts’ exhibition Mourning and Scars: 20 Years After The War    (open until February 28), discusses memory, the symbolic, and how to approach dense mixed-media artworks. -Lex Kosieradzki, SOMArts Communications Fellow You write …


Oscar Legends and Weapon of Choice, Phase 2

Hero Complex Gallery presents two visual art exhibitions for film buffs under one roof! Opening reception this Friday, February 15th, 6–10pm.


Philanthropy by Design’s 25th Anniversary Event

Wednesday, February 13th, celebrate 25 years of design and recycling with a heart with inspiring cultural offerings, including art, fashion, live music and more!