Eating Cultures Opening Reception

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What: Eating Cultures opening reception

When: Thursday, May 1, 2014, 6–9pm

Where: 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

How Much: Free admission

Asian American Women Artist Association (AAWAA) and Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC) join forces to present the multidisciplinary art exhibition Eating Cultures, May 1–30, for the United States of Asian America Festival.

Featuring over thirty emerging and established Asian Pacific American artists from around the country, Eating Cultures is a deliciously provocative multi-disciplinary arts exhibition of artworks inspired by Asian American food and foodways. Using food as a lens, artist share stories of global migration, adaptation, entrepreneurship, and the central importance of food in Asian communities around the world. Click here to read more about the exhibition.

The opening reception will be catered in partnership with La Cocina’s Incubator Program. La Cocina is an internationally recognized nonprofit organization whose mission is to cultivate low-income food entrepreneurs as they formalize and grow their businesses.

The exhibition is funded in part by the California Arts Council, the San Francisco Arts Commission, National Endowment for the Arts, APICC, the Robert J. Louie Memorial Fund, and Zellerbach Family Foundation, and is presented at SOMArts through participation in the Affordable Space Program, which provides below-market rental space, production and publicity assistance to nonprofit organizations. For more information visit our rentals page.

Artwork by Jessica Tang pictured