Modern Ethnic Fashion Show Gala, July 9



For the third year running, Modern Ethnic Fashion Show Gala is bringing it’s exciting melange of ethnically inspired haute couture from around the world, to San Francisco’s SOMArts Cultural Center. The all-day cross-cultural event, blends cutting-edge global fashion, with live music, wild comedy, art auction, and amazing culinary creations, by local and multi-national celebrity on-site chefs.

It is a fundraising benefit charity event for African Arts Academy, a state of the art educational program, focusing on teaching the doctrines of specific art forms, originating in the African diaspora, which include, but is not limited to music, arts, dance, culinary, fashion, hair, theater and more, based on the spirit of diversity, dynamic growth, sustainability, social justice, and the pursuit of intellectual entrepreneurship, while at the same time preserving, one of the world’s most ancient, cultural and natural heritages

The event will feature designs and runway models from cultures such as: Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe, The Caribbean, The Middle East, Native American, the Mediterranean, Africa and more. Wearable technologies will also be displayed and auctioned off, for our charitable cause.

Modern Ethnic Fashion Show Gala is presented at SOMArts through participation in the Affordable Space Program, which provides below-market rental space, production and publicity assistance to nonprofit organizations, individual artists and other events and classes that meet our mission. For more information visit our rentals page.

The mission of SOMArts is to cultivate access to the arts within the Bay Area by collaborating with community-focused artists and organizations, and to engage the power of the arts to provoke just and fair inclusion, cultural respect, and civic participation. To find out about SOMArts classes, events and exhibitions, click here.

Photo courtesy of African Arts Academy