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Fall Internship: Photography

Do you want to develop your photography portfolio while documenting large scale group art exhibitions, boundary-pushing performances, and arts lovers interacting with the work of more than 1,000 artists who exhibit annually at one of San Francisco’s most vibrant creative hubs? SOMArts is looking for a creative and passionate Photography Intern to capture the experience of all audience members engaged with our groundbreaking, multicultural programs and events. RESPONSIBILITIES Collaborate with SOMArts’ staff to produce unique content [...]

2020-04-07T12:55:42-07:00November 12, 2019|Categories: News|

Call for Artists: SOMArts Curatorial Residency

Submit your proposal by Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 5pm PST DESCRIPTION Now in it's eleventh year, the Curatorial Residency provides curators with production support, professional development and mentorship to execute a large-scale exhibition in SOMArts’ Main Gallery. The residency is designed to offer emerging and mid-career artists and curators tools to further their curatorial practice and explore timely social issues.  The strongest proposals are those who serve SOMArts’ mission of leveraging the power of art as [...]

2019-11-20T17:38:53-08:00October 28, 2019|Categories: News|

Press Release: RUBY: A Cabaret and Dance Party Extravaganza

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del RosarioCommunications & Partnerships Manager415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts Cultural Center Presents RUBY: A CABARET AND DANCE PARTY EXTRAVAGANZAMAY 9, 2019, San Francisco, CA – On Saturday, June 8, 2019, SOMArts Cultural Center brings together the Bay Area’s most provocative arts leaders, artists, and community members at RUBY: A Cabaret and Dance Party Extravaganza! The evening honors pioneering artist, director, and SOMArts founding board member Rhodessa Jones with a building-wide art party [...]

2019-05-13T16:39:08-07:00May 13, 2019|Categories: News, Press|Tags: , , , , , |

Call for Proposals: Día de Los Muertos 2019

Now in its 20th year, SOMArts’ Dia de Los Muertos exhibition is one of the most internationally diverse Day of the Dead celebrations in the United States. Over the decades, this group exhibition has brought together a wide variety of perspectives to honor, remember, and celebrate the dead. This year’s exhibition will feature special altar structures to honor and manifest founding curator’s Rene Yañez’ vision for his final Dia de Los Muertos exhibition titled “City of [...]

2019-09-29T21:40:35-07:00May 13, 2019|Categories: News, Opportunity|Tags: , , , |

Summer Internship: Graphic Design

Since 1979, SOMArts has been a hub for the Bay Area’s unique blend of experimentation, creativity, and social consciousness. SOMArts leverages the power of art as a tool for social change through multi-disciplinary events and exhibitions. Equipping artists with the space, mentorship and support they need to shift perspectives and innovate solutions, SOMArts fosters access to arts and culture for collective liberation and self-determinationSOMArts is seeking a creative and enthusiastic Graphic Design Intern to join our [...]

2019-05-20T14:39:42-07:00March 29, 2019|Categories: News, Opportunity|

Call for Artists: Rebooting the Future

Since 1979, SOMArts has been a cultural oasis for San Francisco’s most experimental artists to showcase cutting edge work that leverages art as a tool for social liberation.As part of our 40th anniversary programming, we are seeking mixed media installations and performances for Rebooting the Future: Multimedia & Performance Arts Festival! Curated by Sian Morson and Kolmel W. Love, this festival looks into the future, the work we want to see, and the world we want [...]

2019-04-01T13:16:47-07:00March 6, 2019|Categories: News, Press|

Call for Artists: SOMArts Curatorial Residency

PURPOSE SOMArts’ Curatorial Residency provides curators with a project stipend, production support and professional development needed to execute a large-scale exhibition in SOMArts’ 31,000 square foot gallery. Three residencies are awarded each year and are designed to offer emerging and mid-career artists and curators tools to further their curatorial practice and use exhibitions as a space to explore timely social issues. The strongest proposals are those who serve SOMArts’ mission of leveraging the power of art [...]

2019-03-06T11:49:25-08:00December 3, 2018|Categories: News|

Press Release: SOMArts presents Honoring our Ancestors by Fighting for the Future: Día de los Muertos 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del Rosario, Communications Manager 415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] HONORING OUR ANCESTORS BY FIGHTING FOR THE FUTURE: DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS 2018 19th annual Día de los Muertos exhibition celebrates the life of the Padrino of the Mission René Yañez Exhibition and programming curated by Rio Yañez and Carolina Quintanilla October 13–November 9, 2018 San Francisco, CA, September 18, 2018 –– Now in its 19th year, SOMArts’ Día de Los Muertos exhibition is [...]

2018-12-20T10:29:43-08:00September 17, 2018|Categories: News, Press|

Call for Artists: Día de los Muertos 2018

Now in its 19th year, SOMArts’ Día de Los Muertos exhibition is one of the most internationally diverse Day of the Dead celebrations in the United States. Over the years, this group exhibition has brought together a wide variety of perspectives to honor, remember, and celebrate the dead. This year, SOMArts lost the padrino of the Mission and beloved Día de Los Muertos co-curator, René Yañez. We honor him with this exhibition and invite proposals from [...]

2018-07-17T20:32:52-07:00July 16, 2018|Categories: News|

Press release: The San Francisco Foundation and SOMArts present The Annual Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, August 16–20, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Sarah Pritchard, Director of Communications & Strategy 415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts Cultural Center Presents The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition A juried selection showcases best of Bay Area MFA programs; accompanying event invites community members to experience the creative process in artist-led workshops, August 16–20, 2018 July 11, 2018, San Francisco, CA — SOMArts Cultural Center presents The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, a focused look at the future of Bay [...]

2018-07-19T17:44:50-07:00July 11, 2018|Categories: News, Press|
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