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Press Release: The Indigo Project Unravels the Stories and Contributions of the African Diaspora through Indigo, Cotton, and Denim

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del Rosario Communications & Partnerships Manager [email protected] The Indigo Project Unravels the Stories and Contributions of the African Diaspora through Indigo, Cotton, and Denim Curated by Bushmama Africa and Isha Rosemond On view December 10–February 5, 2023 Opening reception December 9, 6–9 PM Tuesday, November 15, 2022, San Francisco, CA–SOMArts launches its 12th Curatorial Residency season with The Indigo Project, on view from December 10, 2022–February 5, 2023 and [...]

2022-11-21T13:48:45-08:00November 15, 2022|Categories: Press|

Press Release: To Love and Be Loved in Return: Día de Los Muertos 2022 honors the lessons we’ve learned from the dead

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del Rosario Communications & Partnerships Manager [email protected] To Love and Be Loved in Return: Día de Los Muertos 2022 honors the lessons we’ve learned from the dead Curated by Rio Yañez and Anaís Azul Opening reception and exhibition unveiling, October 7, 6–9 PM On view Saturday, October 8–November 4, 2022 September 13, 2022, San Francisco, CA–Now in its 23rd year, SOMArts’ annual Día de Los Muertos exhibition is [...]

2022-10-04T10:55:14-07:00September 13, 2022|Categories: Press|

Ramp Gallery interview with Jason Villegas

Freedom of being who you are: a Ramp Gallery interview with Jason Villegas Q&A written by Rebeca Abidail Flores, Gallery Coordinator By the grace of a low iphone battery and an Oakland cloudy sky, Jason Villegas talked with us on his latest exhibition in The Ramp Gallery—Who I Was & Want To Be. He shares his process, remixing fabric, and shares with us his ideas that sprout from cartoon influence.SOMArts: We are [...]

2022-08-09T16:45:05-07:00August 9, 2022|Categories: Press|

Press Release: SOMArts and SFF present 2022 Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition

Artwork credit: Gericault De La Rose, In Between, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del Rosario Communications & Partnerships Manager [email protected] SOMArts Cultural Center and San Francisco Foundation presents2022 Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibitionfeaturing 13 emerging Bay Area Artists from regional MFA programs Curated by Kevin B. ChenOn view Saturday, September 10–Friday, October 7, 2022 August 8, 2022, San Francisco, CA – SOMArts Cultural Center and San Francisco [...]

2022-08-16T14:58:26-07:00August 8, 2022|Categories: Press|

Press Release: SOMArts announces 2022–2023 Curatorial Residents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del Rosario Communications & Partnerships Manager [email protected] Now in it's 12th season, SOMArts announces 2022–2023 Curatorial Residents The Indigo Project curated by Bushmama Africa and Isha Rosemond Muni Raised Me curated by Sasha Vu, Meymey Lee, and Celi Tamayo–Lee July 20, San Francisco, CA–SOMArts Cultural Center is excited to announce the curators who will shape the 12th season of the Curatorial Residency program. Designed to offer emerging to [...]

2022-07-21T17:20:57-07:00July 20, 2022|Categories: Press|

Press Release: HORIZON/you hold my shape: Solo exhibition by yétúndé ọlágbajú

our shared horizon #1, inkjet print on travertine, 2022. Image courtesy of the artist. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del Rosario Communications & Partnerships Manager [email protected] yétúndé ọlágbajú’s solo exhibition HORIZON/you hold my shapeconnects Yoruba creation myth to family and self memory On view July 31–August 21, 2022Opening reception July 30, 7–9 PM June 29, 2022, San Francisco, CA–Oakland-based artist, maker, strategist, and organizer yétúndé ọlágbajú is partnering with SOMArts [...]

2022-07-26T12:34:33-07:00June 29, 2022|Categories: Press|

Press Release: SOMArts Cultural Center to Receive Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts as part of the American Rescue Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del Rosario Communications & Partnerships Manager [email protected]   SOMArts Cultural Center to Receive Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts as part of the American Rescue Plan January 28, 2021, San Francisco, CA—SOMArts Cultural Center is pleased to announce they have been approved to receive an American Rescue Plan grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to help the arts and cultural sector recover from [...]

2022-01-28T13:41:29-08:00January 28, 2022|Categories: Press|

Press Release: As I Live and Breathe: Angela Hennessy solo exhibition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del Rosario Communications & Partnerships Manager [email protected] As I Live and Breathe: Angela Hennessy solo exhibition On view February 26–April 10, 2022 Virtual Gallery Experience launches February 26, 2022 Monday, January 24, 2022, San Francisco, CA–SOMArts is honored to announce As I Live and Breathe featuring the works of Angela Hennessy, on view February 26–April 10, 2022. The first solo exhibition at SOMArts’ Main Gallery in over a [...]

2022-01-24T17:00:39-08:00January 24, 2022|Categories: Press|

Reflecting with Gratitude, Looking ahead with Hope

With 2021 coming to a close, we want to express our deepest thanks to our powerful community of artists, curators, culture bearers, performers, advocates, and friends. Throughout this time of ongoing uncertainty, you’ve repeatedly affirmed the unique ability of the arts to guide, inspire, and bring us together. If you enjoyed SOMArts’ groundbreaking programming in 2021, please consider making a tax-deductible donation or joining our Friends of SOMArts program to ensure that [...]

2022-01-11T14:24:23-08:00January 6, 2022|Categories: News, Press|

Press Release: The Black Woman is God celebrates the ingenuity and imaginations of Black women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del Rosario Communications & Partnerships Manager [email protected] THE BLACK WOMAN IS GOD CELEBRATES THE INGENUITY AND IMAGINATIONS OF BLACK WOMENThe Blueprint: If the Universe Can Be Imagined, It ExistsThe Black Woman is God On view December 12, 2021–February 6, 2022 Thursday, November 18, 2021, San Francisco, CA — SOMArts Cultural Center proudly presents The Blueprint: If the Universe Can Be Imagined, It Exists: The Black Woman is God, [...]

2021-12-13T17:02:39-08:00November 17, 2021|Categories: Press|
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