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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|

Press Release: SOMArts’ Día de Los Muertos exhibition dream of worlds beyond resilience

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del Rosario Communications & Partnerships Manager [email protected] DREAMS EMERGING, BEYOND RESILIENCE: DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS 2021 On view Saturday, October 9–Friday, November 5 Virtual Gallery launching Saturday, October 9 Dedicated to Yolanda Lopez, Elizabeth ‘Betita’ Martinez, Moira Roth, Betty Segal, and Ronnie Goodman Thursday, September 23, 2021, San Francisco, CA–Now in its 22nd year, SOMArts’ annual Día de Los Muertos exhibition is one of the most internationally diverse [...]

2021-10-25T14:48:02-07:00September 23, 2021|Categories: Press|

Press Release: The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition celebrates the future of Bay Area arts

Artwork credit: Ahn Lee, Cocoon, 2020. Image courtesy of the artist FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del Rosario Communications & Partnerships Manager [email protected] SOMArts and San Francisco Foundation celebrates the future of Bay Area arts at The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition On View: Saturday, September 11–Sunday, October 3, 2021 July 27, 2021 San Francisco, CA – SOMArts Cultural Center and San Francisco Foundation presents The Annual [...]

2021-08-31T16:41:29-07:00July 27, 2021|Categories: Announcement, Press|

Press Release: SOMArts’ Sounds Like Home: Longing and Comfort through Lullabies brings together international artists to examine childhood songs and stories

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del Rosario Communications & Partnerships Manager [email protected] SOMArts’ Sounds Like Home: Longing and Comfort through Lullabies brings together international artists to examine childhood songs and stories On View: Thursday, July 16–Sunday, August 22, 2021 June 17, 2021, San Francisco, CA–SOMArts Cultural Center is proud to announce the third and final exhibition of the 2020–2021 Curatorial Residency season. Curated by twin sisters Duygu and Bengü Gün, Sounds Like Home: [...]

2021-07-01T15:11:22-07:00June 17, 2021|Categories: Announcement, Press|

Sounds Like Home: Meet the Artists

Meet the curators Duygu Gün and Bengü Gün are identical twins born and raised in Turkey and they both studied at Boğaziçi University, Business Administration Department. Bengü chose a path in cultural heritage management and wrote her M.A. thesis on Musical Instrument Museums Collection Management Policies with a merit-based scholarship at Koç University. She has consulted the Dubai Culture Foundation on developing their organizational strategies and on how to develop [...]

2021-07-06T13:32:06-07:00May 5, 2021|Categories: Exhibitions, Press|

LUSH Film Edition celebrates queer filmmaking

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del RosarioCommunications & Partnerships [email protected] LUSH Film Edition celebrates queer filmmaking with Brontez Purnell, Heather María Ács, and Leo Herrera Thursday, April 15, 7:00 PM PST Monday, March 29, 2021, San Francisco, CA–LUSH: A SOMArts Series returns on Thursday, April 15, 7pm PST with a Film Edition featuring clips and conversation centering the disruptive works of Brontez Purnell, Heather María Ács of FemmePower Productions and Leo Herrera. Moderated [...]

2021-03-31T15:20:41-07:00March 31, 2021|Categories: Press|

Meet the Artists

Meet the Curators CARAVANA: Mobilizing Central American Art (1984–Present) curatorial residency exhibition is curated by Fátima Ramírez, Mauricio Ramírez, and Josué Rojas, CARAVANA: Mobilizing Central American Art (1984–Present) is a multidisciplinary traveling exhibition that centers U.S. Central American artists living in California as well as across the United States to examine their lived experiences in relation to the impact of mass migration, family separation, and the legacy of political action and solidarity with the people [...]

2021-04-12T05:02:01-07:00March 16, 2021|Categories: Press|
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