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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del RosarioCommunications & Partnerships [email protected] DREAMS EMERGING, BEYOND RESILIENCE: DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS 2021On view Saturday, October 9–Friday, November 5Virtual 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 Day of the Dead celebrations [...]

2021-09-23T16:13:40-07:00September 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|

Press Release: CARAVANA: Mobilizing Central American Art (1984 – Present) uplifts the legacy of Central American solidarity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del Rosario Communications & Partnerships Manager [email protected] CARAVANA: Mobilizing Central American Art (1984 – Present) uplifts the legacy of Central American solidarity Virtual opening, March 11, 6–8 PM PST Exhibition run, March 10–April 15, 2021 February 18, 2021, San Francisco, CA–SOMArts’ 11th Curatorial Residency season continues with CARAVANA: Mobilizing Central American Art (1984 – Present), launching Wednesday, March 10–April 15, 2021. Curated by Fátima Ramírez, Mauricio Ramírez, [...]

2021-04-13T15:57:57-07:00February 18, 2021|Categories: Press|

Press Release: Curatorial Residents inspire action beyond the gallery walls

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del Rosario Communications & Partnerships Manager 415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts 2020-2021 Curatorial Residents inspire action beyond the gallery walls Wednesday, June 24, San Francisco, CA–SOMArts Cultural Center is excited to announce the eleventh season of the Curatorial Residency program. Designed to offer emerging to established curators tools to further their curatorial practice and explore timely social issues, SOMArts’ Curatorial Residents have transformed our large scale exhibition space into a site of [...]

2021-04-22T12:16:30-07:00June 24, 2020|Categories: Press|

SOMArts' transforms passivity into action with Please Stand By

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del Rosario Communications & Partnerships Manager 415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts transforms passivity into action with Please Stand By fundraiser and digital event Please Stand By digital event, Saturday, June 20, 2020, 6:30 pm Wednesday, May 20, San Francisco, CA– SOMArts has launched Please Stand By, a donation campaign that culminates with a live streaming summer solstice celebration starring some of the Bay Area’s most innovative artists. Drawing inspiration from television signal [...]

2021-02-20T07:04:44-08:00May 20, 2020|Categories: Press|

Press Release: Avant-drag trio Toxic Waste Face explore new possiblities of online performance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del Rosario Communications & Partnerships Manager 415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] Digital Witness: Performance in the Era of Online-only Avant-drag trio Toxic Waste Face discuss the possibilities of drag and performance online Monday, May 4, San Francisco, CA– SOMArts Cultural Center is partnering with mind melting, avant-drag performance trio Toxic Waste Face (TWF) for Digital Witness: Performance in the Era of Online-only on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 6pm. This free, online symposium features [...]

2021-02-20T20:17:43-08:00May 4, 2020|Categories: Press|
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