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Press Release: 4Waves: 40 Performances for the Hole

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del RosarioCommunications & Partnerships Manager415-863-1414 x103, [email protected]   4Waves: 40 Performances for the HolePresented by SOMArts Cultural Center and Justin Hoover/ Collection Action Studio     August 21, 2019, San Francisco, CA–SOMArts and Justin Hoover/Collective Action Studio (CAS) are proud to co-present a new iteration of 100 Performance for the Hole: marathon of artistic moments. In honor of the 40th anniversary of SOMArts Cultural Center, CAS is producing an abbreviated version titled 4WAVES: [...]

2019-09-10T19:01:55-07:00August 21, 2019|Categories: Press|

Press Release: SOMArts Presents The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del RosarioCommunications & Partnerships Manager415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts Cultural Center PresentsThe Annual Murphy and CadoganContemporary Art Awards Exhibition August 12, 2019, San Francisco, CA– The San Francisco Foundation and SOMArts Cultural Center present a focused look at the future of the Bay Area visual and media arts landscape with The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition from Friday, September 20–Tuesday, October 1, 2019. This exhibition showcases 17 emerging artists working across [...]

2019-09-19T12:25:31-07:00August 12, 2019|Categories: Press|

Press Release: SOMArts announces 2019–2020 Curatorial Residents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del RosarioCommunications & Partnerships Manager415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts Cultural Center AnnouncesThe 2019–2020 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency August 7, 2019, San Francisco, CA–SOMArts Cultural Center is excited to announce the ninth season of the Curatorial Residency Program. The program is a year-long incubator for curatorial research, mentorship, planning, installation, and realization. A cornerstone of SOMArts’ programming, the Curatorial Residency supports emerging and established Bay Area artists to take big risks [...]

2020-01-29T14:24:13-08:00August 6, 2019|Categories: Press|

Press Release: Rebooting the Future

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del RosarioCommunications & Partnerships Manager415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] Cultural Center presents REBOOTING THE FUTUREFriday, August 16–Saturday, August 17, 7:00–10:30pmDoors open at 7:00pmPerformances start at 7:30-10:30pm July 25, 2019, San Francisco, CA–Rebooting the Future: Multimedia & Performance Arts Festival, is a free, all ages two day festival presented by SOMArts Cultural Center, curated by Sian Morson and Kolmel W. Love. The festival brings together Bay Area artists who leverage technology and new media in order [...]

2019-08-15T13:47:49-07:00July 26, 2019|Categories: Press|

Press Release: Building the Building

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del RosarioCommunications & Partnerships Manager415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts Cultural Center Presents BUILDING THE BUILDINGExhibition July 19–September 3, 2019Opening Reception, Thursday, July 18, 2019, 6–9pmWednesday, July 3, 2019, San Francisco, CA–  For four decades, nestled beneath the 101 freeway has sat  SOMArts Cultural Center, an industrial warehouse turned creative oasis for the Bay Area’s most experimental and groundbreaking artists. Creative visionaries and community leaders like  Bernice Bing, Betsie Miller-Kusz, Leo Valledor, Katie [...]

2019-07-25T14:46:38-07:00July 3, 2019|Categories: Exhibitions, Press|

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 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|

Press Release: SOMArts and Alyssa Aviles launch official anniversary design

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del Rosario Communications & Partnerships Manager 415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts Cultural Center is excited to announce the official 40th anniversary t shirt designed by artist extraordinaire Alyssa Aviles! Aviles’ design celebrates SOMArts as an inclusive space for Bay Area community members to gather and thrive in an ever changing San Francisco.   Aviles beautifully encompasses SOMArts rich history of nurturing emerging Bay Area artists and curators. Drawing inspiration from SOMArts garden, [...]

2019-02-13T21:25:30-08:00February 13, 2019|Categories: Press|

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|

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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