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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|

Press release: SOMArts presents The Black Woman is God: Assembly of Gods

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Sarah Pritchard, Director of Communications & Strategy 415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts Cultural Center Presents The Black Woman is God: Assembly of Gods Exhibition August 30–October 2, 2018 Opening reception & performances: Thursday, August 30, 6:00–10:00 pm Group exhibition challenges Eurocentric notions of God to reveal the divinity in us all. July 3, 2018, San Francisco, CA— SOMArts Cultural Center presents The Black Woman is God: Assembly of Gods, a multidisciplinary exhibition with free admission from August 30–October 2, [...]

2018-07-19T17:45:26-07:00July 3, 2018|Categories: News, Press|

Press release: Something (you can’t see, on the other side, of a wall from this side) casts a shadow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Sarah Pritchard, Director of Communications & Strategy 415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts Cultural Center Presents Something (you can’t see, on the other side, of the wall from this side) casts a shadow Exhibition July 14–August 14, 2018 Press Preview Saturday, July 14, 5:00–6:00 pm Group exhibition explores the relationship between human bodies and the politics of the street. June 13, 2018, San Francisco, CA— SOMArts Cultural Center presents Something (you can’t see, on the other side, of the [...]

2018-07-19T17:47:02-07:00June 13, 2018|Categories: News, Press|
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