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Press release: SOMArts Announces the 2018–2019 Season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Sarah Pritchard, 415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts Cultural Center Announces The 2018–2019 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency Two exhibitions center artists of color in the creation of decolonial contemporary art practices. San Francisco, CA, May 7, 2018— Today, SOMArts Cultural Center's Executive Director Maria Jenson announced the two newest recipients of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency. The residency, entering its ninth year, is a year-long incubator for exhibition research, planning, installation and realization. The program supports emerging and established Bay Area artists to take big risks — creating multi-faceted exhibitions [...]

2019-07-03T11:50:03-07:00May 7, 2018|Categories: News, Press|

Press release: But Tell Me What it Feels Like: The Erotic Practice of Liberation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Sarah Pritchard, Director of Communications & Strategy 415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts Cultural Center Presents BUT TELL ME WHAT IT FEELS LIKE: THE EROTIC PRACTICE OF LIBERATION MULTIDISCIPLINARY PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL May 4–6, 2018 March 27, 2018, San Francisco, CA— SOMArts Cultural Center presents But Tell Me What it Feels Like: The Erotic Practice of Liberation curated by Sarah Toshie Cargill. The first-ever recipient of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency for Performing Arts, Cargill has benefitted from 5 months of intensive mentorship and [...]

2018-07-19T17:47:42-07:00March 27, 2018|Categories: News, Press|

Press release: SOMArts Presents Diasporic Alchemy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Sarah Pritchard, Director of Communications & Strategy 415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts Cultural Center Presents DIASPORIC ALCHEMY: TRANSFORMING ANCESTRAL TRADITIONS INTO RITUAL FUTURISMS Exhibition March 8–April 5, 2018 Opening reception & performances Thursday, March 8, 6–9pm Artists of the global diaspora explore ancestry, mythology and cultural heritage as the foundational elements for transformation and creative mutation. February 12, 2018, San Francisco, CA— SOMArts Cultural Center presents Diasporic Alchemy: Transforming Ancestral Traditions into Ritual Futurisms co-curated by Louis Chinn and [...]

2018-07-19T17:48:09-07:00February 12, 2018|Categories: News, Press|

Press release: SOMArts Presents The Third Muslim: Queer and Trans* Muslim Narratives of Resistance and Resilience

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Sarah Pritchard, Director of Communications & Strategy 415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts Cultural Center Presents THE THIRD MUSLIM: QUEER AND TRANS* MUSLIM NARRATIVES OF RESISTANCE AND RESILIENCE Exhibition January 25–February 22, 2018 Opening reception & performances Thursday, January 25, 6–9pm Group exhibition creates a platform for visibility and an archive of resistance within queer, trans* and gender non-conforming Muslim communities. December 13, 2017, San Francisco, CA— SOMArts Cultural Center presents The Third Muslim: Queer and Trans* Muslim Narratives of Resistance [...]

2018-07-19T17:54:07-07:00December 13, 2017|Categories: News, Press|

Press release: SOMArts is a programming partner for UNTITLED Art, San Francisco

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Sarah Pritchard, Director of Communications & Strategy 415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts Cultural Center announces its participation as a programming partner at UNTITLED, Art, San Francisco, 2018 Performance activations, multidisciplinary artwork created by the diverse artists supported by SOMArts' programs December 1, 2017, San Francisco, CA— SOMArts Cultural Center is proud to announce its participation as a programming partner in the UNTITLED art fair at San Francisco's historic Palace of Fine Arts, January 11–14, 2018. SOMArts is among [...]

2018-07-20T17:57:10-07:00December 1, 2017|Categories: News, Press|

Press release: SOMArts presents Game Recognize Game

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Sarah Pritchard, Director of Communications & Strategy 415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts Cultural Center Presents GAME RECOGNIZE GAME Exhibition November 30, 2017–January 10, 2018 Opening reception & performances Thursday, November 30, 6–9pm 7 artists explore the potential of sports as an emancipatory project through an immersive experience of creativity and play. October 30, 2017, San Francisco, CA— SOMArts Cultural Center presents Game Recognize Game, a deep inquiry into the power and potential of sports as a culture-building [...]

2018-07-20T18:05:12-07:00October 30, 2017|Categories: News, Press|

Press release: SOMArts presents Remembrance and Resistance: Día de los Muertos 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sarah Pritchard, Director of Communications & Strategy 415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts Cultural Center Presents REMEMBRANCE AND RESISTANCE: DíA DE LOS MUERTOS 2017 18th annual Day of the Dead Exhibition celebrates the life of Bay Area arts advocate Ebonny McKinney and all those who dare to dream October 6–November 9, 2017 Exhibition and programming curated by René and Rio Yañez San Francisco, CA, September 15, 2017 — Now in its 18th year, the annual Day of the [...]

2018-07-20T18:15:14-07:00September 15, 2017|Categories: News, Press|

Archive: Press releases 2009–September 2017

2017 August 14, 2017 SOMArts Presents The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition August 2, 2017 SOMArts Presents Night Light: Multimedia & Performance Festival June 30, 2017 SOMArts presents The Black Woman is God: Divine Revolution April 24, 2017 SOMArts announces the 2017–2018 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency March 31, 2017 SOMArts and the Global Street Dance Masquerade present A Masquerade 4 Prince (Escorted by the Alphabet City) March 17, 2017 SOMArts presents [...]

2018-07-20T20:45:22-07:00September 1, 2017|Categories: News, Press|
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