July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Across the country, we’ve witnessed an unprecedented number of legislative actions threatening trans, immigrant, and reproductive rights, the growing criminalization of dissent, and the continued funding of genocide abroad. As many brace themselves for another politically charged election year, A Soft Place to Land defiantly centers joy as a relational and embodied practice worthy of archiving and passing on.

Join us on Friday, July 19, 6–9 PM PST for the free, all ages opening reception of A Soft Place to Land, the first show of the SOMArts’ 2024–2025 exhibition season. Featuring an opening ritual led by Bushmama Africa, this evening invites audiences to lay down their burdens and ground themselves in the space and the artwork.

Opening Ritual
Bushmama Africa

Exhibiting Artists
Lara Aburamadan
Alyssa Aviles
Alexa Burrell
Paola de la Calle
Gericault De La Rose
Sarah Smith
Tosha Stimage
Malaya Tuyay

Carolina Quintanilla

SOMArts is wheelchair accessible and in proximity to several nearby public transportation stops. SOMArts does not have automatic doors at its Main Entrance. Restrooms are ADA-accessible and low-scent cleaning products are used.

For more detailed information regarding accessibility at SOMArts, contact [email protected] with any related requests, questions, or concerns.

Installation view image courtesy of Gericault De La Rose

Related Exhibitions

In Solidarity: Queer and Trans Artists for a Free Palestine Closing Reception
A Soft Place to Land Community Day