Events

2022 Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition

SOMArts Cultural Center 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA

Plan Your Visit | Virtual Gallery | Meet the Artists SOMArts is proud to partner with the San Francisco Foundation to present the 2022 Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, a focused look at the future of the Bay Area visual arts, on view September 10–October 7, 2022. Made possible by the San Francisco Foundation and its donors, we’re excited to feature promising visual artists working across disciplines and identifying young [...]

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To Love and Be Loved in Return: Exhibition Unveiling and Opening Reception

SOMArts Cultural Center 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA

Curated by Rio Yañez and Anaís Azul, To Love and Be Loved in Return: Día de Los Muertos 2022 exemplifies how the love between us and our dead continue to help us to navigate the world. This year, artists to reflect on how those we have lost have taught us to love and be loved in return. As we navigate a world troubled with war and injustice, we are more connected to each other than [...]

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To Love and Be Loved In Return: Día de Los Muertos 2022

SOMArts Cultural Center 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA

Dedicated to Janice Mirikitani Plan Your Visit | Opening Reception | Drag Show | Glide SF Now in its 23rd year, SOMArts’ annual Día de Los Muertos exhibition is one of the most internationally diverse Day of the Dead celebrations in the United States. Founded by beloved San Francisco artist and curator René Yañez, Día de Los Muertos at SOMArts merges traditional altars with contemporary installations, continuing to be a multigenerational [...]

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To Love and Be Loved in Return: Día de Los Muertos Drag Show

SOMArts Cultural Center 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA

As part of To Love and Be Loved in Return: Día de Los Muertos 2022 exhibition programs, join SOMArts for our Día de Los Muertos drag show featuring the Bay’s most iconic drag queens and kings. More to be announced! Stay tuned for upcoming program announcements! Iluminaciones: Día de Los Muertos Drag Show, 2021. Photography courtesy of Graham Holoch

Muni Raised Me

SOMArts Cultural Center 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA

The second exhibition of SOMArts' 12th Curatorial Residency season and curated by Meymey Lee, Sasha Vu, and Celi Tamayo-Lee, Muni Raised Me is a love letter to working-class San Francisco and an exploration of belonging; to a land that is not ours, that we will never own, but that we owe. Stay tuned for upcoming exhibition and program announcements CuratorsMeymey LeeSasha VuCeli Tamayo-Lee Opening ReceptionFebruary 23, 2023, 6–9PM PST About SOMArts' [...]

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