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Press Release: As I Live and Breathe: Angela Hennessy solo exhibition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del Rosario Communications & Partnerships Manager [email protected] As I Live and Breathe: Angela Hennessy solo exhibition On view February 26–April 10, 2022 Virtual Gallery Experience launches February 26, 2022 Monday, January 24, 2022, San Francisco, CA–SOMArts is honored to announce As I Live and Breathe featuring the works of Angela Hennessy, on view February 26–April 10, 2022. The first solo exhibition at SOMArts’ Main Gallery in over a decade, Hennessy draws upon divination practices from chess strategy, archetypal mythologies, and African diasporic traditions, As I Live and Breathe is guided by the impulse to look [...]

January 24, 2022|

2022–2023 SOMArts Curatorial Residency: Call for Proposals

Forever A Moment: Black Meditations on Time and Space, 2019 Curated by Yetunde J. Olagbaju and Kevin Bernard Moultrie Daye Submit your proposal by Tuesday, March 1, 5pm PST DESCRIPTION Now in its twelfth year, the Curatorial Residency provides curators with production support to execute a large-scale visual arts exhibition in SOMArts’ Main Gallery. The residency is designed to offer curators tools to further their curatorial practice and explore timely social issues. ARTISTS/CURATORS SELECTED RECEIVE access and support from SOMArts’ staff and local artists and curators to mount a large scale exhibition and community engagement activities in SOMArts’ [...]

January 19, 2022|

Reflecting with Gratitude, Looking ahead with Hope

With 2021 coming to a close, we want to express our deepest thanks to our powerful community of artists, curators, culture bearers, performers, advocates, and friends. Throughout this time of ongoing uncertainty, you’ve repeatedly affirmed the unique ability of the arts to guide, inspire, and bring us together. If you enjoyed SOMArts’ groundbreaking programming in 2021, please consider making a tax-deductible donation or joining our Friends of SOMArts program to ensure that San Francisco continues to have space for radical, socially conscious art in 2022 and beyond. Yes, I want to donate! SOMARTS NAMED BEST ART GALLERY BY THE [...]

January 6, 2022|

Press Release: The Black Woman is God celebrates the ingenuity and imaginations of Black women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del Rosario Communications & Partnerships Manager [email protected] THE BLACK WOMAN IS GOD CELEBRATES THE INGENUITY AND IMAGINATIONS OF BLACK WOMENThe Blueprint: If the Universe Can Be Imagined, It ExistsThe Black Woman is God On view December 12, 2021–February 6, 2022 Thursday, November 18, 2021, San Francisco, CA — SOMArts Cultural Center proudly presents The Blueprint: If the Universe Can Be Imagined, It Exists: The Black Woman is God, on view from December 12–February 6, 2022 with the virtual gallery launching December 12 on SOMArts’ website. This visual arts exhibition celebrates the Black feminine presence as [...]

November 17, 2021|

Press Release: SOMArts’ Día de Los Muertos exhibition dream of worlds beyond resilience

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del Rosario Communications & Partnerships Manager [email protected] DREAMS EMERGING, BEYOND RESILIENCE: DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS 2021 On view Saturday, October 9–Friday, November 5 Virtual Gallery launching Saturday, October 9 Dedicated to Yolanda Lopez, Elizabeth ‘Betita’ Martinez, Moira Roth, Betty Segal, and Ronnie Goodman Thursday, September 23, 2021, San Francisco, CA–Now in its 22nd 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 [...]

September 23, 2021|

Press Release: The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition celebrates the future of Bay Area arts

Artwork credit: Ahn Lee, Cocoon, 2020. Image courtesy of the artist FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del Rosario Communications & Partnerships Manager [email protected] SOMArts and San Francisco Foundation celebrates the future of Bay Area arts at The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition On View: Saturday, September 11–Sunday, October 3, 2021 July 27, 2021 San Francisco, CA – SOMArts Cultural Center and San Francisco Foundation presents The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, a focused look at the future of the Bay Area visual and media arts landscape, on view Saturday, September 11–Sunday, [...]

July 27, 2021|
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