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Press Release: Future Relations: A Resource for Radical Teaching presents F.T.P.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del RosarioCommunications & Partnerships Manager415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts Cultural Center presents Future Relations: A Resource for Radical Teaching presents F.T.P.Opening reception, Thursday, November 15, 2019, 6–9pmExhibition run, Saturday, November 16–Saturday, December 21, 2019 October 1, 2019, San Francisco, CA– Future Relations: A Resource for Radical Teaching presents F.T.P. is the first exhibition of SOMArts 2019-20 Curatorial Residency season. With a combined 30 years of teaching experience, curators Fred Alvarado, Thomas Jones, and David Petrelli reimagine SOMArts’ Main Gallery into a site for collective liberation and hope for educators, community organizers, and youth alike. Featuring installations, lesson plans, and more, Future Relations [...]

October 15, 2019|

Press Release: Día de Los Muertos 2019: City of Souls

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del RosarioCommunications & Partnerships Manager415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts Cultural Center presents Día de Los Muertos 2019: City of SoulsOpening reception, Friday, October 11, 6–9pmExhibition run, Saturday, October 12–Friday, November 8, 2019 September 12, 2019, San Francisco, CA–Now in its 20th year, SOMArts’ Día de Los Muertos exhibition is one of the most internationally diverse Day of the Dead celebrations in the United States. Día de Los Muertos at SOMArts merges traditional altars with contemporary installations, continuing to be a multigenerational gathering of remembrance while asserting the role of art as a platform for collective action.  Curated by Rio [...]

September 12, 2019|

Press Release: 4Waves: 40 Performances for the Hole

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del RosarioCommunications & Partnerships Manager415-863-1414 x103, [email protected]   4Waves: 40 Performances for the HolePresented by SOMArts Cultural Center and Justin Hoover/ Collection Action Studio     August 21, 2019, San Francisco, CA–SOMArts and Justin Hoover/Collective Action Studio (CAS) are proud to co-present a new iteration of 100 Performance for the Hole: marathon of artistic moments. In honor of the 40th anniversary of SOMArts Cultural Center, CAS is producing an abbreviated version titled 4WAVES: 40 Performances for the Hole on Wednesday, September 11th, 5:58–10:00pm with Rhodessa Jones as a special program presenter. 4Waves is a fast and furious space for experimentation, [...]

August 21, 2019|

Press Release: SOMArts Presents The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del RosarioCommunications & Partnerships Manager415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts Cultural Center PresentsThe Annual Murphy and CadoganContemporary Art Awards Exhibition August 12, 2019, San Francisco, CA– The San Francisco Foundation and SOMArts Cultural Center present a focused look at the future of the Bay Area visual and media arts landscape with The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition from Friday, September 20–Tuesday, October 1, 2019. This exhibition showcases 17 emerging artists working across disciplines and identifies artists whose practices intersect with rising trends in the arts.   “This partnership with the San Francisco Foundation continues to forge opportunities for organizations to [...]

August 12, 2019|

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 — creating multi-faceted exhibitions focused on local, national, and global concerns in one of San Francisco’s largest gallery spaces.Residents are selected by an advisory panel through a [...]

August 6, 2019|

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 to access the imagination, Futurity, and the Divine.   Morson and Love add nuance to our relationship with high and low technologies, affirming that they can facilitate meaningful [...]

July 26, 2019|
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