Produced by SOMArts Cultural Center, we’ve created these virtual gallery experiences that can be viewed from the safety and comfort of your home!

Jade Wave Rising:
Portraits of Power

Curated by Yeu Q Nguyen
Presented by Asian American Women Artists Association (AAWAA) and Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC)

Curated by Yeu Q Nguyen, Jade Wave Rising: Portraits of Power celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander woman agency and resilience in a multitude of manifestations.

Muni Raised Me

Curated by Meymey Lee, Sasha Vu, and Celi Tamayo-Lee

Muni Raised Me is an exploration of belonging; to a land that is not ours, that we will never own, but that we owe.

The Indigo Project

Curated by Bushmama Africa and Isha Rosmond

The Indigo Project is a landmark multidisciplinary exhibition centering Black artists and their stories as a means to combat the erasure of African American history, culture, and creativity.

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

Curated by Rio Yañez and Anaís Azul

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.

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.

2022 Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition 

Curated by Kevin B. Chen in partnership with San Francisco Foundation

SOMArts is proud to partner with the San Francisco Foundation to present The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, a focused look at the future of the Bay Area visual arts. Made possible by the San Francisco Foundation and its donors, we’re excited to feature 13 promising visual artists working across disciplines and identifying young artists from Master of Fine Arts programs throughout the Bay Area whose work intersects with emerging trends.

HORIZON/you hold my shape

yétúndé ọlágbajú solo exhibition

HORIZON/you hold my shape is the first iteration of a large-scale video installation, performance, and sculpture series, as conceived by yétúndé ọlágbajú.

Vaz A Ver / You Will See - Opening Night

Vaz A Ver/ You Will See

Curated by Inés Ixierda and Xtal Azul
Presented by Queer Cultural Center

Presented by the Queer Cultural Center, Vaz A Ver/ You Will See is a prediction, a prophecy, a promise, a threat. Move through this portal and bathe in divine visions for our collective queer, trans, and two-spirit post future now.

Grow Our Souls

Curated by Melissa Wang
Presented by Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC)

Inspired by Grace Lee Boggs, Grow Our Souls showcases twelve artists who are reimagining labor in an era of climate change and late-stage capitalism. From yoga mat paintings celebrating Black and Brown humanity to seed installations speculating sustainable food futures, artists present sumptuous and abundant possibilities while illuminating industry practices that maintain labor inequities.

As I Live and Breathe

Angela Hennessy solo exhibition

Drawing upon divination practices from chess strategy, archetypal mythologies, and African diasporic traditions, Angela Hennessy’s As I Live and Breathe is compelled by the impulse to look up at the stars; to read the skies for origin and orientation.

Past Exhibitions