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Asian Pacific Heritage Month Celebration & Art Reception | SOMArts

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Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All free. Donation for drinks and refreshments accepted

SOMArts Cultural Center | 934 Brannan St. San Francisco, CA 94103

Our long-awaited exhibition, Shifting Movements, is almost here. Come party with us as we open the gallery with installations, film/video, sculptures, paintings, interactive and more. Featuring special one-night performances by Susan Almazol, dNaga, Tina Kashiwagi, and Erin Genevieve O’Brien. Help us celebrate Yuri Kochiyama’s legacy of activism and intersectional community building and those inspired by her undying passion for justice.

Exhibition Dates: May 4-25. Tuesday-Friday 12-7pm. Saturday 12-5pm.

About the Exhibition:
Asian American Women Artists Association (AAWAA) and the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC) join forces to present the multidisciplinary art exhibition Shifting Movements: Art Inspired by the Life & Activism of Yuri Kochiyama (1921-2014), as part of the 20th annual United States of Asian America Festival.

Shifting Movements is a multimedia exhibition featuring over 40 artists primarily from Asian American, Black, and Latinx communities, illuminating the legacy of intersectional revolutionary social activist Yuri Kochiyama. The artworks highlight the values and themes which guided her, and the incredibly diverse people, struggles, and movements that inspired a lifetime commitment to fighting for a more humane and just world.

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Event Details

Cost: FREE*
*All free. Donation for drinks and refreshments accepted
Categories: **Annual Event**, Art & Museums
Address: 934 Brannan St. San Francisco, CA 94103

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