SOMArts

Externs at SOMArts Cultural Center serve as community liaisons for artistic programming helping to publicize and promote exhibitions and events through on- and off-line outreach, as well as marketing activities.

Organization Description:

SOMArts is a beloved cross-cultural and community-built space in San Francisco, with a rich history spanning over 40 years. As an incubator for ideas that lie outside the mainstream of contemporary art funding and consumption, SOMArts provides a space where cutting-edge events and counterculture commingle with traditional art forms to open up, engage, and inspire the community.

Externship Description:

Externs at SOMArts Cultural Center serve as community liaisons for artistic programming helping to publicize and promote exhibitions and events through on- and off-line outreach, as well as marketing activities. In addition, CCA Externs identify and activate opportunities for SOMArts to engage with community groups, schools, and neighborhoods.

“CONNECTS taught me to appreciate my role as an artist in my community. Artists aren’t here to just make art, we’re here to bring people together, to educate others!” – Michelle Lagasca, BFA Illustration (‘14), 13-14 CONNECTS Extern