UPCOMING EVENTS

We work with numerous community partners throughout the Bay Area to produce events, shows, and workshops. All upcoming events produced by Queer Cultural Center and our fiscally sponsored projects will be featured here.

Curly haired brown skin person with pink pants, black leotard, hoop earrings standing against a colorful backgroundFoto por Cristobal Guerra Naranjo

Awilda Rodríguez Lora and Cristóbal Guerra Naranjo

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Instagram takeover
June 1 - 7

Artist conversation online
June 3, 2020

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

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Instagram takeover
June 8 - 14

Artist conversation online
June 10, 2020
Curly haired person with one side of head shaved wearing a red shirt and overalls

Marcela Pardo Ariza

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Instagram takeover
June 15 - 21

Artist conversation online
June 18, 2020
Brown curly haired person holding their hair up in black short sleeved jumpsuit standing against backdrop of green leaves in an outdoor space

Pati Cruz

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Instagram takeover
June 22 - 28

Artist conversation online
June 25, 2020
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Puerto Rico & the Bay Area: A Cuir/Queer Conversation
June 30, 2020
5pm (PST)

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Aquí estamos / here we are artists and collaborators join curator, Juan Carlos Rodríguez Rivera, for a live online conversation. How do we imagine collective futures from a domestic space? What privileges does that entail? How have shelter-in-place and lockdowns affected each individual artists' practice?
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Pre-Order: A Pandemic Anthology by LGBTQ Prisoners

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ABO Comix is taking preorders for a COVID-19 Anthology by Queer Prisoners. The anthology will feature comics, artwork, poetry and short stories about how the pandemic is affecting people inside prisons nationwide.

PAST EVENTS

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Livestream Reading of Unapologetic
Sat, May 16 at 7pm

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Join Queer Ancestors Project virtually for a reading to celebrate the release of the Queer Ancestors Project Anthology, in collaboration with Foglifter Press and Strut. This event will happen online so you can all tune in from the comfort of your homes.

Conversation in Black
Reception: Feb 7, 2020, 5 – 8pm

An exhibition for Black History Month Presented by the SF LGBT Community Center and Queer Cultural Center Black no longer means solely the presence of all colors (in paint) or the absence of all color (in light); it’s a simplistic term…

Income Taxes for Artists Workshop, Feb 2020

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION California Lawyers for the Arts and Queer Cultural Center invite artists and creatives of all disciplines to join us for an income tax workshop for individual artists. The discussion will include record keeping, IRS form…

Writing an Artist Statement Workshop, Jan 2020

ABOUT A free artist statement and bio writing workshop for LGBTQ+ artists taught by Bay Area artist, Aimee Suzara. Space is limited to 28 participants. DATE & TIME Sunday January 19, 2020 11am - 1pm LOCATION & ACCESS 526 8th St Oakland,…

The Fire Thieves Poetry Series

An inter-generational and inter-sectional collaboration between established, mid-career and new poets working, producing, and presenting new work. The evening’s readers include Jewelle Gomez, playwright, novelist and social justice activist; Stephen Meadows, Ohlone poet and KFOF folk music dj; Linda Noel, Poet Laureate Emerita of Ukiah; Ramona Webb, artist in word, movement, and culture change.

SF Transgender Film Festival

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Nov. 7 - Nov. 10, 2019, the Roxie Theater hosts the San Francisco Transgender Film Festival. SFTFF provides opportunities for transgender and gender variant media artists, builds community through our film and performance events, and engages our audiences in cross-community dialogue.

Grant Writing Basics for Artists
Nov. 16, 2019

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A free grant writing workshop for LGBTQ+ artists that includes three separate learning sections. We encourage you to register for one or all three. Please note the last section is only open to applicants to the CQC program. Space is limited to 20 participants.

17th Annual 3rd i International South Asian Film Festival

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Queer Cultural Center is a proud co-sponsor of Coast to Coast: Mumbai to the Mission a series of short films that includes Home Girl by Poonam Brah. A story of a British-Pakistani woman's struggle to reconcile her queerness with her deceased mother's expectations.