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Shoes for a Cause
A special display of sneakers worn by Stephen Curry offers an opportunity to reflect on connections to community.
Math Bass and the Imperial Court SF
In OMCA’s new Over the Top exhibition, familiar elements take on new or unspecified meanings.
Thought Leader Zachary Norris
Talking racial and social equality with the executive director of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights.
Realia and Regalia
Getting pinned, crowned, or decorated takes on whole new meanings at the Imperial Court of San Francisco, where subversive glamour knows no limits.
Thought Leader Tina Takemoto
The boundary-breaking Bay Area artist and activist Tina Takemoto discusses how daring explorations of queer culture and identity can educate, entertain, and drive change.
In Over the Top, works by artist Math Bass are juxtaposed with objects from the Imperial Court of San Francisco, raising thought-provoking questions about the way symbols function when shifted in context and orientation.