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A Black woman in a wetsuit on a surfboard

Exhibition Preview: Whose Waters

Friday, Jul 12 from 6–8 PM You are invited to the preview for SLOMA's next Gray Wing exhibition: Whose Waters?. Tour the exhibition before the general public, meet the artists, and enjoy music and wine in the galleries. Remarks in the Gray Wing at 6:30 PM. Please check in at [...]
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Detail of "SLO(W) Rainbow" by Leah Rosenberg, SLOMA's 2023 mural project. Closeup of the creekside wall with squares filled with different patterns and colors

GAYTHERING

Here at SLOMA, we know art is all about connection. Every year, we host an event in our Gathering series that connects different communities with the arts and one another. This year, our Gathering event will connect our LGBTQIA+ communities throughout San Luis Obispo County. You are invited to join [...]
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A steel sculpture reminiscent of a jellyfish with a teal resin "house" in the middle

April Banks: Tidewalker

April Banks: Tidewalker, 2024 Location: SLOMA Public Art Platform Exhibition Dates: April 2024 to April 2025 Tidewalker is a corten steel flora fauna creature that holds a resin soul cabana inside (spirit house) and inverts the colonial hierarchy between nature and the built environment. Banks plays with scale to highlight our [...]
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A public art piece in front of a museum with colorful walls and landscaping

Board Hosted Reception

You are invited to an exclusive reception at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, hosted by our very own Board Members. Join us Tuesday, February 27 at 5:30 PM for a special tour of our current exhibitions and learn about SLOMA's impact on our community. Wine will be generously provided [...]
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A large-scale steel sculpture painted bright red. Loops of metal remiscent of a mobius strip. Museum beyond.

Mark di Suvero: Mamma Mobius

Mark di Suvero: Mamma Mobius Location: SLOMA Public Art Platform Exhibition dates: August 2020 to March 2022 (no longer on view) The San Luis Obispo Museum of Art is thrilled to present Mamma Mobius, an iconic and transcendent sculpture displayed on the Museum’s lawn. This sculpture references the Mobius band, a [...]
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Close up image of Maria Molteni's mural in downtown SLO. Quilt-like patterns of semi-circles falling down before a minimalistic water background. Geometric mountains with braids of lava, symbolizing the seven sisters of SLO. Seven stars in quilt-like patterns representing the Pleiades are above the mountain peaks.

Maria Molteni: Seven Sisters (Celestial Subduction)

Maria Molteni: Seven Sisters (Celestial Subduction) Location: 1000 Block of Higuera Street, between Santa Rosa and Osos (click here for map pin). Exhibition dates: Nov 2021–ongoing Many a night I saw the Pleiades risin’ thro’ the mellow shade glitter like a swarm of fireflies tangles in a silver braid —Alfred [...]
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Back of "Dreams of Bayanihan" by Camille Hoffman. Figures of Filipino settlers in California, their forms colored like the sunset

Camille Hoffman: Storied Waters: Dreams of Bayanihan

Camille Hoffman: Storied Waters: Dreams of Bayanihan Location: SLOMA Public Art Platform Exhibition dates: June 2022 to Feb 2023 (no longer on view) Artist Camille Hoffman’s family ancestry is rooted in the Philippines, and her practice throughout her career has involved a reconsidering of misplaced personal and collective narratives in [...]
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"The Greys In Between" by Anila Quayyum Agha . A three-legged arch supports a hanging metallic diamond sculpture decorated with intricate scrollwork and an interior globe light to cast shadows. A beautiful sunset colors the sky beyond.

Anila Quayyum Agha: The Greys In Between

Anila Quayyum Agha: The Greys In Between Location: Center of the roundabout at Tank Farm Road and Orcutt Road, across from Islay Park (click here for map pin)Exhibition dates: Oct 2022–ongoing In exploring the intersections of race, class, culture and religion, The Greys in Between celebrates minority and immigrant populations’ [...]
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