SOMArts Cultural Center: Venue & Service Request Form

Please fill out your request as completely and accurately as possible to get the fastest response. 

 For further information email to complete your inquiry over the phone, or to schedule a meeting with someone to talk about your event needs.

Because SOMArts staff is small, venue tours are by appointment only. 

Event Organizer Contact Information

If no organization is producing the event, enter "individual."

About Your Event

Please describe the activity and list any significant collaborations (300 characters max).

Please select all spaces you might use. Patio/Driveway may be required for large-capacity events (500+). Dimensions are approximate due to layout of space.

Include all workers, vendors and volunteers. If you are unsure, include a range (e.g. 100–300)
SOMArts Gender Neutral Bathroom Policy
In keeping with SOMArts' commitment to nondiscrimination, we have decided to convert all of our restrooms into gender-neutral restrooms. SOMArts Cultural Center strives to create and sustain an environment that supports and values all members of our community, including visitors. One aspect of creating an inclusive environment is providing safe, accessible, and convenient restroom facilities. Many people may experience difficulty and inconvenience when required to use gender-specific restrooms. Parents with children of a different gender are not able to accompany their children into a gender-specific restroom and the same holds true for others with attendants/caregivers of a different gender. Additionally, transgender individuals may be subject to harassment or violence when using male- or female-specific restrooms.

We understand that for people who are used to using gender-specific bathrooms, using gender neutral bathrooms may feel strange. Social change that increases access for an excluded group often requires changes that can make people who have not been negatively affected by the existing arrangements feel uncomfortable. 

Additional Information
The following information is optional but will help SOMArts provide you with a faster, more acccurate quote for your event. A detailed description of our equipment inventory, along with rates and policies, is available online at

Nonprofit Rate Eligibility
SOMArts offers reduced rates for activities that are organized by nonprofit art and culture organizations. To be eligible for the nonprofit rate you must complete the following information, even if you have previously used SOMArts' venue or services. This helps us meet our reporting requirements for grant funding.

(200 characters max)

You can look up your organization's Tax ID at

Organizational budget category is determined by the average of your cash income over the past three years.

If your project/organization is targeting a specific neighborhood/neighborhoods, please indicate this as specifically as possible.

Please indicate the income levels your organization targets or serves.

Please select all targeted audiences who are likely to be well-served and enriched by the activity, whether large or small. Diversity categories are aligned with Bay Area Census.

Please select all targeted audiences who are likely to be well-served and enriched by the activity, whether large or small. Special population categories are aligned with San Francisco Foundation reporting guidelines.

Sponsorship subject to SOMArts approval.

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