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Press Releases

PRESS STATEMENT: Monica Palacios in "San Francisco, Mi Amor!"
November 4, 2015 - Monica Palacios, Galería de la Raza

Galería de la Raza & René Yañez present 

Monica Palacios in “San Francisco, Mi Amor!

November 20 & 21 \\ 8PM at Galería de la Raza (2857 24th Street San Francisco, CA  94110) 

Renowned Chicana lesbian writer/performer Monica Palacios returns to the city by the bay, the birthplace of her queer comedy career with her new work in progress: San Francisco, Mi Amor!, a comedic look back at a groundbreaking career during a remarkable time in LGBTQ and Chicana history. 

Produced by Galería De La Raza and artist René Yañez.

High Res Image and Press Statement

PRESS STATEMENT: Galería de la Raza Presents Astrid Hadad for its Día de los Muertos Community Celebration
October 23, 2015 - Galería de la Raza, Galería de la Raza

San Francisco, CA.  October 23, 2015 – Galería de la Raza Presents Astrid Hadad at its annual Dia de los Muertos Community Celebration on Monday, November 2, 2015. The program is from 6pm to 8pm in front of Galería’s Digital Mural Project on Bryant Street/24th Streets. 

Press Statement. Navigating by Hand, Lorraine García-Nakata
September 13, 2015

The Q-Sides
May 1, 2015 - Galería de la Raza, Galería de la Raza

Opening Reception: Friday, June 5, 6-10pm

Featuring: DJ Daniela (Xica Soul)

Lowrider car show with rides featured in the exhibition

Closing Reception & Artist Talk: Thursday, July 2, 7-10pm

Featuring: Singing Bois serenading oldiesGalería de la Raza is pleased to present The Q-Sides, an exhibition of photographs and film that challenge long-held assumptions regarding the traditional exclusivity of heterosexuality in lowrider culture. Artists Vero Majano, DJ Brown Amy (Amy Martinez), and Kari Orvik reinterpret the album covers of East Side Story, Volumes 1-12 through a re-staging and re-imagining of queer inclusion within the traditionally heterosexual public image of lowrider culture.

Exhibition Dates: 
May 23 - July 5, 2015
Opening Reception:
June 5, 2015 from 6-10PM
Closing Reception:
July 2, 2015 from 7-10PMSaturday, May 23, 2015 - Sunday, July 5, 2015
Opening Reception: 
Friday, June 5, 6-10pm
DJ Daniela (Xica Soul)
Lowrider car show with 
rides featured in the exhibition


Press Release - Secos Y Mojados: "DREAMS/ueños - AUSCENCIA/bsence"
March 13, 2014 - Jenn Hernandez

The trio will be presenting the third and final segment of their Border Trip(tych) project: “DREAMS/ueños - AUSENCIA/bsence.”

Galería in the News

"Mayan Culture Is Alive at Galeria de la Raza"
December 8, 2012 - Mission Local

"In the Beginning was Fox and Cinnamon"
October 27, 2012 -

"N.D.N.: Native Diaspora Now": Artists Reveal the Humor in Native Life"
August 29, 2012 - SF Weekly

"Mexico’s Muxe Culture Paves the Way for Catholic Acceptance of Transgender People"
June 9, 2012 - Bondings 2.0

"In Mexico, Mixed Genders And 'Muxes"
June 5, 2012 - The Picture Show

Galería de la Raza: an Interdisciplinary Chicano/Latino Space for Art, Thought and Activism
2857 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 click here for directions to galería