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  • Sunday, January 31, 10:30 AM PST

    Virtual Art Lab Drop-In Session

    Do you miss the experience of making art in a collaborative, companionable space? In the spirit of BAMPFA’s Art Lab, join facilitator Alayna Boots Tinney for a free-form, all-ages drop-in art session, using any materials and techniques you choose.

  • Saturday, January 23, 4 PM PST

    Workshop: Back Patches with Feral Fabric

    Join this intergenerational workshop and find out how undomesticated cloth can be! We’ll look at fabric’s history as a radical tool for communication and make back patches and flags that reflect ourselves, our communities, and our values.

    Programmed by Alayna Tinney

  • Saturday, February 6, 11 AM PST

    Workshop: Journeys in Natural Dyeing: Local Color + Design

    Learn about the remarkable palette potential of plant-based dye in this workshop with textile artists Kristine Vejar and Adrienne Rodriguez, authors of the new book Journeys in Natural Dyeing: Techniques for Creating Color at Home.

  • Saturday, February 20, 10:30 AM PST

    Workshop: Community Quiltmaking

    Celebrate quilting as a communal act and collaborate on a patchwork quilt in this virtual workshop for all ages, led by artist Nelli Astvatsatrian. Register in advance to receive materials in the mail; after the workshop, your piece will become part of a finished community quilt.

  • Presented Saturday, December 12, 2020

    Workshop: Painting to Relax

    Psychotherapist Dana Dart-McLean shares techniques for using painting to relax, explore, and express yourself.

    Programmed by Alayna Tinney

  • Presented Saturday, December 5, 2020

    Workshop: Let’s Take a Walk Together!

    Embark on a journey into the unknown . . . in your own neighborhood! In this Zoom workshop, filmmaker and gardener Lauren Iverson discusses ways to approach your routine stroll with fresh eyes.

    Programmed by Alix Blevins

  • Presented Sunday, November 15, 2020

    Mask Makeover Workshop

    Use fabric scraps and found materials to turn an ordinary face mask into a one-of-a-kind accessory in this Zoom workshop with artist Janie Radler.

  • Presented Friday, October 23, 2020

    Workshop: Drawing to Soothe the Mind and Relax the Senses

    Meet multidisciplinary artist Rob Moss Wilson on Zoom to explore drawing techniques for feeling free, getting loose, and having fun. All ages welcome!

  • Presented Friday, July 24, 2020

    Zine Workshop with Sydney Barnett

    Tap into the history of zines as vehicles for DIY underground storytelling, activism, and information sharing and learn to make your own in this Zoom workshop with artist Sydney Barnett.

    Programmed by Alayna Tinney

  • Presented Saturday, March 7, 2020

    Fabric Postcard Collage Workshop

    Join quiltmakers Stacey Sharman and Kristen Takakuwa of Berkeley’s Hello Stitch Studio to explore the art of quilting as you create fabric postcards.