Workshops

Ongoing

From hands-on artmaking to dance and meditation, our workshops will inspire your creativity, engage your senses, and expand your ideas.

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  • Friday, June 15, 6 PM

    Dig, Sift, Soak: Clay as a Pigment with Mutual Stores

    Learn about clay—both as a flexible artistic medium and as a resource that surrounds us in the local landscape—in this workshop with the Mutual Stores artist collective.

    Programmed by Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo

  • Saturday, June 2, 1 PM

    Personal Flag Generator Workshop

    Join artists Chris Hamamoto and Jon Sueda and make symbols to contribute to a Bay Area flag symbol archive, then print your own personal flag.

    Programmed by Denise Kan

  • Friday, May 18, 6 PM

    Language Project with Shaghayegh Cyrous

    Through participatory performance, storytelling, and recording, spend time exchanging histories and languages with other workshop members.

    Programmed by Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo

  • Sunday, April 1, 2 PM

    Embroidery Lab with Caroline Hayes Charuk

    Try your hand at multiple embroidery techniques and walk away with a stitched sampler and a finished project!

    Programmed by Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo

  • Sunday, March 25, 2 PM

    Printed Textiles with Sierra Reading

    Discover how printed fabric can tell a story and learn how to print a repeating textile pattern.

    Programmed by Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo

  • Sunday, March 4, 3 PM

    Riso Printing with Unity Press

    Hang out with the Unity team for a day of zine making and free printing on the Art Lab Riso, with a DJ set and broadcast by Lower Grand Radio.

  • Friday, February 23, 6 PM

    Vogue Dance Class with Sir JoQ

    Tap into your inner diva and learn the basics of voguing in this intro dance class with San Francisco vogue legend Sir JoQ.

  • Sunday, February 18, All Day

    San Quentin Prison Studio Mail Art Exchange

    Exchange mail art with the artists of the San Quentin Prison Arts Program at this special all-day Art Lab event.

  • Friday, February 9, 6 PM

    Fabric Marker Jam with Chulita Vinyl Club and Creative Growth

    Bring a garment and use our fabric-marker stash to explore the expressive potential of your style. Get inspired by fashions from Creative Growth Art Center and groove to a DJ set by Chulita Vinyl Club.

  • Sunday, February 4, 2 PM

    Cardboard Sculpture with Grace Rosario Perkins

    Using cardboard and printed materials, work alongside artist Grace Rosario Perkins to create abstract or representational objects and contribute to a collaborative group sculpture.

  • Friday, January 12, 6 PM

    Desi Art Night with Discostan

    Artist group Desi hosts a night of collaborative art making scored by celebrated Los Angeles–based DJ collective Discostan.