From hands-on art making to participatory performance, our workshops will inspire your creativity, engage your senses, and expand your ideas.

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Past Events

  • Saturday, March 7, 11 AM

    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.

  • Thursday, March 5, 6:30 PM

    Off-Site Workshop: Emergency, Meditation / Emergent, Devotion

    New York–based composer and writer Ethan Philbrick presents a workshop exploring how to put into practice the paradoxical title of Frank O’Hara’s Meditations in an Emergency.

    Off-Site Event at E. M. Wolfman Bookstore, 410 13th St., Oakland
    Programmed by Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo

  • Saturday, February 1, 12 PM

    Video Preservation Petting Zoo

    Your videotapes are dying! Join the Bay Area Video Coalition’s Preservation Department for hands-on preservation demos and DIY tips.

  • Sunday, January 19, 4 PM

    Workshop: Returning to Proximity

    In this performance and workshop inspired by their book Approximations - +, artists Carolina Magis Weinberg and Raphael Villet explore what proximity to the “center” can look and feel like.

    Programmed by Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo

  • Friday, January 17, 5 PM

    Off-Site Workshop: Whale Song

    Explore the compositional techniques and structures at play within humpback whale song in this vocal workshop led by Daniela Gesundheit. 

    Off-Site Location: 2727 California Street, Berkeley

  • Sunday, January 5, 2 PM

    Surrealist Self-Portrait Workshop

    Let go of rational control of your self-image and work with artist Johnny Galvan to create an artwork guided by surrealist methods.

    Programmed by Denise Kan