Shadows and Light: Ideas of Home, the Unknown and the Unfamiliar
Jun
7
to Jul 6

Shadows and Light: Ideas of Home, the Unknown and the Unfamiliar

  • Oakland Asian Cultural Center (map)
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ARTogether and the Oakland Asian Cultural Center presents: Shadows and Light: Ideas of Home, the Unknown, and the Unfamiliar, featuring artwork from Samira Akbari, Somaieh Amini, and Farnaz Tasbihgoo. This exhibit will run from June 7 - July 5, 2019.

‘Shadows and Light’, is an exhibition of the works of three promising, young female artists from the Bay Area. Through diverse artistic mediums, Samira Akbari, Somaieh Amini and Farnaz Tasbihgoo explore their idea of home, both the unknown and the familiar.

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World Refugee Day Celebration
Jun
22
11:30 AM11:30

World Refugee Day Celebration

You are invited to attend a World Refugee Day event put on by the East Bay Refugee Forum. Admission is free and there will be many resources for the refugees represented there, as well as food and entertainment. The event is open to the public and will be held at Laney College in the quad on Saturday, June 22nd, 2017, from 11:30pm – 4:30pm.

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"Shadows and Light" Exhibit Opening Reception
Jun
9
5:00 PM17:00

"Shadows and Light" Exhibit Opening Reception

Join Oakland Asian Cultural Center and ARTogether for an opening reception celebrating the "Shadows and Light" exhibition.

‘Shadows and Light’, is an exhibition of the works of three promising, young female artists from the Bay Area. Through diverse artistic mediums, Samira Akbari, Somaieh Amini and Farnaz Tasbihgoo explore their idea of home, both the unknown and the familiar.


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CommUNITY Quilt Project
Dec
8
11:00 AM11:00

CommUNITY Quilt Project

  • 1187-D Meadow Lane Concord, CA 94520 (map)
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A workshop by award winning artist and designer Lexy Ho-Tai

We are celebrating the beauty in different pieces coming together! 

No experience necessary and everyone is welcome!
We provide all materials and light lunch.

If you have pieces of fabrics at home, please bring them with you!


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Opening Reception For Re: Home Exhibition
Dec
1
5:00 PM17:00

Opening Reception For Re: Home Exhibition

Join ARTogethe team for the opening reception of re:home, a For Freedoms exhibition and community action that examines how the broad societal crises of sanctuary city, homelessness, and the flight of the creative class intersect in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

This event is free and open to public. We hope to see many familiar faces this Saturday.

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Art Exhibition
Sep
22
3:00 PM15:00

Art Exhibition

Join ARTogether for an art exhibition and stay for the reception!

We would like to invite you and your friends to a very special exhibition displaying works of art from our workshop participants and photos from our ARTogether workshops and events!

Finger food will be freely available with drinks for purchase!

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Pan African Festival
Sep
2
1:00 PM13:00

Pan African Festival

The festival includes live music, dancing, food, arts, and games. You can meet ARTogether at 1PM at the MacArthur BART Station and walk to the festival with our group or meet us in the park! Look for the red balloons. RSVP by email to admin@projectartogether.org

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Men's Expressive Oil Painting
Aug
24
12:30 PM12:30

Men's Expressive Oil Painting

This class creates a space for men to experience color. Oil paint offers a rich and direct experience of how color and paint interacts with a canvas. Participant will learn how to use color, control it, and will observe and enjoy how oil paint behaves. Participants are encouraged to express their imagination on the canvases and to discover their own style in the process without directing them too much.

This class is free and open to all.  

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Women's Craft Cirlce
Aug
24
10:30 AM10:30

Women's Craft Cirlce

Arts, Crafts, laugh, music, dance, and more!
The Women’s Craft Circle is a series of workshops that are designed to use the healing power of craft making to bring people together as they establish shared experiences with each other.
The friendly environment and home like setting of this class fosters a feeling of community and belonging away from the home of origin. Craft making happens while ethnic music is played and women usually get to dance!

This class is free and open to all. 

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Women's Craft Circle
Aug
23
10:30 AM10:30

Women's Craft Circle

Arts, Crafts, laugh, music, dance, and more!
The Women’s Craft Circle is a series of workshops that are designed to use the healing power of craft making to bring people together as they establish shared experiences with each other.
The friendly environment and home like setting of this class fosters a feeling of community and belonging away from the home of origin. Craft making happens while ethnic music is played and women usually get to dance!

This class is free and open to all. 

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Women's Craft Circle
Aug
22
10:03 AM10:03

Women's Craft Circle

Arts, Crafts, laugh, music, dance, and more!
The Women’s Craft Circle is a series of workshops that are designed to use the healing power of craft making to bring people together as they establish shared experiences with each other.
The friendly environment and home like setting of this class fosters a feeling of community and belonging away from the home of origin. Craft making happens while ethnic music is played and women usually get to dance!

This class is free and open to all. 

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Children Summer Camp
Aug
1
1:00 PM13:00

Children Summer Camp

In partnership with International Rescue Committee (IRC-Oakland), we bring an afternoon of arts and crafts to children age 10-13 who participate in summer camp. This is our second year of providing this class to our refugee community. 

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World Refugee Day Celebration
Jun
23
10:30 AM10:30

World Refugee Day Celebration

Hope, Unity and Courage: Lifting Our Stories, Reclaiming Our Humanity

Our vision for WRD 2018 is to bring together communities who have been affected by displacement. Together, we envision hope through sharing our stories of resilience and courage and reclaiming our shared humanity.

We center the experiences of recently displaced communities while also creating space to talk about how migration has affected indigenous peoples, immigrants and those forced to migrate.

Join us for a powerful day of sharing stories and culture and uniting our voices for hope!

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Creating in 3D
Jun
22
5:00 PM17:00

Creating in 3D

Participants learn how to create 2-and 3-dimensional works of art using paper, plaster, ceramics, metals, wood and other materials. Creative theory and art history may also be a part of the instruction in sculpture classes.

This class is open to high school age girls. 

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