Experience the Wonder of Japan in this two-day event at the Pleasanton Senior Center, May 4 & 5! The Pleasanton Cultural Arts Council will showcase Japanese culture through bonsai, sumie, kendo, photo-haiku, origami, ikebana, youth games (including abacus), fashion, language, tea ceremony, and music. Admission to the two-day event is FREE. Exhibits open at 10:00 am on Saturday and 11:00 am on Sunday. Come support PAL member, and President Laureate, Lisa Rigge whose haiku poetry and photography will be on display. Please visit www.pleasantonarts.org for more information.
Meghana Mitragotri will have a Mother’s Day Special art and craft booth at the Pleasanton Farmers’ Market on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 630 520-2010 for more information.
Darla Bostick’s Annual Ghost Ranch Workshop/ Retreats & Multi-Media Workshop. Check the website for dates and details www.darlabostick.com.
Upcoming Programs for our LAA/PAL General Meetings:
- May 13 – Dirk Christiansen, owner of Studio 7 Arts in Pleasanton will give a talk about galleries. Program a Cultural Arts Building, Pleasanton
- June 10 – Laura Marion, a painter from Livermore now based in LA. Bothwell, Livermore.
- July-August – Summer Break
- September 9 (tentative date) –LAA & PAL Potluck & Social
- October 14th – Artist show and tell, with an emphasis on getting our newer members to participate. Cultural Arts Building, Pleasanton.
- November 11 – LAA Program, TBA
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Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center: April 17-June 7, 4901 Breakwater Ave., Hayward. Information 510 670-7270. Open Friday-Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm. Artist Reception on Saturday, April 20, 2:00 to 4:00 pm. www.MaryHardenDesign.com. www.Haywardrec.org.
Bothwell Arts Center offers classes for all ages in visual art, music, dance, theater. 925 447-ARTS(2757) www.bothwell.lvpac.org
A.R.T. Inc., Adobe Art Center, 20395 San Miguel Ave., Castro Valley. Demonstrations are open to everyone and are free.
A.R.T. Inc. Also Sponsors Art Space: 2:00 to 4:00 pm, first and third Saturdays of the month 20395 San Miguel Ave., Castro Valley. Redwood Painting & Drawing Studio. $5 drop in fee, pay at the door. Information: Valerie Snart, firstname.lastname@example.org.