Event Calendar

October 10, 2017

6 - 8:30 PM  |  Classes

Realistic Drawing with Colored Pencils

Draw details with ease using color pencils.

6 - 8:30 PM  |  Classes

Gouache Painting for Beginners

Designed with the beginner in mind, participants will explore the versatility and ease of Gouache, a water-based paint.

6 - 8:30 PM  |  Classes

Paint in the Style of Richard Diebenkorn

This class invites participants to borrow techniques from Bay Area artist Richard Diebenkorn, who was himself heavily influenced by Matisse.

October 11, 2017

9:30 - 11:30 AM  |  Classes

Beginning Mixed Media Drawing

Learn beginning drawing techniques while gaining an understanding of how artists use a variety of media.

October 14, 2017

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Color Play

Make special memories with your child as you both explore how colors can be mixed, blended, and used to create vivid paintings.

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - Session 1

Paint an abstract still life in gouache paint, inspired by Richard Diebenkorn.

10:30 AM - 4:30 PM  |  Classes

Smart Phone Photography - Android Session

Learn basic composition and fun ways to enhance smart phone photos with easy apps like Camera Plus and Photoshop.

October 15, 2017

1 - 3 PM  |  Classes

Making a Modernist: Richard Diebenkorn's Early Artistic Development

In conjunction with the exhibition "Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942-1955," this course investigates the artistic development of an important American modernist.

3 - 6:30 PM  |  Classes

Sunset Photography

Move beyond your camera’s auto mode to create photographs of nature and landscapes.

October 19, 2017

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Classes

Inside the Artist's Mind Series: Rembrandt

Enjoy this class that combines art history and production, focusing on the life of the world-renowned artist known as Rembrandt.

October 21, 2017

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - Session 2

Experiment with Cubist-style painting.

10:30 AM - 4:30 PM  |  Classes

Smart Phone Photography - Apple Session

Learn basic composition and fun ways to enhance smart phone photos with easy apps like Camera Plus and Photoshop.

October 22, 2017

1 - 4 PM  |  Classes

Drink and Paint with Wine, Coffee, and Tea

Experiment with water-based drinks as art media during this casual afternoon class!

October 28, 2017

1 - 3 PM  |  Classes

Soap Making with Soap Salon

Learn the art and alchemy of natural, organic soap, and make your own using the age-old, cold-process technique.

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Kids Art Club - Series 1

Discover where artists get their ideas while learning skills in painting, sculpting, drawing, and collage.

Rent the Crocker

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Foreign Fall Film Series: La Antena

Join us for a trip around the globe as we present a sampling of some of the best foreign cinema.

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Classical Concert: San Francisco Munich Trio

Join us as the famed trio celebrates works from two of Richard Diebenkorn's favorite composers: Mozart and Beethoven.

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