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1AM, short for First Amendment, represents the freedom of speech through our urban art exhibitions, public murals, and experiences.  Our mission is to progress the graffiti and street art culture by creating a cultural space and community of art... more
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The 25th Street Collective (25C) is an L3C collective of slow-food and slow-fashion artisans practicing local, ethical manufacturing, and innovative resourcefulness. Offering creative studios, a storefront gallery, wine bar, workshops, and... more
ABCo ArtSpace offers below-market-rate studios and residencies in our 10,000 sq ft home where we host art shows, live performances, workshops and more! ABCo Artspace is run by artists. It is a place for making art, a place for exploring new ideas an... more
The Firehouse Art Collaborative (FAC), is a community based project, located in Berkeley, Emeryville and Oakland. The lab was founded to create a safe and affordable space that supports local artists in an effort to nurture the creative spirit of ar... more
The Art Association Napa Valley is a private, nonprofit arts organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for the Napa Valley by supporting arts and culture throughout the county. We provide funding, advocacy, marketing and exhibition oppo... more
Art Center Ukiah is a non-profit organization, run by volunteers.   Corner Gallery Ukiah is an artist cooperative that partners with ACU, in a shared space in a beautiful historic building in downtown Ukiah Californa. Together they provide publi... more
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ART FOR ART is dedicated to providing support for Santa Cruz County's arts community by hosting exhibitions representing a cross-section of today’s contemporary art trends and donating a percentage of its profits to help fund the SANTA CRUZ ART... more
The Art Guild of Pacifica was started in 1958 by Juanita Lombardi. From its inception, the Art Guild's mission stressed art education and promotion, through invited demonstrations and local volunteer work. For most of its existence, the Art Guild of... more
Art SF's mission is to create a foundation on which the community of San Francisco's visual and performing artists can develop unity and solidarity, in order to promote prosperity and self-sufficiency as one evolving entity. In order to fulfill our... more
In 1986, California Lawyers for the Arts (C.L.A.) and the San Francisco Arts Commission developed ArtHouse as a joint program to respond to the acute need of artists for affordable space in which to live and work in the Bay Area. ArtHouse has since e... more
The Artists Guild puts on outdoor, gallery-quality art exhibits in San Francisco city parks-such as Washington Square in North Beach, the Marina Green, and Golden Gate Park opposite the deYoung Museum. Other exhibi... more
Arts Benicia’s mission is to stimulate, educate, and nurture cultural life in Benicia primarily through the visual arts. This community based non-profit organization provides exhibitions, educational programs, and classes that support artists a... more
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The Arts of Fashion Foundation is a 501(c) (3), public, non-profit organization, linking both academics and professionals alike and is dedicated in fostering international cultural exchange through the creation of a variety of educational event... more
A non-profit arts organization dedicated to the promotion, documentation and preservation of the works and lives of Asian American women artists in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Advocacy. Visibility. Mentorship. more
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The Bay Area Glass Institute, also known as BAGI, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and educating glass artists, students and the entire community at large. BAGI offers a wide range of glass making opportunities for all levels... more
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Bay Area Showcase Chorus is a vibrant, award-winning ensemble of women singers committed to creating musical magic in every performance. We embrace healthy competition and enjoy finding creative ways to share our passion for 4-part harmony in the... more
Berkeley Artisans is home to professional artists, craftspeople, & galleries in Berkeley.   The Artisan List has updated information list of artists and links to their phone, website and hours. more
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The Berkeley Arts Festival Calendar is dedicated to the notion that in Berkeley every day is an arts festival. With the first month-long Arts Festival in 1997, we initiated this web site and realized that it could fill a need for information about th... more
The Berkeley Potters Guild, founded in 1971, is northern California’s oldest and largest collective of professional ceramic artists. Our renovated warehouse accommodates nineteen private studios. Most members are production potters who create... more
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Brava! for Women in the Arts! is a professional arts organization committed to producing, presenting and cultivating live art celebrating the intersection of feminism and multiculturism that ignites social change and empowers community. Located... more
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Broadway By the Bay is the only major musical theatre company between San Francisco and Palo Alto producing full-scale musical productions using local talents. We are committed to producing the highest-quality shows while maintaining accessibility to... more
Brush Fire Painting Workshops welcome you to use painting as a tool to explore creativity by focusing on the experience of putting the paintbrush to paper rather than on the final product. Whether you are a professional or an amateur painter, we have... more
The mission of the Burning Man Project is to facilitate and extend the culture that has issued from the Burning Man event into a larger world. This culture forms an integrated pattern of values, experience, and behavior: a coherent and widely applica... more
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The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, even at a seasoned age, is all about the new—the here and now of contemporary works for orchestra. During the first two weeks of August each year, audiences are joined by both preeminent and emergi... more
Serving the creative arts and innovation community since 1974! California Lawyers for the Arts [CLA] is a non-profit organization founded in 1974 to provide legal services to artists and members of the creative arts community. In 1987, Bay Area Law... more
California Lawyers for the Arts is a non- profit service organization founded in 1974 by lawyers and artists. C.L.A.'s programs and services are designed to help artists understand and apply legal concepts. CLA provides lawyer referrals, dispute reso... more
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Carmel's oldest gallery, featuring the work of over 100 local professional artists of the Monterey Peninsula. Home of the nation's second oldest artist cooperative, this historic Carmel gallery has been a showcase for the works of some of California... more
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The CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts is a nonprofit institution established in 1998 in San Francisco at California College of the Arts. It serves as a forum for the presentation and discussion of international contemporary art and cura... more
Since 1980, City Arts & Lectures has presented programs covering a wide range of cultural perspectives. We host compelling figures whose work in literature, criticism, science, and the arts inspires us. We present events in an elegant theater setting... more
The Coastal Arts League is a non-profit corporation founded in 1979 to develop and support creative artistic talent in the Coastside Community. more
We Believe: 1. Art, Manufacturing and Technology are symbiotic; and that 2. Businesses should improve the human condition. more
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Community Music Center is a nonprofit music school and performance space founded in 1921 with the mission of making high quality music accessible to all people, regardless of their financial status. CMC is the Bay Area's oldest community arts organiz... more
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Company C Contemporary Ballet’s mission is to present a repertoire of choreography, contemporary in nature, that is moving, provoking, beautiful and entertaining. The Company celebrates individuality and diversity in its performers, choreographers an... more
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CounterPULSE provides support and low cost resources for emerging artists. CounterPULSE is an incubator space to create socially relevant, diverse, grassroots art and activism. The center provides low-cost access and technical support to under-serv... more
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Creativity Explored is a nonprofit visual arts center for artists with developmental disabilities. Since 1983, Creativity Explored has been helping Bay Area adults with developmental disabilities create, exhibit and sell original artwork. More than 1... more
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CTRL+SHFT Collective is an exhibition space and thirteen studios located in West Oakland. As a group of cis-women, trans-spectrum, gender non-conforming, queer, and PoC members, we interrogate what it means to build and be a part of a community. Thro... more
The EastSide Arts Alliance (ESAA) is an organization of artists, cultural workers, and community organizers of color who live and/or work in the San Antonio district of Oakland. We are committed to working in the San Antonio and other Oakland neighbo... more
Epic Arts is a grassroots non-profit organization that promotes collaboration and community development through the arts. Since 1997, we have been working to build community partnerships, mobilize local artists, produce cultural events, and develop r... more
Our mission is to heal the divides within us and between us through the stories of Asia and Asian America. We build cultural bridges that celebrate our humanity, embrace our differences and create compassionate communities through the performance of... more
Firehouse Art Co is a non profit project, directed by Tom Franco, providing spaces for artists to co create currency, and a culture of interdisciplinary collaboration. more
The Firehouse Art Collaborative (FAC), is a community based project, located in Berkeley, Emeryville and Oakland. Firehouse Art Collective managed shared apartments, edibleback yard, art studios, music rehearsal and recording studio, wood shop. Two... more
The Lottie Rose House is a beautiful old Victorian building, remodeled with modern amenities, while keeping the charm of old oak wood floors and a clean simple interior. It has fourteen private rooms that are rented monthly. It can be made into art s... more
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Fivepoints Arthouse is an artist-run alternative space in San Francisco. Fivepoints seeks to challenge traditional notions of what the creative space can be. By exhibiting, significant, engaging and challenging works of art as well as conceptual... more
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Funkanometry San Francisco Dance Company is a 501(c)(3) non-profit performing arts organization renowned in the Bay Area for their cutting-edge choreography, stylistic versatility, and professionalism. Established in 2002, Funkanometry SF's servic... more
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Galeria Tonantzin, a gallery of women's contemporary art, directed by artists, Jennifer Colby, PhD and Janet Martinez, is named for the Mexican corn goddess Tonantzin whose characteristics were transferred to the Virgin of Guadalupe. It is run throug... more
Our mission is to originate and present contemporary art exhibitions, educational programs and community outreach in order to inspire people to experience the world in new ways. more
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Gray Area's mission is to apply art and technology to create positive social impact through education, civic engagement, and public programs. We use digital tools to create art and design projects that benefit society. We test and scale projects wit... more
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We try to help art be more approachable. Specializing in local contemporary artists. more
I am an Irish artist currently working in Palo Alto, San Francisco. I work on canvas using oils. My paintings are abstract and expressive, with strong cubist influences. As evident, my work comes primarily from my imagination. My desire is to keep th... more