Berkeley Art Center Family Day
Sunday, March 10, 2019
12pm–4pm

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Join us for hands-on art-making workshops by art teachers from local East Bay schools,
nature walks, face painting, live music, snacks and more.

Rain or shine. Weather permitting, activities will take place outdoors in Live Oak Park.
Bring a picnic lunch! We recommend dressing in layers.

Appropriate for ages 5–12
Suggested Donation: $10

Help ensure we have enough supplies on hand!

PLEASE REGISTER


Schedule of Workshops & Activities

A variety of workshops will take place in two time blocks. Participants are encouraged to move freely between activities.
Instruction and guidance will be offered throughout, and all materials will be provided.


NOON TO 2PM

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Secret Message Cards & Origami
with Angela Baker, Greenleaf Middle School

Play with a variety of papers in this workshop focused on greeting cards with hidden messages and traditional origami techniques.

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Collaborative Coloring Pages & Magic Wands with Nimah Gobir, Root Division Teaching Fellow

Participants will collaborate to color wall drawings highlighting diverse family structures, as well as making individual magic wands from dowels, beads, ribbons and more.

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Recycled Junk Printmaking
with Lauren Ari, Richmond Art Center and NIAD

Learn to make prints using tempera on paper and a variety of found objects, including combs, bubble wrap, cork, toothbrushes and more.


2PM TO 4PM

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Paper Sculptures with Louise Paige, King Middle School

Make three-dimensional paper sculptures inspired by Calder’s mobiles and postmodern architecture. We’ll have papers in a variety of colors and patterns to play with.

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Op-Art Painting & Exquisite Corpse Drawing with Ross Roadruck, Westlake Middle School

Inspired by artist Barry McGee, participants will create their own op-art block paintings, as well as working collaboratively to make an exquisite corpse by combining drawings of heads, torsos and legs.

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Nature Walks with Friends of Five Creeks

An easy 30-minute walk will explore the fascinating history of Cordonices Creek and its importance to Berkeley’s environment. Walks open to all ages. Meet at 2:30 pm or 3:30 pm at the sign by the creek.


PLUS!

Outside the Lines: BUSD Young Artists Exhibition on view in the gallery

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Face Painting by Simply Artsy from 1pm–3pm

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Live Music by Berkeley High Jazz Program from 12:30pm–3pm