Berkeley Art Center Family Day
Sunday, March 10, 2019
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!
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.