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Artists in Conversation with Lawrence Rinder
Thursday, April 19, 6pm

Free for BAC Members / $10 Nonmembers

Meet the artists Leah Rosenberg and Jeremiah Jenkins as they discuss the intention and inspiration behind their Agility Projects installation.  The conversation will be led by Lawrence Rinder, Director and Chief Curator of BAMPFA.  Mr. Rinder has had a prominent career in both the curatorial and education-program sides of museums.  Previously as BAMPFA's MATRIX curator and Founding Director of CCA's Wattis Institute, he is well-versed in the emerging arts scene in the Bay Area and beyond.


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TEEN NIGHT!
De Colores
Saturday, May 5, 5-7pm
Free admission

Under the direction of BAC's Teen Arts Management Residents, this inaugural event in the teen residency program will be a colorful evening of hands-on activities, music, food and art exploration designed by teens for teens.  Come celebrate our exhibition The Measure of Enjoyment, make a guerrilla mosaic with art Kristina Young, test your color taste buds, and collect colors to earn raffle tickets.


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Family Workshop: Paper Pottery
Saturday, May 12, begins at 1pm

Suggested Donation $5, grades 3-12 and adults

Create colorful handmade paper bowls and baskets from discarded magazines, maps, encyclopedias, and more! Choose your favorite style and sculpt decorative and functional art objects using paper craft techniques.

Green Art Workshop is a hands-on, eco-conscious program that brings teaching artists into Bay Area classrooms and community centers. Participants create imaginative personal and collaborative projects as they re-envision everyday discarded materials. Click here to learn more about them.


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Lecture Series: Women in Rock with Richie Unterberger
VOL. 1: Thursday, May 31at 7pm
VOL. 2: Thursday, June 21at 7pm
Bay Area Women in Rock: Thursday, July 26 at 7pm

$15 Nonmembers/$12 BAC Members & youth (under 18). Click on desired date or below for full series
$30 for series of 3

Rock historian Richie Unterberger will show and discuss film clips of women rock and soul performers from the 1950s to the 1980s. Included will be clips by the Ronettes, Aretha Franklin, Nina Simone, Dusty Springfield, Janis Joplin, Grace Slick with the Jefferson Airplane, Nancy Sinatra, Joni Mitchell, Nico, Patti Smith, Linda Ronstadt, Tina Turner, Blondie, Marianne Faithfull, the Raincoats, and many more. Don't miss a beat! Get your tickets for all three lectures in advance and save money.

San Francisco resident Richie Unterberger is the author of numerous rock history books, including Unknown Legends of Rock'n'RollWhite Light/White Heat: The Velvet Underground Day-By-Day; and a history of 1960s folk-rock, Jingle Jangle Morning. He gives regular presentations on rock and soul history throughout the Bay Area incorporating rare vintage film clips and audio recordings. He teaches courses on rock history at the University of San Francisco-affiliated Fromm Institute, the College of Marin, and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes at San Francisco State and Dominican University in San Rafael.


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Family Workshop: Eco-Jewelry Making
Saturday, June 9, begins at 1pm

Suggested Donation $5, grades 6-12 and adults

Discover how to upcycle paper, metal, and natural objects into one-of-a-kind decor and wearable art! Play with your favorite eco-friendly materials and design earrings, a pendant, necklace, or adorn existing accessories.

Green Art Workshop is a hands-on, eco-conscious program that brings teaching artists into Bay Area classrooms and community centers. Participants create imaginative personal and collaborative projects as they re-envision everyday discarded materials. Click here to learn more about them.