Major Strategy Shift: Nov 2021


For the last few years, we’ve talked with you at parties, in letters, and on social media about our plans for the Arts Justice Initiative. Your support and enthusiasm have meant the world; thank you! Today we’re writing to update you on an exciting shift in our strategy for the Arts Justice Initiative that will [...]

Change Your World


"Arts education enables children from a financially challenged background to have a more level playing field with children who have had those enrichment experiences." -Eric Cooper, National Urban Alliance for Effective Education Our world will be changed for the better when every [...]

The Event is this Saturday! Get Your Tickets Today!


Top 5 Reasons to Buy a Ticket to Our Art-a-Thon! Arts for Oakland Kids is holding a fun, online, telethon-style event—the Made In Oakland Art-a-Thon—on February 6 at 7pm. Here are 5 reasons to buy a ticket. 1. The event will raise urgently needed funds for the Bay Area artists and arts organizations. These are the people who work tirelessly [...]

Artists are Superheroes!


Artists are Superheroes: Arts Instruction During COVID We’ve just passed the 6-month mark since the first Shelter-in-Place, and while there are many things that break my heart or infuriate me daily, one thing always brings me joy: arts and the incredible resilience of artists. I’ve been asked many times during this period, [...]

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