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 [...]
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Join us online on February 6, 2021 from 7pm for a one-night-only evening showcasing original works created by 5 stellar Oakland Students, performed by 7 fabulous Oakland Stars! 100% of costs and proceeds from the event will fund artists and arts education in Oakland's public schools. Art by AOK Youth Arts Contest–Visual Arts [...]
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, [...]
The Summer of Love (for your walls) Art Auction is now CLOSED! Thank you to everyone who placed bids and congratulations to those who walked away with beautiful works of art! 100% of the funds raised during the auction will go directly to arts education grants for arts organizations and [...]
Imagine: you can get urgently needed arts education to the students of Oakland, and support the artists and arts organizations hit hardest by the shutdown. All you need is love—for your walls! 100% of proceeds from this auction will fund grants for arts education in Oakland’s most under-resourced public schools. We have [...]
Congratulations to this year's Arts for Oakland Kids Project Mini-Grant recipients! We extend our heartfelt gratitude and admiration to the tireless, brilliant artists and organizations that reach Oakland's kids every day with life changing arts education. Thank you for all that you do in this world! Your contributions help [...]
We want to extend a special thanks to our wonderful Crab Fest sponsors, L'Objet Wines and Firebrand Artisan Breads! By donating their wines and breads, a greater percentage of our ticket sales could go directly to arts education. We heartily recommend both of these businesses because their products are delicious and [...]