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2018-19 program recipients announced

2018-08-12T19:22:25-07:00Tags: , , |

The AOK Board of Directors is thrilled to announce AOK's 2018 grant recipients! Living Jazz at Carl B. Munck Elementary: This popular standards-based music program promotes social justice and cultural awareness through group ensemble singing, rhythm components, and performance opportunities. Oakland Youth Chorus at Oakland SOL Middle School: After-school classes at this new school will teach [...]

Jeff Hall joins AOK Board

2018-08-13T20:27:02-07:00Tags: , |

Jeff Hall joins the AOK Board Arts for Oakland Kids is thrilled to welcome Jeff Hall to our Board of Directors. Oakland has been Jeff’s home for 42 years. He previously worked as a private practice attorney and also served as the Legislative Director for the SF AIDS Foundation. Jeff recently retired from the University of California, [...]

Oliver Ranch Tour, April 15

2018-05-30T12:47:27-07:00Tags: , , |

Oliver Ranch Tour features renowned artists! We're thrilled to announce a new Arts for Oakland Kids Exclusive Event! This spring we'll be hosting a walking tour of the one-of-a-kind Oliver Ranch in Sonoma, CA — home to 18 remarkable site-specific art installations by world-renowned artists such as Ann Hamilton, Andy Goldsworthy, and Robert Stackhouse. The tour length is 2-3 hours and it [...]

Mayor honors AOK for 20th anniversary

2018-05-21T19:23:18-07:00Tags: |

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf congratulated Arts for Oakland Kids (formerly known as Oakland Fund for the Arts) during its 20th anniversary with an official letter: "Since 1996, Arts for Oakland Kids has raised more than $625,000 in grants for arts education programs in 80 under-served public schools throughout the City," the letter stated. "These [...]