1. Bargains at Warehouse416! 2. Joy from Your Donations in Action 3. Grant Applications Open December 3! Check out our grantees!
Buy Art to Give Arts to Oakland's Kids First Friday: November 5, 6-9pm Art Walk: Saturday November 6 & 13, 1-4pm @ Warehouse416: 416 26th St. Oakland You get cool art, Oakland's kids get arts education! Win-Win! Including pieces by Diane Dunwoodie, José Esteban Martínez (both featured here), Jack Hooper, [...]
We are excited to announce the newest members of the Arts for Oakland Kids Board of Directors, Niki Shah Heinrich and James Potter! In addition to their passion for arts education and commitment to Oakland's kids, they both bring invaluable knowledge and skills to the organization. We are thrilled [...]
Transport yourself to paradise at our poolside party! Feast on a menu inspired by the islands, while sipping your favorite tropical cocktail and swaying along to music with an Aloha vibe. Saturday, September 11 6-9 pm In the tropics of Lafayette $100 per ticket All proceeds will directly support AOK's work to fund arts [...]
Put the world on your walls for a great cause! AOK's Human/Nature online art auction features gorgeous florals, zen-like multi-media pieces, contemplative abstracts, and compelling street photography. Human/Nature is only open for 2 weeks—now through August 30 at 6pm (PST)—and features a “buy now” option for all pieces. All proceeds will support [...]
AOK is proud to introduce a special new annual $5,000 award, named after long-standing AOK Board member Laurie Pitman. Laurie served on our Board for 15 years, acting as Board President for over half of that time. She contributed significantly to every aspect of the organization, especially by building the systems [...]
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 [...]
As a community, for our community, let's grant $100,000 Check out our grantees!
THANK YOU to our friends and community for a fabulous evening supporting Oakland's artists and kids! 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 [...]
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, [...]