Arts

The Art Ventures Gallery Speaker Series: Stanford’s Climate-Energy Investment In Perspective: Art, Politics, and Science concludes this week with speakers on Monday and Tuesday.

  • Feb. 25, 6:30 pm – Franklin (Lynn) Orr, Ph. D., (pictured right) Former US Dept. of Energy Under Secretary for Science and Energy & Professor Emeritus, Department of Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford University
  • Feb. 26, 6:30 pm – Pat Burt, Former Mayor, City of Palo Alto

The goal of the was to  help the general public, climate action now and clean energy advocates, along with investors, to deepen their understanding of Stanford’s half-billion dollar energy-solution investment.

Art Ventures is located at 888 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park.

 

 

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Learn how to draw cartoons on Feb. 24

“Cartooning Basics with Sirron Norris” will be offered on Sunday, February 24, at the Belle Haven branch of the Menlo Park Library (413 Ivy) from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. Learn to design characters and create expressions in a one-hour workshop taught by the lead artist of the animated show Bob’s Burgers. This is a drop-in program […]

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Grab Bag Theater holds annual Winter Arts Festival

Grab Bag Theater’s annual Winter Arts Festival is this Sunday, February 24, at 7:00 pm at the Veterans Memorial Center, 1455 Madison Avenue, Redwood City. The Festival showcases local teen artists as they display their talents in artwork, photography, song, music, and more. While the event is free, Grab Bag Theater would greatly appreciate your […]

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Kids can create their own puppets at Menlo Park Library on Feb. 23

Art and Rachel of Puppet Art Theater will lead students (ages 7-10) in the creation of their own custom puppets to take home at the Menlo Park Library on Feb. 23 from 10:30 to 11:45 am. Registration is required; available online. This free event is funded by the Friends of the Menlo Park Library. Puppet […]

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Art Ventures Gallery’s series on Stanford’s Climate-Energy Investment kicks off with artist Michael Killen

Dr. Katharina Powers has announced the Art Ventures Gallery Speaker Series: Stanford’s Climate-Energy Investment In Perspective: Art, Politics, and Science. This nine-day art and speaker series helps the general public, climate action now and clean energy advocates, along with  investors, to deepen their understanding of Stanford’s half-billion dollar energy-solution investment. It enables attendees to see […]

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Hillview students team with preschoolers at the Early Learning Center on art projects

Hillview Middle School art teacher Anna Kogan took her students across town on a field trip to visit the three through five-year-olds at the district’s Early Learning Center for a special joint art project. The preschoolers used their whole bodies to pose as their favorite animal while the middle school artists traced them. Together, the […]

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Artist Mitchell Johnson extends downtown exhibit of his paintings

Originally set to close yesterday, Mitchell Johnson is extending his exhibit of paintings through Feb. 16. Hours are 11:30 am to 5:30 pm with the artist on hand to answer questions and talk about the paintings. Address is 883-1 Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park.

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Adults can paint like Pippin on Feb. 11 at Menlo Park Library

Art facilitator Christie Inocencio will help you capture the striking style of African-American folk art painter Horace Pippin at the Menlo Park Library on Feb. 11 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. This adult program is free, but space is limited. Register online. Horace Pippin was an esteemed artist known for his renderings of the African-American […]

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Call for local women artists to be included in county art exhibit

The 15th Annual San Mateo County Women’s Art Show will be on exhibit at both the Caldwell Gallery on the main floor and the Community Gallery on the lower floor located at 400 County Center at the Redwood City Hall of Justice from March 4 to April 30. Hours for both galleries are 8:00 am. to […]

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Artist Mitchell Johnson’s paintings on display in downtown Menlo Park

Menlo Park-based artist Mitchell Johnson is having his first gallery show in seven years. Titled Far Away, So Close: Selected Paintings 1988-2018, the collection includes 10 paintings that are headed to museums around the country and newer paintings that are for sale. “It’s a chance for people to understand how I got to this point,” […]

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First Friday on Feb. 1st presents Jaeger & Reid at Woodside Town Hall

Please join us for another FIRST FRIDAY in Woodside on Friday, February 1st!  We are pleased to present Judi Jaeger and Bob Reid in an  intimate performance of songs they have written and collected with the intent of connecting their audience with one another and with the world we live in together. The songs are delivered […]

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