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Black American Art History: People, Places and Things

Learn about Black American artists from the nineteenth to twenty-first centuries.In these Friday evening presentations, The Black Index exhibition curator Bridget R. Cooks will offer a thematic overview of art by Black American artists from the nineteenth to twenty-first centuries. Discover new favorite artists, styles, and stories in these engaging sessions.Pictured left to right: Xaviera… Read More »Black American Art History: People, Places and Things

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The Black Index Closing Celebration

Palo Alto Art Center 1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA

A closing celebration of “The Black Index” exhibition!Join the Palo Alto Art Center for a closing celebration of The Black Index exhibition. Hear from the exhibition curator Dr. Bridget R. Cooks, meet artists from the exhibition, purchase the exhibition catalogue, and see the exhibition one more time before the show travels to its next venues… Read More »The Black Index Closing Celebration

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The Black Index Closing Reception

Palo Alto Art Center 1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA

Join us for an exclusive reception for PAACF Circle and Alliance Members after "The Black Index" Closing Celebration.Join us for an exclusive reception for PAACF Circle and Alliance Members after “The Black Index” Closing Celebration. Join the Palo Alto Art Center for a closing celebration of The Black Index exhibition. Hear from the exhibition curator… Read More »The Black Index Closing Reception

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Paula Kirkeby Press Printmaking Demonstration

Palo Alto Art Center 1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA

Watch a demo of the Paula Kirkeby press in action with Fanny Retsek. Learn about classes, workshops, and drop-in press opportunities.

Join us for two opportunities to experience the Paula Kirkeby Press—recently relocated from the Cubberley Community Center to the Art Center! This press was generously given to the Art Center by the Kirkeby family, in order to continue the legacy of printmaking in our community begun with Smith Andersen Editions. Both events will feature Art Center Studio Program Director Fanny Retsek, who maintains a printmaking artistic practice in her free time. Fanny was previously a printer for Crown Point Press in San Francisco and master printer for the ICA Print Center.

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Paula Kirkeby Press Hands-On Printmaking Activity

Palo Alto Art Center 1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA

This event will allow a limited group to participate in a unique hands-on monotype activity with Fanny Retsek. Space is limited.Join us for two opportunities to experience the Paula Kirkeby Press—recently relocated from the Cubberley Community Center to the Art Center! This press was generously given to the Art Center by the Kirkeby family, in… Read More »Paula Kirkeby Press Hands-On Printmaking Activity

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The Art of Disability Culture-Members’ Preview

Join us onsite or virtually for the Members' preview of "The Art of Disability Culture" exhibition . Join us onsite or virtually for this unique hybrid and accessible celebration of The Art of Disability Culture featuring exhibition walkthroughs, a chance to hear from exhibiting artists, special performances, and more! At the heart of this exhibition… Read More »The Art of Disability Culture-Members’ Preview

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Friday Night at the Art Center – The Art of Disability Culture

Join us onsite or virtually for the opening celebration of "The Art of Disability Culture" exhibition .Join us onsite or virtually for the opening celebration of “The Art of Disability Culture” exhibition . Join us onsite or virtually for the opening celebration of “The Art of Disability Culture” exhibition . Join us onsite or virtually… Read More »Friday Night at the Art Center – The Art of Disability Culture

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Great Glass Pumpkin Patch Member Pre-Sale

Palo Alto Art Center 1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA

The biggest problem you’ll have at this year’s Great Glass Pumpkin Patch is choosing which ones to take home! You’ll have more than 10,000 from which to pick in California’s largest glass pumpkin patch. The pumpkins come in all sizes, shapes and colors. PAACF Activist and above members are invited to a members-only presale on Saturday...

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Great Glass Pumpkin Patch®

Palo Alto Art Center 1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA

The 26th annual Great Glass Pumpkin Patch will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 2-3, 2021, outdoors on the grounds of the Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Road. Admission is free. More than 25 artists take months to hand-blow and hand-craft the more than 10,000 beautiful glass pumpkins for… Read More »Great Glass Pumpkin Patch®

The Art of Disability Culture Community Day Celebration

Join us for a unique hybrid community day celebration of The Art of Disability Culture!Learn more about The Art of Disability Culture exhibition in this unique onsite or virtual hybrid community day celebration that will include performances, hands-on artmaking, the Mozzeria food truck, and more!Funding has been provided by California Humanities and the National Endowment… Read More »The Art of Disability Culture Community Day Celebration

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The Art of Disability Culture Circle Event

Join the Palo Alto Art Center Foundation for a very special day of art inspired by the exhibition The Art of Disability Culture. Visit NIAD Art Center in Richmond...
This event is limited to Circle and Alliance members

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FY22 Board Meetings

Meeting Documents https://www.dropbox.com/sh/rwb5ql86txfmaed/AADbknxediEYrWXV8ALsbFm0a?dl=0 Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98261736388?pwd=djhjbjFtQlkxR01scWVLMWZnTHZIdz09 Meeting ID: 982 6173 6388 Passcode: 194130   Dial by your location +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 312 626… Read More »FY22 Board Meetings