For forty three years, Barnsdall Arts has been committed to providing outstanding, affordable arts education programs at schools, parks, libraries, museums, hospitals, social service agencies and community festivals. We conduct an impressive array of core programs and exhibitions distinguished by excellence, imagination and rigor. Barnsdall Arts collaborates with educational, civic and cultural institutions to incorporate the arts into our community.
We teach children, families, and seniors that art matters in our lives; it enriches and expands our worlds. We currently reach over 162,841 people annually with our art programs and exhibitions.
WE ARE GROWING! Check this out: In 2012-2013 we conducted 749 workshops/classes. In 2013-2014 we conducted 1,685 workshops/classes. This year….
July 2014 - June 3, 2015
TOTAL CLASSES/WORKSHOPS: 2375
TOTAL CLASS ATTENDANCE: 10,846
TOTAL EXHIBITIONS: 27
TOTAL EXHIBITION AUDIENCE: 152,875
TOTAL SERVED: 162,841
Kaiser - Sunset Main Concourse - Afirca: Through The Eyes of Children. Click here to see the gallery!
DILLER-VON FURSTENBERG FAMILY FOUNDATION
$25,000 GIFT LAUNCHES artSpark The Diller –Von Furstenberg Family Foundation’s huge gift of $25,000 to initiate artSpark: an arts program in sports recreation centers throughout Los Angeles. This Fall we are working at Bellevue Recreation Center in Silverlake, Highland Park Recreation Center, Plummer Park, Robertson Recreation Center, West Hollywood Park, and Yucca Community Center. The gift also enabled us to collaborate this summer with Silverlake Music Conservatory’s Summer Camp. It will also subsidize this year’s Project Ragan program of “Inroduction to Art History” in sixth grades and “Introduction to Life Drawing with Professional Models” in middle and high schools.
GRIFFITH PARK GROWS ART IS BACK!
April 18 - August 29 Free Family Art Workshops every Saturday from 2:0 -4:00PM between the ponies and train in Griffith Park. Click here for more info.
This year we are working at Bellevue Rec Center, Cheviot Hills Rec Center, Highland Park Rec Center, Queen Anne Rec Center, Robertson Rec Center, Yucca Community Center, and Algin Sutton Rec Center.
ARTSPARK ON RED TRICYCLE
Red Tricycle, a popular website for family activities in LA, selected artSpark as the #1 activity for the week of January 12, January 30, and March 20!
GOOD SHEPHERD CATHOLIC SCHOOL
April 21: Good Shepard Art Show
New weekly residency program for every grade throughout the school year.
April 10: Lycee Francais de Los Angeles Art Show
Lycee Francais de Los Angeles Summer Camp
PROJECT RAGAN RESIDENCIES
March: Le Conte Middle School
May: Mayberry Elementary School, Porter Middle School
Freda Mohr Senior Center, Every 3rd Friday at 10:30
January 16: Tribute Quilt
February 20: Purim Traditional Gift Boxes
April 17: Russian Lacquer Boxes
May 15: India: Gem boxes
Jewish Family Service at Park La Brea, Tuesdays 10:30am-12pm
FREE Art Workshops: Art In LA
March 10: The Built Environment: Los Angeles’ Watts Towers & India’s Rock Garden of Chandigarh
April 14: The History of Rancho La Brea, the Tar Pits and YOUR History at Park La Brea
May 12: Artists influenced by Los Angeles: David Hockney
June 10: Murals of Los Angeles
NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
January 24: 10:00am - 3:00pm Musica y arte Two Percussive Instrument Workshops - Quan Trang and Marylene Camacho in conjunction with the exhibition: Grandes Maestros: Great Masters of Iberoamerican Folk Art
February 21: 10:00am - 3:00pm Carnival Inspired Maskmaking and Banners Art Workshops - Quan Trang and Marylene Camacho in conjunction with the exhibition: Grandes Maestros: Great Masters of Iberoamerican Folk Art
EYE ON LA: BARNSDALL ARTS
One of 15 best things to do in LA!
See the tv video profiling our Barnsdall Arts Sundays program.
We are included with the California Science Center, Ford Amphitheater, Getty, Hollywood Bowl
La Brea Tar Pits, and Skirball!
Spring Title One elementary school residencies (forty hours each): Atwater, Bushnell Way, Wilshire Park.
MAYBERRY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Art Show: Fourth –Fifth Grade Residency Program
Project Ragan: Sixth Grade May 4-8