Archive for July 2011

KidWorks summer program begins!

KidWorks art workshops start Sunday, July 17 at 1pm!

This summer, KidWorks workshops are held third sundays and are FREE and open to all grade school-age kids accompanied by an adult.

sunday, july 17, 1pm to 3pm
introducing printmaking
the basics and a brief history of print-making, followed by sytyrofoam and vegetable printing on paper

sunday, august 21, 1pm to 3pm
collage cut-outs
a playful exploration of color and form leads to building a scene with paper cut-outs

sunday, september 18, 1pm to 3pm
sun-dry pottery
using clay to explore texture, symbol making, and the historic and practical nature of pottery

KidWorks fosters appreciation for art by giving local children and their families new ways to express themselves through art in a no-mistakes environment. These free creative opportunities are provided at Works!

“Words Drawing Music” at Works

Words Drawing Music

Friday July 15th 7pm to 11pm
Works: 365 South Market St., downtown San José

Come participate in an evening of music, poetry, and live drawing!
with featured poets: Chris Arcus, Bea Garth, Kimy Martinez
and musicians: Brandon Biggs, Gianfranco Paolozzi, and DJ Tommy D. spining a mix of ambient, rock, and 80’s

Poets go on at 8pm, Open Mic at 9:30

Idiom-Synchronies: a show of common oddities

Now at Works: Idiom-Synchronies
exhibition: July 8 through 23, 2011
opening reception: Friday, July 8, 6:00pm to 9:00pm
with live music by Glen Walker and Devin Acunis at the reception!
gallery hours: Thurs. 12-4pm, Fri. 12-6pm, Sat. 12-4pm
the artists with common oddities:
Theresa Because
Kelsey Booth
Cristina Cantu Diaz
Chris Carmitros
MaryAnne De Carolis
Riwan Khalil
Malia Landis
Arone Lee
James Pollard
Erin Salazar
Emily Seeman
Ryan Shaw
Drew Stromquist
Rob Toloy
MIreya Villanueva
Tim Walker
Wesley Wright

Next and upcoming at Works:

Idiom-Synchronies: a show of common oddities: opens Friday, July 8, 7pm
join us for a special opening with SJSU graduate artists

Words Drawing Music: Friday, July 15, 7pm
an evening of music, poetry, and live drawing! with featured poets chris arcus, bea garth, and kimy martinez, muscians brandon biggs and gianfranco paolozzi, and dj tommy d. spining a mix of ambient, rock, and 80s.

KidWorks, family art workshop: Sunday, July 17, 1pm
this month: introduction to printmaking. free and open to all grade school-age kids accompanied by an adult.

upcoming exhibitions:

Primer Paso (first step): opens August 5
art of emancipation from Mexico

Works members’ exhibition: opens October 7
join to participate!

Iraqimemorial: opens November 4
artists from around the world look to the people of Iraq in a time of war