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For forty six 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 served 190,000 people with programs and exhibitions last year. Thank you to all of our supporters.

WHAT’S NEW?

USC PACIFIC ASIA MUSEUM

USC PACIFIC ASIA LUNAR NEW YEAR FESTIVAL 2019 FEB 3 10:00-4:00PM
BARNSDALL ARTS RETURNS WITH CONDUCT 2 WORKSHOPS
CHINESE DRAGON PUPPETS AND YEAR OF THE BOAR MASKS-QUAN TRANG , MARYLENE CAMACHO
Textile Printmaking in conjunction with Ceremonies and Celebration Exhibition
Quan Trang, teaching artist



LOS ANGELES ARTS COMMISSION GRANT FOR PROJECT SILVER LINING

We are grateful for receiving a generous grant of $18,900 to fund Project Silver Lining for 2018-2019

PROJECT SILVER LINING

Project Silver Lining is an innovative multi-disciplinary program combining mindfulness/yoga, film analysis, and the visual arts. The goals of the program are to enable students to access their own voices, broaden their perspectives, and inspire them to envision their future through self-reflection. Concepts of trust and respect, personal development, and social justice are at the core of this school-based program. "In the past year and a half working with this organization, they have shown exemplary curricular programs that have demonstrated effective practices in the areas of art, mural -making, and mindfulness. This year my school launched Project Silver lining with much success. Highland Park students were highly engaged in Project Silver Lining where they learned how to create their own films. design their own art piece and practiced mindfulness techniques. All of these skills the students are presently using across our curriculum.". Irene Narvaez, Principal Highland Park Continuation High School

In 2018 we completed two residencies at Highland Park HS, one at Mayberry El, two at Rockdale El.
In 2019 we are scheduled to begin 2 residencies at Atwater El and 2 at Sotomayor HS complex.





Art created at Rockdale by 6th grade classes for their meditation deck.




BookMarks at LA County Libraries for children, teens and adults
In 2017 we conducted 24 workshops throughout the county.
In 2018 we conducted 120 from Diamond Bar to Castaic and Compton to TopangaOur County Library.



MAYBERRY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MURAL

We have conducted residencies at Mayberry since 2012 it was a joy for Barnsdall Arts and Beautify Earth to collaborate on a huge mural project for their campus. Sergio Cuculiza, Director of Education, for Beautify Earth and Shelah Lehrer-Graiwer, Executive Director for Barnsdall Arts, worked for months to set it up. Marcel Blanco the artist from Beautify Earth and Quan Trang, teaching artist and Program Director from BA, teamed up on this exciting venture. Marcel created and painted the mural with the meaningful assistance of the students led by Quan Trang. The students painted scenes of the neighborhood as background. The mural has inspired the whole campus community as they transform into a Communications Magnet. Barnsdall Arts will be their visual arts partner.





Highland Park Continuation High School Mural Residency 2018 Mural Inspired by Project Silver Lining



HIGHLAND PARK CONTINUATION HIGH SCHOOL AUGUST 2018

Project Silver Lining residencies are continuing at Highland Park Continuation HS and will begin at Mayberry Elementary and Rockdale Elementary this Fall.



Pioneering Design magazine’s January /February 2019 edition

BARNSDALL ARTS SUNDAYS

Barnsdall Arts thanks the East Hollywood Neighborhood Council for their generous grant of $2,500 to supplement our funding from the Barnsdall Art Park Foundation for this program.

GRIFFITH PARK GROW ART RETURNS

With the sponsorship of The Charitable Foundation Berkshire-Hathaway, Los Angeles Breakfast Club Foundation, and Blick Art Materials GPGA will return in Spring 2019. See new schedule for workshops*

NEW NURSERY SCHOOL ART PROGRAM

Silverlake Jewish Community Center and Westside Jewish Community Center
We are building visual art skills as we nurture their imagination and creative expression.



Westside Jewish Community Center Tu B’Shevat Festival Honoring the Trees
and the dragons that protect them with a Dragon puppet workshop. A cultural mash-up!



BOOKMARKS - LOS ANGELES COUNTY LIBRARY PROGRAM: 2018

Raksha Masks from Sri Lanka at Pico Rivera Library

Our County Library workshop program has grown explosively. This June alone we conducted 41 workshops in libraries that span the county from Agoura and Castaic to Walnut and Covina to Florence, Pico Rivera and Topanga. In the next few months we will also conduct a special series of workshops: South Whittier Library “Myth, Art and Storytelling“ 5 classes East Rancho San Dominguez Library “Introduction to Painting for Teens”- 6 classes

DISCOVER LOS ANGELES

Barnsdall Arts Sunday was featured in Discover Los Angeles list of The Best Places For Kids To Get Creative In Los Angeles. This free family art workshop happens every Sunday at 10am at Barnsdall Art Park!

KAISER-SUNSET MAIN CONCOURSE EXHIBITION - THAILAND: THROUGH THE EYES OF CHILDREN

"Thailand: Through The Eyes of Children" presents the work of Barnsdall Arts throughout the city with children and families.

ARTSPARK

Our successful after-school program was funded for another year by the Diller-von Furstenberg Famiiy Foundation, serving Bellevue, Cheviot Hills, Highland Park, Lincoln Heights, Palms Park, Pecan Rec Center, Robertson ( re-opening after renovations) State Street Park, and Recreation Centers including Evergreen Recreation Center in Boyle Heights.

SAGE

Art workshops for seniors in partnership with Jewish Family Services at Park La Brea and at Cafe Europa: workshops for Holocaust Survivors.

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!
http://abc7.com/eyeonla/

LA'S BEST TITLE 1 SCHOOLS 2018

Albion, Glen Alta, Rio Vista, Saticoy, Strathern, Van Nuys

 

BLUE ROOF STUDIOS: BARNSDALL ART WORKSHOPS:

March 2019 monthly workshops resume
Collage Self-Portrait Puppets
Animals in the CIty
Build Your City
Design and Make an Eco Car for Your City

YOMO LOS ANGELES

On September 12, 13 14 we conducted 12 Design and Make Your Own Insect workshops- as part of the YOMO STEAM Festival at the LA Convention Center. 6000 students attended coming from all over LA County and as far as Victorville and Hesperia. We had over 450 students - from elementary to high school the students were engaged and focused on their creations. Quan Trang, teaching artist.

"MSA7 3rd grade had so much fun on the YOMO experience. The students were able to learn about and create hands on projects focused on the anatomy of insects and learn about all the important parts needed. The students took these projects home and were able to tell their parents all about insects. Special thank you to Shelah Lehrer-Graiwer and her team!" Mrs. Rivera, teacher.

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