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Tuesday, May 28, 6-8pm

Advocacy Alliance Training III

Be the change you want to see - Be a voice that champions an inclusive understanding of creativity, culture and the arts in our communities. The Community Advocacy Alliance program provides training, network sessions and supporting communications to build a network of artist advocates.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 6-7.30pm | FREE

Grantseeking Basics for Individuals in the Arts

Workshop by Foundation Center SF, Presented at Pro Arts

Gain an overview of foundation fundraising for individuals working in the arts. If you are an individual involved in the creative arts and looking for funding to complete a project, mount an exhibition, put on a performance, or anything else arts-related, Grantseeking Basics for Individuals in the Artswill show you how to:

  • Identify funders supporting individual artists
  • Explore the option of fiscal sponsorship
  • Create a step-by-step plan to find funding for your needs as an individual grantseeker

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Friday, June 14, 2013, 11am | FREE

Coffee With the Director

Meet and share ideas with Margo Dunlap, Executive Director, at Cafe Teatro (300 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, across breezeway from Pro Arts).

Saturday, July 13, 2013, 11am | FREE

Artist Salon:

Feeding Your Soul (Staying Healthy for Creative Folks)

This Artist Salon will explore simple stress reducing techniques that are geared towards artists. We'll be searching for the intersection of health and creative expression-what keeps your soul and body in balance?

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First Fridays / Art Murmur

Gallery open until 9pm

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Begin your First Fridays tour of Oakland galleries at Pro Arts. Pick up a map of over thirty participating venues.

Second Fridays / Youth Speaks Open Mic., 5.30pm

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Youth Speaks and Pro Arts present a fun open-mic with poetry and dj music for youth under 21. The event is free to the public.

Last Fridays / Bay Area Classical Harmonies Concert Series, 7.30pm

Tickets: $18 General | $15 Seniors | $12 Students & Pro Arts Members.

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Series Runs January through October. Tickets for the event are available at the door and online.

Saturday Stroll / Art Murmur

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A self-guided tour of Oakland's galleries for art enthusiasts. Tip: Parking in the Clay Street garage behind City Hall is free on Saturdays.