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celebrating National Arts in Education Week



Creative Impact 2015 Kick-Off
5-8 PM, Friday, Sept. 18, 2015
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak St, Oakland, CA 94607

Join the Oakland Museum of California, the Alameda County Arts Commission, and the Alameda County Office of Education to celebrate CREATIVE IMPACT, celebrating the culmination of the fifth annual Bay Area National Arts in Education Week #ArtsEdWeek. Held at the Oakland Museum of California, this networking event brings together arts education providers, teachers, artists, parents, and students from the East Bay and San Francisco for a conversation about the state of arts education.

The event kicks off a yearlong initiative with the theme “Creating Solutions!” aimed at mobilizing students, parents, teachers, and community leaders as advocates for arts learning experiences to implement new public education policies and engage communities in collective problem solving.

This event is FREE and open to the public. RSVP here.

This event is held during Friday Nights @ OMCA, featuring live music, performances, Off the Grid food trucks, hands-on family-friendly activities, and more.

OMCA is conveniently located one block from the Lake Merritt BART Station. Event parking is available at the Museum garage for a $5 flat fee after 5 pm. Click here for more information about parking and directions to the Museum.

Creative Impact is an alliance of arts and education organizations, individuals and communities across the San Francisco Bay Area dedicated to strengthening, enriching, and improving the social fabric of our community through arts education.


Annual Arts Education Resource Fair
4-6 PM, Sept. 24, 2015
Asian Art Museum
200 Larkin St., San Francisco, CA 94102
Cost: Free

As the Bay Area launches into National Arts in Education Week, (September 13-19) and continues to pursue the goal of Creative Impact, the SFUSD , the Arts Providers Alliance of San Francisco, the San Francisco Arts Commission and the Asian Art Museum join forces to present the Arts Education Resource Fair at the Asian Art Museum on Thursday, September 24th from 4-6 pm.

This annual special event celebrates the wealth of exciting arts education offerings available and provided in San Francisco, giving attendees of all ages the chance to engage with artists and the arts, discover new and existing diverse arts education programs and gain information to strengthen and encourage powerful arts advocacy.

Teachers, arts coordinators, school administrators, after-school educators, teaching artists, parents, students and all who care about the importance of arts education are invited to attend. Be a part of this unique event housed in an inspiring place with creativity center stage for classrooms of the twenty-first century.

Special performances and refreshments will be provided; the event is FREE of charge and OPEN to the public, and the Asian Art Museum is open late on Thursdays.

RSVP to attend or table the event here.

Click here for more information about getting to the Museum.

View the flyer in English, Spanish and Chinese.


Connect YOUR events to Creative Impact! 

Post your arts education events throughout the year to the Creative Impact Calendar. Submit your event here.

Also, find out what is happening in arts education in the Bay Area by visiting the CREATIVE IMPACT Calendar.


Annually, Bay Area CREATIVE IMPACT honors National Arts in Education Week designated by the US House of Representatives to celebrate how arts education is a core academic subject and an essential element of a complete and balanced education for all students.

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