ART EDUCATION

Adult Chinese Calligraphy Class

Pick the day for your class – Adult Chinese Calligraphy Class at Pro Arts.

PERFORMANCE

Oakland Freedom Jazz Society

Oakland Freedom Jazz Society has relocated to Pro Arts and will host the event every Monday.

EXHIBITION

SIGNMAN: John Law

Jun 7 – Aug 24, 2019 – “SIGNMAN: John Law” is a three-month long retrospective of the San Francisco based, underground artist John Law.

PROJECT SPACE

TouchStop: Marta Gorski

June 7, 2019 at Project Space, Pro Arts: Touch Stop: Edition 1, De-Lite is an installation by Marta Gorski, addressing the lack of empathy perpetuating Rape Culture.

READING

Deleuze & Guattari Reading Group

Every second Tuesday of each month – a monthly Deleuze & Guattari reading group

TALK

From Sexual Madness to Compassion

Tuesday, August 20, 6:30- 8:30 PM – The artist Marta Gorski will be in conversation with Dr. Jennifer Gunsaullus.

PUBLIC PROGRAMS

SIGNMAN:John Law Closing Reception featuring Scott Beale, The Spiral Electric and Dizzy Twin

Saturday, August 24 – SIGNMAN: John Law Closing Reception featuring Scott Beale, The Spiral Electric and Dizzy Twin

PUBLIC PROGRAMS

Opening Reception: Against Cinema: Situationist Film and Its Legacy

Friday, August 30 – Opening Reception with an introduction by the archivist Mehdi El Hajoui

EXHIBITION

Against Cinema: Situationist Film and Its Legacy

Aug 30 – Sep 27 – The exhibition, Against Cinema: Situationist Film and Its Legacy, seeks to retrace the history and legacy of Situationist film.

READING

Wild Gift: Kerber, Purnell, Selcer

Wednesday, Sep 4, 6:30-9 PM – reading by Kerber, Purnell, and Selcer

FILM

Film Screening: Guy Debord: La Société du Spectacle(1973) 

Friday, Sep 6, 6:30 – 8:30 PM – Film screening: Guy Debord: La Société du Spectacle(1973) with an introduction by Ken Knabb

FILM

Film Screening: René Vienet: La dialectique peut-elle casser des briques? (1973)

Thursday, Sep 12, 6:30 – 8:30 PM – Film screening: La dialectique peut-elle casser des briques? (1973) by René Vienet with an introduction by Keith Sanborn

FILM

Film Screening: Call it Sleep | And The War Has Only Just Begun

Thursday, Sep 19, 6:30 – 8:30PM – film screening: Call it Sleep and And The War Has Only Just Begun

FILM

Film Screening: Heath Schultz: The Society of the Spectacle (2013) 

Friday, Sep 27, 6:30-8:30 PM -Film Screening: The Society of the Spectacle (2013) by Guy Debord and Heath Schultz

EXHIBITION

PULSIONS

Oct 4 -Nov 1, 2019 – PULSIONS came about due to a series of observations with respect to the state of contemporary art in France. In our increasingly globalized world where identities and cultures are multiple, is it still relevant to speak of the influence and impact of French vision on the world of art today?

FILM

Painful but Fabulous in Montreal: Book Launch and Film Premiere

Thursday, Oct 10, 6:30-9:30 PM – Book launch of Pablo’s Curiosity-Underground and film premiere of Painful but Fabulous in Montreal

PRO ARTS @ THE COMMONS

Síobhra Quinlan: sfiiinx

Friday, Oct 11, 7-9 PM – Performance by sfiiinx at Pro Arts Gallery & COMMONS

PUBLIC PROGRAMS

The Techno-Tamaladas

Saturday, October 19 – Learn, make, eat & share Tamalas

EXHIBITION

BERLIN WONDERLAND

Nov 8- Dec 27 – BERLIN WONDERLAND in Oakland – Wild Years Revisited 1990—1996

EXHIBITION

Kathleen King: Solidarity, Support and Holding On

Jan 24 – Mar 6, 2019 – Solo Exhibition by Kathleen King.

EXHIBITION

Probability

May 1- Jun 26, 2020 – An exhibition and related performances features Bodil and Larnie Fox which revolves around notions of chance, indeterminacy, and luck.

EXHIBITION

Anastastasios Logothetis: Post-Anthropocene Creature No.5

With his first solo exhibition in California, Anastastasios Logothetis asks: What if we can tame ourselves to become hybrids? Here we are then, a proposition of a future for our present. An artwork as an avatar, living in the planes of immanence as a “Trans-Biological Agent.”