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.

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.

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.

READING

Deleuze & Guattari Reading Group

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

PRO ARTS @ THE COMMONS

The Response, How Puerto Ricans are restoring power to the people

Wednesday, July 24, 7- 9 PM – The world premier of Shareable’s first documentary film “The Response: How Puerto Rico is returning power to the people”

TALK

William Binzen and John Law in conversation

Thursday, July 25 – Talk features William Binzen and John Law at 7 – 9 PM

PUBLIC PROGRAMS

The Techno-Tamaladas

July 27, August 24 and September 21 – Learn, make, eat & share Tamalas

PRO ARTS @ THE COMMONS

Time for Reel Change: Newsreel Covers the Bay Area!

Pro Arts Gallery & COMMONS and CounterFlicks microcinema are thrilled to announce the first of our upcoming collaborative screenings! On the fiftieth anniversary of the People’s Park uprising, and in commemoration of the unfortunate recent passing of filmmaker Roz Payne, we team up for a night of politically radical Bay Area films! Notable for “Off […]

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.

TALK

Scott Beale and John Law in conversation

Saturday, August 24 – A talk features Scott Beale and John Law at 7 – 9 PM

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.

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

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.”