ART EDUCATION

Adult Chinese Calligraphy Class

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

EXHIBITION

Peter Foucault: A Dialog with Chance

May 3 -31, 2019 – For his solo show at Pro Arts Peter Foucault will exhibit a new series of large-scale drawings on AluPoly and smaller works on paper.

PROJECT SPACE

The iAltar by Brian Reinbolt

May 3- 31, 2019 – The iAltar is a contemplative view station staging a meditation on the power of the ubiquitous search engines which surround and supply us with their vast and fallible knowledge.  The iAltar uses small independent computers to send out an un-intentioned random two-word invocation.

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.

FILM

Head Trip – A Doggie Diner Dog Head Cross-Country Documentary

Friday, June 7, 3-4:20 PM – In conjunction with SIGNMAN: John Law, we’ll be showing the movie Head Trip – A Doggie Diner Dog Head Cross-Country Documentary at the New Parkway Theater.

READING

Poetry reading with Ishmael Reed

Wednesday, Jun 12, 7-9 PM -Poetry reading with Ishmael Reed

PRO ARTS @ THE COMMONS

CULTIVATING COMPLACENCY

Saturday, June 22, 5-9 PM – Pro Arts @ commons presents a temporary sculpture and performance CULTIVATING COMPLACENCY by artist Jakub Kalousek

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

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.”