Google Workshop May 7

We are very excited that Google will be our Destination Workshop Partner for the month of May! We are looking forward to bringing our art expo style workshop for our pediatric cancer families.

Our workshops are open to families who have a child, sibling, best friend, a parent, or grandparent suffering from cancer. Cancer affects the entire family and our goal is to be there for the children when they need it the most.

When: Sunday May 7th, 2 to 4:30pm

Where: Google - Bldg CL3, 1300 Crittenden Ln, Mountain View, CA 94043

We are still finalizing all the details but we can say for sure that this is going to be a fun STEAM inspired workshop with few art stations from-

  • Google Virtual Reality
  • Google Augmented Reality
  • Google Doodle (TBD)
  • Jewelry Making
  • Surrealist Collages
  • Gelli Printing
  • Mixed Media Card Making
  • Mosaic on Canvas Boards
  • Dyeing Paper Project
  • We will add more details as we confirm our artists and art stations.

Please sign-up and share this link with families who can benefit from this workshop. Families can take all the art they create back home with them or give it to a loved one and bring a smile on their faces.

This workshop will be a lot of fun and will fill up fast so please click below to sign-up.

Eventbrite - Kids & Art Workshop at Google

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THE KIDS & ART FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES “ART ATTACKS CANCER” ART FAIR & FUNDRAISER

SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2017 -- The Kids & Art Foundation is pleased to announce the art fair and fundraiser, “Art Attacks Cancer” Art Attack SF is hosting the fair at their new location in the Castro and exhibiting artists will donate 50% of their sales to Kids & Art. The money raised will be used to provide stipends and art materials to volunteer artists who lead weekly and monthly workshops for pediatric cancer patients.

Artists are asked to submit work that evokes a feeling of strength, confidence, resistance, resilience, or hope through various media. Every day, 43 children are diagnosed with cancer. The Kids & Art Foundation provides free art workshops to children battling cancer to help them find healing through creative expression.

An invitation-only preview will be held on April 21, 2017 from 6-9 pm, affording guests the opportunity to meet the exhibiting artists and discuss and their work during an intimate cocktail reception. VIP speakers will be announced leading up the event.

FAIR INFORMATION

Art Attack SF Gallery, April 21-23, 2017, 2358 Market Street, San Francisco CA

FAIR HOURS

Friday, April 21 6pm - 9pm | VIP Preview (Invitation Only)

Saturday April 22 12pm - 7pm

Sunday April 23 12pm - 7pm

ABOUT KIDS & ART FOUNDATION

The Kids & Art Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization based out of Burlingame, California, committed to offering the intrinsic healing power of the creative process of art making to children and families dealing with cancer. Under the guidance of caring Bay Area artists, children make art during ongoing workshops at the Lucile Packard and UCSF Children’s Hospitals and at destination workshops featuring unique and creative locations like Google, Pixar, PACE teamLab, and many more.

ABOUT FOUNDER PURVI SHAH

Kids & Art was founded in 2008 by Purvi Shah, who now serves as the Executive Director. She is the mother of Amaey Shah, who died in 2011 after battling against acute lymphoblastic leukemia for six of his nine years. Kids & Art grew from her son’s love of participating in art making throughout the course of his life. Purvi Shah was recently awarded the Jefferson Award for Public Service.

ABOUT ART ATTACK SF

Art Attack SF, an art gallery founded in 2012, celebrates the character and artistic expression of San Francisco. Art Attack proudly features a variety of works from the hands and hearts of Bay Area artists. The gallery's unique collection of local artwork includes paintings, sculptures, and everything in between; each with its own aesthetic and message.

Art Attack SF works to engage and inspire talented artists, the local community, and its guests—striving to create an inviting environment where artists can connect with the community, and vice versa.

FOR PRESS INQUIRIES

Contact: Ethel Jimenez | ArtFair@kidsandart.org



Happy 2017 at Pacific Art League

We wish everyone a Happy 2017. Let's fill it up with beautiful art and lots of color!

In partnership with Pacific Art League, Kids & Art children from 4 to 24 are getting ready for a memorable occasion. The kids/AYA are being paired one-on-one with artists to create art. The professionals, practicing Bay Area artists, will be working alongside the child and together they will create some lasting memeories. We will also encourage our professional artists to create a piece inspired by the kids/AYA art.

When you mix artists and curious minds, who knows what can happen!

We will add more details on this workshop soon. If you are an artist associated with Pacific Art League or a professional Bay Area Artist who would like to create with us, please register here.

WHEN: Sunday January 22, 2-4pm

WHERE: Pacific Art League, 668 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301

Our workshops are free to all pediatric cancer families. To participate as a family, artist, or volunteer, please click on this button below.

Eventbrite - Pacific Arts League Workshop Jan 22


Pace Teamlab Workshop December 10

Kids & Art joins hands with Pace Art + Technology second time around for a workshop where participants of all ages immerse themselves in the multi-room environments spanning 20,000 ft² and showcasing 20 digital works.

We invite all our Bass center patients/families and staff as well as past and presnt pediatric cancer families, our volunteers, donors, and hospital staff to attend with their families. PACE teamLab has opened the space up exclusively for Kids & Art Foundation from 10am to 11am (for a sterile envirinment). However everyone is welcome to stay as long as you want but please keep in mind that after 11am the space will be open to public.

Eventbrite - PACE teamLab and Kids & Art Workshop Dec 10

They will sanitize the entire Futureparks, the interactive childrens’ experience. There is wheelchair access From 10:00am-11:00am the Family Hands On Room will not be open to public

Where: PACE Art + Technology 300 El Camino Real, Menlo Park CA 94025

When: Saturday, Dec 10 from 10am to 12pm

This workshop is truly for all ages and we are besides ourselves to make this amazing partnership with PACE teamLab. This is a once in a lifetime experience. The show is in the Bay Are until December 18, 2016 only.

Please do not hesitate to call us at 650-877-2750 or email us at art@kidsandart.org if you have any questions.