F A M I L Y A R T : San Jose Museum of Art

W H A T :    DIY ART: FESTIVE FAMILY FUN
W H E N :    December 4, 2010, 12 — 3 pm
W H E R E : San Jose Museum of Art

Celebrate the season of lights by using LEDs to make a high-tech holiday decoration. Bring the whole family for festive art-making. Art materials will be provided.

M O R E : INTERACTIVE GAME OF LIFE

ON VIEW: LEO VILLAREAL

C R O S S S E C T I O N S

W H A T : Cross Sections, by Lea Redmond
W H E N : through September
W H E R E : Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose

Lovely exhibit and activity!

Inspired by the structure of plant cells, Oakland-based artist Lea Redmond has created an intricate wall installation inside The Art Loft using custom made stamps.

We’ll be stamping and printing using a variety of techniques. Press painted objects and inked stamps onto paper to create patterns, or use custom stamps made by artist Lea Redmond to create an original design on paper.

FESTIVAL ITINERARIES: Aloha from San Francisco

W H A T : The 16th Annual San Francisco Aloha Festival
W H E N : Saturday & Sunday, August 7 & 8, 2010, 10am – 5pm
W H E R E : San Francisco Presidio, directions

The Pacific Islanders of the San Francisco Bay Area offer their talents in music and dance during this FREE ADMISSION, two-day festival of arts held during the first full weekend of every August. Entertainment highlights include Pacific Islander music as well as Polynesian dance. The festival will also feature arts & crafts vendors, island cuisine, educational exhibits and workshops, and an `Ohana Korner with simple games for the kids! This is an alcohol-free event.