Arts in Action

FREE EVENT FOR APASF MEMBERS!

New Year's Networking + "The Creative Classroom" Toast the New Year with friends, art, and lively discussion!  Join the Arts Providers Alliance of San Francisco (APASF) members for an exclusive happy hour celebration where you’ll network and make art over food and drinks....


NEW STUDENT POETRY: "The Hood of Smoke and Mirrors"

For 15 years, the Workshop has received support from the Marin Community Foundation to conduct artist residencies at elementary schools in Marin County, primarily those serving San Rafael’s low-income neighborhoods. In 2006, the Foundation expanded that support to include...


A Love Letter to the Workshop

Dear Performing Arts Workshop, I’m been meaning to tell you this for some time now, but let me just come right out and say it. I love you. You introduced me to the San Francisco Bay Area, made me cry with joy on a regular basis, and produced a pride in my own self-development...


Partners in Arts Education Grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 14, 2013 Contact: Heather Ikemire  (212) 268-3337 ext. 10 heatherikemire@nationalguild.org...


Yes in my backyard! Recognizing the need for arts education.

Laurie Loftus, the Workshop's Institutional Giving Manager, shares her motivation for our work. Laretia and Jerry lived across the street from me in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood. I knew them for a few years when they were about 10. They spent a lot of time in my house,...


Music Monday: Out Of Different Bags

One of the fascinating aspects of Spotify is the social sharing of music.


Dear Doc - A letter of love

Laurie Loftus, the Workshop's Institutional Giving Manager, shares a letter to her first arts influencer. Dear Doc, Not only has it been a very long time since I had the pleasure of spending time in your art room at ES-M high school, it’s been even longer since I spent any and...


The Future of Arts Education - Our Dreams for 2013 and Beyond

Our annual Board and Staff retreat is this weekend. We will be reviewing our strategic plan, looking at our current business model and discussing opportunities for change capital. In our almost 50 year history, the Workshop has constantly adapted to the changing demands of field,...


[UPDATE #2] Student Showcase: The Children’s Creativity Museum

We are teaming up with Children’s Creativity Museum to host our first annual Student Showcase this May. The Children’s Creativity Museum (CCM) is a dream playground for kids and parents. It's where technology meets art, imagination, and creative expression. Their theater is...


Save the date for our student showcase!

Big news: We’re excited to announce the date of our end-of-the-year student showcase! DATE | Thursday, May 16, 2013 LOCATION | The Theater at the Children’s Creativity Museum in Downtown San Francisco (4th and Howard) TIME | Doors will open at 6 P.M. (Refreshments will be...


Money Can't Buy My Vote

I have spent the last 4 days sequestered at my parents' house in Massachusetts due to Hurricane Sandy. We were fortunate enough to emerge unscathed - we even kept our power throughout the storm. Unfortunately, this meant that we were inundated with campaign ads and phone calls....


After-School with the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation

              http://performingartsworkshop.org/pages/virtualClassroom-tasp.html Performing Arts Workshop (The Workshop) is proud to announce the web launch of our second Virtual Classroom. We often get questions like, “How does the Workshop...