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Join me in supporting the Petaluma Arts Center

SUPPORT THE PETALUMA ARTS CENTER As the year ends, and retirement begins for me, I find myself looking back over 2017. I asked myself if there was one Petaluma Arts Center highlight, exhibition or event that really stands out. I realized that, in fact, it’s everything — the sum of the parts of the Petaluma Arts Center, that most impacts… Read more →

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Help Build Community Through Art: Donate to the Petaluma Arts Center

  It’s because of supporters and art lovers like you that the Petaluma Arts Center is reaching a ten-year milestone of building community through art. As Petaluma’s primary nonprofit fully dedicated to supporting and celebrating the arts, your contributions are essential to ensuring that our community has access to arts exhibitions, education and events. MAXIMIZE YOUR YEAR-END DONATON TODAY WITH… Read more →

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Help Preserve Arts Education in Petaluma

A young Petaluma resident participates in Petaluma Arts Center educational workshop. Photography by Tyler Chartier.

There’s something truly magical about the moment when art makes an impact in someone’s life. It’s an expression that lights up a person’s whole face. Whether it’s an elementary school-aged child who is just learning how to use language, or an adult who hasn’t before had an opportunity to explore art – when they realize that they’ve finally found a… Read more →

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Class Play

Once a week, our son attends one of the kids’ classes at the Petaluma Arts Center: Art for Homeschoolers. He loves the class and his teacher, Jacki. He has just turned 6 and it’s his Kindergarten year so homeschooling is more like playing right now, and we do a few weekly classes. One is this art class. He’s always enjoyed… Read more →

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Fibershed Fashion

Last weekend we attended the Fibershed Fashion Gala. All the clothing in the show was created start to finish by local designers, from natural local fibers, with natural dyes, all grown right here in our “Fibershed”. What is a Fibershed? Like a watershed encompasses a particular area where water collects, a Fibershed is a designated area growing fiber and dye… Read more →

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    Opening Reception 5-8 p.m. Sat., Jan. 20. Exhibition runs through March 24.