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Stockton Arts Week

Stocked Full of Arts for 10 days May 6-15, 2022!

Stockton Arts Week returns May 6-15, 2022, celebrating the arts and artists in our community! For year-round arts happenings and activities, follow the Stockton Arts Week Facebook page.

Stockton Arts Week is a 10 day celebration of our community’s diverse arts and cultural offerings. This city-wide event will highlight the vibrant art and culture Stockton has to offer through a City of Stockton grant program, allowing for FREE creative and performance art workshops such as: comedy writing, cultural dance, post-stamp painting, art therapy, and much more! Also, don't miss the Collide Arts Festival during Stockton Flavor Fest May 14-15, 2022 at Weber Point Events Center in Downtown Stockton.

*Are you hosting a Stockton Arts Week event? Please add it to our event calendar and choose "Stockton Arts Week" as the category!*

ARTIST GRANTS ARE NOW CLOSED! Thank you to all the local artists and organizations who applied for grants to participate in this year's event.

Collide Arts Festival at Stockton Flavor Fest May 14-15, 2022.

Be sure to catch the Collide Arts Festival at Stockton Flavor Fest on May 14-15 at the Weber Point Events Center in Downtown Stockton. This special event is produced by Visit Stockton, the City of Stockton, and the Stockton Arts Commission, and is funded in part by a grant from the California Arts Commission.

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Stockton Arts Week Workshops

Check out our workshops and see what interests you!

Continuous Line Drawing

Dates: May 6th
Location:
The Catalyst, 926 N. Yosemite Street
Time (Duration):
10:00 a.m.
Host:
Oriana Barbarita Gonzalez Rojas


Workshop Description

Continuous line drawing, also known as contour drawing, is a great exercise to improve drawing skills and coordination. Continuous line is to draw with a pen or pencil in constant touch with the paper. This is a way to build confidence in your skills and develop better hand-eye coordination. Also, participants will focus more in capturing the subject than achieving a masterpiece. Therefore, it would create a practice to built skills and a way to deal with the frustrations like not having enough time to draw, lacking proportion and general drawing skills, etc.

Collagraphy

Dates: May 7th
Location:
Goodwin Gallery, 1902 Pacific Avenue
Time (Duration): 10:00am - 12:00pm
Host:
Lynn Harriet

Workshop Description
Participants will learn how to create a printing plate and do a short run of prints.
The objective of this workshop is to learn about black and white designs and create basic compositions with silhouette shapes.
Collagraphy is a really versatile printing process in which a textured plate is inked up and put through a press. Different textures hold varying amounts. of ink and print different tones. Anything with a low relief texture can be stuck down and used: wallpaper, leaves, fabrics, tapes and threads etc.

Workshop is age-appropriate for kids 7 and up but complex enough for adults to also participate and enjoy.

Sugar Cookie Decorating

Dates: May 7th
Location:
Huddle X Launchpad, 110 N. San Joaquin Street
Time (Duration): 10:00am - 11:00am
Host:
Anothay Chansy


Workshop Description
*THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL*

Experience a Cookie Decorating workshop demonstration by learning the various consistencies of royal icing, flooding, piping, decorating techniques, and much more.

Landscape Remedy Workshop

Dates: May 7th
Location: Toots Sweets Bakery, 4755 Quail Lakes Drive
Time :
11:30am - 2:00pm
Host:
Natasha Blakely

Workshop Description
It is time to get creative with H-ART THERAPY. Professional Art Coach Natasha Berteloot has partnered with Toots Bakery to host a painting workshop you don't want to miss. We got you covered with music, food, drinks, yummy desserts, and photo ops.

Our professional photographer will be on-site with a photo booth and props. We will be creating a beautiful landscape together. Grab a friend and come shake up the scene. We cant wait to paint party with you!

Please arrive promptly at 11:30am - Late arrivals will not be able to participate.

RSVP - (209) 400-2944

Postage Stamp Paintings

Dates: May 7th
Location:
Goodwin Gallery 1902 Pacific Avenue
Time (Duration): 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Host:
Stephen Coyle

Workshop Description
Create your own mini masterpiece by attending the Postage Stamp Paintings workshop to learn basic acrylic painting techniques using three samples of art styles for inspiration modern abstract, landscape, and still life.

Mindfulness & Meditation with Mandalas

Dates: May 8th
Location:
The Catalyst, 926 N. Yosemite Street
Time (Duration):
10:00 a.m.
Host:
Oriana Barbarita Gonzalez Rojas


Workshop Description

Mandalas are more than a geometric design, it holds a great spiritual, symbolic and therapeutic meaning in Buddhist and Hindi cultures. Mandalas are instruments of meditation. In a sense, mandalas are a perfect way to illustrate the benefits of doing art and reconnect with your creativity and improve your concentration. The simple and organic lines push you to immerse yourself in your mind and in the present. Mandalas are a way to develop your ability to be mindful. Drawing them would not only make you feel content and satisfied with yourself but also it can help you to deal with loss, frustration, stress, anxiety and depression.

During this workshop people will learn how to meditate while drawing mandalas. This workshop will help participants to cope with strong emotions, trauma, and challenges. Participants will also feel more grounded and connected to themselves and their surroundings.

Resin Stained Glass

Dates: May 8th
Location:
Tap Plastics, 1859 Pacific Avenue
Time (Duration):
11:00am - 12:00pm
Host:
Dayanna Knight


Workshop Description

Improve your crafting skills through this live art Resin Stained Glass demonstration. Participants will learn how to use tools, epoxy resin, pigments, pattern, mylar sheet and hot glue.

Highlights of Historic Stockton Coloring

Dates: May 8th
Location: Tap Plastics, 1859 Pacific Avenue
Time (Duration):
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Host:
Dayanna Knight


Workshop Description
Join The Highlights of Historic Stockton Coloring workshop designed to utilize the art of informed coloring book illustration as a gateway to further curiosity and inquiry about Stockton’s past.

Songwriting

Dates: TBD
Location:
Hatch Workshop, 40 S. Union Street
Time (Duration): TBD
Host:
Martin Gerardo


Workshop Description
Participate in a Creative Songwriting workshop class to learn tips, strategies, and helpful habits to spark songwriting inspiration and write songs to the best of your abilities.

Lost Sock Memorial Day

Dates: May 9
Location:
First Congregational Church of Stockton, 3409 Brookside Road
Time:
(Duration): 6:00PM - 7:30pm
Host:
Cyndy Green

Workshop Description
Imagine the heartache of losing your partner...your twin. Every year thousands of socks go missing in washers, dryers and otherwise, leaving their match behind in bewilderment and pain.

This day, Monday May 9, is National Lost Sock Memorial Day.

Bring one (or two) of your bereaved remaining socks and create a puppet in honor of the missing sock. We'll provide the decorations. You provide the love and labor.

And once you're done we'll take a photo and help you create and print a "MISSING SOCK" poster to take home or put up somewhere in Stockton. Never forget - remember the missing socks!

Hatch Workshop Open House

Dates: May 8
Location:
HATCH Workshop, 40 S. Union Street
Time (Duration): 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Host:
HATCH Workshop


Workshop Description

Let's kick-off Stockton Art's Week by hosting demonstrations in every studio at once! We will have a demonstration in wood, metal, ceramics, and the CNC as well as an activity on the laser cutter. Come see what HATCH Workshop is all about and try your hands at our various workstations.

Twiddle-Muffs

Dates: May 10 (6:00pm) & May 11 (2:00pm)
Location:
First Congregational Church of Stockton, 3409 Brookside Road
Host:
Diane Fender

Workshop Description

What is a Twiddle-Muff?

TwiddleMuffs provide a stimulation activity for the restless hands of disoriented or confused patients particularly those with dementia. The TwiddleMuffs are donated to senior care facilities in our area.

So join us for this unusual creative experience...muff and other items will be provided. Just bring your own personal wackiness to make something unique and special...and very much needed.

How To Henna

Dates: May 11
Location:
Hatch Workshop, 40 S. Union Street
Time (Duration):
11:00am
Host: Sangeeta Jha


Workshop Description

This is an interactive workshop where you will receive an introduction to henna, learn about it's historical medicinal values per Ayurveda and Egyptian culture, and follow a step by step tutorial on how to create your on henna designs

A World of Art

Dates: May 12
Location:
The Well Art Studio, 1200 N. Center St.
Time (Duration):
9:00am - 12:00pm
Host:
Joy Neas

Workshop Description

You are invited to a free workshop during Stockton Arts Week that will explore arts and crafts from around the world including joomchi (Korean papermaking), needle felting, lacemaking and more. Everyone welcome.

Bracelet Making

Dates: May 12
Location:
The Catalyst, 926 N. Yosemite Street
Time (Duration):
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Host:
Stassa Mark


Workshop Description

This bracelet making workshop for children and adults! Participants will be taught how to make a bracelet from start to finish with Sterling Silver components and semi precious stone beads, glass beads, and crystals.

Plasma Cut Good Luck Charms

Dates: May 12
Location:
HATCH Workshop, 40 S. Union Street
Time (Duration):
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Host:
Daniel Koy


Workshop Description:

In this workshop, attendees will have the chance to use metalworking tools to make good luck charms. Plasma cutting is a process that uses electricity to cut through metal and it will be used to make a metal charm of your very own. Finish it up by turning your charm in a pendant or keychain to bring you good luck and cherish forever!

Please wear closed toed shoes while attending this workshop.

Global Dance

Dates: May 13
Location: Oak Park Senior Center, 730 E Fulton Street
Time (Duration): 5:30pm
Host: Teressa Killeen

Workshop Description
This class is perfect for children and adults! It will consist of simple dance move, history of the dance, where it comes from, and the uses props such as colorful scarves, shakers, and simple instruments. The dance segments are short and come from Egypt, India, Brazil, Columbia and many other countries, so lets come out and have some fun!

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