Category Archives: Arts and Culture

Oakland Asian Cultural Center

Oakland Asian Cultural Center

History The Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC) was founded in 1984 by a coalition of volunteers who recognized the need for a strong artistic and cultural force in the Chinatown area. Since opening its own facility in 1996 in the …
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1947 Partition Archive

1947 Partition Archive

We are concerned global citizens committed to preserving this chapter of our collective history. We come from diverse cultural and religious backgrounds, nationalities, and professions. It is our view that a strong foundation in history will pave the way for …
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Western Aerospace Museum

Western Aerospace Museum

Mission of the Oakland Aviation Museum Educate about the role of historic North Field at Oakland International Airport, Oakland and the Bay Area in the development of aviation on the West Coast and in the US by collecting, preserving and …
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Youth Speaks

Youth Speaks

At Youth Speaks, the voices of young people matter. Committed to a critical, youth-centered pedagogy, Youth Speaks places young people in control of their intellectual and artistic development. We are urgently driven by the belief that literacy is a need, …
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Youth in Arts

Youth in Arts

Youth in Arts was founded in 1970 by local arts advocates dismayed by diminishing resources available for arts education in California schools. Our mission is to provide students with experiences and instruction in the visual and performing arts, and to …
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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

It’s not about sound bites and who can shout loudest and who wins and who loses. It’s not about voracious consumption, bling, status or prestige. It’s not about possession and greed, fear and loathing or anger and violence as a …
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Intersection for the Arts

Intersection for the Arts

Intersection for the Arts is San Francisco’s oldest alternative non-profit art space (est. 1965) and has a long history of presenting new and experimental work in the fields of literature, theater, music and the visual arts, and also in nurturing …
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International Art Museum of America

International Art Museum of America

Located at the heart of downtown San Francisco, on 1025 Market Street near Sixth Street, the International American Art Museum is a permanent, non-profit museum open to the public. The Museum’s goal is to utilize the exhibition forum to pass …
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Dharma Publishing

Dharma Publishing

Dharma Mudranalaya, doing business as Dharma Publishing and Dharma Press, was founded by Tarthang Tulku to protect the Tibetan heritage. It began operations in 1963 in Varanasi, India, and continues since 1971 in California, and now based at our own …
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Children’s Creativity Museum at Yerba Buena Gardens (Formerly Zeum)

Children's Creativity Museum

The Children’s Creativity Museum is an interactive art and technology museum for kids. Our mission is to nurture the 3C’s of 21st-century skills – Creativity, Collaboration and Communication – in all youth and families. We believe that the ability to …
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