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 Learn how to paint or improve existing skills, by painting still life from life.  Karen will demonstrate the benefits of painting small and often.  She will share four basic concepts that you’ll be able to apply to painting any subject.  Still life doesn’t have to be stuffy!  Come and see how design, color and loose brushwork can bring energy and vitality to your painting.

Chinese Calligraphy workshop for Teens & Adults Tues July 14, 2015


Feldheym Library

555 W 6th St

San Bernardino, CA


(909) 381-8201


Kellogg Rooms

3:00 p.m.




 Youth Art Class

Recycled Assemblage Earth Day Art with Ed Keesling

Village Artist Collective Helps Spread Color, Joy & Love

Apple Valley, CA - The Village Artist Collective will host two paint and spruce up days April 7 & 8 from 3p-6p all volunteer artists are welcome. Come let the kids see us throw some color up and brighten once again the Paul Swick Family Center / Yucca Loma School. The on-going “Home to Harvest” Community Garden Project is located at 21351 Yucca Loma Road in Apple Valley

Community Garden Day

The community is invited on April 18, 11a -1p at Community Garden Day. VAC will be there to conduct a free community workshop “Paint a Garden Hubcap” with parents, students and the community. The art will then be installed at the site for all to see and enjoy. Community Garden Day celebrates the “Home to Harvest” garden project where you can learn and grow your own food! Bring the entire family for a perfect day in the garden!

February 21st, Intuitive Painting Workshop
Kick back and relax for a morning of intuitive painting...

Solo show by fiber artist Cindy Rinne.

Opening Reception: October 12, 2014, 4-6pm.

Gallery Hours: Mon-Thurs, 9am-5pm.

"Imaginary Journey" Creativity Workshop, Sun. Oct. 19, 9-3, Limit 10. $45 - all materials supplied.

Register: 951-785-2470 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Exhibit: Oct. 6-Dec. 18.

Harness The Power of The Internet and Build Your Online Audience

Publishers and Writers of the Inland Empire Will Tell You How!

August 16

Guest Speaker: Jeniffer Thompson

The power of the Internet is immeasurable with enough DIY options and free tools to make anyone dangerous.

Jeniffer Thompson will cover: 

• the basics of developing a professional website

• how to implement free online tools, plugins, programs, and widgets

• DIY methods that will save you money

• how to strategize better engagement and conversion.

Jeniffer Thompson is an award winning author, speaker and Internet marketing strategist. You won’t want to miss this class on Internet marketing in the modern age of publishing.

$20.00 ($10.00 for PWIE Members)

Date/Time: August 16 / 10 a.m. To Noon

Location: Riverside Main Library 3581 Mission Inn Avenue / Riverside, CA 92501

More Info:

Website: http://publisherswritersinlandempire.org

Contact: Mike Harris (909) 214-0477

I've Written a Book, Now What?

Publishers and Writers

of the Inland Empire Will Tell You!

PWIE is a professional association of the publishing community in the Inland Empire, educating business-minded self-publishers and authors on how to be as successful as possible. Join us on July 19 from 10 a.m. to Noon at the Riverside Main Library for networking and education. ______________________________

Guest Speaker: Karla Olson

Thirty-year publishing veteran Karla Olson will bring you up to date on the latest challenges and opportunities in publishing. Then she will show you how and why it is so important — and easy — to make sure your book is the best that it can be. Whether your book is printed, in the works, or just an idea, this presentation will help you understand the best strategy and the steps you need to take to bring it to market.

Karla Olson has been working in publishing for over 30 years. She is currently the publisher of the book program at Patagonia (yes, the clothing company), the founder and principal of the consulting firm BookStudio, and the president of Publishers and Writers of San Diego.

The Library Summer Program for Kids at the John M. Pfau Library at CSUSB is back!!

We hope you can join us this year for "Cultures of the World" on July 8-10, 2014 from 8:00am-2pm in PL-4005.

The events will include numerous cultural activities, reading, writing, and dance.

Thank you to all our amazing donors! Domino's Pizza is providing lunch on the first day and local restaurants are providing gift certificates for a free kid's meal.

Piano Day Camp at University of Redlands

One-Week Day Camp: July 28 to August 1, 2014

9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

The University of Redlands will hold the annual Summer Piano Day Camp July 28 to Aug. 1.

The camp’s goal is to enhance students’ enjoyment of the piano, and to foster an appreciation for music while working with a supportive community of enthusiastic teachers. The classes and activities are upbeat with lots of interaction between students and teachers. Courses are Adventures in Composition, Collaborative Piano, Harpsichord and Organ for Pianists, Percussion Ensemble and Sight Reading for Fun.

The students will perform a free public concert at the end of camp, Aug. 1 at 4 p.m. in the Frederick Loewe Performance Hall.

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The Garcia Center for the Arts
536 W. 11th Street
San Bernardino, CA 92410

Tel: 909.381.1900

mailing address:

5500 University Parkway
Visual Arts Building, Rm. 308
San Bernardino, CA 92407

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