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OUR MISSION

The Atherton Arts Foundation promotes the appreciation and enjoyment of the arts through events, classes, and performances. We have previously acquired artworks for public spaces within our community.

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Classes

  • BOOK REVIEW, SHARE WHAT YOU’VE READ!
    BOOK REVIEW, SHARE WHAT YOU’VE READ!
    Thu, Feb 29
    Atherton
    Feb 29, 2024, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Feb 29, 2024, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    If you’re an avid reader, or not, come join in for a couple hours of camaraderie & snacks sharing the latest books you’ve read during the past year or so.
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  •  BOTANICAL ART,  FROM THE GARDEN
     BOTANICAL ART,  FROM THE GARDEN
    Sat, Mar 02
    Atherton
    Mar 02, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Mar 02, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    You will choose a spring specimen(s) from either the park or my garden!
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  • KIDS SEWING: INTRODUCTION TO CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION
    KIDS SEWING: INTRODUCTION TO CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION
    Sun, Mar 03
    Atherton
    Mar 03, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Mar 03, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    KIDS 10-15 years old, Skill level: Beginner to Intermediate. FOUR SUNDAYS In these exciting classes you will learn how to use a commercial clothing pattern to make a stylish gored skirt using one or multiple fabrics.
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  • Artist Reception at Atherton Town Hall
    Artist Reception at Atherton Town Hall
    Sun, Mar 03
    Atherton
    Mar 03, 2024, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Atherton, 80 Fair Oaks Ln, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Mar 03, 2024, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Atherton, 80 Fair Oaks Ln, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
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  • BOTANICAL ART, OPEN STUDIO
    BOTANICAL ART, OPEN STUDIO
    Tue, Mar 05
    Atherton
    Mar 05, 2024, 11:15 AM – 3:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Mar 05, 2024, 11:15 AM – 3:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Bring your unfinished work! Begin a project of your choice! Come for the conversation/company!
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  • SEWING FOR THE DINING TABLE - ADULTS
    SEWING FOR THE DINING TABLE - ADULTS
    Wed, Mar 06
    Atherton
    Mar 06, 2024, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Mar 06, 2024, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    This workshop provides an opportunity for you to create unique and beautiful décor for your dining room table, including: a quilted table runner or placemats; mitered-corner napkins; coasters; and napkin rings (four Wednesdays).
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  •  FELTING, “WOOL-N -WHIMS”
     FELTING, “WOOL-N -WHIMS”
    Fri, Mar 08
    Atherton
    Mar 08, 2024, 11:15 AM – 3:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Mar 08, 2024, 11:15 AM – 3:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    This will be a time to FELT your existing projects and begin new ones! Enjoy felting, company and conversation with others who enjoy this art form!
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  • BOTANICAL ART, CAMELIAS
    BOTANICAL ART, CAMELIAS
    Fri, Mar 08
    Atherton
    Mar 08, 2024, 11:15 AM – 3:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Mar 08, 2024, 11:15 AM – 3:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Choose from a wide variety of colors, all with shiny green leaves.
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  • DRAWING IN THE PARK, SEASONS OF TREES CLASS 1
    DRAWING IN THE PARK, SEASONS OF TREES CLASS 1
    Sat, Mar 09
    Atherton
    Mar 09, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Mar 09, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Choose your favorite tree at the park; you will observe its growth, blooming, etc. pattern throughout the year.
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  • PASTELS, MAGNOLIAS
    PASTELS, MAGNOLIAS
    Sat, Mar 09
    Atherton
    Mar 09, 2024, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Mar 09, 2024, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Beautiful winter magnolias will be the theme of the day! Join known artist, Deb Shea, teaching & sharing her techniques and knowledge of pastels!
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  • BOTANICAL ART, OPEN STUDIO
    BOTANICAL ART, OPEN STUDIO
    Tue, Mar 12
    Atherton
    Mar 12, 2024, 11:15 AM – 3:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Mar 12, 2024, 11:15 AM – 3:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Bring your unfinished work! Begin a project of your choice! Come for the conversation/company!
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  • KNITTNG/ CROCHETING, YARN- IT DROP IN!
    KNITTNG/ CROCHETING, YARN- IT DROP IN!
    Thu, Mar 14
    Atherton
    Mar 14, 2024, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Mar 14, 2024, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Enjoy spending time with a group of like -minded ‘yarners’…knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, or embroidery!
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  •  BOTANICAL ART, COPY CAT
     BOTANICAL ART, COPY CAT
    Fri, Mar 15
    Atherton
    Mar 15, 2024, 11:15 AM – 3:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Mar 15, 2024, 11:15 AM – 3:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    We will continue with the ‘Copy Cat’ class, in which you will copy an Old Master or Contemporary Botanical artist to enhance your skills and knowledge or color, dimension, composition, or texture.
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  • BOTANICAL ART, CAMELIAS
    BOTANICAL ART, CAMELIAS
    Sat, Mar 16
    Atherton
    Mar 16, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Mar 16, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Choose from a wide variety of colors, all with shiny green leaves.
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  • FELTING, A MEDLEY FOR SPRING!
    FELTING, A MEDLEY FOR SPRING!
    Sat, Mar 16
    Atherton
    Mar 16, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Mar 16, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Choose from gnomes, clovers, rabbits, eggs, chicks and more!
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  • BOTANICAL ART, OPEN STUDIO
    BOTANICAL ART, OPEN STUDIO
    Tue, Mar 19
    Atherton
    Mar 19, 2024, 11:15 AM – 3:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Mar 19, 2024, 11:15 AM – 3:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Bring your unfinished work! Begin a project of your choice! Come for the conversation/company!
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  • AMERICAN SOCIETY OF BOTANICAL ARTISTS SPRING SYMPOSIUM
    AMERICAN SOCIETY OF BOTANICAL ARTISTS SPRING SYMPOSIUM
    Thu, Mar 21
    Atherton
    Mar 21, 2024, 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Mar 21, 2024, 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    ASBA is hosting a multi-day spring symposium, which maybe viewed as a group. Let’s get together and learn from world experts!
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  • WATERCOLOR PAINTING, FLOWERS!
    WATERCOLOR PAINTING, FLOWERS!
    Sat, Mar 23
    Atherton
    Mar 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Mar 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Atherton, 150 Watkins Ave, Atherton, CA 94027, USA
    Welcome to the wonderful world of watercolor! Join me every first and third Saturday of each month to explore this amazing and expressive way to make art.
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NEWS

“Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.”

Twyla Tharp

CONTACT AAF

Atherton Arts Foundation
91 Ashfield Road
Atherton, CA 94027

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