Kala Art Institute’s mission is to help artists sustain their creative work over time through its Artist-in-Residence and Fellowship Programs, and to engage the community through exhibitions, public programs, and education.

The heart of Kala’s mission as a vital, California art-making hub is supporting artists and engaging the community. Kala offers professional facilities to those working in and across printmaking and digital media, installation, sound, and performance.

Kala Art Institute is located in Huichin, the home territory of Chochenyo speaking Ohlone people, on unceded Lisjan Ohlone land. While Kala can claim space, the Ohlone community is not federally recognized, has no land base, and has been politically and economically marginalized. We acknowledge that this is a complicated history in which we benefit from the genocide of Indigenous communities past and present. Please join us in reflecting and honoring the sacrifices and invaluable contributions made by the Indigenous culture bearers who came before us and are here now.

Teen Studio Art Program (6-12th)

FALL REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Classes for Youth in Grades 6-12

⊕ Teen Studio After School Art: Sept 13-Dec 6, 4-6:30pm
⊕ Illustration 101: Oct 5-26, 4-5:30pm
⊕ Acrylic Painting: Expressive  Layers of Color: Oct 6-Nov 3, 4-6pm
⊕ Drawing Exploration: Nov 28-Dec 12, 4-6pm
⊕ Teen Studio Trial Days

10% multi-session / sibling discount and *tuition assistance available*We will be reviewing applications for youth art programs starting August 1, 2023

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After School Program (1st-5th)

After School Studio program

After School Studio is a fun, interactive art-making experience designed for young artists in Grades 1-5.
Register for the Fall Season! Open Enrollment!

⊕ Tuesdays,  ending Dec 19, 2023, 2:45-5:30 pm
⊕ Thursdays, ending Dec 21, 2023, 2:45-5:30 pm

10% Multi-child / Multi-session Discount / Sliding Scale / Tuition- Assistance

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Adult Art Classes

September-December 2023 classes are here! Members Receive 10% Off

We have an exciting assortment of in-person classes to offer!

We want to hear from you! What do you want to learn? Who do you want to learn from? Take this survey and LET US KNOW!

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