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BUILDING VETERANS

SELF-UNDERSTANDING 

THROUGH 

SELF-PORTRAITS 

CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

The Arts and Culture Commission is excited to be working with Veterans in Contra Costa County and offering a series of FREE self-portrait painting classes as a way of saying "Thank you for your service."

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2020 WORKSHOP DATES:

March Workshop

  • Saturday March 21
  • Saturday March 28
  • Saturday April 4

April Workshop

  • Saturday April 18
  • Saturday April 25
  • Saturday May 2

Workshops begin at 10:00 AM and end at 1:00 PM

WHO: Any interested Veteran in Contra Costa County. No painting experience necessary. This is a chance for self-expression. Nothing is being sold. There is no registration fee nor material fee for Veterans who live in Contra Costa.

WHAT: An in-depth acrylic painting class. You will be asked to explore your experience as a veteran and tell your story of transitioning from military life through a self-portrait or other subject as an avenue of self-expression.

WHERE: Cal State University, East Bay Concord Campus, 4700 Ygnacio Valley Road, Concord, CA 94521

WHEN: Saturdays: March 21, March 28 & April 4   Saturdays: April 18, April 25, May 2

TBA: Please check back here to REGISTER for workshop!

FUNDING: The California Arts Council’s Veterans in the Arts program and Contra Costa County offer this program as a free service to veterans living or working in Contra Costa County. Additional support comes from the Michelangelo D’Onofrio Arts Foundation, Friends of AC5 [501(c)3] and Returning Veterans of Diablo Valley.