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Rengstorff House Art of Gratitude

Posted November 2nd, 2017  |  By A4A.admin

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The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) will be a part of the 2017 Rengstorff House Art of Gratitude exhibit from November 1 - November 31. Student artwork from CSMA’s Art4Schools program in the Mountain View elementary schools will be on display. Get a sneak peek at some of the artwork featured in the show.

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ArtWorlds: Mexico, Dia de los Muertos

Posted October 23rd, 2017  |  By A4A.admin

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CSMA is excited to announce this year’s ArtWorlds: Mexico, Día de los Muertos event on Wednesday, November 1, from 4-7pm. There will be live mariachi music, traditional Mexican cuisine, hands-on art activities, and Día de los Muertos Altars on display by local artists. Get to know the artists as they discuss their inspiration and process in creating these beautiful altars.

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CSMA Lost Art Pick-up

Posted September 25th, 2017  |  By A4A.admin

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CSMA will be having a Lost Art Pick-up Event! With so many creative students coming through our doors, you can imagine how much artwork gets made here at CSMA on a daily basis. Unfortunately, that artwork doesn’t always make it back into the hands of the artist who made it.

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Get to Know Zoya Scholis

Posted September 25th, 2017  |  By A4A.admin

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New for Fall, CSMA is hosting a variety of one-day art workshops. Get to know one of our Fall workshop instructors, Zoya Scholis. Zoya will be teaching two workshops this Fall, Large Scale Color Field Painting: Rothko Style on October 1st and Tape & Spray Watercolor on October 29th. Learn more about Zoya and get an inside look at her upcoming workshops.

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New Fall Art Workshops

Posted September 11th, 2017  |  By A4A.admin

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New for Fall, CSMA is hosting a variety of one-day art workshops.  Workshops are a great way to try something new under the guidance of our accomplished, professional art faculty.  Take an in-depth look at our Fall offerings.

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CSMA Alumni Feature - Emily Small

Posted September 7th, 2017  |  By A4A.admin

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This fall, we’re highlighting CSMA alumni whose experiences here have inspired them to pursue their artistic education further and even work professionally as musicians and artists. Meet Emily Small, a former CSMA art student who is now a senior at the Rhode Island School of Design!

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Get to Know Heidi Lubin

Posted August 9th, 2017  |  By A4A.admin

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CSMA is excited to welcome Heidi Lubin for her exhibition /kän strəkt/ on display in Mohr Gallery from August 4 through October 1. Opening reception with the artist is on Friday, September 15 at 6pm. Get to know the artist as she discusses her background and gives advice to aspiring young artists.

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Summer Camps Feature - Making Musical Instruments

Posted August 4th, 2017  |  By A4A.admin

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CSMA Summer Camps offer a wide variety of classes taught by professional artists with 2.5 hours of daily instruction (Mon-Fri) and meet in the morning (9:30AM-noon) or the afternoon (1-3:30PM). We sat down to interview Claude Ferguson, instructor of Making Musical Instruments for an inside look at one of our most popular camps.

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The Importance of Art in Education

Posted July 24th, 2017  |  By A4A.admin

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In addition to developing creativity and self-expression, the arts can help students progress in other academic subjects, build tolerance, and keep kids academically engaged! Here are a few reasons why the arts are crucial to a well-rounded education.

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