A is for Art

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...a program of the SDSU Children’s Center — showcases the amazing potential for creative expression by children between 6 months to 5 years of age. Each spring, special “A is for Art” events are held for the public to view paintings created by the children in collaboration with local community artists and classroom teachers. Local guest artists visit the classrooms to discuss their own art, demonstrate some artistic techniques, and mentor children in creating a painting created by children in each classroom.


10th Anniversary 2014 SNEAK PEEK

Friday, April 11, 2014, 
5:30-7:30 p.m., KPBS Studios, 
San Diego State University

A peek at the 10 paintings created by the children, their teachers and community artists. The evening’s events include opportunity drawings, a silent auction of small painting created by the children, refreshments and entertainment for the children.

This event is free and open to the public.

10th Anniversary 2014 EXHIBITION

Saturday, April 19, 2014, Time: 5:30-8:00 p.m., Mingei International Museum, 1439 El Prado, San Diego, Balboa Park

The evening will include a live auction of 10 paintings created by the children, their teachers and community artists, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, opportunity drawings, wine and live music, all in the beautiful setting of the Mingei International Museum. With a special silent auction of children’s chairs decorated by local artists.

Where can I park in Balboa Park? There are many parking lots available, all with free parking. There is also a free tram which provides access to Balboa Park’s museums and attractions — with a stop right in front of the Mingei International Museum. The tram runs from 9am to 11pm. For a small fee there is also Valet Parking available.

This event is free and open to the public. The exhibition is an adults only event. For a family-friendly visit to the Mingei, find out about their "Family Sundays," explore the exhibitions, make an art project, and most of all, have fun!

SPECIAL THANK YOU to our restaurant donors:

  • Kebab Shop
  • Pizzicato
  • The Market Place
  • Hillcrest Sandwich Company
  • Brazen BBQ
  • Cafe Bleu

Visit our galleries of past SDSU Children’s Center events!

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