In Person Workshops · Summer 2022

Artists/ June 30, 2022/ Uncategorized

the Sanctuary is honored to host a series of workshops taught by local and regional artists. Come spend the day blacksmithing your own garden tools, block print a garland, explore cyanotype photography, create shadow puppets, or dive deep into your creativity with the expressive arts workshop. Collaborate with your preschooler to create a deck of emotions/body sensations/coping cards. We are

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Body Language by Meredith Smith & The Holding Space by Hannah Lee Hoffman

Artists/ June 30, 2022/ Uncategorized

  Current Exhibition: Body Language Works by Meredith Smith July 1–August 31, 2022 This show will feature both functional and wall-hanging ceramic art. Using colored porcelain, this work explores the complexity of individual histories and the profound capacity of the human form. Opening during Arts! Arcata Friday, July 8, 2022 6:00–9:00pm the Sanctuary, Meeting Room Gallery Live music! FREE Pop-up

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Bryan Schoneman on Exhibition in the Gallery

Admin/ May 2, 2022/ Uncategorized

(A) (To) (And) Something May 3rd – June 30th Arts! Arcata reception Friday, June 10th 6-9 pm Artist Statement (A) Trouble in trouble out The god of fixing things Does not live here anymore (To) Operate on a soul Tick me apart bit by bit To find crumbs Collected to roll in a pile (And) to become human

Call for Workshop Proposals at the Sanctuary!

Admin/ April 18, 2022/ Uncategorized

Are you an artist or maker? Have you ever considered teaching a workshop? Now is the time. The Sanctuary is currently seeking workshop proposals from local artists for an upcoming workshop series from July to October 2022.  Workshop instructors receive a teaching stipend and a budget for instructional materials. The Sanctuary has lab facilities including printmaking, ceramics, textiles, small metals,

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Outside Minds Concert Series Poetry, Music & Art in the Park

Admin/ April 1, 2022/ Uncategorized

April 24th // 11-2 pm at Stewart Park (Rain will bring it into the Sanctuary) Come celebrate life and togetherness with the Sanctuary community as we host a day of music, poetry and art making in the park. Bring your sketchbook and join in the arting.    Aundrea Stuckey is a performing artist who mainly focuses her skills on spoken

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Dance Party With DJ Canyon Williams this Sunday

Admin/ March 28, 2022/ Uncategorized

Funky Dance Party with DJ Canyon Williams 2-3 pm this Sunday April 3rd at Stewart Park (15th & J St.s) J Street Regular DJ Canyon Williams will bring the funk up to the park for a one hour dance so come up and get down with us.    

Live Music Shows this Week in house and online

Artists/ December 20, 2021/ Uncategorized

December 23rd // Bandemonium does SANTAMONIUM doors 6:30pm 7pm // pay what you can 20 seats available for live audience Call to make reservations through the Sanctuary 707-822-0898. Livestreamed on youtube here and facebook here. VAX cards with IDs required for live audience members by Bandemonium.  Masks required. Bandemonium will be presenting a live performance of SANTAmonium as well as

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Bob Wertheimer in the Gallery

Artists/ October 11, 2021/ Uncategorized

Bob Werthiemer //I have my own tent// on exhibition in the gallery We are delighted to display new works by local artist Bob Werthiemer in the gallery for the month of October.  To schedule a viewing, please email  Artist statement: My name is Bob, and making art is my job. I like to go camping with my brothers and sisters. I

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Cooper & Co. Woodworks

Artists/ September 6, 2021/ Uncategorized

(pictured: Cooper Goldman and stepdaughter Ruby Moon in his workshop) Sanctuary neighbor, Studio Artist, former Artist in residence and beyond Cooper Goldman has been consistently giving focus to his art practices and continues to inspire us with his latest woodworking projects.  In his own words: Over the last few months I have been setting up my very own woodworking workshop

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Arcata Strategic Arts Plan Open Call for Pictures & Visual Art

Artists/ July 31, 2021/ Uncategorized

Dear Arcatans and Humboldtians,  The City of Arcata’s Community Development Department is on the cusp of finishing a Strategic Arts Plan for (2021-2024) with the goals of supporting arts in our community equitably and sustainably. To see the full draft of the Plan click here. For it to be a document that really speaks, the department intends for it to

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