J Street Regulars Radio Hour June 2021

Artists/ June 5, 2021/ Uncategorized

J St. Regulars Radio Hour // Mon – Fri 7 p.m. Last month for the season, tune in! After over 300 shows starting April 6th 2020, the J Street Regulars Radio Hour will be taking a break! June 18th will be our final show of regular 5 night a week programming. Huuuuuge thank yous to all our collaborators and supporters.

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Out on a Walk Collaborative

Artists/ May 31, 2021/ Uncategorized

          (from James Zeller’s sketch pad) If you read the newsletter you will know that one of my favorite things is collaborating with you on fun creative projects.  Last time, I requested that folks take a walk in their neighborhood and send me a sentence about what they saw.  The neighborhood walk song was my first

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Dreamlines and Dirt Scars

Artists/ May 31, 2021/ Uncategorized

Sanctuary co-founder Carissa Clark held her senior exhibition for California College of the Arts last month. We’re excited by her upcoming return to Arcata, and the continued successes of her social practice. From Carissa: In an evolving residency and participatory exhibition at Dream Farm Commons, an artist-run project space in downtown Oakland, artist Carissa Lillian Clark explored the history of her

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Floating on air with Helena Williams

Katy Warner/ February 28, 2021/ Uncategorized

The Sanctuary is excited to collaborate with local artist Helena Williams as our newest artist in residence as well as intern through Trajectory and the Regional Center. Helena will be helping to design and install our next stage backdrop as well as make improvements to the art making spaces, walkway and gardens. Her humor and enthusiasm has been a refreshing

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Lunar New Year special tonight on the Radio Hour

Katy Warner/ February 12, 2021/ Uncategorized

Thank you to Natalie Williams for the animation! The Lunar New Year is celebrated by 1.5 billion people across the world as a time for new beginnings and family gathering with themes of fortune, happiness and health.  The Sanctuary invites one and all to honor the first new moon of 2021 with them on February 12th with the debut of

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Who’s performing at Puppet Slam this year?

Katy Warner/ December 22, 2020/ Uncategorized

“The Stolen Salmon” is a shadow-play based on a traditional Wiyot tale and was created by Dell’Arte resident artists Zuzka Sabata and James Hildebrandt together with the children at the Wiyot Tribe afterschool program Tsek Houdaqh in the spring of 2016. It was the first project in a multi-year collaboration between the Wiyot Tribe and Dell’Arte International, made possible with

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Three Cheers for the Footprint Foundation!

Artists/ December 14, 2020/ Uncategorized

Good morning folks.  We excitedly share the recent news of an unsolicited end-of-year gift of $10,000 from the generous Footprint Foundation.   This unrestricted gift will provide much relief to the Sanctuary. Thank you Jessica and John and everyone at the Footprint Foundation from everyone at the Sanctuary. The Footprint Foundation has been a regular financial contributor to the Sanctuary and

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CALL FOR ENTRY: Exhibition Proposals 2019

Erland Sanborn/ October 14, 2018/ Uncategorized

The Sanctuary presents an opportunity for artists of all types to share their work with the Northern California community. Located in downtown Arcata, the Sanctuary is a community arts center and non-profit organization based in an historic building constructed in 1916 to be the Arcata Women’s Clubhouse. Today, it is a bustling community center, music venue, art gallery, and artists’

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Sanctuary 2018 Community Supported Art

Erland Sanborn/ October 14, 2018/ Uncategorized

Artists are like farmers. Given time, space, resources, and a hospitable climate, they will produce things that bring health and happiness to others. This year, artists at the Sanctuary are joining forces to produce small works and personal letters. Now you can cultivate a connection between artists and audience by becoming a member of the Sanctuary’s 2018 season of Community

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Art Facilities – Open to the Public

Erland Sanborn/ October 14, 2018/ Uncategorized

In an attempt to make artistry more accessible to the general public, the Sanctuary provides essential resources that would not otherwise be available to artists and makers with limited space, tools, or knowledge. Three days a week the public is invited for Open Lab hours in our studio and workshop spaces, where they explore and create with the guidance of

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