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Free Art Events for Communities in Oregon

Art events are an important part of our mission to provide free art instruction and literacy to children. Through events in schools, libraries and other locations, we can educate and inspire kids and build a sense of community. Golden Road Arts regularly partners with Northwest organizations to produce engaging and creative experiences for K-5 kids.

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Art is a broad subject that is suitable for many types of events. Our founder, Barbara Mason, teaches the fundamentals of printmaking in both online and in-person events. With her lifelong passion for printmaking, Barbara’s in-person demos bring the creative process to life and regularly ignite an interest in other styles of art.

Another Oregon artist, Martin Conley, uses wood sculpture, painting and photography to create unique and intuitive artworks. During the 2021 Washington County Open Studios Tour, he provided wood carvings of chickens for local community members to paint.

Northwest schools trying to inspire an interest in art among their elementary and middle school children will benefit from live demonstrations. Our classroom lessons are fun for kids, while also helping them develop valuable skills that can stay with them for life.

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Golden Road Arts is proud to partner with local organizations to deliver art education for children. We host events with schools, libraries and community groups to bring our digital art lessons to life. Our lessons frequently inspire curiosity and ignite a love for art, following state educational guidelines throughout.

One of our recent successes was a partnership with the Hillsboro Library Summer Reading Program. The 18-event Library on the Loose program promoted summer reading to adults and children. Golden Road Arts partnered with the library to deliver art workshops inspired by popular children’s books selected for each event.

Support Art Education for Kids By Hosting A Free Event

During all of our art events, our experienced artists bring knowledge, enthusiasm and a dedication to delivering the best art instruction and art literacy lessons.

There are many ways to support art for kids – and whether you are donating your time, money, venue, art materials or artwork for our online art gallery, you too can help promote art education in our local communities.

Contact Golden Road Arts to discuss partnering on a free art event today.

Common Questions About Our Art Events

We aim to provide free or low-cost access to art materials and tools. All of our art education content is free. And most of our art lessons can be completed using materials many people already have at home.

We offer free online video art lessons, which cover a wide range of art styles and techniques.

We have close ties to local foundations and other arts organizations. Please contact us to discuss possible art events in your community.

Discover New Arts Activities for Kids in the Northwest

Golden Road Arts delivers regular in-person or virtual events throughout the year. To learn about upcoming events and more, be sure to subscribe to our newsletter. To view our diverse range of educational content, browse our free online art resources today. To sponsor, host or organize a free art event with Golden Road Arts call us at (503) 718-7097.

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