We value innovative, non-competitive, imaginative creation and play.
We respect our community – inside and outside the building – and center our work in Oakland and the East Bay.
We celebrate a culture of lifelong learning and teaching, sharing the transformative power of art with everyone who is interested.
We cultivate a safe, welcoming, respectful environment where we honor people, varied life experiences, and craftsmanship.
We meet people where they are and learn and collaborate with them.
We ignite joy.