Rock Paper Scissors Collective
A community arts space
Categories: Classes, Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 7/18: DIY: Jewelry-Making for Teens!

July 18, 2015 – July 18, 2015 3:30 – 4:30 pm 1427 88th Avenue Map and Directions | Register Description: In this fun, free, hands-on workshop,  artists from the Rock Paper Scissors Collective will guide you in creating your own beautiful jewelry. All workshop supplies are provided. When Saturday, July 18, 2015 – 3:30pm – 4:30pm Register

Categories: Community Collaborations | Comments Off on 7/15: Icarus Project Support Group

July 15, 2015 – July 15, 2015 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Register

RPSC Summer Retreat 2015 Description: Sweet Retreat 2015 (shop will be closed) Are you now or have you ever been involved in Rock Paper Scissors Collective? Do you deeply care about Oakland, Do it Yourself but Do it Together, Makers, and Creatives? Do you believe in collectively building community through Art, Craft, Skill-share, and Performance? […]

Categories: Classes, Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 7/11: Teen Workshop: Screen Printing

July 11, 2015 – July 11, 2015 3565 Fruitvale Avenue Map and Directions | Register Description: Design and print your very own T-shirt or poster with the talented artists from the Rock Paper Scissors Collective. (that’s us!) All workshop supplies are provided. Ages 12-18. When Saturday, July 11, 2015 – 2:00pm – 3:00pm Register

Categories: Community Collaborations, Events, Friends & Neighbors, In the Gallery, Zine Library | Comments Off on First Friday: Breathe Easy 4

Rock Paper Scissors Collective is proud to showcase the streets on our wall. Endless Canvas curates the 4th Annual Breathe Easy Show…. Featuring many people who are new and old from the street…… and artists from the modern and lowbrow styles. This year we are featuring many artist we haven’t featured before…. Ceaver Logo Daz […]

Categories: Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 7/10: Words of Resistance – CANCELED

THE JULY READING HAS BEEN CANCELED. WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE LACK OF RESISTANCE. July 10, 2015 – July 10, 2015 7:00 – 9:00 pm 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Let there be Poetry among Comrades! Doors@7:00pm Words@7:15sharp Free. Donations Wildly Accepted. No registration required. Register

Categories: Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 7/8: Icarus Project Support Group, East Bay Chapter

July 8, 2015 – July 8, 2015 7:15 – 9:30 pm 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Register

Beginning SilkScreen Class Description: WHoot!!!!! Come print with US!!!! *at our awesome new partner site* Learn the basics in professional silkscreening from burning a screen to printing to recovering the screen. The class will cover one color printing on patches paper and anything else you want to bring along that is flat. This class runs […]

Categories: Classes, Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 7/6 – 7/10: MAKE | BELIEVE Chapter 510 Summer Camp

July 6, 2015 – July 10, 2015 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions Description: WRITE for CHANGE. DESIGN our CENTER. MAKE | BELIEVE for OAKLAND’s future. This year’s theme: Who are Oakland youth? What makes Oakland Oakland? How might we design a youth retail and writing center that engages the complex identity of the Oakland […]

Categories: Classes, Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 7/3: Screen Printing in the TeenZone

July 3, 2015 – July 3, 2015 2:30 – 4:00 pm 125 14th Street Map and Directions | Register Description: Design and print your very own t-shirt or poster with the talented artists from the Rock Paper Scissors Collective.  All workshop supplies are provided.  Ages 12-18.  Local artists from the Oakland-based Rock Paper Scissors Collective […]

Categories: Community Collaborations, Events, Friends & Neighbors, In the Store, Volunteer | Comments Off on We’re accepting MUSIC to sell in the shop!!!!

Rock Paper Scissors is looking to re-start our music stand. We need your sounds in our ears! Also you can plan a release at our space right downtown Oakland! Seeking Tapes, Vinyl, and cd’s, 8 track, other sound transmissions and maybe merch from local music artists! Email music[at]rpscollective[dot]org to get in the shop. Demo’s help […]

Categories: Classes, Community Collaborations | Comments Off on 6/26: Teen Workshop: Screen Printing

June 26, 2015 – June 26, 2015 1801 Adeline Street Map and Directions | Register Description: Design and print your very own T-shirt or poster with the talented artists from the Rock Paper Scissors Collective. All workshop supplies are provided. Ages 12-18. West Oakland Branch Library 1801 Adeline Street Oakland, CA 94607 Phone: (510) 238-7352 […]

Categories: Community Collaborations | Comments Off on Why do we seed Bomb?

Yeah, that little thing on the side may look like a poo. It’s not! It’s a seed bomb. Maybe it’s a poo of potential seed germination or poo of future food that will hopefully bring the DIY garden spirit, human nutrition, and poo! (Enough about poo already.) Our high school program created these seed bombs […]

Categories: Community Collaborations, In the Gallery | Comments Off on August Show Open Call: “KINGS”

~ Open Call for Visual Artists! ~ Fault and Fracture is preparing its sophomore group show at the Rock Paper Scissors Collective in downtown Oakland. The show will be focused around Basquiat’s phrase, “All Young Kings Get Their Heads Cut Off,” and we want visual artists of all ages, mediums, backgrounds, and expertise to lend their […]

Categories: Community Collaborations, In the Gallery | Comments Off on Gender F#ctd Reading List

The video installation in this month’s show, Past, Present, Future, by Jessica Lawless (and many others!) includes a pile of books on gender, sexuality, activism, domestic violence, and labor. If you’re looking for something brainy to read now that school’s out and you’re sprawled on some drought-stricken hillside, these are a good place to start: Black […]

Categories: Community Collaborations | Comments Off on 6/18: Green Windows Writing Workshop Series

June 18, 2015 – June 18, 2015 Map and Directions | Register Description: Be a part of a supportive community where writers help each other develop their unique, authentic voices, progress on their projects, and take new risks. This group is wonderful for writers of every level: those just beginning as well as seasoned writers who […]

Categories: Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 6/17: Icarus Project Support Group, East Bay Chapter

June 17, 2015 – June 17, 2015 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Register

Categories: Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 6/12: Words of Resistance: Feelings & Fire

June 12, 2015 – June 12, 2015 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Let there be Poetry among Comrades! words of resistance presents:::feelings & fire to kick off the summer Doors@7:00pm Words@7:15sharp Free. Donations Wildly Accepted. No registration required. Register

Categories: Classes, Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 6/10: Teen Workshop: Screen Printing

June 10, 2015 – June 10, 2015 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm 4805 Foothill Boulevard Map and Directions | Register Description: Design and print your very own T-shirt or poster with the talented artists from the Rock Paper Scissors Collective. All workshop supplies are provided. Ages 12-18. Register

Categories: Community Collaborations | Comments Off on 5/28: Sewing Lab

May 28, 2015 – May 28, 2015 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Our Thursday 5-6:30pm Sewing lab is here for the Month of May! Bring a project you’re working on, something that’s been waiting for a sew fix, clothing to or re-vamp, learn new skills, or […]

Categories: Classes, Community Collaborations, Events, Friends & Neighbors | Comments Off on 5/27: LGBTQ Letter Writing: Flying Over Walls

We are stoked to once again collaborate with Flying Over Walls Come join the letter writing campaign. When: May 27th from 6-8. A Little about our collaborators: We are a Queer/Trans Prisoner Solidarity Project in the SF Bay Area, currently operating as a chapter of Black & Pink. Prison abolition is our goal, and our strategy […]

Categories: Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 5/10: Patchwork Show

May 10, 2015 – May 10, 2015 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Embarcadero West Map and Directions | Register Description: Patchwork Show is Dear Handmade Life’s bi-annual makers festival showcasing local emerging artists, crafters and designers alongside artisan food, DIY craft workshops, gourmet food trucks and indie music. All Patchwork shows are free to attend […]

Categories: Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 5/6: Icarus Project Support Group, East Bay Chapter

May 6, 2015 – May 6, 2015 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Register

Categories: Community Collaborations | Comments Off on Open Call! Gender F*ctd

Calling all Artists!!! Does your work explore gender, sex and/or sexuality? We’ve got an open call work submissions and proposals due: May 17th notified by: May 24th with performance itinerary and drop off dates Show opens: June 5th for First Friday Spread the word! Email submissions to gallery@rpscollective.org