Rock Paper Scissors Collective
A community arts space
Categories: Community Collaborations | Comments Off on 8/8: MultiMedia Tactile Collage Workshop

August 8, 2015 – August 8, 2015 Map and Directions | Register Description: All are welcome to attend this workshop making cards, collaging boxes, shopping bags and more. Materials will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. FYI: this workshop is Deaf and Deafblind friendly. August 8th 2-5pm To register, please RSVP to spiralmosaic […]

Categories: In the News | Comments Off on Libby Schaaf: “Solutions are Limited”

KQED covered our pending move today, and spoke with the Mayor about the displacement of residents and artists: Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf said the plight of Rock Paper Scissors raises a much bigger question as the city continues to boom. “It’s not just the housing affordability that is a potential crisis for us,” she said. […]

Categories: Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 8/7: Fault and Fracture: Kings

August 7, 2015 – August 7, 2015 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Fault and Fracture is excited to announce,”Kings,” their sophomore collaboration with the Rock Paper Scissors Collective! The opening reception will take place at 5:00 pm, for First Friday, August 7th at the Rock Paper Scissors […]

Categories: Classes, Events | Comments Off on 8/6: American Sign Language Class

August 6, 2015 – August 6, 2015 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: American Sign Language at Rock Paper Scissors with Baby C. and Leslie C. Thursdays, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm $10 – $15 per class on a sliding scale.   Register

Categories: Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 8/2: Craft Night

August 2, 2015 – August 2, 2015 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Open Craft Night! Knit, make jewlery, create cards, alter clothes, draw, collage, make a frickin friendship bracelet…do what you will, but do it with us! Bring whatever project you are working on, and hang […]

Categories: Community Collaborations | Comments Off on 8/1: Tactile Multi-Media Collage Workshop

All are welcome to attend this workshop making cards, collaging boxes, shopping bags and more. Materials will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. FYI: this workshop is Deaf and Deafblind friendly. August 1st 2-5pm To register, please RSVP to spiralmosaic (at) aol (dot) com. Suggested donation, payable to RPS, is $5-$10.  

Categories: In the News | Comments Off on Rock Beats Paper

On the Connections Between Art and Development Cross-posted from Fireworks Bay Area. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and not of Rock Paper Scissors, but we think it’s a good check on what we do and how we think about it. Definitely worth talking and thinking about. A recent statement released by the […]

Categories: Community Collaborations | Comments Off on 7/30: Green Windows Writing Workshop Series

July 30, 2015 – July 30, 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: Classes, Events | Comments Off on 7/30: American Sign Language Class

July 30, 2015 – July 30, 2015 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: American Sign Language at Rock Paper Scissors with Baby C. and Leslie C. Thursdays, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm $10 – $15 per class on a sliding scale.   Register

Categories: Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 7/29: Flying Over Walls

July 29, 2015 – July 29, 2015 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: SF Black & Pink LGBTQ + Prisoner Letter Writing Night We are stoked to once again collaborate with Flying Over Walls. Come join the letter writing campaign! When: July 29, 6:30 – 8:30pm. What: We are a Queer/Trans Prisoner Solidarity Project in […]

Categories: Events, Zine Library | Comments Off on 7/28: Zine Reading Rager

July 28, 2015 – July 28, 2015 6:30 – 9:00 pm 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: From the untamed literary hinterlands of the Zine Kingdom strides forth a reading, indomitable of will and steely of purpose. A reading, hewn from the soft rock of the Bay, to celebrate the mutants and […]

Categories: Events | Comments Off on 7/26: Tarot Readings with Laura Zuspan

July 26, 2015 – July 26, 2015 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Join Laura Zuspan from 12:00 p.m – 3:00 p.m Sunday July 26th for a private Tarot Reading. The Tarot is an ancient book of art and poetry that can access the inner workings of […]

Categories: Classes, Events | Comments Off on 7/25: DIY: Jewelry-Making for Teens!

July 25, 2015 – July 25, 2015 550 El Embarcadero 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 25, 2015 – 11:00am – 12:00pm Register

Categories: Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 7/25: Crochet Jam

July 25, 2015 – July 25, 2015 2:00 – 5:00 pm 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Crochet Jam is a community-based art project that invites participants to crochet large rag-rug tapestries to foster creativity, liberation, and social interaction. Participants are welcome to bring fabric to contribute to the project. Instruction in […]

Categories: Classes, Events | Comments Off on 7/23: Green Windows Writing Workshop Series

July 23, 2015 – July 23, 2015 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm 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 […]

Winners Winners Everywhere Hey all Oakland Magazine recognized us as the Most Affordable Maker Collective You can view ALL the winners at Oakland Magazine Online. Super sweet news for all the collective members, teachers, and participants! Do it yourself BUT Do it Together!

Categories: Classes, Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 7/19: Craft Night

July 19, 2015 – July 19, 2015 6:00 – 8:00 pm 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Open Craft Night! Knit, make jewlery, create cards, alter clothes, draw, collage, make a frickin friendship bracelet…do what you will, but do it with us! Bring whatever project you are working on, and hang out […]

Categories: Events | Comments Off on 7/18: Mixed Media Collage Workshop

July 18, 2015 – July 18, 2015 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: All are welcome to attend this workshop making cards, collaging boxes, shopping bags and more. Materials will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. FYI: this workshop is Deaf and Deafblind friendly. […]

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: Classes, Events | Comments Off on 7/16: Green Windows Writing Workshop Series

July 16, 2015 – July 16, 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 | 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 […]