1/11

The People’s Conservatory fosters high level arts creation, study and performance in an effort to promote cultural awareness and positive social change. As artist educators we help young artists reveal themselves by facilitating experiences that help focus on growth and expansion. TPC’s curriculum incorporates a wide range of teachings rooted in ethnic and cultural studies, using our students’ inherent artistic voices to make them the next generation of culture keepers.

 

TPC trains young artist explorers, with a dedicated focus on brown and black youth from marginalized and economically blighted communities, to envision and create a humane and just world through their art. Our faculty of working artistic professionals helps young people find their creative voices, re-imagine their communities’ most pressing social problems, and transform from cultural consumers to cultural producers. TPC will establish a central hub to house its artists and programming as well as provide a base for arts and culture to be supported and to thrive in Oakland. Students in our conservatory develop a lifelong commitment to learning as they are given the voice and agency to become the new leaders of tomorrow.

Serving 13 schools in the East Bay.

Make a 100% tax-deductible donation today to give children from the East Bay’s most marginalized communities a space to find their creative voices and realize a more humane world through their art.

Upcoming Events

Get Involved TODAY!

StoryWindows Flyer _.jpeg
BB7AC62C-04A2-40EF-B990-F9DA933C9F76.png
Heal Oakland Mural Flyer.JPG

Heal Oakland Mural Community Ceremony

On the corner of E 12th and 25th Ave. next door to the Dollar Tree. 

 

Presented by

TPC and Be Imaginative 

Sunday June 20th 

3:00pm

TPC Justice Murals

TPC Justice Murals are inspired by the injustices that Black and Brown people face and endure on a daily basis in America. The goal of our justice murals is to engage our young people (ages 3-18) in acts of artistic expression that explore the social ills of our nation and to counteract the hate we experience with love. Furthermore these engagements are meant to inspire our community to act on behalf of our Black and Brown brothers and sisters who have been marginalized and oppressed by systemic racism and to give us a platform to be seen and heard.

To get involved, please email info@thepeoplesconservatory.org

Heal Oakland Mural

The Heal Oakland Mural is a public art work that was produced by The People’s Conservatory @thepeoplesconservatory and @smceastbay to bring a bright shining light to our fallen babies. Many of our young people who have been taken from us too soon will now be memorialized, commemorated, and remembered by this piece. It is our living altar!

Heal Oakland is nestled between the San Antonio and Fruitvale Hoods in East Oakland Ca. On the corner of E 12th and 25th Ave. next door to the Dollar Tree. This project was lead designed by Octavio Hernandez @the8thsun , Co designed by Nicky Gervacio @nicolegervacio and supported by an amazing cast of Artists, Sharon Virtue @shananackle - virtuevision.org, Olubori Babaoye @g.theartist510 - oluboribabaoye.com, Rachel Wolf-Goldstein @wolf_.pack @bayareamuralpro, Zoe Boston @zoeadiahboston, Robin Gibson @robinologie - www.robinologie.com.

TPC and Be Imaginative would love to formally invite you to our Community ceremony and presentation on Sunday June 20th @3:00pm.

JM Octavio 4.JPG

This project was also supported by Be Imaginative Collective @beimaginativecollective and numerous volunteer families and individuals who showed up to lend a hand. 

Please bring your flowers, your memories, your stories, and your love.

 

Arts Programming For Individuals & Families

TPC University

Great for Individual Students & Families!

IMG_4078.JPG
pexels-august-de-richelieu-4262414_edite

Live Zoom & Pre-Recorded Arts Classes!

TPC University Zoom Class Schedule

(Registration Closed)

Monday

1:00 - 2:00pm PST

Breakdancing with Safahri

3rd-4th Grades

2:00 - 3:00pm PST

Pangea with Safahri
5th-8th Grades

3:00 - 4:00pm PST

Drawing with Octavio

5th-8th Grades

3:00 - 4:00pm PST

Hip Hop Dance with Amani

5th-8th Grades

Friday

1:00 - 2:00pm PST

Breakdancing with Safahri

K-1st Grade

2:00 - 3:00pm PST

Filmmaking with Safari

5th-8th Grades

5:00pm - 6:00pm PST 

Modern Jazz Dance 

with Rozz

4th grade & Up

FREE CLASS!

HAPPENING NOW

Tuesday

1:15 - 2:15pm PST

Art with Gabe

K-1st Grade

1:30-2:00pm PST

Hip Hop Theater with Safahri
5th - 6th Grade

2:00-2:30pm PST

Hip Hop Theater with Safahri
7th-8th Grades

3:00 - 4:00pm PST

Create Your Own Video Game

with Arkadiusz

5th - 8th Grade

3:00 - 4:00pm PST

Songs and Beats Boutique Class

5th - 8th Grade


 5:00pm - 6:00pm PST

Ballet with Rozz

4th - 9th Grades

FREE CLASS!

HAPPENING NOW

Wednesday

1:30 - 2:30pm PST

Pangea with Safahri
5th-8th Grades

 

1:00 - 2:00pm PST

Capoeira with Branch

K-1st Grades

3:00 - 4:00pm PST

Drawing with Octavio

5th-8th Grades

Thursday

1:30-2:00pm PST

Hip Hop Theater with Safahri

5th - 6th Grade

2:00-2:30pm PST

Hip Hop Theater with Safahri

7th-8th Grades

3:00 - 4:00pm PST

Songs and Beats Boutique Class

5th - 8th Grade

3:00 - 4:00pm PST

Create Your Own Video Game

with Arkadiusz

5th-8th Grades

TPC Weekend Classes

Beginning March 13, 2021

BB7AC62C-04A2-40EF-B990-F9DA933C9F76.png

Arts Programming For Schools

Coming Soon!

TPC University

Great for In-School, After-School & Homeschooling Programs!

IMG_4078.JPG
GettyImages-950614324.jpg

Live Zoom & Pre-Recorded Arts Classes!

Follow Us On Social!

  • Instagram
  • Facebook
  • YouTube