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Homestead Apothecary
486 49th St. #C, Oakland, CA, 94609, United States

Upcoming Events At This Venue

July 6, 2014

This class series will involve watercolor, drawing, and plant identification from observation. All skill levels will be welcome and will benefit from this hands-on class with lots of one-on-one and group instruction. We’ll look at various artist’s interpretations of plants and ways to convey identification details with accuracy and personal style. We will focus on identifying and depicting 8-10 local plants over the 4 class sessions.

Dana Dart-McLean is an artist, arts educator, and plant enthusiast. She works with museums, public schools, and community centers to create curriculum that provides opportunities for individual growth and group engagement. She has shown her paintings in New York, Copenhagen, Chicago, Portland, and other locations, in galleries and community centers. She is currently a Counseling graduate student with a focus in Expressive Art Therapy. Her interests include consensus, public dreaming, herbal healing, and animals that live in cities. She lives in Oakland, CA.

Space is limited, register online.

Start: July 6, 2014 11:00 am
End: July 27, 2014 12:00 pm
Cost: $46.35 per session,

July 24, 2014

If you missed this sold out class last year, you’re in luck! Homestead Makers Janeen & Daniela of Holy Sponge! host an evening of discussion on the ultimate taboo–menstruation! How did this sacred biological cycle become so wrapped up in stigma and shame? We’ll journey from the ancient rituals of our foremothers through the medicalization of the female body and corporatization of menstrual “hygiene”, landing at the present day global awakening know as Menstrual Activism. Class cost includes the Premiere Issue of “Damn Bloody Rite: A Quarterly Rag Mag” and a guaranteed opportunity at a bleeding good time!

Space is limited, register online.

Date: July 24, 2014 6:00 pm
Cost: $25.75