Kala Art Institute

Berkeley, CA

Kala is a residency program and vital community hub for artistic experimentation. Located in West Berkeley, Kala annually serves 125+ artist-in-residence and offers exhibitions, art sales, public programs, and education including over 100 workshops open to the public in techniques ranging from screen-print to web design. Kala’s youth art programs reach 2,500 students in Alameda County public schools and through an on-site summer art camp. With access to a wide array of traditional and digital equipment in the print studio and media center, Kala fosters a fresh approach to working across artistic disciplines, as Kala artists investigate the interface of digital work, work made by hand, and everything in between. Learn more at