A Room of One's Own
Spark unveils the rhythms of life at several artists-in-residence programs, from the Marin Headlands to the San Francisco Bay.
Resident artists at the Headlands Center for the Arts explain why the program represents a rare opportunity for experimentation and interaction among the lucky few chosen to participate.
At the Creative Growth Art Center, the miracle of creative voices comes alive as artists with developmental, emotional and physical disabilities are given the tools and guidance to develop their talents.
Meanwhile, innovative and offbeat, Artship navigates the Bay Area searching for a new home.
This program is not currently scheduled for broadcast.
Investigate the creative impulses at the Creative Growth Art Center where artists with disabilities produce astounding art.
Meet international artists developing new work during the residency program at the Headlands Center for the Arts.
Get a quirky tour of the Artship as it was before losing its dock space in 2004.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack
The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which typically supplies nearly a third of California's water, is showing the lowest water content on record: 6 percent of the long-term average for April 1. That shatters last year's low-water mark of 25 percent (tied with 1977).
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.