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Three-Part Art 2019


This free, multi-part arts educational program is designed to provide arts education experiences themed to the current exhibit in the William D. Cannon Art Gallery during the school year for grades K-12. Art project and gallery tour may vary by grade level and age range.

What are the Three Parts?

Part 1: An online resource guide is available prior to their field trip to prepare students for their visit to the Cannon Gallery.

Part 2: Teachers schedule a visit to the gallery where their class will take a docent-led tour and participate in creating a hands-on art project relating to the current exhibit. 

Part 3: Teachers are provided with post-exhibit activities and discussion topics to engage with their class. 

How do Teachers Participate in Three-Part Art?

  • Registration dates vary by exhibit and will be online only. The link will be available on this page on the registration opening date and can be completed by classroom teachers only
  • Class registration is on a first come, first serve basis
  • Three-Part Art visits take place on most Mondays through Thursdays (morning and afternoon spots available)
  • Three-Part Art is located at the Carlsbad City Library complex in the William D. Cannon Art Gallery and the Gowland Meeting Room, both located at 1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad, CA 92011
  • This program is presented by the City of Carlsbad’s Cultural Arts Office

Questions? Contact the Cultural Arts Office at 760-602-2090 or arts@carlsbadca.gov


Upcoming Exhibits Featuring Three-Part Art

Entre Tinta y Lucha: 45 Years of Self Help Graphics & Art

Experimental & Innovative Printmaking

  • THREE-PART ART: Mondays - Thursdays, April 15 – June 6, 2019 
  • REGISTRATION BEGINS: Monday, Feb. 11, 2019
  • EXHIBITION DATES: March 31 – June 9, 2019
  • The exhibition celebrates the 45th Anniversary of the East Los Angeles cultural and community art organization, Self Help Graphics & Art (SHG) and looks back at over four decades of the organization’s artistic innovation and excellence and organizational resilience, by featuring a display of over fifty fine art prints from throughout the organization’s history. Curated by Cal State LA Faculty, Michelle Lopez, MA/MFA and Victor Hugo Viesca, PhD., in partnership with SHG, the exhibition also looks forward to an exciting evolution of Chicana/o and Latinx aesthetics. 

    Self-Help Graphics & Art (SHG) is a community center in East Los Angeles dedicated to the creation and promotion of new works by Chicana/o and Latinx artists through experimental and innovative printmaking techniques. Since 1973, SHG has been the intersection where arts and community meet, providing a forum for local and international artists.