Music & Art
Sur La Table Cooking School
855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
www.surlatable.com/ (Go to "cooking classes" navigation bar, and search "Palo Alto")
Classes are two- to two-and-a-half hours long. Recipes and tasting-sized portions will be provided in the class. Sur La Table offers hands-on classes, demonstration-only classes and classes for kids and teens.
The Silicon Valley Boychoir
600 Homer Ave., Palo Alto
The Silicon Valley Boychoir rehearses in downtown Palo Alto and trains boys in the art of choral singing with an emphasis on vocal coaching, music literacy, and the highest artistic standards. The multi-level choir for boys in grades 1-8 is expanding next fall and adding additional levels.
Art with Emily
402 El Verano Ave., Palo Alto
Emily Young teaches mixed-media, multi-cultural art lessons for children at her fully equipped studio in Palo Alto.
Art Works Studio
595 Lincoln Ave., Palo Alto
Art Works Studio offers a variety of fine-art classes for kids, as well as summer camps.
Art for Wellbeings Summer Art Camp
2460 Park Blvd. No. 3, Palo Alto
In this summer art camp for young people with special needs and their friends, one fruit will be focused on each day and be eaten as a snack. Participants will learn about the seed, plant or tree, growing cycle, and foods made of this fruit. The day will start with a welcome and introduction to the fruit of the day, and participants will then create an art project based on the fruit (and eat it!). For ages 8-18, the camp runs three sessions in July.
Manzana Music School
Manazana offers lessons for adults and children aged 6 or older on guitar, violin, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, vocal, arranging and music theory. House-call and Skype lessons are also available.
Midpeninsula Community Media Center
900 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto
The Media Center offers classes every month in a wide range of media arts, including publishing media on the Web, podcasting, digital editing, field production, TV studio production, Photoshop for photographers, citizen journalism and autobiographical digital stories. Biweekly free orientation sessions and tours.
New Mozart School of Music
305 N. California Ave., Palo Alto
New Mozart provides early-childhood music classes for children 2-7 years old, including violin classes and group Suzuki lessons.
Opus1 Music Studio
2800 W. Bayshore Road, Palo Alto
Opus1 Music Studio offers group music lessons for all kinds of instruments to ages 2 and up. Beginners to advanced level.
Pacific Art League
668 Ramona St., Palo Alto
Art classes and workshops by qualified, experienced instructors for students from beginners to advanced and even non-artists. Classes in collage, oil painting, portraits and sketching, life drawing, acrylic or watercolor and brush painting. Sculpture. Registration is ongoing.
Palo Alto Art Center
1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto
Classes and workshops for children and adults in ceramics, painting, drawing, jewelry, book arts, printmaking, collage and more.