CCA Libraries will be operating on a limited schedule during Spring Break (March 18-25). Please check our hours for more information. Regular hours resume Sunday, March 26.

New visualization site for government data: Data USA --

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What is Data USA? "It's the most comprehensive website and visualization engine of public US Government data... Data USA puts public US Government data in your hands.

Materials Library Now Featuring Foodstuffs


Most CCA students know that the Materials Library is a great place to experience Spunbonded Polypropylene or

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  • Reception for Shotgun Shells and Pinecones - new work by Angela Berry at Meyer Library

    Meyer Library storefront Installation shot - Shotgun Shells and Pinecones, works

    Opening Reception - Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 4-6PM

    California College of the Arts, Meyer Library, Oakland

    Performances - Sundays in April, 2016, 6-9PM

    Digital technologies make beautiful printed art books

    “Philodendron,” exhibition catalog on the social history of tropical plants
    "Even in this era of all things digital, big institutions like the Getty in Los Angeles and more regional ones, like the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, continue to produce new printed art books at

    Copyright-free! 187,000 newly available digital items from New York Public Library for remixing and reuse

    Highlights from The New York Public Library's Digital Collections
    The New York Public Library maintains a treasure trove of digitized materials from its special collections and has recently made all out-of-copyright

    Highlights from the 2016 #artandfeminism Wikipedia edit-a-thon. Here's to women in the arts!

    Images from the 2016 Art and Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
    We had a great turn-out at the 3rd annual Art & Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Saturday, March 5.

    New Meyer Library Exhibition: Dimensions, works by John Boychuk, MFA Candidate

    Installation shot - Dimensions, works by John Boychuk
    Artist John Boychuk's work has gone through a transition while at California College of the Arts, from working primarily with clay to light wood and wire; he's created a series of sculptures that reve

    Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

    Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

    Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon  

    Saturday March 5th,   2 - 6 pm

    Simpson Library, San Francisco Campus

    Fair Use - It's powerful! #fairuseweek2016

    Fair Use Fundamentals
    What is Fair Use?

    TRANSLUCENCE in 21st c. MATERIALS - Materials Library Display

    Exhibition image, TRANSLUCENCE in 21st c. MATERIALS - Materials Library Display
    A new exhibition featuring translucent polymers, glass, and even concrete samples is on display outside the Materials Library!

    Nicole Aponte paintings in the SF campus's Simpson Library

    Installation shot - Nicole Aponte Paintings
    Three of MFA Candidate NICOLE APONTE's large-scale paintings are on view in the Simpson Library from January 19 - February 19, 2016.

    Welcome to Spring Semester! NEW Elizabeth Russell Exhibit, Meyer Library

    Exhibition shot, Storefront display: Weatherlore by Elizabeth Russell
    "Weatherlore" is an exhibition of works by MFA candidate Elizabeth Russell in the storefront window at the entrance to the Meyer Library on the Oakland campus.

    The Library of Babble

    Jorge Luis Borges' classic short story, The Library of Babel, is set in a universe that is entirely "composed of an indefinite, perhaps infinite number of hexagonal galleries" (Borges 19).

    WAR AND PHOTOGRAPHY- Meyer Library Exhibition

    War and Photography Exhibition, Meyer Library, installation shot
    Runs from November 20, 2015- December 10, 2015. During the American Civil War (1861-1865), the photographic book emerged as a dynamic space for the exploration of the meaning of warfare, the meanin

    FREE KNOWLEDGE installation outside Meyer Library

    free knowledge

    FREE KNOWLEDGE: An installation in ceramic and text



    Melting away.

    The library,

    A collection of novels,

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