Creative Sonoma

2018.10.13: ART ESCAPE: Sweet Home Sonoma

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2018.10.13:  ART ESCAPE: Sweet Home Sonoma


Sweet Home Sonoma is a collaborative creation, display, and event by residents of Sonoma Valley in recognition of our resilience and community spirit one year after the wildfires.

Five art-making/creative writing sessions will be conducted across the valley where the public will paint 160 small birdhouses and insert their handwritten experience of the fires; these will be installed in front of Art Escape on Highway 12 for two weeks then distributed during the culminating celebration.Creativity Sessions: August 17-September 17, 2018. Installation of Exhibit: September 29, 2018. Display: September 30-October 10, 2018. Culminating Event: October 13, 2018.

Come to a free Creativity Session where you will paint a little birdhouse and insert a written description of your experience of the 2017 wildfires. Leave your creation with us so we can include it in the display.


Art Escape is producing a series of collaborative art and writing events in recognition of the community’s resilience and spirit. Painted birdhouses and written notes will be displayed in front of ArtEscape on Highway 12, then distributed during a celebration on October 13. Writing and painting community workshops are scheduled for: 

September 8, 2pm-4pm, Jack London Village, Glen Ellen
September 15, 10am-noon, Plein Air Festival, Sonoma Plaza
September 21, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Art Escape, Boyes Hot Springs

From October 1-10 drive past Art Escape on Highway 12 to see the colorful community of birdhouses created by 160 residents of Sonoma Valley — a visual display of our community coming together again.

From October 13 from 5pm-7pm: Attend the celebration at Art Escape and take home a birdhouse created by a fellow community member.

Ages: All Ages

Sweet Home Sonoma is made possible by a generous grant from Creative Sonoma.