The Pleasanton CA Arts Foundation is a major player in the East Bay's art and culture scene. It is actively involved in numerous craft exhibitions, art and fine art events, and competitions throughout the year. The foundation has several partnerships with other organizations related to art and culture in Pleasanton, California. One of its main partners is the Ohlone Peoples and California Indian Heritage Center Foundation.
This foundation works to preserve and promote the culture of the Ohlone people, who are the original inhabitants of the area. It also strives to spread awareness about the cultural heritage of all California Indians. The Pleasanton Civic Arts Commission of the Pleasanton Unified School District is another partner of the Pleasanton CA Arts Foundation. This commission works to promote and support art education in the school district.
It also provides students with opportunities to participate in art-related activities. The Pleasanton Art League (PAL) is another partner of the Pleasanton CA Arts Foundation. This organization works to promote art education and appreciation in the community. It also offers local artists a platform to showcase their work.
The PAL has appointed Meghana Mitragotri as president, and its management team includes Vice President George Garbarino, Treasurer John DeVilliers, and Secretary Jan Loomis. The Pleasanton CA Arts Foundation also awards scholarships to high school students who have excelled in musical performance, visual arts, and literary arts (short stories and poetry). These awards recognize students who have achieved excellence in their chosen field.