Cal Performances is a UC Berkeley-based presenting, commissioning, and producing organization for world-class music, dance and theater events. It is also home to the only official Department of Artistic Literacy in the nation.

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In Spring 2015, Cal Performances launched RadiCAL (Research and Development in Creativity, Arts, and Learning), with activities and programs guided by a commitment to artistic literacy. Read on for an overview of the K-12, undergraduate, and lifelong learning initiatives that have since been created—each one linking students and faculty to the artistic season and promoting arts-infused learning for all ages.

 K-12 Partnerships and Teacher Workshops

Oakland, CA middle school teachers practice scarf juggling at our 7 Fingers teacher training workshop (January 2019).

Mellon Foundation Course Integration Grants

Campus Partnerships

Intergenerational Learning and Audience Participation