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October 2016

80th Anniversary Gala!

Saturday, October 1 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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This year the Richmond Art Center turns 80! We're planning a fun-filled event to celebrate the Art Center’s remarkable growth over the past four years and to honor our past, our present and our exciting future. Tickets for this event go on sale on August 15, online via our website, so mark your calendar. The night's events include special guest Ryan Coogler, Sundance Film Festival winner and critically acclaimed director and screenwriter. Coogler’s Fruitvale Station and Creed have captured film industry awards, and his upcoming movie,…

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What’s Your Story? Del Sol String Quartet Performs Music by Gabriela Lena Frank, Lembit Beecher, Huang Ruo

Saturday, October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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The Del Sol String Quartet will perform three concerts, thematically focusing on three approaches to expression. Finding parallels in the art in the exhibition and the music performed, the students will have the opportunity to make art engaging some of the same elements in projects geared to the musical manifestations of these elements. There are three planned performances as part of the Fall residency. Suggested donation of $10 for adults attending the concert. About this event: This second performance reveals narrative…

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Reunion at the RAC!

Sunday, October 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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In honor of our 80th Anniversary, we’d love to hear from all of our past exhibiting artists who have shown work in our juried shows and curated exhibitions. Our goal is to compile and share your memories, art, and experiences as the Art Center has grown and changed. If you would like to participate as a former exhibiting artist, we welcome you to complete this form and share what you can. Thank you for being instrumental to making the Richmond…

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Making Our Mark Artists Talk

Saturday, October 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The exhibition Making Our Mark gathers some of our most engaging and influential artists, thinkers, and educators. We are pleased to be able to present a series of informal roundtable conversations with these lively figures. Our panel of artists will discuss their individual practices and how they have experienced the teacher/assistant relationship and the importance of the guidance and support. At 2 p.m., artists Chris Brown and Megan Atherton will speak. At 3 p.m., artists Enrique Chagoya and Yvette Deas will speak. The second Artists…

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Board Meeting

Thursday, October 20 @ 5:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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The Richmond Art Center is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Board, which is elected by our members, is responsible for the Art Center’s financial health and achievement of its mission. Our Board generally meets on the 3rd Thursday (except November and December) of each month at 5:30 pm in the Art Center’s Resource Room. Members and the public are invited to attend Board meetings, unless an Executive Session is called.

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How Did You Make That? Del Sol String Quartet performs Ruth Crawford Seeger, Steve Reich, Anthony Braxton

Saturday, October 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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The Del Sol String Quartet will perform three concerts, thematically focusing on three approaches to expression. Finding parallels in the art in the exhibition and the music performed, the students will have the opportunity to make art engaging some of the same elements in projects geared to the musical manifestations of these elements. There are three planned performances as part of the Fall residency. Suggested donation of $10 for adults attending the concert. About this event: The third performance discusses…

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Skeletonfest: Family Art Event

Sunday, October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Join the Art Center in your Halloween and Day of the Dead festivities! Come create masks and movable skeletons that capture the spirit of the season. Enjoy traditional, colorful paper cutting and decorate sugar skulls. Be the coolest ghoul in school with a whimsical, screen-printed skeleton T-shirt. Come in costume! Bring a T-shirt and a treat to share. All ages. Kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

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November 2016

Making Our Mark Artists Talk

Saturday, November 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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  The exhibition Making Our Mark gathers some of our most engaging and influential artists, thinkers, and educators. We are pleased to be able to present a series of informal roundtable conversations with these lively figures. In this talk, Squeak Carnwath, Hung Liu, Dru Anderson, and Michael Hall will participate in one of the Making Our Mark Artists’ Talks related to the exhibition, where they will discuss their individual practices and how they have experienced the teacher/student/assistant relationship and the importance of…

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December 2016

54th Annual Holiday Arts Festival

Sunday, December 4 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us at the Art Center for our annual Holiday Arts Festival! This annual event is the go-to place for buying local holiday gifts. Enjoy our expanded marketplace of local arts and crafts vendors, our famous ceramics sale featuring hundreds of plates, mugs and objects made by the Art Center’s ceramic enthusiasts, and so much more. Our pop-up cafe serves food and wine all day, we'll have fun art-making activities for the kids, musical entertainment and a silent auction with fine art…

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