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February 2016

Jazz Art Workshop (FREE)

Saturday, February 13 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Listen to acclaimed musicians and let their music inspire you to make art. This hands-on art-making event is perfect for everyone in your family to get in the groove and express themselves by drawing, painting and collaging. Materials are provided by the Art Center, but feel free to bring your own. All ages. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. RSVP appreciated for groups larger than six by calling 510.620.6772 or sending an email to Education@RichmondArtCenter.org.

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President’s Week Art Camps

Monday, February 15 @ 9:30 am - Friday, February 19 @ 4:30 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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See our special President's Week art camps for kids and register here.

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Board Meeting

Thursday, February 18 @ 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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Artist’s Talk: Clear Thoughts on Muddy Matter (FREE)

Sunday, February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Nancy Servis and John Toki talk clay, Voulkos, Arneson, Frey. Many know these Bay Area artists, but how many know the in-depth story? Ceramic historian Nancy Servis and Bay Area clay leader John Toki present anew this diverse history through the creative work of fine potters, sculptors, and unconventional practitioners reflecting the region's tradition of innovation and influence.

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See and Make Art Family Workshop (FREE)

Saturday, February 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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See and Make Art Family Workshops Meet in the Madeline F. Whittlesey Room in the Richmond Public Library. Start with a story, continue with an art-making project, and then finish with a guided tour of the galleries at the Art Center. Free and open to kids of all ages! Kids must be accompanied by an adult. For groups of 6 or more kids, please call us in advance at 510.620.6772. Otherwise, no registration is required. This workshop takes place on the…

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March 2016

Priority Deadline for Spring Scholarship Applications

Monday, March 7
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Making art accessible to everyone is at the heart of the Richmond Art Center’s mission. We offer need-based scholarships for eligible children, teens and adults. Visit our Scholarships page to learn more about our program.

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Winter Classes End

Sunday, March 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Board Meeting

Thursday, March 17 @ 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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Opening Reception: David Park: Personal Perspectives and The Human Spirit: Contemporary Figuration as an Expression of Humanity

Saturday, March 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Reception for Exhibitions David Park: Personal Perspectives and The Human Spirit: Contemporary Figuration as an Expression of Humanism In the South Gallery DAVID PARK: PERSONAL PERSPECTIVES Celebrating its 80th Anniversary, the Art Center will present companion exhibitions that trace the human figure as vehicle in Bay Area art.  Scheduled for March 19 - May 22, 2016, the exhibitions David Park: Personal Perspectives and The Human Spirit with accompanying programming and catalog will focus on the historical and aesthetic development of…

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Spring Classes Begin

Wednesday, March 23
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Spring classes begin today!

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See and Make Art Family Workshop (FREE)

Saturday, March 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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See and Make Art Family Workshops Meet in the Madeline F. Whittlesey Room in the Richmond Public Library. Start with a story, continue with an art-making project, and then finish with a guided tour of the galleries at the Art Center. Free and open to kids of all ages! Kids must be accompanied by an adult. For groups of 6 or more kids, please call us in advance at 510.620.6772. Otherwise, no registration is required. This workshop takes place on the…

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April 2016

David Park: A Personal Point of View (FREE)

Sunday, April 3 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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A discussion of the artist's work and life with the artist's daughter, Helen Park Bigelow and family and friends. Image: Untitled (Seated Man) Ink on paper, n.d. 17 x 13 3/4 in. © Courtesy of Hackett | Mill representative of the Estate of David Park

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Being Human: A Performance by Allan deSouza (FREE)

Sunday, April 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Artist, critic, and educator, deSouza presents a performance called "Being Human," developed for the exhibition, “The Human Spirit,” with an eye to the rhythms and movements of society and personal experience.

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David Park in Perspective: A Radical Choice and a Profound Legacy (FREE)

Sunday, April 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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In light of Park's influence on his contemporaries and impact on teaching, art attitudes and practices, and the persistence of values with artists, we bring together a roundtable discussion with artists exhibiting in “The Human Spirit” examining directions within, outside, and against the mainstream in art. Image: Untitled (Seated Man) Ink on paper, n.d. 17 x 13 3/4 in. © Courtesy of Hackett | Mill representative of the Estate of David Park

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Board Meeting

Thursday, April 21 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 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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