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March 2020

CANCELLED – Art of the African Diaspora Closing Party

Friday, March 13, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
FREE

On March 10, in response to increased cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Bay Area, Contra Costa County public health officials recommended that groups cancel large gatherings where 50+ people are within arm's length of each other. In accordance with this recommendation, we are regretfully cancelling the Art of African Diaspora Closing Party. A note for participating Artists: the Richmond Art Center will remain open during its regular hours and artwork pick up times are unchanged. You can pick up your artwork on Friday,…

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May 2020

Morning Cup

Friday, May 22, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

A Casual Gathering in Creative Community This Friday we will be holding our first open online event for the RAC community, Morning Cup! The event is open to all but geared towards adult students. Our youth and family-oriented drop in space will start next week. Please join in this casual creative space where we will get to visit with each other virtually and participate in a short facilitated art activity led by teaching artist Marisa Burman. Bring paper and something to…

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Family MAKE

Thursday, May 28, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

An Online Space to Make Art at Home Together Family MAKE is a family-friendly online space for exploration and creativity. A teaching artist will lead participants through a short art activity. All ages and all families welcome! -- Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/92421936959?pwd=ajg0dWJ4QnkwUXhaMmZUdzJZYVpIZz09 Meeting ID: 924 2193 6959 Password: Family

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Morning Cup

Friday, May 29, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Please join in this casual creative space where we will get to visit with each other virtually and participate in a short facilitated art activity led by a teaching artist. This free event is open to all but geared towards adult students. -- Event Details Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/94970625785?pwd=OFY4R29RQm1oeTUxcTlJbnBlMjRIdz09 Meeting ID: 949 7062 5785 Password: Morning How to Join a Zoom Meeting If you already have Zoom installed on your device, you can join the meeting directly by clicking on…

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June 2020

Family MAKE – POSTPONED

Thursday, June 4, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In solidarity with the ongoing social movement protesting the war on Black lives we are pausing our programming this week.  We encourage families to continue making together as we process and respond to this moment. View our online AIC Video Library for inventive art activities for young people to get creative at home – limited to no art materials required.  We stand with people protesting police brutality, violence towards the Black Community, and systemic racism. We plan to resume Family MAKE…

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Morning Cup – POSTPONED

Friday, June 5, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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In solidarity with the ongoing social movement protesting the war on Black lives we are pausing our programming this week.  We encourage people to continue making as we process and respond to this moment. View our online AIC Video Library for inventive art activities to get creative at home – limited to no art materials required.  We stand with people protesting police brutality, violence towards the Black Community, and systemic racism. We plan to resume Morning Cup next Friday. With care,…

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Family MAKE

Thursday, June 11, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

An Online Space to Make Art at Home Together Family MAKE is a family-friendly online space for exploration and creativity. A teaching artist will lead participants through a short art activity. All ages and all families welcome! -- Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/92421936959?pwd=ajg0dWJ4QnkwUXhaMmZUdzJZYVpIZz09 Meeting ID: 924 2193 6959 Password: Family

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Morning Cup

Friday, June 12, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Please join in this casual creative space where we will get to visit with each other virtually and participate in a short facilitated art activity led by teaching artist Vida Vazquez. This free event is open to all but geared towards adult students. — Event Details Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/94970625785?pwd=OFY4R29RQm1oeTUxcTlJbnBlMjRIdz09 Meeting ID: 949 7062 5785 Password: Morning

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Family MAKE

Thursday, June 18, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
FREE

An Online Space to Make Art at Home Together! Family MAKE is a family-friendly online space for exploration and creativity. Teaching artist Alex Martinez will lead participants through a short art activity. All ages and all families welcome! Need more art? See Alex's online distance learning videos here! -- Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/92421936959?pwd=ajg0dWJ4QnkwUXhaMmZUdzJZYVpIZz09 Meeting ID: 924 2193 6959 Password: Family

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Morning Cup

Friday, June 19, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
FREE

Please join in this casual creative space where we will get to visit with each other virtually and participate in a short facilitated art activity led by a teaching artist. This free event is open to all but geared towards adult students. — Event Details Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/94970625785?pwd=OFY4R29RQm1oeTUxcTlJbnBlMjRIdz09 Meeting ID: 949 7062 5785 Password: Morning

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Visual Journaling (adult class 16+, week 1 of 4)

Tuesday, June 23, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$140

Join artist Dawline-Jane Oni-Eseleh in an exploration of ways to document the day to day visually to keep records when words fail. Comfort with drawing or painting is recommended. This class is geared towards more on formulating and illustrating ideas and events as opposed to a "how to draw" instructional class. Ages 16+ and up. No class on 6/30. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO AND TO REGISTER

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Ceramics Seminar (adult class, starts 6/24, 6 weeks)

Wednesday, June 24, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$210

This online ceramics seminar will cover a little bit of everything through discussions, demos, and idea sharing. We will delve into many topics in the world of ceramics, all revolving around the central theme – why do we make with clay & why is craft important, especially now? *There is currently no building access at the Art Center and no firing of work being made at home. Students enrolled in online classes will get priority for fee-based firing once kiln…

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Family MAKE

Thursday, June 25, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
FREE

An Online Space to Make Art at Home Together! Family MAKE is a free family-friendly online space for exploration and creativity. This week Teaching Artist Jennifer Linderman will lead participants through a short origami activity. Please bring a square sheet of paper to the class (or a piece of letter 8.5 x 11” size paper). Also coloring supplies - like pencils, markers, or crayons - will be needed too. All ages and all families welcome! This is a drop-in activity, no…

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Morning Cup

Friday, June 26, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
FREE

This is a casual creative space where we will visit with each other virtually and participate in a short facilitated art activity led by Teaching Artist Lauren Ari. This free event is open to all but geared towards adult students. Drop-in and join us, no registration needed! — Event Details Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/94970625785?pwd=OFY4R29RQm1oeTUxcTlJbnBlMjRIdz09 Meeting ID: 949 7062 5785 Password: Morning

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July 2020

Family MAKE

Thursday, July 2, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
FREE

An Online Space to Make Art at Home Together! Family MAKE is a free family-friendly online space for exploration and creativity. This week Teaching Artist Lauren Ari will lead participants through a short art activity. All ages and all families welcome! This is a drop-in activity, no registration needed. Need more art? See our Distance Learning Video Library here! Including great videos by Lauren Ari! -- Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/92421936959?pwd=ajg0dWJ4QnkwUXhaMmZUdzJZYVpIZz09 Meeting ID: 924 2193 6959 Password: Family

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