Richmond Art Center

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Summer Art Camp Counselor

May 3rd, 2018

POSITION: Summer Art Camp Counselor (part-time, 26 hours/week, temporary) REPORTS TO: Summer Art Camp Coordinator & Director of Studio Art POSITION DESCRIPTION: includes, but is not limited to:   Assist in the organization and upkeep of student records (check-in, attendance, check-out,etc.)  Check in with instructors to assess their needs (supplies, discipline, attendance,... Continue Reading

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Summer Art Camp Coordinator

April 26th, 2018

POSITION: Summer Art Camp Coordinator (30h/week, temporary) REPORTS TO: Director, Studio Art POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Summer Art Camp Coordinator will facilitate all aspects of Summer Art Camp for students ages 5 – 16. Summer Art Camp at the RAC gives kids and teens an exciting immersion in visual art practice.... Continue Reading

Peek at our Summer Catalog!

Peek at our Summer Catalog!

April 18th, 2018

Summer registration for classes and workshops open on May 1! Catalogs are in the mail, but you can get an advance look at what's in store for summer today. Download a copy today and get ready to register on May 1. And just a reminder, Summer Art Camps for Kids are... Continue Reading

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Summer Art Camp for Kids Early Bird Discount Ends March 31!

March 28th, 2018

    Unleash your child’s creativity this summer! Art Camp at the RAC gives kids and teens an exciting immersion in visual art practice. Daily projects include drawing, painting, printmaking, textile arts and sculpture. Art Camp runs weekly, Monday to Friday, with a varied curriculum. Whole and half-days available, with extended hours... Continue Reading

An Interview with Tomye Neal-Madison

An Interview with Tomye Neal-Madison

February 28th, 2018

Tomye Neal-Madison is an exhibiting artist in this year's Art of Living Black. She's been showing her work in this annual show since its inception. We're pleased to share some of her thoughts about her art and what inspires her to create.  Please be sure to visit the gallery to see... Continue Reading

Free February Events at the RAC

Free February Events at the RAC

February 1st, 2018

We have so many great free events this February! You can find all of our events on our Events Calendar, and don't forget to follow our events on Facebook!... Continue Reading

Meet Nisa Sanders, Our New Studio Coordinator!

Meet Nisa Sanders, Our New Studio Coordinator!

January 31st, 2018

Nisa is a Texas native who recently relocated to the Bay Area. Raised in a very artistic household, she is the daughter of a Jazz musician turned videographer and an Assistant Young Artist Director at a nonprofit that provides studio art programming to the San Antonio community. Nisa has a... Continue Reading

Meet Anna Speaker, Our New Studio Director!

Meet Anna Speaker, Our New Studio Director!

January 31st, 2018

A native of the Central Coast, Anna has lived all around the Bay Area since attending Sonoma State University for her BA in Art History. In that time, she has worked for several nonprofit arts organizations in the areas of exhibition, fundraising, operations and education programming, and completed a Museum... Continue Reading

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Art Center closed for the holiday break, starting Saturday, Dec. 23.

December 22nd, 2017

The Art Center will be closed to the general public from Saturday, December 23 until Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Our administrative offices will reopen on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Studio Art classes will resume on Monday, January 8. You can register online for Winter classes here: http://richmondartcenter.org/class-catalog/ We look forward to seeing you... Continue Reading

Support Your Studio!

Support Your Studio!

December 19th, 2017

Are you a painter, weaver, printmaker? A metalsmith, illustrator, ceramicist? Make an end-of-year donation to directly support your favorite Studio Arts program at the Art Center. Thank you for all you do! Your programs have inspired and enriched my life. ~ Jeanne H. Each year, thousands of students deepen their creative experience through our Studio Arts program.... Continue Reading

Give the Gift of Membership this Holiday Season

Give the Gift of Membership this Holiday Season

December 14th, 2017

Giving a gift membership is a great way to share your love of art with someone who matters to you. Members receive automatic discounts on classes, workshops, and juried shows, a chance to show art in our Annual Members Show, and free admission to other local and national arts organizations.* Call us... Continue Reading

Give Back to the RAC on Giving Tuesday!

Give Back to the RAC on Giving Tuesday!

November 27th, 2017

Giving Tuesday was created to unite us all in a day of generosity, to make a difference in the world at the start of this busy holiday season. Please consider supporting the Richmond Art Center on Tuesday, November 28th.   For the past 81 years, the Art Center has been the home for... Continue Reading

Reception to Celebrate and Remember Ed Lay

Reception to Celebrate and Remember Ed Lay

November 11th, 2017

A reception to celebrate Ed Lay's life will take place on Saturday, November 18th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at the Richmond Art Center. Please join us for a reception in the Art Center's main gallery, with the RAC community and students, friends from ACCI Gallery, and Ed's family and friends. Ed was... Continue Reading

S Beaubrun

S Beaubrun

November 2nd, 2017

About Suzane's work: "I create fun and unusual jewelry out of up cycled materials and /or traditional materials like silver and copper. I consider my jewelry to be wearable sculpture and I make a few standing pieces with similar techniques and style.I have also turned my hobby of making tiny... Continue Reading

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Remembering Ed Lay

November 2nd, 2017

The hearts at the Richmond Art Center are broken today, as we share the news that Ed Lay, our Head Metals Studio Instructor, has passed away. Ed taught Metals at the Art Center for the past 8 years, and prior to teaching with us, was a student for 17 years. Ed... Continue Reading

Donate Art Supplies to Help Artists Affected by the North Bay Fires

Donate Art Supplies to Help Artists Affected by the North Bay Fires

November 1st, 2017

We are working with local artist Joani Share, Creative Sonoma, and the Napa Valley Arts Council to collect new and gently used art supplies to donate to artists who have lost their homes and studios in the recent wildfires in the North Bay. We encourage you to bring any art supplies... Continue Reading

Fall Family Day at the Richmond Art Center Coming Soon!

Fall Family Day at the Richmond Art Center Coming Soon!

October 14th, 2017

Fall Family Day at the Richmond Art Center Fall Family Day: Saturday, October 28 12:30pm to 3:00pm Free! The annual celebration welcoming family, honoring Dia del los Muertos through artmaking activities, and sharing a Community Altar takes place on Saturday, October 28, 2017. The Richmond Art Center once again offers its popular Fall event, Fall Family... Continue Reading

Visit Earth, Wind, and Fire, and help support Clifford Rainey

Visit Earth, Wind, and Fire, and help support Clifford Rainey

October 12th, 2017

Our hearts are with all of those affected by the tragic, ongoing fires in the North Bay and all that has been lost. One of our extended RAC family, artist Clifford Rainey, lost his home and his studio in the fire. Here he is, standing in front of one of his pieces... Continue Reading

Contribute to Our Community Altar!

Contribute to Our Community Altar!

October 8th, 2017

Join us in building a Dia de los Muertos altar for Fall Family Day! These altars are an important part of celebrating Mexico's most famous holiday, Day of the Dead. Traditionally, families will build altars in their homes during the weeks leading up to November 1st, as a way to celebrate and... Continue Reading

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Bay Area Mural Festival Bringing 10 New Murals To Richmond

September 25th, 2017

Richmond Art Center to host Closing Celebration on Sunday, October 8, 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm RICHMOND, CA — September 25, 2017 — The 2nd Annual Bay Area Mural Festival (BAMFest 2017) is bringing together 10 master muralists and 2 East Bay youth groups in the painting of 10 environmentally themed murals October... Continue Reading

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Fall Exhibitions at the Richmond Art Center

August 10th, 2017

Fall Exhibitions at the Richmond Art Center Three new exhibitions featuring works by Bay Area figurative artist Joan Brown, an environmentally themed group show, and a celebration of Richmond’s acclaimed Pogo Park will open to the public on September 12, 2017. RICHMOND, CA — August 10, 2017 — The Richmond Art Center is celebrating the... Continue Reading

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Works from Private Collections and the Estate of Joan Brown Featured This Fall at the Richmond Art Center

July 20th, 2017

Works from Private Collections and the Estate of Joan Brown Featured This Fall at the Richmond Art Center A new exhibition, Joan Brown: In Living Color, reveals the intimate and personal of a supportive and influential teacher to a generation of artists. RICHMOND, CA — July 20, 2017 — Joan Brown: In Living Color reveals the intimate and personal in... Continue Reading

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See You Next Year at Summer Camp!

July 14th, 2017

These past four weeks of Summer Art Camp for kids has been a blast. We loved providing creative learning and making environments for children 5 to 14. Our thanks go out to all of the children, parents, staff, teaching artists and volunteers who made this year's camp offerings our best... Continue Reading

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We're Hiring: Human Resources Manager

July 6th, 2017

Position: Human Resources Manager Part-time, non-exempt position Flexible work schedule Supervisor:  Executive Director Overview/ Essential Duties: The Human Resources Manager is responsible for the oversight of Human Resources administrative functions and takes the lead in fostering a work environment that supports all staff individually and as members of the Art Center team. The HR... Continue Reading

With gratitude, and welcome... departing and incoming Board members.

With gratitude, and welcome... departing and incoming Board members.

July 1st, 2017

The Richmond Art Center is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Board, which is elected by our members, is responsible for the organization’s financial health and achievement of its mission. Board members serve a three-year term. We'd like to offer our deepest thanks and recognition to four of our... Continue Reading

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Richmond, California 94804
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