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See and Make Art: Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays! Come make miniature woven ornaments!

Books we’ll be reading:
Lights of Winter: Winter Celebrations Around the World by Heather Conrad
Lots of Lights by Kavita Sahai
Too Many Tamales by Gary Soto
Bringing in the New Year by Grace Lin

Join us for this special free, family-friendly event at the Richmond Main Library in the Madeline F. Whittlesey Community Room (325 Civic Center Plaza).

All ages welcome!

Artist Info Session: The 23rd Annual Art of Living Black

The Call for Entry is open for The 23rd Annual Art of Living Black! Please join us for an info session on Saturday, December 15 at 11:00 am at the Richmond Art Center to learn what’s happening in the 2019 program.
  • Meet the steering committee who is producing the event
  • Share feedback and ideas
  • Network with other artists
  • Register to participate! (Read the entry guidelines and come prepared with your information and digital image)

Faces of Richmond Opening Reception

Join us for for the opening reception of this special, one-week exhibition.

This pop-up exhibition brings together the artists of the Richmond Senior Center with “every day” people who live or work in our city. Using a variety of media including watercolor, oil, graphite and pastel, the artists have created sensitive portraits of a diversity of people who generously modeled for the class.

Image: Johanna Denzinger, Maria, 2018. Courtesy of the Artist

Holiday Arts Festival

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. Visit our Community Partners tables to learn more about the good work happening in the Richmond community, enjoy food and drink, and fun artmaking activities!

Keep Families Together Mural Unveiling Party

Join us to celebrate the completion of our courtyard community mural, a project by young artists from RYSE Youth Center. Through digital images, wheatpaste and painting, the artists of this mural examine the complex meanings of borders in their lives.

Charine Chan 
Christopher Colin
Joselyn De Leon Rodas
Yolanda Flores
Elijah Fofana
Michelle Landerer-Valdivia
Marisol Lara
Katherine Leiva
Angel Lopez
Jose Perez III
Antonia Rojas
Quetzally Roldan-Chavez 
Shavase Shine
Andrea Perez

Winter 2019 Catalog download here!

Our Winter 2019 catalog will be hitting mailboxes soon! You also can download a copy here.

All of our Winter classes are also available on our Studio Arts classes page.

However, our printed catalog does have an error and is missing a page. The missing page contains some classes from both the Painting and Fiber Arts Studios. We greatly apologize for the error. If you would like to download just a copy of that page, click here.


Our galleries are closed now.

Due to unhealthy air quality, our galleries will be closed on Friday and Saturday. We hope that you had the opportunity to see our wonderful Fall exhibitions this season and we look forward to seeing you at the RAC for the Holiday Arts Festival on Sunday, December 2!

Please be safe and take care of yourself until we see you next!

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Richmond, California 94804

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