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2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
510-620-6772

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April 2017

Artists’ Panel: Marking Space

Saturday, April 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Sculpture has witnessed many changes: it has left the pedestal, it has sprawled on the floor, it has crawled up the wall, it has dug into the earth, it has written itself a thought on paper, and it has washed away with the tides. In Marking Space seven artists move off that historical pedestal to establish measured distance, to examine the nature of material, and to expose structure. In diverse materials, Mari Andrews, Robert Brady, Genevieve Hastings, Jann Nunn, Gay…

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Living and Sustaining a Creative Life

Wednesday, April 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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“This manual is a testimony to the belief that art can, does and must have an existence that goes beyond the reach of the art market. These intimate essays have a disarming frankness, disclosing the lives of artists from the inside out rather than the outside in. They reveal how social action derives from self-reflection, and such artists turn personal hardships and financial difficulties into new practical models.” ~ Adam D. Weinberg, Alice Pratt Brown Director, Whitney Museum of American…

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Artists’ Panel: Mapping the Uncharted

Saturday, April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Maps have been drawn to mark where we are, what lies around us, what lies before us, and to note the paths taken so that others may follow or we may return. We mark these paths to understand what is present, what is important, and in what relationship things exist. Maps anchor us to a home-base and they give us the freedom to explore expanded vistas. The five artists in Mapping the Uncharted use physical maps as a point of…

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WCCUSD Student Art Show Reception

Thursday, April 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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The Richmond Art Center has a five decade-long partnership with the WCCUSD, and many of the district’s art students receive instruction from teachers who have received art-specific training through the Art Center. This exhibition features over 250  works of art, created in a variety of media—from ceramics to acrylic— representing the creative artistic talents of students from middle and high schools  throughout the school district. Please join us for a special reception honoring the WCCUSD students and art teachers on…

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Open House

Saturday, April 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Please join us for a day to celebrate and honor RAC students, teaching artists, and our community! Explore the galleries and studios. Meet our teaching artists and students. Our Open House will include demos and activities in each studio, and a wonderful variety of art for sale created by our talented students. Come with an appetite because we'll also have a bake sale (to benefit the Studio Education department), handmade pasta from the Cosa Nostra Food Truck, and Richmond's own…

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Richmond, California 94804
510.620.6772

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