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Richmond Art Center has been sharing art and creating with community since 1936. Our programs encompass classes, exhibitions and events at our facility, as well as off-site activities that bring free, high-quality art making experiences to WCCUSD schools, community centers, and Richmond Public Library.

Our Mission

To be a catalyst in Richmond for learning and living through art.

Our Values

Relevance: Embodying the cultural, social and artistic currents of our community.

Equity: Empowering a just, inclusive and intersectional arts community.

Creativity: Recognizing and uplifting every person’s artistic potential.

Our Vision

Driven by a commitment to our community, Richmond Art Center is a participatory space that seeks to equitably grow and sustain innovative art practices in Richmond and beyond.

Community Agreements

We are committed to providing a welcoming, safe and supportive learning environment for everyone. Students, program participants and visitors are invited to read our Community Agreements and commit to supporting a just, safe and supportive learning environment at Richmond Art Center.

Strategic Plan

View a copy of Richmond Art Center’s 2019 Strategic Plan.

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Visit and Contact

Richmond Art Center
2540 Barrett Avenue
Richmond, CA 94804-1600


Contact and Visitor Info
Gallery Hours: Wed-Sat 10am-4pm