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Location and Contact Info

Richmond Art Center
2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804

Phone: 510.620.6772

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Richmond Art Center is currently closed. Winter Session studio art classes will run January through March 2022. Galleries will reopen with new exhibitions on Thursday, January 20, 2022. If you have questions please email

WINTER 2022 GALLERY AND FRONT DESK HOURS: (starting 1/20/22):

Thursdays 10am-2pm
Fridays 10am-2pm
Saturdays 10am-2pm

We are working hard to expand these hours subject to staffing and Covid-19 health and safety guidelines.

RAC is closed major public holidays, including: New Year’s Day, MLK Jr Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.


Classes are happening during weekday, weekend and evening hours. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, studios will be open for in-person classes at a limited capacity.

*Subject to Covid-19 rates of infection, and local health and safety guidelines

COVID-19 Prevention

CLICK HERE to learn about what we are doing to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Visitor Information

Admission: Galleries are free and open to the public.

Accessibility: Richmond Art Center is accessible for people who use wheelchairs and other visitors who need to avoid stairs. A wheelchair may be checked out free-of-charge and on a first-come-first-serve basis at our front desk. Our building includes accessible restroom facilities. Accessible parking spots are available in both the 25th Street and Barrett Avenue parking lots. Accessibility in our classrooms varies.

For more information about accessibility or to request an accommodation please contact Addela Garboos, by email or phone 510.620.6577.

Parking: Richmond Art Center parking is free. There is short-term visitor parking in the Barrett Avenue parking lot and longer-term visitor parking in the 25th Street lot. Street parking is available around Richmond Art Center and the Civic Center Plaza.

Report an issue

We strive to make Richmond Art Center safe and welcoming. We’ve created ways for you to report concerns on ethics, discrimination, compliance with laws and regulations or potential legal liability. You can choose to provide your name or remain anonymous.

  • Leave a note in our suggestion box (near the 25th Street entrance). Our Staff will contact you if you leave your contact information.
  • Contact our Operations Director, Addela Garboos, by email or phone 510.620.6577.

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Richmond Art Center
2540 Barrett Avenue
Richmond, CA 94804