Richmond Art Center Richmond Art Center

Visitor Information

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The Richmond Art Center is located in the heart of Richmond at Civic Center Plaza, adjacent to City Hall and the Richmond Main Public Library. We are just blocks from I-80 and I-580 and a short bike ride from the Richmond BART station.

2540 Barrett Avenue
Richmond, CA 94804

Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Closed Sundays, Mondays and major holidays.

Galleries are free and open to the public.

The Richmond Art Center is accessible for wheelchair users 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.

Getting to the Richmond Art Center

The Richmond Art Center is located eight blocks from the Richmond BART Station. Exit the station East toward Nevin Avenue, make a left on 19th Street, go right on Barrett Avenue and walk to 25th Street.

By Bike
We’ve found google’s bicycle directions are quite reliable. We have a bicycle rack outside our 25th Street entrance.

By Bus
For detailed directions, maps and schedules, visit

By Car

From San Francisco / Oakland: I-80 East, exit San Pablo Ave, right onto San Pablo Ave, right on Barrett to 25th St.

From Sacramento / Vallejo: I-80 West, exit San Pablo Ave, right on Barrett to 25th.

From Marin: San Rafael Bridge to I-580, exit Marina Bay/23rd St., left onto 23rd St., right on Barrett to 25th.

Richmond Art Center parking is free. Short-term visitor spots in the Barrett Street parking lot and longer-term visitor parking in the 25th Street lot. Street parking is available around the Richmond Art Center and the Civic Center Plaza.

Visit and Contact

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


Gallery Hours: Wed-Sat 10am-4pm