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Gathering for Indigenous Peoples’ Day | With Love… Issue 28

The Latest Edition | Indigenous Peoples’ Day | Exhibitions Reception | Fall Family Day: Día de los Muertos
Free Class for Aspiring Artists | Call for Artists of the African Diaspora | Upcoming Classes
In Memoriam: John Rampley

The Latest Edition

Fall 2021 Class Catalog

Our Fall Program Catalog is here. Register today for in-person* and online classes starting weekly October through November. And read about the exciting exhibitions and events happening at Richmond Art Center this fall.

Cover image: Kate Godfrey’s Night Passage (2021) is in the RAC student exhibition Works From Home.

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Gathering in the Spirit of Gwarth-ee-lass

Sunday, October 10, 2pm-6pm* at Richmond Art Center
FREE | RSVP Required

We gather around Leonard Peltier’s statue and legacy to celebrate the word – bearer of memory and dream. Join us for a guided tour of the exhibition Time and Again, conversation between Anne Begay and Rigo 23, and poetry / spoken word by Tongo Eisen-Martin, Brian Tripp, Meres-Sia Gabriel, Kathy Peltier, and Arnoldo García. More poets to be announced soon!

Recent press coverage of Time and Again: Native NewsKPFADaily Kos

Image: Rigo 23’s statue of Leonard Peltier currently on view at Richmond Art Center

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Exhibitions Reception

Courtyard Mingle!

Saturday, October 16, 12pm-2pm* at Richmond Art Center

Fall exhibitions run September 9 through November 19, 2021. Join us on Saturday, October 16, 12pm-2pm for a courtyard reception for three great exhibitions: Works from Home: Richmond Art Center Student ShowcaseOpossum Magic, and Summer Rites

Top image: Gail Rubin, Tribute to Natalia Arbelaez, 2021. Created in “Handbuilding: Women in Contemporary Ceramics” with Colleen Garland and featured in Works From Home.

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Fall Family Day

Día de los Muertos

Saturday, October 23, 12pm-3pm* at Richmond Art Center

Join us for art-making, dancing and more! This fun day for the family is not to be missed!

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Free Class for Aspiring Artists

Portfolio Development for Young Artists

Online Class Starts October 12

This class is designed for young artists (ages 16-24) who are interested in pursuing a career in the arts. Students will develop foundation year college course-level skills while creating a professional portfolio or body of work. Teaching Artist: Dawline-Jane Oni-Eseleh

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Call for Artists

Art of the African Diaspora 2022

Deadline to Register: Sunday, October, 31, 2021, 11:59pm

Artists, be part of the 25th Anniversary of the Bay Area Black Artists’ exhibition at Richmond Art Center! Art Of The African Diaspora is a non-juried group exhibition featuring work by artists of African descent. The showcase exhibition is held at Richmond Art Center and is accompanied by self-guided open studio tours and satellite exhibitions throughout the Bay Area.

Learn more about participating in AOTAD at the online Artist Info Session on Saturday, October 23, 12pm-1:30pm. CLICK HERE to register.

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In Memoriam

❤️ John Rampley

Remembering John Rampley; a fiercely dedicated painter.

Images: (top) Positively 4th Street mural (detail) (1976) by John Rampley and John Wehrle; (above left) John Rampley’s Not Easy Being Green (1994) shown at Richmond Art Center in 2014; (above right) John Rampley at Richmond Art Center in 2014.

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*In-person activity dates are subject to change as we see further developments in the Covid-19 pandemic. Mask wearing and signing a Visitor Waiver is a condition of entry to RAC events. We track attendee numbers in the courtyard and galleries to ensure spaces do not get too crowded. Read more about Richmond Art Center’s Covid-19 safety measures HERE.

Top and Bottom banners feature Laura Kamian McDermott’s Jagged Skyline of Car Keys, Sand (2021). See Laura’s work in the Opossum Magic exhibition currently on view at RAC.

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