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New Documentary “The Artist in Society: Talking with Hershell West” Free Screening

Hershell West, local arts icon, is very active in the art scene of the East Bay. He was a member and later president of the board of ProArts in Oakland and the Richmond Art Center in Richmond. He served on both the Oakland Arts Commission and the Richmond Arts and Cultural Commission, for both of which he also served a term as president. He helped organize an annual exhibition, TAOLB (The Art of Living Black), one of the largest of its kind in the nation.
The new documentary “The Artist in Society: Talking with Hershell West” is screening is on Saturday, June 16 at 4:00pm in the Richmond Public Library’s Community Room. It is free and open to the public.
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