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#RichmondSpeaks | With Love… Issue 25

Mural Art as Resistance | Online Classes and Reopening Survey | Announcing… The Student Show!
Classes Starting Soon | Support Funding for the Arts in CC County

Mural Art As Resistance


Online Artist Talk: Thursday, August 5, 7-8pm PST

Special Event Announcement Join us Thursday, August 5 at 7pm as photographer Robin D. López (Shots from Richmond) will speak with three artists about their recent mural projects in Richmond: Deonta Allen, Rebeca Garcia-González, and David Solnit.

RSVP here…

Online Classes and Reopening Survey

Online Classes and Reopening Survey (win a free class!)

With the reopening of Richmond Art Center in sight, we want to take a moment to reflect on and celebrate the achievements of our students online over the past year.

Students who complete the survey are eligible to win a free class!

Start the survey…

Announcing… The Student Show!

Richmond Art Center Student Exhibition is coming!

Let’s see our collective creativity over the pandemic!

Deadline to Enter: Sunday, August 8, 11:59PM
Online Exhibition Dates: August 23 – November 19, 2021
In-Person Exhibition Dates: September 8 – November 19, 2021

All students who have taken an class or workshop at Richmond Art Center in the past year are invited to enter!

Image: Drawings by student Melody Rose Serra made in Dawline-Jane Oni-Eseleh’s ‘Visual Journaling’ class

Register to participate…

Classes Starting Soon

Slime Camp

In this online camp students will be making stretchy, gooey, colorful, irresistible SLIME! Enjoy making fluffy cloud slime, milk and cereal slime and more.

Kids Camp (Ages 8-11)
Tues, Wed, Thu, 10:30-11:30am
Jul 27 – Jul 29

More info…

Vase Making with Profiles and Templates

In this two-part workshop, students will learn how to create simple paper templates and profiles with which to construct larger symmetrical forms like vase.

Adult Workshop (Ages 16+)
Saturdays, 10am-12pm
Aug 21 – Aug 28

More info…

Support Funding for the Arts in Contra Costa County!

Support secure arts funding at the Measure X meeting!

Measure X is Contra Costa’s new countywide half-cent sales tax. The Measure X Community Advisory Board was formed to identify unmet community needs and recommend spending priorities to the county Board of Supervisors. On Wednesday, July 28 at 5pm the Arts Commission will be presenting to the Advisory Board to request $625,000 ($.54 per resident!) to support art programs and a community art fund.

More info…

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Richmond, CA 94804-1600


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