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Video by Francisco Rojas-Meraz

Civic Center Public Art Tour

Ever wondered about the public art around Richmond’s Civic Center? Take this new video tour and learn about some of the amazing works on and around our facility. Video features works by AGANA, Lukaza Branfman-Verissmo, Marion Coleman, Daniel Galvez, Ross Holzman, RYSE Youth Center, and Andree Singer Thompson.

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These classes have space for YOU

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Curiosidades de México I : Calaveras y Papel Picado

Esta clase será en español. Construiremos una calavera de papel y cortaremos nuestro propio papel picado, perfecto para decorar nuestra casa para el Día de los Muertos.

Edades 10-16 | 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, 24 Oct – 25 Oct

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Tile Making and Cuerda Seca Decoration

Two-day workshop: learn to make tiles and Cuerda Seca decoration. In Spanish Cuerda Seca literally means “dry cord” and refers to a ceramic technique using dry lines to delineate pools of glaze.

Adult Class (Ages 16+) | Saturday, 10/24 and Sunday, 10/25, 10am-12pm

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The Comics Lab: Comics & Visual Storytelling

Dive into the process, tools and technique for creating your own comics stories and characters.

Teen Class | Mondays, 4-5:30pm, 10/26 – 12/14

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Planting Creativity

Using techniques such as illustration, collage and watercolor, we will explore some of the uses of safe, gentle plant medicines that can be found in our neighborhoods, gardens and kitchens.

Teen Class | Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30pm, 11/4 – 12/2

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Drawing Workshop Series

Experiment and play with drawing techniques using pencil, charcoal, chalk pastel, ink, tempera, watercolor and mixed media!

Adult Class (Ages 16+) | Saturdays, 11am-1pm, 11/7 – 12/5

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See and Make Art

Worksheet by Teaching Artist Lauren Ari

Circle Hunt

Round and round I go, I have no straight lines and one closed curve, from the center all points are the same, if you can guess my name…

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Scholarships for Online Art Classes

Making art accessible to everyone is at the heart of Richmond Art Center’s mission. If you need a reduced rate for your class sign up for an ART BOOST! We offer need-based scholarships for eligible children, teens and adults.

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Richmond, CA 94804-1600


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